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ClearVoice closes $1.1M round led by Peak Ventures

January 11, 2016 |

Co-founders Jay Swansson and Joe Griffin launched ClearVoice back in 2014, an end-to-end content marketing platform solution, in Phoenix. Since then, their lean team has grown the company without little investment in sales and marketing and is on track to … 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

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

Top 10 most funded Arizona tech companies 2015

December 17, 2015 |

What Arizona companies brought home the bacon for their company? Here are the Top 10 funded tech companies for 2015 that came out of Arizona.

 

 

We’ve been following them all year, learn more about these companies below and … 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

CO+HOOTS takes 2nd in FirstBank competition

December 4, 2015 |

Co-written with Tishin Donkersley

CO+HOOTS, Phoenix’s largest co-working community, participated in the FirstBank $20,000 Elevator Pitch Business contest where the prize money would be used to accelerate ones’ business.

If anyone has been paying attention, this co-working space is accelerating at … Read More

Ed tech Blue Canary acquired by Blackboard – interview with CTO Clairvoyant Shekhar Vemuri

December 2, 2015 |

Helping college professors and institutions keep track of student performance and identifying those individuals at risk is at the heart of the ed tech product Lighthouse by Blue Canary, a predictive analytic and student retention and performance monitoring platform.

“Lighthouse … Read More

HealthiestYou raises $30M led by Frontier Capital – interview CEO Jim Prendergast

November 12, 2015 |

After going through an entire box of tissues, again, you head to the closest urgent care. The problem is you find out it’s not in-network and will be stuck with a large bill-what now? One Valley telemedicine startup is helping … Read More

Emailage determines fraud risk via e-mail

November 5, 2015 |

Ransomware, viruses, and fraud can all find its way to ones’ computer through email. A Chandler-based startup Emailage is the first in the fraud prevention space to use email to detect risk via email addresses.

“We are providing intelligent risk … Read More

Seed Spot received $330k Kauffman Foundation Grant

October 29, 2015 |

Arizona-based business incubator Seed Spot was announced as one of eight companies awarded a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

The grant was given to organizations that help entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses.

READ: Female founders dominate … Read More