Infor to acquire Saleslogix from Swiftpage

Swiftpage, a leading provider of integrated marketing and CRM solutions for individuals, growing businesses and mobile sales team, announced they entered into an agreement to sell the whole entirety of its Saleslogix assets to Infor, a leading provider of business application software and cloud services serving more than 70,000 customers. Financials were not disclosed. Saleslogix’ … Read more

Domain turf wars – Google launches invite-only web registration site

Tishin Donkersley, M.A. & Carlene Reyes, AZTB After seemingly gobbling up everything in its sight, Google had yet to get its hands on one service: domain name registration. But now, Google is quietly, but most certainly, invading the GoDaddy dominant territory with the launch of Google Domains. While this beta site might be a surprise … Read more

AZ companies raising and spending the lettuce – 2014

The year is just about halfway over (how did that happen?), and tech companies around the Valley keep locking down funding and spending the benjis. Take a look at our list of Arizona’s startups and acquisitions from the beginning of 2014.   FUNDING Arizona State University Money raised: $1 million Awarded by the Department of Defense (DOD) … Read more

AZ startups named finalists in TiE 50 Awards – one takes top honor

Two Arizona early-stage startups, Vicinity Health and SyCara Local, were accepted into The Indus Entrepreneurship (TiE) 2014 conference as finalists in the TiE50 Awards Program and pitched in front of tech CEOs, entrepreneurs and investors from all around the world. The AZ startups were chosen out of over 2,800 applicants from 27 countries. The TiE50 … Read more

TiE Arizona celebrates 14 years with 14 new initiatives

TiE Arizona, an organization with global reach providing meaningful education, mentorship and networking for entrepreneurs,  announced 14 initiatives in 2014 designed to celebrate its 14 years of leadership in the community. With a refreshed website and many exciting new programs planned for the year, TiE Arizona is dedicated to continuing its rich heritage of fostering … Read more

GoDaddy acquires (mt) Media Temple, its 6th co. in 15 mo.

GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain name Web hosting and new SSL certificate provider, announced today the acquisition of (mt) Media Temple, a Los Angeles-based Web hosting and cloud services company focused on the creative class of digital designers, developers, entrepreneurs and innovators. The two companies will continue to operate separately, which was a critical part … Read more

Integrate Appoints David Tomizuka to Chief Financial Officer

Integrate, the first closed-loop marketing software and media services provider, today announced the appointment of David Tomizuka to Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Tomizuka brings 20 years of experience in finance, operations, business development and acquisition with publicly traded, privately held and founder backed companies. Prior to Integrate he served as Managing Director for the investment … Read more

AZTB named "50 Must-Read State and Local IT Blogs" by StateTech Magazine

AZ Tech Beat, Arizona’s premier online news source for the high-tech industry, has been named one of the “50 Must-Read State and Local Government IT Blogs” by StateTech Magazine! Nominations were provided by StateTech readers from around the country and finalists were chosen by StateTech editors. This year’s list included media mainstays and hyperlocal blogs, … Read more

Breaking News-GoDaddy Acquires Ronin, an online invoicing company

GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain name Web hosting and new SSL certificate provider, announced today the acquisition of Ronin, an online invoicing company. The acquisition, which was completely under the radar since April, has been fully integrated into GoDaddy Online Bookkeeping in order to help small business owners simplify and organize their finances and get … Read more

Mobivity Secures $11 Million from Private Financing

Mobivity Holdings Corp. (OTCQB: MFON), a chandler-based, award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and solutions with over 11,000 local advertisers currently using their technology and the inventor of C4, a unique, enterprise-grade platform empowering brands to engage mobile consumers across multiple channels, announced today the completion of $11,013,208 million in private financing. The money breaks … Read more