Botco.ai and STChealth want to give you easy access to your immunization records

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You no longer need to call your doctor for a printed record of your immunization history. Finally. Arizona companies Botco.ai and STChealth’s partnership, which formed last year, continues with the rollout of MyIR Mobile in Arizona last month. MyIR Mobile is the new and improved version of the MyIR platform, which makes immunization records easily … Read more

Here are the 25 company finalists for the 2021 Venture Madness conference & pitch competition

Invest Southwest, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority, has announced the 25 Presenting Company finalists that have been selected for the 2021 Venture Madness Competition.  These finalists will get exclusive access to the region’s most active accredited investors, all in one place. Invest Southwest and the Arizona Commerce Authority present the annual conference, which … Read more

KOAM opens facility in Phoenix, first on West Coast

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KOAM, a total logistics solution company for automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), opened its Phoenix facility this week, the company’s first on the West Coast. The company’s relationship with Lucid Motors and the expansion of other EV companies to the Phoenix area, like Nikola, ElectraMeccanica and Atlis, made Phoenix the ideal location for KOAM. “KOAM … Read more

Arizona Technology Council adds three new Board members, MarCom director

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The Arizona Technology Council elected three board members, added an executive committee member and announced its new director of marketing and communications at the Council’s quarterly board meeting on July 29. The Council is one of the largest tech trade associations in North America and the “board and staff are instrumental in executing strategies and … Read more

July roundup: Arizona tech stayed hot in the heat of the summer

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July proved to be another big month for Arizona tech, with local companies raising millions, out-of-towners relocating to the Valley, and plenty of events and cohorts popping up to support startups. This month, we put a spotlight on diversity and talked to leaders from around Phoenix to give founders tips on how to diversify your … Read more

Wireless charging startup Aira closes $12M seed round, mostly from local investors

Aira, a tech startup based in Chandler, has announced a $12 million Series Seed funding round that will help the company continue to pursue its mission to revolutionize wireless charging. The first investor for this round was Motherson Innovations Company Limited, the emerging technologies arm of the Motherson Group, a Tier 1 global automotive supplier … Read more

Three Scottsdale entrepreneurs named 2021 Entrepreneur of the Year

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Three Scottsdale founders have been named by Ernst & Young (EY US) as winners of the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Mountain Desert Region Award. Chris Ronzio, founder and CEO of Trainual, and Andrew Leto & Michael Leto, Emerge founder and CEO (respectively), were the only Arizona founders on the list of winners. The rest … Read more

AZ Tech Council wins first in public policy advocacy at 2021 TECNA Innovation Awards

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The Arizona Technology Council was named the winner of the Public Policy Advocacy category and a finalist in the Creative Marketing and Communications category at the 2021 Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) Innovation Awards. TECNA represents about 60 technology associations across the U.S. and Canada. It hosts the awards each year to recognize and … Read more

Chandler company launches to defend critical industrial infrastructure systems

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SynSaber, a new startup setting its sights on asset and network monitoring solutions to defend critical infrastructure, officially launched last week after securing $2.5 million in seed funding.  The company is working to develop an effective, low-hardware and low-hassle technology-agnostic solution that provides continuous insight into the status, vulnerabilities and threats across every point in … Read more

Mesa blockchain startup raises $1.4 million, merges with other blockchain company

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IPAssets Technology, a Mesa-based blockchain integration specialist, announced a $1.4 million funding round that included a merger with Mango Farm Assets. The proceeds from this funding will be used to accelerate the company’s branded platforms, which include MangoFarmAssets.com, RavencoinIPFS.com and TheAssetMarketplace.com, and Ice Wallet, IPAssets’ flagship cold storage wallet that is coming later this year. … Read more