Mosaic to streamline homebuilding in Phoenix where the market is as hot as the temperatures

Mosaic to help Phoenix builders

The housing market in Arizona is on fire as demand for new housing is at record-breaking levels, but Phoenix-based startup Mosaic hopes to help builders keep up. Mosaic is a construction technology company that uses software as a general contractor to manage construction on behalf of builders, which allows them to build more homes more … Read more

Tempe startup Fireline Science awarded competitive grant to improve online learning

Fireline Science

New Tempe-based startup Fireline Science has been awarded a competitive National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant.  Every year, America’s Seed Fund, powered by NSF, awards $200 million to startups and small businesses that work to create products and services with commercial and societal impact. Startups in science and technology can receive … Read more

Tempe-based Picmonic acquired by TrueLearn

Picmonic acquired

Picmonic, a Tempe-based audiovisual learning platform, was acquired by TrueLearn, a healthcare education platform that optimizes learning outcomes for students in the medical community. Picmonic is a blend of the words picture and mnemonic — the platform helps students master concepts by combining short mnemonic video lessons and recall questions in an active learning environment. … Read more

Tempe’s VisualLive acquired by real-time 3D company Unity

Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, announced today the acquisition of Tempe-based VisualLive. The acquisition of VisualLive provides an opportunity for Unity to expand in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry because VirtualLive claims to be “augmented reality for construction.” VirtualLive users can push large BIM/CAD model … Read more

AZTB Tailgate Giveaway – UofA vs ASU Rivalry Game in Tempe

Who’s going to the UofA vs ASU football game on November 21st? Do you have tailgate plans? Now you do! Tailgater Concierge has teamed up with AZ Tech Beat on a Tailgate Giveaway! One lucky fan will win a Field Goal Package tailgate (valued at $395.00) for the UofA vs ASU game on November 21st … Read more

Zenefits to house 1,000 employees in new Tempe expansion office

Co-written with Chloe Nordquist Five floors, 135,000 square feet and 1,000 employees are some of the astonishing numbers Zenefits included in their latest expansion announcement. The free, cloud-based human resources technology company is opening its second greater Phoenix area office at Tempe Hayden Ferry Lakeside complex this fall. Zenefits decided to expand due to its … Read more

Tempe's American Green acquires leading RFID co. TrackX

Tempe, Arizona’s American Green Inc., announced today that it has completed an acquisition agreement with Denver-based TrackX, LLC, one of the country’s leading providers of complete Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tracking and cloud-based physical asset management systems. American Green anticipates that TrackX is positioned to be the premiere RFID-enabled asset tracking and supply chain solutions … Read more

AZ’s 2014 Google eCity awarded to Tempe

Every year Google awards the top cities across the 50 states that display the strongest online business community, according to analysis by research firm Ipsos MORI, and this year’s eCity is Tempe, Arizona. The Tempe City Council along with Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell and U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. accepted the award Tuesday at Brand … Read more

Silicon Valley's Reputation.com expands to Tempe and brings 150 jobs

Arizona is welcoming another Silicon Valley company into its lively tech community. Reputation.com, a company specializing in online reputation management and digital privacy technologies, expands its operations to a 20,000-square foot facility in Tempe, and intends to hire 150 people by 2015. Founded in 2006 by Michael Fertik, Reputation.com develops patented digital privacy and online reputation management … Read more