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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Gadgets for the Guru: Back-it-Up edition

October 24, 2014 |

This week’s edition of Gadgets for the Guru is all about securing your personal content.

 

 

 

Eggcyte

The Egg, a personalized web server, aims to solve the issue of relying on big data companies for cloud storage, without the … Read More

Weekend Reads: The Glass Cage, Glass Jaw & Marketing to Millennials

October 24, 2014 |

This week’s edition of Weekend Reads focuses image management, work styles and marketing to the puzzling millennial generation. Snarky commenters on social media, computers taking over our professions, and the most influential generation of consumers ever.

 

Sometime overnight, your world … Read More

National Venture Capital Association ranks Phoenix among top 20 cities for tech startup funding

October 23, 2014 | 2

The National Venture Capital Association released their Q3 2014 Venture Capital Investments report of the top 20 metropolitan areas receiving funding through September 30, 2014.

As expected, startups in the tech bubble, San Francisco and Silicon Valley, received about half … Read More

Apple to recover $439 million from GTAT in settlement

October 23, 2014 |

It’s settled, GT Advanced Technologies Inc has reached an agreement with Apple Inc.

According to a statement from GT, they would be released from all exclusivity obligations under its various agreements with Apple. While GT will retain ownership of all … Read More

Deadline to win up to $250K at AZ Innovation Challenge ends Friday

October 22, 2014 | 2

Who needs cash for their startup? Hey founders, you could score some serious cash at the Arizona Commerce Authority Innovation Challenge, where you could win up to $250,000.

The business plan competition gives startups and other early-stage companies the chance … Read More

Mouthguards, Mining and Medical win at TiE AZ Fast Pitch Event

October 22, 2014 |

Two minutes, 15 companies, three winners. Last night 15 Arizona startups competed and pitched to a room full of investors and entrepreneurs at the TiE AZ Fast Pitch Event to win a slot in the upcoming Venture Madness competition, where startups have … Read More

Women in Tech panelists agree – Boosting your reputation online starts with quality content

October 22, 2014 |

This morning, the panelists at the AZ Tech Beat Women in Tech event put some spice in everyone’s coffee with a side of real and raw discussion about managing your reputation online. In the digital world, we have our personal … Read More

GTAT reaches “consensual accord” with Apple

October 21, 2014 |

The details have been sparse, but today we finally found out GT Advanced Technologies’ (GTAT) fate. GTAT’s attorney stated earlier today that the split is an ‘amicable parting of ways,’ and that the accord will save millions of dollars and … Read More

EDU Startup Notebowl closes on $600K seed round led by MagniPro Ventures

October 21, 2014 |

Most startups pitch for dough in an office or on a stage-but how about on a bus?

CEO and founder Notebowl Andrew Chaifetz had no idea who the gentleman was sitting next to him on the shuttle bus from Tuscon … Read More

Tallwave Capital raises $13.51M to commercialize new ventures

October 21, 2014 |

Tallwave Capital, a commercializer, announced today the closing of a $13.5M Tallwave Commercialization Fund I. This seed fund is focused exclusively on investing in startups in SaaS, mobile, digital media, ad tech and eCommerce.

Investments can range from $125K to $400K … Read More