Startup CleanASpace aims to create convenience

When Jon Thomas founded CleanASpace it was in response to potential clients looking for cleaning services over the phone. While some of these people were just price shopping, others just didn’t want to deal with the upfront “work” that was required to find the right cleaning company. Thomas also learned that not all potential clients … Read more

Motorola celebrates 85 years of innovation

Happy Anniversary to Motorola Solutions, who are celebrating 85 innovative years today. Motorola Solutions has revolutionized the way the world communicates. Take a walk down memory lane with AZTB to look at some of their most prominent feats: For a complete overview of Motorola’s accomplishments, click here. Also, check out our review of the Motorola Moto X here. … Read more

Startup Localeikki transitions into public beta phase

Localeikki, a Flagstaff-based startup, developed a community-based mobile app and website to help travelers locate running, hiking and cycling trails around the country complete with ratings, amenity listings and photos. The unique brand name was created by Tracy McMillan and co-founder Taylor Thomas and stems from the “locavore” concept, “loca” meaning local and “leikki” meaning … Read more

Augmented reality app developers focus on the youth market

BY TRACY HOUSE Maps and information of must-see tourist sites, ratings and reviews of neighborhood restaurants, free Wi-Fi locations, the closest ATM and directions to the nearest public transportation all in one place – your phone. With all these amenities so close at hand, augmented reality (AR) app developers are making life, and leisure, easy … Read more

Startup DialNurse responds to on-demand telehealth & mHealth needs

With healthcare reform on the horizon and the increasing demand of online health experts to lower costs, one local startup, DialNurse, is responding to the need, and announced today their expansion with additional telehealth and mHealth offerings for private and public enterprises to incorporate this form of medical consultation into their employee healthcare benefits. DialNurse, … Read more

PokitBoss wins Startup Weekend Tempe 2013

Creativity and positive energy was flowing last night at the 2013 Startup Weekend Tempe. Developers, designers, product managers, and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups at the event, hosted by the ASU Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group (formerly Venture Catalyst) located at the AREA48 Formation Space. Startup Weekend … Read more

Who will win at the AZ Tech Council's 2013 Governor's Celebration of Innovation?

The Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority, this week, announced Individual Award winners and Company Award finalists for the 2013 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation awards (GCOI) presented by Avnet, Inc. Awards are given to companies and individuals whose passion and commitment are helping Arizona thrive and grow their ecosystem. “The GCOI awards honor … Read more