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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Five flexible lease options for tech companies besides co-working
Oct31

Five flexible lease options for tech companies besides co-working

Five flexible lease options for tech companies besides co-working Building an engaging environment in the technology sector is becoming increasingly important to attracting and retaining employees. Tech giants are pouring resources into state-of-the-art spaces but not all small to mid-stage companies are able to do the same. Construction costs continue to grow and, therefore, it costs 30% more today to build an engaging workplace than...

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Why technology leasing makes sense for startups
Mar30

Why technology leasing makes sense for startups

Is your business looking to increase cash flow? One technique, which has benefited large, established businesses for years, is now seeing a huge growth in popularity among startups and smaller companies.  It’s called technology leasing. Technology directly affects the flow of business. According to a study from Techaisle, 52 percent of small- to medium-sized businesses report that “technology helps drive the direction of their...

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The Official 2016 TechAZ Recap
Jan17

The Official 2016 TechAZ Recap

From raising money and expanding operations to IPOs and brand new startups, 2016 was a banner year for the TechAZ scene. Many great Arizona companies saw a lot of changes, which confirmed another exciting year of tech growth in AZ. Whether it was raising as much as $160 million in financing or adding new locations, there were plenty of business wins in 2016. Below, we detail the highlights of last year’s tech scene. Reach out to...

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7 Awesome Valley Co-working Spaces
May06

7 Awesome Valley Co-working Spaces

The Department Carved from an old downtown department store, The Department lives up to their name by bringing together a wide variety of businesses with one common goal: doing good. The handcrafted modern furniture compliments polished concrete floors and wooden structures, making The Department’s interior a clean yet wholesome place to work. Members enjoy access to fully-equipped conference rooms, high-speed wireless internet,...

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