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AZ Tech Beat | November 19, 2019

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Funding - 6/9 - AZ Tech Beat

EDU Startup Notebowl closes on $600K seed round led by MagniPro Ventures

October 21, 2014 |

Most startups pitch for dough in an office or on a stage-but how about on a bus?

CEO and founder Notebowl Andrew Chaifetz had no idea who the gentleman was sitting next to him on the shuttle bus from Tuscon … Read More

Tallwave Capital raises $13.51M to commercialize new ventures

October 21, 2014 |

Tallwave Capital, a commercializer, announced today the closing of a $13.5M Tallwave Commercialization Fund I. This seed fund is focused exclusively on investing in startups in SaaS, mobile, digital media, ad tech and eCommerce.

Investments can range from $125K to $400K … Read More

EdTech Startup Picmonic closes on $1.25M led by Arizona investors

October 21, 2014 |

Who knew goofy cartoon pictures would help students learn science? Apparently investors did, and they doubled down on their bet. Picmonic, a research proven audiovisual mnemonic tool that helps students master science, announced today that it has closed $1.25 million in … Read More

Small biz champion Infusionsoft raises $55 Million led by Bain Capital Ventures

October 6, 2014 |

Today Infusionsoft, creator of the all-in-one sales and marketing software for small businesses, has raised yet again another impressive amount of capital to fuel their mission to help small businesses thrive.

Bain Capital Ventures led the Series D round of growth financing, … Read More

What you need to know about the Tucson tech community

October 1, 2014 |

Phoenix’s sister city to the south, Tucson, has blossomed into its own thriving technology ecosystem. Tucson is home to the Tucson Tech Corridor (TTC) and also several big technology companies that employ thousands of Tucson residents such as Raytheon and IBM. … Read More

Startup Tucson awarded $1.44M to launch Thryve Next accelerator

September 30, 2014 |

Startup Tucson was awarded a $1.44 million, five-year contract from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s ScaleUp America program to launch their Thryve NEXT accelerator for second stage companies. Startup Tucson was one of only seven successful applicants nationwide out of … Read More

GlobalTranz secures $40M in funding, shoots for $1B revenue by 2016

September 8, 2014 |

GlobalTranz, a Phoenix-based supply chain logistics company, announced the completion of $40 million in Series C funding, according to a press release Monday.

“Our technology and agent offering is the best in our industry right now, and I am excited … Read More

TASER stock spikes in the midst of Ferguson

August 18, 2014 |

While the instability in Ferguson, Missouri continues over the police shooting of Michael Brown, stocks at Taser International, a leading Conducted Electrical Weapons used by law enforcement, military and security around the world, has had it’s own fluctuations, but suddenly … Read More

Infor to acquire Saleslogix from Swiftpage

August 15, 2014 |

Swiftpage, a leading provider of integrated marketing and CRM solutions for individuals, growing businesses and mobile sales team, announced they entered into an agreement to sell the whole entirety of its Saleslogix assets to Infor, a leading provider of business … Read More

Dog vacation co Sleepover Rover acquired by Rover.com

August 8, 2014 |

Roll over, sit, stay…vacay! For dog owners, planning their vacation away from home also involves finding accommodations for their four-legged family member. While some choose a dog resort or kenneling, more owners are choosing to send them to someone’s house … Read More