Hundreds of AZ Entrepreneurs Turn Out For Techiepalooza at ASU SkySong

If last night was any indication, Arizona’s tech scene is about to bubble over with young entrepreneurs, new startups and the watchful eyes of big investors. As we mentioned earlier this week, Techiepalooza is a networking event that brings the Phoenix entrepreneurial and tech community together. The event ran from 4pm-11pm last night, and upon arriving, I … Read more

Conscious Capitalism Startup Academy for AZ high school students

This summer, start changing the world. That is the charge Arizona State  University’s College of Technology & Innovation puts forth to local high school student entrepreneurs. The Conscious Capitalism Startup Academy is an immersive entrepreneurship experience for high school juniors over the course of four-days from June 21-24. Students will propose business ideas, work in teams, and learn … Read more

Marketing Press Provides Powerful WordPress Solutions for Businesses

It’s no secret that WordPress is the most popular open-source software in the world. In fact, WP is used by 14.7% of the websites listed in Alexa’s “Top 1million websites”–and there are almost 74million blogs hosted on WordPress.com. WP has become so popular because it’s free, easy to use, powerful, and extremely flexible. It’s possible … Read more

Vuurr – Metric Driven Digital Marketing Strategy

Vuurr provides PPC, SEO, and Development services that optimize digital marketing efforts. Vuurr partners Scott Yacko, Jonathan Kressaty, Joshua Ziering, Chris Conrey, and Chuck Reynolds have jettisoned the traditionally touchy-feely approach to marketing. Instead of focusing on the more nebulous aspects like branding or perception, Vuurr maximizes digital marketing campaigns with a metrics-driven approach focused on … Read more

Audio Excursions Set to Create Website & Mobile Application for Self Guided Tours Worldwide

Heading off to a major tourist destination this summer? Wanting to know what you are looking at when wandering around in a museum? Or already hit the most famous tourist spots in NYC, and looking for more? Audio Excursions is looking to be the answer to all of these questions by giving you an interactive … Read more

Join AZ Entrepreneurial Rock Stars at Techiepalooza: Thursday, June 7

While you [probably] won’t see Perry Farrell or the Red Hot Chili Peppers there, this week’s Techiepalooza is definitely still worth a visit. Join ASU Venture Catalyst and a sizable group of partners/sponsors (see below) for a networking event that brings the Phoenix entrepreneurial and tech community together. The event will showcase some of the hottest … Read more

Convrrt helps businesses create 'landing pages that don't suck'

In recent years, many shoppers have been turning to their smartphones to research and review businesses, earn deals and even make purchases. Arizona-based startup Convrrt Inc. recently launched Mobile Convrrt, a platform where businesses can create mobile optimized landing pages and kickstart mobile marketing campaigns without having to hire developers or learn code. With the user-friendly … Read more

CO+HOOTS Hosts Event to Make Arizona THRIVE

CO+HOOTS is one of the best places in Arizona for coworking–hosting 16 businesses as well as a small army of freelancers and startups that call the spot their “office.” They’re focused on bringing members of the creative class of Phoenix together and fostering collaboration and mutual growth. One way they do this is by hosting … Read more

TruePoints Looks to Solve the Hassle with Loyalty Award Punch Cards

The reward tracking programs are getting hot in the Valley! TruePoints, a Chandler-based startup has entered this market as a recent graduate of the Roadmap to Launch Program at Gangplank, and runners-up to the Extreme Pitch 2012 Event. However, they have some competition. TabHere, which was just showcased by a company profile on our blog, … Read more

AlphaStripe Goes Beta, Launching Its Online Community For Veterans

On Monday, we observed Memorial Day in honor of fallen U.S. soldiers. But while many people spent the day grilling burgers by the pool, the holiday undoubtedly held a much different sentiment for those who have served in the military and those who have lost friends or family during wartime or in conflict zones. Veterans … Read more