Credit repair company Dovly launches free version of its app

Dovly, a fintech company based in Scottsdale, has launched a free version of its automated credit repair platform as part of its strategy to make the app available to as many users as possible. Dovly’s free version includes one credit dispute a month with TransUnion. The free option comes in addition to the company’s two … Read more

Digital Air Strike joins CDK Fortellis Automotive Commerce Exchange to improve car-buying experience

Digital Air Strike, a consumer engagement technology company, has announced it will be a new contributor on the Fortellis Automotive Commerce Exchange platform built by CDK Global.  Scottsdale-based Digital Air Strike provides a broad suite of digital marketing solutions, ranging from SMS messages to website chat to social media channels, to car dealerships across the … Read more

UArizona-led team receives $3M grant to use your Apple Watch to change healthcare forever

A multi-institution team led by faculty of the University of Arizona School of Engineering has received a $3 million grant to dramatically transform the healthcare system as we know it.  The effort is led by Janet Roveda, UArizona electrical and computer engineering professor who has done research in a number of areas and is also … Read more

GCU grad bringing Tesla battery technology to … longboards

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We know techies love electric cars, but have you ever considered electric longboards? What if you found out you could hit 30 miles per hour? Westin Smith, the founder of Lux Longboards, is making all your kid dreams a reality.  Many entrepreneurs’ ideas stem from a problem to solve. In Smith’s case, he was an … Read more

Tucson-based Simply Noted celebrates sending its one millionth handwritten note

Simply Noted, an automated handwritten note company based in Tucson, just produced its one millionth note after just two and a half years in business.  Rick Elmore, the company’s founder, sent that note to his former marketing professor Tirthankar Roy, who teaches in the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. Elmore credits Roy … Read more

SoulSpark and Biometrica partner to protect at-risk youth

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Arizona-based SoulSpark, a virtual clinic that provides mental health services to young survivors of trauma, partnered with Biometrica Systems, a technology company based in Arizona and Nevada that tracks crime and criminals, to protect at-risk youth victims of tragic events. Biometrica created eMotive, a 24/7 criminal background checking software. SoulSpark was the first healthcare organization … Read more

Axosoft’s GitKraken launches Enterprise edition

GitKraken, a Git GUI product from Axosoft, has launched its new Enterprise version, which is geared toward companies that need 25 or more licenses.  This is the latest of GitKraken’s products, which also include individual and pro options. GitKraken scales very quickly, easily and organically, says Lauren Witte, senior marketing manager at Axosoft. Once it … Read more

Simply Noted launches new website and product upgrades

Sending handwritten notes is a thing of the past, right? Tempe-based Simply Noted says no. Even in this age of email and instant messaging, a handwritten note goes a long way.  Simply Noted sends automated handwritten notes to customers, clients or employees on behalf of businesses to improve communication and build relationships.  Founder and CEO … Read more

AerialSphere provides bird’s-eye view of Waste Management Open

Phoenix-based AerialSphere used its XP360 to provide data to Waste Management Open planners that helped them develop the Scottsdale tournament site.  AerialSphere designed the XP360 “to change the way people deliver and interact with maps,” according to the company’s website. The XP360 combines 360-degree aerial imagery with location data to give a detailed, bird’s-eye view … Read more

Synapse Studios launches new QA service

Synapse Studios has launched CarbonQA, which is designed to assist Arizona start-ups improve products and user experience.  The Tempe-based company is a custom software consulting company that provides a variety of services, including web and mobile app development, healthcare software development and quality assurance and automated application testing. With CarbonQA, Synapse Studios hopes to expand … Read more