Virtual reality arcade brings innovative entertainment to Tempe
Apr14

Virtual reality arcade brings innovative entertainment to Tempe

VR Junkies just opened in Tempe this January, but it already has loyal customers. Michael Turner, a 19-year-old who just moved to the Valley from Atlanta, burst through the virtual reality arcade’s doors on a Monday evening. He said he tried out the games at the arcade’s grand opening and has been dying to return. “It’s something I’ve always wanted, since I first started playing games when I was a little kid—I wanted to be part of the...

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Tempe tech startup Prospectiy.io plans for expansion
Mar22

Tempe tech startup Prospectiy.io plans for expansion

Prospectify, a Tempe based company from the Techstars cohort, announced in a press release this past Monday that they have successfully raised $1 million dollars in seed funding. This investment was led by Geekdom Fund from San Antonio, as well as Arizona Tech Investors and other strategic angel investors. The Techstars cohort is a global ecosystem that helps entrepreneurs build great businesses, making it a great group for startups...

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City of Tempe opens BRIC, a free community business center
Sep20

City of Tempe opens BRIC, a free community business center

You may have read about our favorite Valley co-working spaces, but thanks to the City of Tempe, we’ll need to update our list. Today, September 20th, Tempe is unveiling its brand new Business Resource and Innovation Center. BRIC is a community center for aspiring, new, and seasoned business owners . It was built to allow entrepreneurs to host meetings, train staff, “build successful ventures, and scale existing businesses,” according...

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