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The Startup Journal: Minimizing risk

December 22, 2015 |

Risks are part of the game for any entrepreneur. However, taking small, calculated risks will be key to minimizing risks that could effect your business. In this edition of The Startup Journal, CEO and founder Greg Rudolph Board Blazers talks about how … Read More

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

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

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

Comedy and mechanics win at Seed Spot Demo Day

December 10, 2015 |

Co-written with Chloe Nordquist

From event space rental platforms and tamales to gift giving and LOL, twelve startups presented their businesses at the sixth Seed Spot Demo Day at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Phoenix and competed for cash prizes, … Read More

Top 10 finalists announced for Fall 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge

December 10, 2015 | 1

Ten finalists were announced today for the bi-annual Arizona Innovation Challenge held by the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA). This time around 131 companies applied from Arizona, California, Ohio, Utah and Virginia. It was whittled down to 25 semifinalists in October … Read More

Building a home, one Blok at a time – StartupConnect AZ winner announced

December 10, 2015 |

At the Arizona Technology Council StartupConnect AZ event, keynote speaker Jeff Hoffman, co-founder of Priceline said, “entreperneurship is the shovel you use to get to the path of a better goal

Yesterday seven startups pitched to a panel of local tech experts … Read More

Monday Motivation: 10 Quotes from AZ Startup Founders

December 7, 2015 |

Motivation can be tough around the holidays, but these startup founders and CEOs have some advice to help get you get on your feet whether you are in the idea stage or have an established company.

Click on the graphic or … Read More

Chat with a doctor in one click – interview with CEO HealthiestYou Jim Prendergast

December 3, 2015 |

Video editing contribution Xavier Smith

It’s 10:00 p.m. you have a 102 degree temperature, used 10 boxes of Kleenex and have a nose that rivals Rudolph. Instead of dragging yourself off the couch and going to a germ-infested urgent care, … Read More