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AZ Tech Beat | April 22, 2019

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Tishin Donkersley

Tishin Donkersley

Tishin Donkersley, M.A. is the Editor for AZ Tech Beat and Founder of Elements Communication. She is an award-winning journalist with over 14 years of experience in media. She has been seen on national and local TV networks and featured on radio, blogs, web radio and expert panels. Tishin is better known around town as a storyteller, connector of good people, energizer, educator and balancer of zen with a flip flop vibe. editor@aztechbeat.com @TishinD

Posts By Tishin Donkersley

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

Tech community mourns loss of rising star developer

December 20, 2015 | 3

The local tech community is mourning the sudden death of a rising star software developer. This last week, Ian Preston, 19-years-old, tragically took his own life according to his father Stuart Preston. “This was totally unexpected and we did not … Read More

Have to miss your kid’s game? Live stream it with Urepp

December 17, 2015 |

Co-written with Chloe Nordquist

For those parents that aren’t able to make their child’s sport game, there’s a new app to help bring the game to them.

Urepp gives parents the option to watch customized live highlights of their … Read More

Software sector leads in deal flow for angel groups

December 16, 2015 |

Today the Angel Resource Institute at Willamette University released the Q3 2015  HALO report and software companies are leading the charge for deal flow, with the healthcare sector realizing an increase in overall funding.

For number of deals, California blows … Read More

Social Venture Partners AZ and Seed Spot team up for boot camp

December 15, 2015 |

Twenty semifinalists from Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) Fast Pitch Competition, will be entering one of the most exclusive startup boot camps in the Valley.

Seed Spot, one of the leading social conscious incubators in the country, is teaming up with … Read More

Beepi partners with UBER for a ride home

December 15, 2015 |

Beepi, a leading peer-to-peer marketplace that allows customers to seamlessly buy and sell their car from the comfort of their home, has teamed up with Uber to give the first 100 sellers on the platform $350 worth of free rides … Read More

Finding your secret sauce to success with Betsy Rafael – GoDaddy Women in Tech series

December 15, 2015 |

“Everyone’s journey is different. Everyone’s skill set is different. Everyone’s secret sauce to success is different,” Betsy Rafael, GoDaddy Board Member and former Chief Accounting Officer Apple said at the GoDaddy Women in Tech speaker series.

Rafeal shared her inspiring recipe … Read More

Dude, what’s up with your mouse flow?

December 14, 2015 |

That moment you are on the clock to complete the online sale and the website decides it’s the time to stop working. Are. You. Kidding. Me! Frantic mouse clicks around the site begin, then yelling, then back to clicking and … Read More

Combat porch pirates with your smartphone

December 14, 2015 |

According to the National Retail Federation, over 135 million people are expected to shop online and with it comes the boxes and bags to ones’ door. Unfortunately, the Valley has seen a rise in thieves referred to as “Porch Pirates” … Read More