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AZ Tech Beat | October 17, 2019

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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

Silicon Valley Bank to dedicate $100M to AZ tech and life science cos

July 30, 2014 |

Silicon Valley Bank, a worldwide provider of commercial, international and private banking, announced today its plans for further expansion in Arizona. According to an official press release, the banking firm will create more IT and finance jobs at its Tempe … Read More

Contatta completes $1.5M convertible round to take product to market

June 23, 2014 |

Contatta, the world’s first collaborative email, has completed a $1.5 million convertible round led by Kickstart Seed Fund II and Grayhawk Capital. In addition, all of Contatta’s current board members, including CEO and co-founder Pat Sullivan, and outside investors Desert … Read More

Startup Tucson launches Thryve – a social impact incubator

April 10, 2014 |

Tucson’s premiere entrepreneurship development organization, Startup Tucson, is proud to announce the launch of Thryve, a social impact incubator. The new incubator resides in Startup Tucson’s CoLab workspace offices at Holualoa’s historic Pioneer Building at 17 E. Pennington Street Tucson, … Read More

Scottsdale’s AppointmentPlus expand into a new 12,000 sq ft pad

April 9, 2014 | 2

AppointmentPlus, a worldwide leader in online and mobile scheduling solutions, is exploding with growth as they have experienced a consistent revenue growth at 35 percent year over year throughout the past five years, hit a milestone of more than 7K … Read More

Startup Tucson and Gangplank merge to create CoLab Workspace

January 13, 2014 |

Two of Tucson’s leading innovation organizations, Startup Tucson and Gangplank Collective, have decided to merge operations effective January 2014. The merger sees Gangplank becoming an initiative of Startup Tucson and will adopt the name CoLab Workspace.

As part of the … Read More

Medical Referral Source acquired for 11.5M by The Advisory Board

August 15, 2013 |

A Tucson-based technology startup Medical Referral Source was recently acquired by a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm The Advisory board Co. (NYSE: ABCO) for $11.5 million.

Medical Referral Sources is an innovative, high-growth company that provides doctor-to-doctor liaison/referral services between … Read More

Tucson Named “Hot Spot” by Entrepreneur Magazine

August 2, 2013 |

Tucson has been named one of the “New Hot Spots” for entrepreneurs by Entrepreneur Magazine. Featured in the August 2013 issue, Shane Reiser, co-founder of the Startup Genome, wrote about Tucson’s unique “entrepreneurial conveyor belt.” The article discusses the … Read More

Shipping Auction Site Post.Bid.Ship. Finalizes New Round of Funding

June 19, 2013 | 1

Post.Bid.Ship. recently closed its third round of angel funding, getting a little over $600,000 from Desert Angels, according to Chairman Curtis Gunn. These funds will help expand the business of linking companies with shippers, co-founder and chief operations officer … Read More