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UA named an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University

June 25, 2015 |

The Association of Public Land-Grant Universities (APLU) this week announced 18 institutions across the United States made the 2015 Class of Innovation & Economic Prosperity Universities.

According to APLU, the designation acknowledges universities working with public and private sector partners in their states … Read More

UA student entrepreneurs rise to the Innovative Minds Challenge

April 23, 2015 |

The University of Arizona (UA) in partnership with student-led entrepreneurial organization InnovateUA and Perkins Coie LLP have announced the winners of the 2015 Perkins Coie Innovative Minds Challenge. The Challenge was created to connect UA students with business savvy mentors and … Read More

Edible Optics and The Apollo Team win UofA’s first Startup Weekend

February 9, 2015 |

Student-led organization InnovateUA hosted the inaugural UofA Startup Weekend in Tucson, AZ this past weekend where faculty and students were treated to 54 hours full of networking, pitching and innovation. Individuals from across the campus came together to share ideas, form teams and … Read More

Two ASU professors awarded fellow status at National Academy of Inventors

December 30, 2014 |

Two Arizona State University professors have been named fellows at the National Academy of Inventors, which awarded the honor to 170 people this December. This award further cements them among the top inventors in the country.

The work of Stuart Lindsay, … Read More

SkySong Connect Conference – Innovators, Ideas and Inspiration – April 17th

April 7, 2014 |

SkySong is set to launch a multi-disciplinary network of researchers, technologists and entrepreneurs focused on growing the Valley of Innovation at the SkySong Connect Conference, which will be held at ASU SkySong – the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center. The inaugural event … Read More

Plasma cutters, 3D printers and Square – TechShop Chandler opens for innovation – slideshow

November 18, 2013 |

TechShop, a membership-based do-it-yourself workshop and fabrication studio, officially opened its new location in the ASU Chandler Innovation Center over the weekend. I was able to catch up with the founder Jim Newton and CEO Mark Hatch at the event.

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A Beer Run, Edu Apps & High-Speed Databases – ASU Furnace Demo Day – Recap

June 6, 2013 |

The first Demo Day from ASU Furnace kicked off at SkySong, Wednesday June 5, packed with Arizona investors, incubators, mentors and visionaries ready to learn more about the companies vying for funding and resources. Startup companies covered a wide-range of … Read More

Coffee Houses – The Creative Catalyst

May 31, 2013 | 2

Coffee shops have long been associated with the creative class. They are places where people congregate to hold meetings, catch up with old friends or other activities spurred by sipping stimulant-infused beverages. The coffee culture is growing in Phoenix, … Read More

Arizona Entrepreneurs Represent at SXSW

March 8, 2013 | 2

 

 

By Tishin Donkersley, M.A. & Marcela Palefsky

 

South by Southwest (SXSW) kicks off the 2013 film, interactive and music festivals and conferences on Friday, March 8 in Austin, Texas. The festival’s 27th year brings new bands, films … Read More