Top 10 most funded Arizona tech companies 2015

What Arizona companies brought home the bacon for their company? Here are the Top 10 funded tech companies for 2015 that came out of Arizona.     We’ve been following them all year, learn more about these companies below and more news about startups raising capital at AZ Tech Beat. 2015 AZTB headlines for Top … Read more

Have to miss your kid's game? Live stream it with Urepp

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 child’s game or live stream the complete game via smartphone.   “Instead of live streaming an … Read more

Beepi partners with UBER for a ride home

Beepi, a leading peer-to-peer marketplace that allows customers to seamlessly buy and sell their car from the comfort of their home, has teamed up with Uber to give the first 100 sellers on the platform $350 worth of free rides home. The company rolled out this promotion in 14 cities, Phoenix and Tucson included, and … Read more

Galvanize and WebPT to be neighbors in 120,000 sq. ft. Warehouse District tech campus

Tech companies looking for an urban feel and a buzzing downtown are gravitating to Phoenix’s Warehouse District. Yesterday civic leaders, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, WebPT and Galvanize announced the upcoming redevelopment of the 515 Grant Street building, a former produce distribution warehouse, that will be turned into a 120,000-square-foot tech campus.   Galvanize, a Denver-based education … Read more

Customer success and community– Interview with Gainsight's Anthony Kennada and Mike Manheimer

After the initial product purchase, that person on the other side of the phone line that manages your account is a member of a growing community whose mission is to maintain a positive and long-term technical and business relationship with customers and increase product adoption to help businesses succeed. These headset heroes are known as Customer Success teams that … Read more

CO+HOOTS takes 2nd in FirstBank competition

Co-written with Tishin Donkersley CO+HOOTS, Phoenix’s largest co-working community, participated in the FirstBank $20,000 Elevator Pitch Business contest where the prize money would be used to accelerate ones’ business. If anyone has been paying attention, this co-working space is accelerating at full speed. Earlier in November, they announced plans to expand to a 14,000 sq. ft. space offering more than … Read more

Gadgets for the Guru: Holiday Splurges edition

Treat yourself this holiday season! Throw away your holiday gift budget and splurge on these awesome tech gadgets.     EcoReco E-Scooter The EcoReco E-Scooter is a great gift for an adventure-seeking individual or for someone that needs a transportation alternative. Hop on the sustainable scooter and feel the brisk breeze as you zoom down … Read more

Women social network app Monarq launches in Phoenix

In a spread out, transient city like Phoenix, connecting with others in the community can be difficult. The founders behind Monarq are looking to help this gap by creating a platform where women can meet and develop friendships. “We found a deep need for connection,” Monarq co-founder Irene Ryabaya said. “There’s not an easy way … Read more

2015 Holiday Gadgets Gift Guide

‘Tis the season for awesome gadget gift giving! Our 2015 Holiday Gadgets Guide showcases some of the hottest tech gadgets on the market. Browse through virtual reality devices, Bluetooth speakers, portable power solutions, and smartphone and tablet accessories. Our gadgets guide has something for the every day consumer to the tech geek.   Ergonomic and Organization … Read more

ASU Fulton Engineer School launches Startup Center, holds Demo Day competition

Co-written with Chloe Nordquist Arizona State University’s Fulton Schools officially launched their Startup Center Thursday as a way to empower undergraduate and graduate students within the schools to explore entrepreneurial ideas. The Center will offer innovation courses, workshops, mentoring and other events. “We’ve positioned this competition to be at the top of the funnel in … Read more