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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Startup Birdytell helps you overcome generic gift giving

May 7, 2015 |

Admittedly I’m a notorious gift card giver. It’s not that I don’t want to give an actual physical, meaningful item, I just don’t know what to buy.

To combat generic giving, gift registry sites such as CheckedTwice and Thankful have … Read More

Startup SimpleWan launches affordable cyber defense system for small businesses

May 7, 2015 |

Christmas Day. People are at home, businesses are closed and all is quiet on the streets. However, tucked away, hiding behind a computer, a hacker is busy at work finding weak points in a company’s system and capturing information to … Read More

Zenefits $500 million raise means growth in Arizona

May 6, 2015 |

After launching in April 2013, Zenefits, the leading cloud HR platform, has raised a jaw-dropping amount of $500 million in a Series C round of funding led by Fidelity Management and Research Company and TPG-putting their valuation at $4.5 billion. … Read More

eCommerce startup RevolutionParts hits $100 million milestone

May 6, 2015 |

RevolutionParts, an automotive eCommerce platform that simplifies the online selling process of automotive parts by dealerships, has reached a huge company milestone. Since its inception, the startup has processed $100 million in online parts sales, which validates the consumer demand for … Read More

Get to the front of the nightclub line with Tipsy

May 6, 2015 |

Nightlife goers won’t need to be on “the list” to avoid long lines at their favorite club.

Tipsy, a nightlife app, gives users a VIP experience by offering vouchers to clubs redeemable for a free drink, no cover charge or getting … Read More

GoDaddy launches one-stop-shop for website developers

May 6, 2015 |

For professional website developers and designers, managing your customer’s website just got easier. GoDaddy, the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small business, today announced two new products, GoDaddy WebPro and four new full-featured plans for Managed WordPress hosting.

GoDaddy SVP … Read More

Gadgets for the Guru: Mother’s Day edition

May 5, 2015 |

Give your Mom some of the hottest tech gadgets on the market this Mother’s Day. Your Madre will be the envy of all other Mom’s.

 

UviCube

The newest breed of appliance employs ultraviolet light to disinfect and murder 99.9% … Read More

May The 4th Be With You

May 4, 2015 |

Today marks a fun, play-on-words day in which Star Wars fans across the globe come together on social media to celebrate May the 4th be with you (a.k.a. may the force be with you). This year’s pseudo holiday is extra … Read More

Impactful Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference sparks international conversation – Wrap Up

May 3, 2015 |

When choosing a new site for the Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference, founder and CEO Adriana Gascoigne settled on Phoenix as their first conference outside of Silicon Valley because of the thriving tech community found in Arizona. Influential women from around the … Read More

CO+HOOTS Hosts Top Youth Coding Event in Nation – May 23-24

May 1, 2015 |

Back in February, Phoenix CodeDay not only led the nation with the largest participation numbers, it also led the nation in the number of minority and female participants, all made possible via a grant from Cox Charities.

“We knew in … Read More