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AboutChristina O'Haver - AZ Tech Beat

Christina O'Haver

Christina O'Haver

Christina recently graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. A multimedia journalist, she has experience in writing for newspapers, magazines and websites; managing social media; producing content for mobile applications; photography; video production and graphic design. Email: Twitter: @christinaohaver

Posts By Christina O'Haver

Science Approach’s iPad app to teach neuroscience, decision making to students

July 5, 2012 |

A small business in Tucson, Ariz. is developing a prototype for an iPad app to help middle school students understand how the decisions they make can impact their developing brains.

Science Approach, LLC received a $500,000 grant from the … Read More

BrandMixer uses social web to understand consumers

June 25, 2012 |

The social web plus big data plus psychographics – that’s BrandMixer’s formula for helping consumer packaged goods companies understand their brands and consumers.

BrandMixer, LLC takes what people are saying about brands on the web, or “the world’s largest … Read More

Levion brings small business accounting to the cloud

June 20, 2012 |

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.

That’s what small business owners Jake Gottlieb and Jason Hung decided to do when they launched Levion, a QuickBooks add-on that brings small business accounting to the cloud.

As small business owners, … Read More helps local professionals connect

June 12, 2012 |

Phoenix resident Gelie Akhenblit was looking for her next career move. While networking in the local business community, she saw a need for a calendar that would list networking events around the Valley.

She thought it would be fun to create … Read More

Convrrt helps businesses create ‘landing pages that don’t suck’

June 5, 2012 | 2

In recent years, many shoppers have been turning to their smartphones to research and review businesses, earn deals and even make purchases.

Arizona-based startup Convrrt Inc. recently launched Mobile Convrrt, a platform where businesses can create mobile optimized landing pages … Read More

Co-working space, tech incubator LaunchSpot enters 2.0 phase

May 31, 2012 | 3

It all started with a cup of coffee.

Technology consultant and Social Media AZ founder Fred von Graf had been thinking of starting an incubator for technology companies for a while. He wanted to provide a place where people … Read More

TabHere to reward regulars of local spots

May 30, 2012 | 3

Earn rewards by showing your face.

That’s right, your face.

TabHere, a startup launching in Phoenix this summer, plans to make it easier for loyal customers to earn and redeem rewards at local businesses.

Like other similar companies, TabHere … Read More

Go paperless with ClaimTrak’s health record software

May 29, 2012 | 1

Based out of Gilbert, Ariz., ClaimTrak has offered paperless health record solutions to behavioral health and human service agencies for more than 21 years.

ClaimTrak President and CEO Brad Ewalt conceptualized the company while working as an independent system … Read More

Scottsdale based Parchment simplifies transcript exchange, college admissions

May 18, 2012 |

A local data company aims to make the college admissions process easier for students, and the management of education credentials simpler and safer for institutions and individuals.

Venture-backed and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Parchment Inc.’s mission is to “unleash … Read More

Tempe-based LifeLock offers identity theft protection

May 17, 2012 | 4

We shred our documents, monitor our bank accounts and exercise caution when disclosing our personal information. But many of us still fall victim to some form of identity theft.

According to a report issued by the Bureau of Justice … Read More