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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Study shows UA Tech Park has $2B dollar impact on Pima County

March 10, 2015 |

Back in October, Tech Parks Arizona celebrated their 20th anniversary and ensured their commitment to another 20 years to furthering innovation and being a central technology hub in southern Arizona. And now, just a mere five months later, Tech Parks … Read More

Phoenix Startup Week ignites Valley – wrap up video

March 10, 2015 |

Co-written with Tishin Donkersley, M.A. and photo and video contributions by Thomas Hawthorne

Starry eyed entrepreneurs flocked to events across the Valley during Phoenix Startup Week- a weeklong event which consisted of over 130 events, several happy hours and a … Read More

Apple goes gold with Watch and MacBook

March 9, 2015 |

Today in San Francisco, CA, Apple announced the release date of its anticipated Apple Watch for April 24th and a surprise bonus with the unveiling of a new MacBook. The electronics giant also announced a partnership with HBO NOW, MacBook Pro … Read More

GoDaddy appoints new chief customer officer and chief marketing officer

March 9, 2015 |

GoDaddy, the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small business, announced the addition of a new position Chief Customer Officer (CCO) with the responsibility to align the company’s products, services and engagement models with strategy needs and values of GoDaddy’s customer base, and … Read More

CampusLogic wins 2015 Venture Madness, takes home $30K

March 6, 2015 | 3

Sixty four startups down to one winner at the 2015 Venture Madness. This year ed tech and med tech went head-to-head in the final round. In the end, CampusLogic, a software service that simplifies the process for college students to apply for financial … Read More

Arizona Commerce Authority releases hyperlocal startup portal

March 5, 2015 |

As an ongoing effort to provide tools and resources to the vibrant AZ startup ecosystem, the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) released its new Start Up portal at azcommerce.com.

Based on insights and feedback gathered from AZ’s ecosystem leaders and partners, the … Read More

Final 4 startups advance in Venture Madness 2015

March 5, 2015 |

Day two of Venture Madness began with the Top 8 going head-to-head in the hopes of advancing onto the Final 4 and ultimately win a share of the $50,000 prize. Afterward, the participants and startups headed over to Salt River … Read More

Know when it’s time to fire yourself – lessons learned from Matt Pittinsky, CEO Parchment

March 5, 2015 |

While startups and CEOs might be glamorized in TV shows and the media, the honest truth is that, “It often sucks to be an entrepreneur,” Matt Pittinsky, CEO Parchment said. When you own a business, you have to deal with … Read More

Top 8 startups advance in Venture Madness

March 4, 2015 |

The madness came earlier than expected this March as 16 startups tipped off in the 3-day Venture Madness competition all vying to win cash to build their business- first place winners take home $30,000, 2nd place receives $10,000, and $5,000 … Read More

Venture Madness tips off with Thunder Dan Majerle

March 4, 2015 |

Photo contribution by Thomas Hawthorne

“Never bend down or show you are tired,” was Thunder Dan Majerle’s mind set when competing for a slot on the US National Team at the 1988 summer Olympics, and a message about perseverance to … Read More