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Eggcyte personal cloud device partners with Jaguar Land Rover for the connected car

November 17, 2015 |

In the age of the connected car, Eggcyte, the personal cloud device, announced today at the Connected Car Expo in Los Angeles, CA, they partnered up with luxury auto brands Jaguar Land Rover and its “Innovation Incubator” to bring their … Read More

SynCardia’s heart beats for Wall Street, filed for IPO – updated

October 6, 2015 |

Tucson-based SynCardia Systems, a total artificial heart development, manufacturing and commercializing company, filed for IPO under the proposed symbol TAHT (total artificial heart temporary) and looking to raise $34.5 million according to NASDAQ.

The company plans to issue 2.5 million shares … Read More

ReplyBuy, instant mobile ticket with a text, raises $2M to enhance fan engagement

October 5, 2015 |

Need an extra ticket for the UA game? No problem, send a text, get a mobile ticket.

ReplyBuy, a mobile commerce platform that allows customers to purchase items through a text message, announced today a $2 million raise with participation from … Read More

Picmonic closes $2.3M round to expand student reach– interview with co-founders Adeel Yang & Ron Robertson

October 5, 2015 | 1

Instead of using Rote memorization methods to pound medical terms such as macrolides and bacteriostatic into ones’ head for finals, students are turning to Picmonic, a visual learning platform, where definitions, diseases and diagnoses are transformed into colorful, goofy and … Read More

CampusLogic closes $7.5 million Series A round led by Continental Investors

October 1, 2015 |

Video contribution by Xavier Smith

Instead of mounds of application paperwork and the angst of waiting weeks and wondering if you will get financed for college, it will only take a few clicks.

CampusLogic, the first student financial aid self-service … Read More

$100,000 pot up for grabs at Venture Madness 2016 – applications open now

October 1, 2015 |

Video editing by Xavier Smith

Following his win, Gregg Scoresby, CEO of CampusLogic exclaimed “I’m going to Disneyland!”

All kidding aside, Scoresby did leave the stage with bragging rights as the Invest Southwest Venture Madness (VM) champion and cash to put back into … Read More

Tucson Startup Weekend starts September 11

September 10, 2015 |

Fifty four hours of ideas, teamwork, and startup knowledge is what you can expect from a Startup Tucson Startup Weekend. This weekend-long event is meant to help people turn ideas a viable business.

“This is a global event that happens … Read More

POTUS Demo Day promotes diversity, AZ companies recognized

August 4, 2015 |

Co-written with Tishin Donkersley

Only 1% of America’s venture capital-backed startups are led by African Americans, and only 3% are led by women. This has to change.

Today, President Obama is hosting the first White House Demo Day, promoting diversity … Read More

CampusLogic raises $4.1 Million to expand financial aid platform

July 6, 2015 |

Ed tech startup CampusLogic raised $4.1 million from notable education technology investors and will use the money to increase sales, marketing and product development.

The investment was led by NY-based venture fund University Ventures with participation from Continental Investors, Desert Angels, … 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