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AZ Tech Beat | September 22, 2019

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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

Painful Pineapples is taking over my life thanks to Wiblits

October 27, 2015 | 2

If you have a few minutes in between meetings and want to test your thumb skills at Pork Torque, where your pig eats more jelly beans than your competitor, head over to the Wiblits app.

Co-founded by two brothers Colin … Read More

Farm-to-table meal service raises $4.5M, expands to AZ

October 22, 2015 |

Meal delivery service Sun Basket combines two markets — the demand for fresh, non-GMO groceries and the delivery system to provide these items to a customer’s door.

The startup raised $4.5 million last month from 25 investors in its first … Read More

Twazer, a Craigslist for college students, launches at UA

October 20, 2015 |

There’s Craigslist, eBay and Amazon, and now there’s an e-commerce app that’s tailored specifically to the college student population.

Peer-to-peer and geo-location marketplace Twazer has created a space where users are required to have an .edu login email in order … Read More

Top 25 semifinalists for Fall 2015 ACA Innovation Challenge announced

October 19, 2015 | 1

Over 131 applicants were considered before the judges narrowed it down to the top 25 semifinalists in the Fall 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge.

Led by the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), the Challenge is a bi-annual business plan competition for promising … Read More

Crowd engagement app wins jackpot at #ETY15

October 15, 2015 |

Arizona-based Crowd Mics won this year’s inaugural Event Technology of the Year in Las Vegas held by Event Manager Blog.

Mobile app Crowd Mics turns smartphones into wireless microphones for live events by allowing the audience to talk into their … Read More

The Startup Journal: Getting pre-orders to attract investors

October 15, 2015 |

Video contribution by Xavier Smith

For startups with capital intensive products, it’s one thing to have your product demoed, used on a trial basis and liked, but once it comes to converting the customer, many enthusiasts won’t pull out the … Read More

Medtech startup NeoLight to help babies with jaundice – interview with co-founders

October 12, 2015 |

Video Contribution by Xavier Smith

Medtech startup Neolight, a device that helps treat jaundice in newborn babies, is continuing to gain speed and will soon be finalizing their product and sending it off for FDA approval.

“Neolight is a phototherapy medical … Read More

The Startup Journal: Persevering through tough times

October 8, 2015 |

Have you ever thought about giving up? Many founders will face this question when tough times and challenges seem to confront them time and time again and wonder if it will ever get better. However, it’s how a founder reacts to … Read More