Dr. Perry A. Reinert, Director of Agile Strategy, Infusionsoft to speak at PHX Tech Talks

Attention all software engineers! Come be a part of the Valley’s best and brightest for the second  Tech Talk on Tuesday, January 28th. It’s a night dedicated to discourse, brain expansion, and networking – with pizza and beer on the house. At the last Tech Talk, developers from WebPT broke down their “Battle Plan” on … Read more

AZ Tech Podcast Episode 11: Kelly Smith, Founder & CEO, Prenda

Kelly Smith is changing the way America thinks about education. He founded Prenda, a company that empowers parents to choose the learning that’s best for their children and gives students the confidence to be whatever they want to be. Kelly believes that, if you teach children to follow their passion, they will grow up to … Read more

AZ Tech Podcast Episode 9: Romi Dhillon, CEO & Co-Founder, Sonoran Founders Fund

Ruminder (Romi) Dhillon believes in Arizona’s potential to produce startups that can deliver what he calls “Bay-area results.” In fact, that belief is the foundation of Romi’s mission at Sonoran Founders Fund. As co-founder and CEO of Sonoran Founders Fund, Romi is responsible for not only finding the next big venture, but also constantly evangelizing … Read more

AZ Tech Podcast Episode 8: Brad Thomas, Co-Founder, Evercast

Brad Thomas’s company Evercast, which sells a media software that allows creative professionals to collaborate from anywhere, grew more than 10x during the pandemic. But he hasn’t always seen such success. He has a picture on the home screen of his phone that helps him never forget where he’s come from. It’s a photo of … Read more

Don’t forget: Subscribe to AZ Tech Podcast

The first episode of AZ Tech Podcast is live and the second episode drops this Friday! Each week, Hamid Shojaee talks to investors, entrepreneurs, scientists and other experts on all things tech in Arizona. Shojaee digs deep, pressing his guests on topics ranging from the stock market to Bitcoin, from politics to electric vehicles. Do … Read more

AZ Tech Podcast

The AZ Tech Podcast is live! New episodes drop every Friday! Each week, Hamid Shojaee talks to investors, entrepreneurs, scientists and doers in Arizona. Shojaee digs deep, pressing his guests on topics ranging from the stock market to Bitcoin, from politics to electric vehicles. Or subscribe on YouTube to watch the video. Here is a … Read more

Phoenix Mayor talks tweets, posts and Periscope – Social Media Day PHX

Photo contribution Austin Paetow, content contribution Chloe Nordquist When you see a tweet from @MayorStanton, chances are it came directly from the thumbs of Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton. Today at Social Media Day Phoenix, Mayor Greg Stanton shared his take on social media and how he uses this medium to communicate with the community. Robbie … Read more

Boomtown on-demand tech support service expands to Phoenix

Video contribution Shane Rymer & Thomas Hawthorne Your server just went down, customers can’t access your website and all business stops – but it doesn’t have to. With one swipe on your smartphone, you can get connected with a tech specialist and, BOOM, you are up and running in no time. Boomtown an on-demand tech … Read more

2014 in Review: AZ Tech Beat’s Top Stories

It’s almost time to say goodbye to 2014, so take some time to look back on all the awesome things that happened this year. As a tribute to the year, we’ve collected some of AZTechBeat.com’s most popular and exciting stories. Enjoy! News GOOGLE FIBER is coming to the Valley– Quite possibly the biggest announcement of the … Read more

Technology has not helped bridge the gender gap

For a long time, technology has been known as the field of the future. Nearly every day, there is breaking news about some new gadget, app or other piece of technology that works to solve a problem in society. However, like most industries, technology has not bridged the gender gap. In an effort to change this, … Read more

Shafi Goldwasser talks cryptography, cloud computing at Grace Hopper conference

The Anita Borg Institute’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference started off with a bang Wednesday morning with a keynote speech by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Shafi Goldwasser. Goldwasser, who has received a wide array of awards for her work in computer science and cryptography, took the stage at the Phoenix Convention … Read more

AZ Tech Beat free Lunch and Learn – How to become a top influencer and build your brand

Entrepreneurial energy filled the room as a panel of startups who ran successful Kickstarter campaigns, some raising $600K, shared their secrets and advice on how you could raise money on this crowd funding platform at the August AZTB Lunch and Learn. This month we have marketing ninja Matthew O’Brien, CEO Mint Social sharing Top 5 Secrets to … Read more

AZ Tech Beat Free Lunch and Learn is Kickstarted! Startups reveal secrets to a successful campaign – tickets limited

We’re back! The AZ Tech Beat Lunch and Learn is geared up for startups and small biz! We have an exciting 2014-15 year lined up for you, from talks about how to raise money, the latest marketing techniques to build your business, employee engagement, the latest technology on the market and personal development. August we kick … Read more

Hats, Film and Hackschooling – TEDx Logan LaPlante talks on how to keep kids stoked on learning

Internships with hat designers, ski manufacturers, film and designs school and community organizations is one way 14-year-old Logan LaPlante approached learning. Today at the Arizona Innovation Summit, this teen, known for his TEDx Talk with over 6M views on You Tube, discussed his concept of Hackschooling and how to stay happy and healthy while you learn. … Read more

Uber's Steve Thompson to discuss UX/UI design at PHX Tech Talk – July 15

On July 15, Steve Thompson, general manager for Uber Phoenix, will speak at PHX Tech Talk and discuss software development for Uber’s new UX/UI design and the ever-growing development of the company. Thompson will also delve into balancing external product development with internal product development in order to simplify the large influx of Uber’s data. “Uber’s been … Read more

Google's Android Auto OS talks to your car and Android TV to rival Apple, Amazon & Roku

Google held their annual Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco today in which they unveiled a plethora of updates to its Android mobile operating system (OS) and the announcement of Android Auto and Android TV. Android Auto Android Auto is the newest, innovative platform coming out of Google and it promises to revolutionize a … Read more

CEO GoDaddy Blake Irving talks AZ startup scene – video

In my interview with CEO of GoDaddy Blake Irving, we discuss why Arizona is a “favorable place” for startups as well as the challenges they may face in comparison to other tech cities. Blake Irving has more to say about building GoDaddy and helping small businesses thrive, watch my interview series with him at AZ … Read more

Greg Head, CMO of Infusionsoft, talks positioning ones' company for growth – video

Greg Head, CMO of Infusionsoft, gave an energizing and insightful talk on how to strategically position and market ones’ business for success at our Free Lunch Friday event. Greg began the talk with explaining how marketing strategies have changed and businesses today are not just selling to their customers anymore, they also need to think … Read more