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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

UA Increasing Tech Commercialization

August 3, 2015 |

Since 2013, the University of Arizona has increased its commercialized tech derived from UA research through Tech Launch Arizona (TLA).

Over the past year, TLA has issued 35 patents, formed 12 startup licensee companies, and disclosed 213 inventions, up from their … Read More

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

Forbes names AZ companies in America’s Best Employers 2015

March 30, 2015 |

Forbes unveiled their list of America’s Best Employers for 2015 and several Arizona companies ranked high on the list of the 500 companies recognized across 25 industries. A few of these companies have their headquarters in Arizona while the others … Read More

UA Online to offer 21 new undergrad degrees

March 25, 2015 |

The University of Arizona has launched a new online educational platform where students choose from 21  undergraduate degrees under the new UA Online campus.

“We are thrilled that prospective students — from busy professionals advancing their careers and parents returning … Read More

Study shows UA Tech Park has $2B dollar impact on Pima County

March 10, 2015 |

Back in October, Tech Parks Arizona celebrated their 20th anniversary and ensured their commitment to another 20 years to furthering innovation and being a central technology hub in southern Arizona. And now, just a mere five months later, Tech Parks … Read More

400 hackers and drones – InnovateUA hosts massive hackathon – March 6-8

March 2, 2015 |

InnovateUA, a student-led entrepreneurial organization at the University of Arizona, is hosting the Southwest’s largest-ever hackathon from March 6-8, 2015. The hackathon, dubbed ‘Hack Arizona,’ expects close to 500 participants, mostly students, to partake in the three day hacking event.

With … 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

UofA to host Startup Weekend – Jan. 30 – Feb. 1

January 26, 2015 |

InnovateUA a new program at the University of Arizona that promotes a student-led culture of innovation and entrepreneurship across the entire campus, will be hosting their inaugural Startup Weekend January 30th – February 1st. The 54-hour event in which students and professionals … Read More