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GPEC and BioAccel awarded federal grants to fuel AZ innovation

March 30, 2015 |

Federal grant money is headed for Phoenix to help fuel the startup scene. Today, the U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker announced that BioAccel and the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) were two of the first 26 recipients to receive a … Read More

GPEC votes in new president

January 22, 2015 |

Greater Phoenix Economic council (GPEC) selected Chris Camacho as their newest President in an announcement today.

After serving as executive vice president of GPEC since 2008 Camacho will take the helm and help bring more companies to Phoenix.

Camacho replaced … Read More

CEO and President Barry Broome leaves GPEC, heads off to CA

December 18, 2014 |

The icon, the president and CEO of GPEC, Barry Broome is leaving AZ and taking off for the Greater Sacramento Area Economic Council as president and CEO.

Welp, the rumor is true.

Reported by Eric Jay Toll of Phoenix Business Journal, … Read More

Zenefits to house 1,000 employees in new Tempe expansion office

June 30, 2015 |

Co-written with Chloe Nordquist

Five floors, 135,000 square feet and 1,000 employees are some of the astonishing numbers Zenefits included in their latest expansion announcement.

The free, cloud-based human resources technology company is opening its second greater Phoenix area office … Read More

Entrepreneurship re-energized, Phoenix Startup Week begins today

February 23, 2015 |

Photo contribution Thomas Hawthorne

Entrepreneurs, investors, government officials and startups filled the room at 111 W. Monroe for the kickoff of the inaugural Phoenix Startup Week. The event is a five-day extravaganza┬áconsisting of 130 events spread throughout the Valley with … Read More

Inaugural Phoenix Startup Week hits the Valley Feb 23-27 – video

February 17, 2015 | 1

Video and photo contribution from Thomas Hawthorne

The time has come for the Valley to celebrate its local startups at Phoenix Startup Week. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton kicks off the inaugural week-long, Valley-wide celebration of startups and entrepreneurship running February … Read More

San Francisco’s Prosper Marketplace brings 150 jobs to Phoenix

June 23, 2014 | 1

Phoenix is gearing up to welcome the newest addition to its ever expanding tech community. Prosper Marketplace, a peer-to-peer lending company, will open a new office in the city, the first outside of its San Francisco headquarters.

Prosper is a … Read More

Scottsdale’s AppointmentPlus expand into a new 12,000 sq ft pad

April 9, 2014 | 2

AppointmentPlus, a worldwide leader in online and mobile scheduling solutions, is exploding with growth as they have experienced a consistent revenue growth at 35 percent year over year throughout the past five years, hit a milestone of more than 7K … Read More

Governor Brewer VETOED SB1062 – biz leaders respond

February 26, 2014 |

Yesterday Arizona Governor Jan Brewer announced that she vetoed the controversial SB1062 that would allow business owners to assert their religious beliefs and refuse service to LGBT individuals. Last week when the bill passed AZ legislation, it set off a … Read More

Mesa’s new Apple facility receives Economic Gold Award

February 26, 2014 | 1

Business Facilities, a national bi-monthly magazine, announced today their winners of the Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards for 2013. The awards go to the companies that showcased the best deal that impacts the local and state economy in … Read More