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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Phoenix’s Internet Information Technologies appoints new CEO

June 24, 2014 |

Internet Information Technologies, dba SMART Service Desk, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Thaddeus (“TC”) J Crawford as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately.

“TC is a proven leader in implementing … Read More

Boost your writer rep with startup ClearVoice content ranking platform

June 24, 2014 |

Today, iAcquire co-founders Joe Griffin and Jay Swansson launched a new venture called ClearVoice, a content marketing platform that helps connect brands, publishers and writers via an authorship scoring system.

ClearVoice provides an index of popular web content producers with … Read More

New Startup challenges the online addict to get unplugg’d

June 24, 2014 |

Think about how many times you use your mobile devices in a day–whether it’s to connect to others via social media, listen to music, or stare at arbitrarily to avoid awkward situations–these portable electronics fill up a good portion of … Read More

41st Parameter expands and plan to add 70 new jobs

June 23, 2014 |

41st Parameter, a company of Experian, and a leader in securing online relationships, officially opened the doors this week to its new Scottsdale office. Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane and Phoenix Vice Mayor and Councilman Jim Waring joined Alan Naumann, 41st … Read More

San Francisco’s Prosper Marketplace brings 150 jobs to Phoenix

June 23, 2014 | 1

Phoenix is gearing up to welcome the newest addition to its ever expanding tech community. Prosper Marketplace, a peer-to-peer lending company, will open a new office in the city, the first outside of its San Francisco headquarters.

Prosper is a … Read More

Contatta completes $1.5M convertible round to take product to market

June 23, 2014 |

Contatta, the world’s first collaborative email, has completed a $1.5 million convertible round led by Kickstart Seed Fund II and Grayhawk Capital. In addition, all of Contatta’s current board members, including CEO and co-founder Pat Sullivan, and outside investors Desert … Read More

Gadgets for the Guru-Bluetooth speakers showdown

June 20, 2014 |

Here at AZTB, we have received some very cool bluetooth speakers. Here is a quick review of all these speakers.



Ultimate Ears Boom (UE Boom)

The UE Boom portable bluetooth speaker is great for every occasion. With … Read More

New co-working space The Office Pile caters to Hispanic/Latino startups

June 20, 2014 |

Co-working spaces have been popping up all over Arizona to accommodate our growing number of entrepreneurs and small businesses. A recently opened co-working space, The Office Pile (TOP), particularly caters to the Hispanic/Latino entrepreneurial community and offers a unique twist … Read More

OnPik – new social media app embeds tweets into photos

June 20, 2014 |

OnPik, a new mobile app and social networking community, announced availability in public beta on Android in the Google Play Store and at In its first release, OnPik allows consumers to view, create, share and communicate about Tweets embossed … Read More

Weekend reads: Failing, sleeping and have your cake and eat it too

June 20, 2014 |

Has one of your ideas ever seemed like a good one at the time…until things went bad, your company lost money, and you lost face? So what did you learn? Author Megan McArdle says that most schools teach kids the … Read More