Desarrollo opens co-working space in the heart of Tempe tech

Desarrollo has found a new home in Tempe with a bigger location to better serve the growing tech community. They were previously housed within Infusionsoft but the tech incubator was looking to expand and open a co-working space, and saw it as an opportunity to go out on their own. They’re now situated in the … Read more

Desarrollo launches Alchemy Lab – 12-week coding bootcamp program

Desarrollo, an incubator and accelerator program, announced today its plans to launch Alchemy Lab, a twelve-week, hyper-development hacker program designed to elevate skill sets of the next generation of coders. Founder of Desarrollo, David Rice explained that the program is based on the MEAN stack (MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, and Node.js), the technologies used by the … Read more

Incubator desarrollo adds 12 ventures for Flock#2

Desarrollo, a unique community-based initiative inspired by “incubator” models from around the world, announces 12 new startups that entered their Flock program – the Chandler based company announced on Monday, February 10. Desarrollo maintains the goal of developing Arizona into a premier destination for entrepreneurs. The #PhxFlight program was developed to assist entrepreneurs in developing … Read more

Incubator desarrollo adds 18 new ventures to PHX Flight Program

Desarrollo, a community-based initiative and incubator, announced 18 new ventures into their Phoenix Flight Program. Desarrollo was founded by serial entrepreneur David Rice and launched in June. Rice is in full gear as he continues to create “strategic partnerships with Arizona’s business leaders, angel to capital investors, CEOs, university presidents, foundations, and experts,” all of … Read more

desarrollo Gains Nine New Strategic Partners

desarrollo, a community initiative that launched in late June, announced the addition of nine new strategic partners. The group of additions includes two Vision Partners, one Inspire Partner, and six Community Partners. The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Local First Arizona join Infusionsoft as Vision Partners, hand-selected and invested in desarrollo’s vision. Arizona Technology … Read more

Desarrollo, Not Your Typical Incubator, Launches Today

desarrollo, a community-based initiative, launched today and has its eyes on the prize of developing Arizona into the premiere destination for entrepreneurs. Inspired by incubator programs around the world, desarrollo aims to “develop a community of collaboration, growth, knowledge and inspiration” to set Arizona on the fast track to becoming THE entrepreneurial-focused ecosystem and “do … Read more

2014 in Review: AZ Tech Beat’s Top Stories

It’s almost time to say goodbye to 2014, so take some time to look back on all the awesome things that happened this year. As a tribute to the year, we’ve collected some of AZTechBeat.com’s most popular and exciting stories. Enjoy! News GOOGLE FIBER is coming to the Valley– Quite possibly the biggest announcement of the … Read more

Global Startup Weekend brings out Phoenix's top bananas

This past weekend, some of the Valley’s brightest developers, designers and thinkers descended upon downtown to hash out an innovative startup idea all within 54 hours at the Phoenix Global Startup Battle. After pulling all-nighters that could only resemble college students during finals week, 10 teams presented their ventures to the public and a panel … Read more

Thinking of joining an AZ incubator? Get on it, application deadlines are ahead

Incubators around Arizona serve as the perfect launch point to help businesses thrive. Through many of these programs, entrepreneurs are given the opportunity to work in a creative space and bring their ideas into fruition. Here, we bring you a roundup of  incubators and accelerators with their respective deadlines and application links. SeedSpot Social Entrepreneur Incubator, … Read more

Application deadlines ahead for 9 Valley incubators

Startups and small businesses that call the greater Phoenix area home have several options to help their business flourish. Here is a list of incubators and accelerators with their respective deadlines and application links. desarrollo Program: PhxFlight Program A 4-month program for tech based ventures with 10 Million + market opportunity. They will be launching … Read more

Startup FreeBike Project uses tech & social to enhance its green ads

FreeBike Project is finding away to add technology to a business that does not seem like it needs it. FreeBike Project puts advertisements on bicycles and then leases those bikes to college students for free. It seems like a pretty solid advertising/marketing company, but the company’s cofounder, Scott Ferreira said “there is a whole technology … Read more

CAM EASY takes the win at Startup Weekend Chandler – slideshow – video

Nine startups competed to become the winner of Startup Weekend Chandler. Startup Weekend is an entrepreneurial event where anyone can come and pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour whirlwind of business model creation, coding, designing, … Read more

Startup MINDPLATE.tv to help Indie filmmakers make money

Get your popcorn ready and log onto Mindplate.tv, where filmmakers come together to share their independent film work with their audiences. This startup is a technology company that streams Independent films, TV pilots, webisodes and music videos while building an online film community. The founders focus on Independent filmmakers, film students and film enthusiasts and help … Read more

Startup Ensure Billing aimed to help family members with autism

After her nephew was diagnosed with autism and had to deal with all of the paperwork and billing needed for services for him through her H.O.P.E. Group foundation, founder Ann Monahan discovered a need in the market for a practice management system designed for special needs services and put her 30 years of experience with … Read more

Startup Shooters Revolution is a slam dunk

With basketball season underway, founders of Shooters Revolution, Kingsley Costain, Michael Johnson and Ryan Holmes came together to create revolutionary technology that teaches you the proper shooting technique during a game. Their EVO ONE ball acts as a coach, using modern technology (a removable chip) to measure the shooter’s motion, emitting an audible tone when … Read more

Snap. App. Composite., Startup Yo! Moments creates memories through your phone

Remember walking the halls of your college or university and seeing rows and rows of photo composites capturing the faces of fraternities/sororities, faculty, board members or other groups? One early-stage startup found a way to make digital composites through your phone. Introducing Yo! Moments, these founders developed an app that allows you to create an interactive … Read more

Miller Lite Tap the Future Startup competition takes place October 15th at Talking Stick Resort

This past summer, AZTB reported about Tap the Future™, Miller Lite’s business competition. Five of the semifinalists, and two from Arizona,  will compete in the exciting live pitch event in Phoenix on October 15th at Talking Stick Resort in front of a panel of experts, including Daymond John from ABC’s “Shark Tank,” Lance Rios, founder of DigiBunch LLC and creator of … Read more