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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Smart doorbell Ring, expands to Scottsdale, brings 200 jobs – interview with CEO Jamie Siminoff

October 14, 2015 |

Before you open the front door, whip out your smartphone and check to see who is on the other side.

Santa Monica-based Ring, the smart doorbell, is bringing their operations to Scottsdale and filling about a 9,000-square-foot space with 200 … Read More

Launch a business at Startup Weekend Phoenix, kicks off Nov. 20-22

October 13, 2015 | 1

Co-written with Chloe Nordquist

Innovators and entrepreneurs of all specialties are invited to attend the Phoenix Startup Weekend November 20-22.

For 54 hours, developers, designers, marketers, managers, and entrepreneurs will come together to expand ideas, form teams, and build products … Read More

More body cameras coming to Arizona police departments

October 12, 2015 |

A chilling video shows the moments leading up to the murder of a Flagstaff police officer, and all of it was captured on his body camera.

The public, community activists, politicians, now justice departments, are calling for police officers to … Read More

Medtech startup NeoLight to help babies with jaundice – interview with co-founders

October 12, 2015 |

Video Contribution by Xavier Smith

Medtech startup Neolight, a device that helps treat jaundice in newborn babies, is continuing to gain speed and will soon be finalizing their product and sending it off for FDA approval.

“Neolight is a phototherapy medical … Read More

Grand Canyon University launches Canyon Angels investment group geared to early-stage startups

October 9, 2015 |

A new angel group has emerged in Arizona and it’s found on the campus of Grand Canyon University (GCU).

Canyon Angels spawned out of the success of GCU’s Canyon Challenge, where 70 teams competed for a $15,000 prize.

The group was … Read More

Weekend Reads: Space Advocacy, Heart Led Leader & Why We Work

October 9, 2015 |

Now that the mornings and evenings have cooled down, Arizonans can truly enjoy a cup of coffee or tea on the backyard patio with a good book. Here are a few book suggestions to get your creative juices flowing.

 

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Phoenix Fashion Week struts 3D printed monocles, laser cut jackets and new app for fashionistas

October 8, 2015 | 3

Tech is increasingly becoming a bigger part of the fashion industry — from apps, to 3D printing.

At Phoenix Fashion Week this year, designer Azmara Asefa showcased her clothing designs. Models strutted down the runway with her laser cut jackets … Read More

The Startup Journal: Persevering through tough times

October 8, 2015 |

Have you ever thought about giving up? Many founders will face this question when tough times and challenges seem to confront them time and time again and wonder if it will ever get better. However, it’s how a founder reacts to … Read More

Virtuous CRM helps charities do more good – interview with founder Gabe Cooper

October 7, 2015 |

Fundraising is hard enough for charities, let alone keeping track of all of the donors and going back to the well time and time again.

One startup is helping non-profits manage their gives and gifts through a cloud-based, CRM program … Read More

SynCardia’s heart beats for Wall Street, filed for IPO – updated

October 6, 2015 |

Tucson-based SynCardia Systems, a total artificial heart development, manufacturing and commercializing company, filed for IPO under the proposed symbol TAHT (total artificial heart temporary) and looking to raise $34.5 million according to NASDAQ.

The company plans to issue 2.5 million shares … Read More