Infusionsoft Secures New Headquarters in Chandler and Prepares to go on Hiring Spree

Infusionsoft, currently based in Gilbert, will be moving headquarters to Chandler by the end of 2012. They have secured 86,000 square feet at Allred Park Place in the Price Corridor, to which they will build and solely occupy a large two-story building. Official Press Release. Expected to grow by over 700 employees in the next … Read more

Co-working space, tech incubator LaunchSpot enters 2.0 phase

It all started with a cup of coffee. Technology consultant and Social Media AZ founder Fred von Graf had been thinking of starting an incubator for technology companies for a while. He wanted to provide a place where people could find the resources and mentorship they needed to turn their ideas into realities. One day, … Read more

LoopLogic's Software Helps Companies Win With Content Marketing

Scott L. Mitchell, Stephane G. Legay, and Scott Cate founded LoopLogic in 2011 to provide the new generation of content marketers with an all-in-one media platform that provides real-time analytics and automation tools to help companies take their content efforts to the next level. Content marketing is one of the best and most cost-effective marketing … Read more

TabHere to reward regulars of local spots

Earn rewards by showing your face. That’s right, your face. TabHere, a startup launching in Phoenix this summer, plans to make it easier for loyal customers to earn and redeem rewards at local businesses. Like other similar companies, TabHere uses a virtual rewards system, but founder Paul Kenjora identified an important difference in his model. Unlike … Read more

Online Farmers Marketplace Truly Allows Arizona Residents to Chow Locally

Many of us in the Phoenix metro area try to eat fresh, locally-grown foods when possible; but aside from dining out at locally supplied restaurants, the limited locations/times/food variety of farmers markets (as well as the often unfamiliar vegetables we’re not sure how to prepare) can make buying locally-made products just inconvenient enough to not do—or … Read more

Go paperless with ClaimTrak's health record software

Based out of Gilbert, Ariz., ClaimTrak has offered paperless health record solutions to behavioral health and human service agencies for more than 21 years. ClaimTrak President and CEO Brad Ewalt conceptualized the company while working as an independent system solutions consultant. With many behavioral health agencies as his clients, he saw a need for a … Read more

20 Arizona Startups Get $200,000 in Grants from ASU's Edson Student Entrepreneur Initiative

If you want to be an entrepreneur, ASU is probably one of the best places you could be right now. A few years back, ASU president Michael Crow started an initiative to help make all of ASU’s colleges more entrepreneurial. Every college at ASU started offering business classes, so students wanting to start their own … Read more

NETtime Solutions: The unSoftware Company That Almost Wasn't.

The cloud has revolutionized data access and consumption. It seems like most of today’s tech startups depend, in one way or another, on a cloud component. But, in 2007, pitching a cloud-based startup to a venture capitalist was like pitching a flat earth theory to Pythagoras: tough to sell. In that atmosphere, Bahan Sadegh saw … Read more

Join us for Happy Hour TONIGHT at Wild Knight

It’s got a snow ball’s chance in hell of being anything like like this picture… …but this techie happy hour at Wild Knight is an awesome opportunity for those of us who work in tech companies to start engaging with each other.  The more connected we are, the more amazing opportunities we’ll have in the local Arizona tech … Read more

AwareLabs Delivers Effective Marketing Plans For Startups

Paul Kenjora is no newbie when it comes to launching a startup. In fact, it was his experiences he had building a previous company that led to the creation of his latest venture–AwareLabs. Paul launched Blog Glue in 2008 and raised $1million in VC funds to grow the business. The early days of bootstrapping the … Read more

Axosoft Gets Creative with Recruiting Tactics: Free Geek Toys

Ask any software company in Arizona what their #1 challenge is and the response is the same: Finding good software engineers. To secure some quality talent, Axosoft has taken a different approach by gifting a full line up of tech gadgets to any software engineer that comes on board between now and August 1st. Let’s … Read more

First Arizona SciTech Festival Draws Over 200,000 People

  Arizona’s 100th birthday was celebrated in grand style with the launch of a new annual festival called Arizona SciTech Festival. The festival was created to celebrate the world-class science and engineering communities that call Arizona home–and hopefully convert future generations of youth to make a career for themselves in one of those disciplines. The … Read more

Phoenix-based iLinc Specializes in Web Conferencing Tools

Since its inception, web video conferencing and screen sharing have been greatly received by the population for both business and personal use. This technological advancement has been used for everything between strengthening long-distance relationships, to conducting virtual international meetings between executive boards. Due to the variances in usage, web video providers have taken different approaches … Read more

Kickstarter Helps Pebble, Smart-Watch for iPhones & Androids Raise over $10M

Heard of Kickstarter.com? Kickstarter is a place where anyone can launch a creative project to raise funding by pre-selling the product to the public and using the funds to actually build the product after the sales. You fill out the “start your project” application through their website and attach a video and project description. Unlike … Read more

Developers Rejoice Everywhere as Google Chrome Overtakes IE for the First Time

Do you hear that sound? That’s the sound of developers celebrating the fact that Google’s Chrome has finally overtaken Microsoft’s Internet Explorer as the king of browsers in user share. What? You don’t hear anything? Well, that’s because developers are notoriously quiet when they celebrate, but make no mistake about it, there is a smile … Read more

WebPT Helps Physical Therapists Level Up Your Life

  Physical therapists have an extremely rewarding job that allows them to make a real difference in the lives of their patients. As wonderful as the career is, physical therapists have lots of tasks that can eat away at their limited time to treat patients–such as documenting the care they provide and keeping medical records … Read more

Facebook is Public with $104 Billion IPO but should you Buy or Sell?

Facebook is awesome. With nearly a billion users, it’s the world’s most popular web site and thanks to that popularity, it’s the largest IPO in US History raising more than $18 billion in cash (the amount raised is actually #2 to Visa) at a valuation of $104 billion (Ticker: FB). But the popularity of the … Read more

Scottsdale based Parchment simplifies transcript exchange, college admissions

A local data company aims to make the college admissions process easier for students, and the management of education credentials simpler and safer for institutions and individuals. Venture-backed and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Parchment Inc.’s mission is to “unleash education credentials by unlocking the critical data they embody.” Through the Parchment.com website, students can request, … Read more

CyrusOne begins construction on 1-million-square-foot data center in Chandler

CyrusOne headquartered out of Houston, TX, provides data center, managed hosting, colocation, and managed IT services in North America and Europe. They are a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB). They have expanded their company into Arizona with this massive data center due to the infrequency of natural disasters in the state. Considered … Read more