Local University Student Launches Useful Service to Conjoin With Social Media Site

What social media site has over 500 million active users, handles over 1.6 billion search queries per day, and is often called the “SMS of the Internet”? If you guessed Twitter, you’re right! So that means, if you guessed anything else . . . you’re wrong! Launched in July of 2006, Twitter has risen to … Read more

Hard Dollar Makes Sure You Don't Lose Unnecessary Cash During Construction

Real estate development is risky business. It certainly adopts the idea that, “it takes money to make money.” Whether it be the construction of a low-grade office building, or a master planned project for a mixed-use, high-density urban area (much like Kierland Commons or Scottsdale Quarter right here in AZ Tech Beat’s backyard), it takes … Read more

Scottsdale-based Appointment-Plus Takes The Telephone Tag Out Of Scheduling Appointments

In a world where essentially anything can be purchased, booked, or viewed online, it can be an annoying process when you’re trying to schedule an appointment with a local business that doesn’t have similar online scheduling / purchasing capabilities that you may be used to. The company you’re trying to reach is only open between … Read more

AZ Furnace: An Innovative Startup Accelerator Founded By The State’s Premiere Research Institutions

The trend towards startup incubation is heating up in the Valley. AZ Furnace is the newest player to hit the scene, and they bring some heavy-hitting talent and resources. They are founded by local industry mentors and bring the likes of Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and Dignity Health alongside. These research partners will … Read more

Scottsdale-based Axosoft is a Small Tech Company with Big Culture

  Like his company, CEO Hamid Shojaee packs a bigger punch that he lets on. Standing next to him, you get the impression that his ideas are probably much bigger than he is, and that’s just fine for companies like Verifone, Lego, 3M and even NASA. That’s because these companies use Axosoft OnTime to plan … Read more

Snapterms Lays Down the Law, Terms & Policies Style

Any online-based company offering a product or service knows it needs a long and generally painful terms of service, privacy policy, etc. to protect itself from the cornucopia of legal disasters that can occur. Unfortunately, legal terms require a legal specialist (aka lawyer) and lawyers tend to be a capitol-draining, by-the-hour endeavor, especially for a small startup … Read more

Tappforce Builds Mobile Applications for Some of The World's Largest Brands

The mobile market is exploding in popularity. In some parts of the world, mobile internet usage has already overtaken standard desktop access. Whenever you leave your house, you’ll likely see most people around you with their eyes transfixed by their smartphone — checking email, composing a tweet, or using an app. In fact, it’s the … Read more

Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations Provides an Alternative to Ticketmaster

There’s a certain thrill in snagging great seats to see your favorite band the minute tickets go on sale, but nothing kills that buzz like the looming service fees that can end up nearly doubling your final cost. For many, these service fees have been a source of frustration with Ticketmaster for years; since the … Read more