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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Year in Review: AZ Tech Events of 2015

December 30, 2015 |

2015 was an awesome year for the Arizona technology community. Infusionsoft treated Phoenix Children’s Hospital patients and their families to the NFL Pro Bowl, Axosoft launched an internationally renowned campaign #ItWasNeverADress to shift perceptions of women in technology and encourage … Read More

Concierge service for seniors Envoy expands to Phoenix, raises $3M

December 29, 2015 |

From running errands to picking up groceries, simple tasks can become increasingly difficult for seniors. Envoy, the senior care concierge platform designed to aid in everyday duties, expanded to Phoenix.

“Envoy is a family concierge service designed for seniors … Read More

Wearable health tech startup teleScrypts expanding pilot to Africa

December 28, 2015 |

A Phoenix-based med tech startup is working to provide healthcare access for low resource communities, starting with a pilot community in Tanzania.

TeleScrypts is piloting with 5,000 of the last hunter gatherers called the Hadza population in Tanzania. This is the … Read More

Diagnose epilepsy through a mobile device – chat with Neel Mehta, co-founder EpiFinder

December 28, 2015 |

The CDC reports that about 5.1 million people (adults and children) have a history of epilepsy and about 2.9 million people have active epilepsy in the United States, with the most common causes being a stroke, brain injury, or a brain … Read More

Best Santa tracking apps for kids

December 23, 2015 |

Christmas eve is approaching and Santa will be filling his sleigh to deliver all the toys to the little boys and girls around the globe!

This year NORAD is celebrating its 60th year anniversary of tracking Santa’s flight, and their … Read More

Winner! Winner! ACA Innovation Challenge Fall finalists announced!

December 22, 2015 |

There’s a week or so left before the new year and these startups have more money to kick off 2016 with a bang and build their business.

The ACA Innovation Challenge announced their Fall finalists who will take home $250,000 … Read More

Incubator for Veterans expanding to Phoenix

December 22, 2015 | 1

Bunker Labs, an incubator that helps entrepreneurial Veterans, is expanding their efforts to Phoenix. The nonprofit currently has locations in Philadelphia, Austin, and Kansas City among others.

“There were a handful of us who were involved in Veterans entrepreneurship and … Read More

The Startup Journal: Minimizing risk

December 22, 2015 |

Risks are part of the game for any entrepreneur. However, taking small, calculated risks will be key to minimizing risks that could effect your business. In this edition of The Startup Journal, CEO and founder Greg Rudolph Board Blazers talks about how … Read More

Pitching on an international stage – Ross Shanken ParkX

December 21, 2015 |

Video contributions from Xavier Smith 

It’s one thing to pitch on stage at the Phoenix Orpheum Theater, it’s another to travel halfway around the world to pitch in Barcelona.

The Smart City App Hack 2015 was a global event where 11 cities, … Read More

Crowd Mics closes $1M seed round led by Sand Hill Angels

December 21, 2015 |

Drop the mic, not the smartphone. Crowd Mics, the startup that turns your smartphone into a wireless microphone, announced today they closed a $1 million dollar seed round led by top angel investment group, Sand Hill Angels. Other participants in … Read More