Invest Southwest opens entry to Venture Madness pitch competition
Nov03

Invest Southwest opens entry to Venture Madness pitch competition

  Invest Southwest, a nonprofit committed to helping regional startups succeed since 1992, announced last week that interested parties may now apply for their annual Venture Madness pitch competition. Venture Madness, presented in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority, will feature 24 promising startups competing to win a large sum. Each of the four category winner will win $10,000, with the grand prize winner taking...

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Challenge Cup makes a return to Phoenix
Aug02

Challenge Cup makes a return to Phoenix

Returning to Phoenix this fall is 1776 Challenge Cup. 1776 Challenge Cup is a global competition for the world’s most promising startups to tackle complex, regulated challenges, and to share their vision on a global stage, engage with industry leaders, and win grand prizes. 1776 Challenge Cup is put on in partnership with investment firm Revolution, an active member of entrepreneurial communities and startups outside of Silicon...

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Seed Spot prepares for Fall 2016 Demo Day with 14 ventures
Nov28

Seed Spot prepares for Fall 2016 Demo Day with 14 ventures

Seed Spot, a Phoenix nonprofit that educates, accelerates, and invests in businesses that solve social problems, is preparing for its fall 2016 Demo Day. Demo Day is an exciting part of Arizona entrepreneurial tradition. There, fourteen startup owners pitch their ideas in front of a diverse audience. After pitches are over, entrepreneurs and members of the audience can mingle to exchange thoughts and contact information. Seed Spot’s...

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Rising Tycoons announces Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Summit in partnership with GCU, CO+HOOTS Foundation
Oct26

Rising Tycoons announces Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Summit in partnership with GCU, CO+HOOTS Foundation

Rising Tycoons founder Olenka Cullinan recently announced her organization’s inaugural Phoenix Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Summit, which will take place this November 19th at Grand Canyon University. The Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Summit, or YELS, is an excellent opportunity for teens with business and leadership skills to show them off via one of the most common entrepreneurial practices in America: pitching for...

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