Desarrollo opens co-working space in the heart of Tempe tech

Desarrollo has found a new home in Tempe with a bigger location to better serve the growing tech community. They were previously housed within Infusionsoft but the tech incubator was looking to expand and open a co-working space, and saw it as an opportunity to go out on their own. They’re now situated in the … Read more

Startup GESDATE help farmers manage herd hookups via mooobile

GESDATE LLC, a Gilbert-based startup, is getting in the agriculture/livestock industry and built a  mobile and web application to help farmers with herd management. The app and BI web portal allows breeders to manage data affiliated with their herd. “Our focus was to build an app that would serve a niche that was easy to … Read more

TASER Q2 report shows increased sales for body-cams among local police depts.

Taser International Inc., a leading Conducted Electrical Weapons used by law enforcement, military and security around the world, released their quarterly earnings for 2014 at $37.2 million, a 13 percent decline resulting from higher expenses in sales, general and administrative category. However, since they have entered the wearable technology and digital evidence management game, they … Read more

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

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 facility and expects create 250 new jobs over the next three years. In addition, $100 … Read more

Startups, STEM and Hackschooling kick off Innovation AZ Summit 2014

Startups, STEM and SCITECH, oh my! It’s time again for entrepreneurs and educators from across the state to come together for the annual Arizona Innovation Summit on August 14, with the theme “From Inspiration to Commercialization”- this time at the Scottsdale Center for the Arts. If you are a startup and haven’t been to this event, … Read more

Home cooks make money doing what they love with startup InHouseCooks

The ability to whip up a delectable delight isn’t just for the professionals, but also for the food enthusiasts that like to cook a special dish that they mastered years ago. Wouldn’t it be cool if these special talents didn’t go unnoticed, but rather were advertised on a website that employs the services of personal, … Read more

Selfie, skinny, filter, emboss – top photo apps from AZ

You don’t need to be a professional to have fun with photography; if you have a smartphone, you too can create stills that tell a story. From simple selfies to elegant snapshots, check out the following photo apps from AZ startups and let your creativity soar! SkinneePix: This app, developed by two local college professors … Read more

Startup Ruby Ride’s expansion brings new jobs to the Valley

The way we get around Phoenix has evolved over the years. We have steadily been branching out past our bus systems and taxi services, welcoming rideshare programs like Uber, Lyft and now, local newcomer, Ruby Ride. The Phoenix-born subscription-based rideshare program got off to a rocky start earlier this year, but now seems to have … Read more