This week in tech gadgets we look at what kind of toys are out there for the kiddos, but is it the best thing to give them versus a ball or crayons? Experts weigh in on this discussion. Allison Arling-Giorgi, senior director of strategic innovation at The Intelligence Group, said two-thirds of children between the … Read more
Two thousand small business owners sat and listened intently to Daymond John, CEO and Founder of FUBU clothing, author, and reality TV star of Shark Tank, present his top six “Shark Points” to a successful business at the InfusionCon 2013 conference. “I was always an entrepreneur,” John said. “My mom and dad always told me … Read more
On Thursday, the University of Arizona (UA) recognized their most innovative members, and announced Dr. Hsinchun Chen as the Innovator of the Year and Jared Griebel as the Student Innovator of the Year. The event marked UA’s tenth annual Technology Innovation Awards Luncheon, as a part of it’s Innovation Day, honors a faculty member and … Read more
If you want to start a business, you’ve gotta learn to swim with the sharks, and Daymond John, reality TV judge on Shark Tank and one of the keynote speakers at InfusionCon 2013, will share how to sink or swim in the world of small business. Entrepreneurs from around the world head to Scottsdale, Ariz. … Read more
The 2013 Arizona Student Demo Day is presenting Arizona’s top student-run startup companies from Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona who pitch for $30,000 in funding. The event is free to the public. The event is on Friday, March 29th from noon to 5 p.m. at Arizona SkySong.
On Demo Day, 12 student-led startups will pitch their companies to a panel of judges, vying for $30,000 in funding. One team from each university will receive $7,000, and three runners-up from any of the schools will receive $2,000 each.
We are excited to announce the appointment of Tishin Donkersley, M.A., former Editor-in-Chief of Green Living magazine, to Editor-in-Chief of AZTechBeat.com. With over 10 years in the media industry, Tishin has brought credibility, authenticity and leaders in the community to each publication and project. She has been a leader in the area of sustainability and … Read more
It’s AZ Tech Beat’s Friday edition of the Gadget Guru! An eco backpack, iPad swiveling stand and more…
Seven years ago today the first tweet hit the Earth forever changing how we communicate, read the news, follow live events, share a few laughs, and explain life in 140 characters. Twitter has become one of the most popular social media outlet in the US with over 140M users worldwide with an average of 340 … Read more
Startups need money, resources-and a free lunch! AZ Tech Beat, in partnership with Seed Spot, will be hosting Free Lunch Fridays in Phoenix. Free Lunch Fridays, a non-profit organization, has one simple goal-to provide community, content, connections and access to capital to the startups and entrepreneurs who fuel the ecosystem. The program runs the last … Read more