Axosoft closing the STEM gap with live stream

To combat the decreasing supply of students pursuing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers, the Maricopa County Education Service Agency partnered with PBS to create a program bringing STEM mentors to the classroom through a live stream. Axosoft, an agile and project management software company, was the first Arizona tech partner to host the … Read more

AZ-based Eyetech Digital Systems & Saccadous have their eye on each other – CES 2015

Video contribution by Travis Arbon Blink…change the channel….Look right…switch to Apple TV…Blink. At CES, more eye tech tracking companies are emerging and pairing their tech with everything from TVs to iPads to enhance your experience. For Mesa, Arizona-based Eyetech Digital Systems, they released the first multi-user eye tracking system. Though still in its infancy stage, Eyetech’s … Read more

Apriva’s new mobile security system becomes NSA worthy

Apriva, the leading provider of secure end-to-end wireless transaction and information solutions, announced today a new milestone for the company with its software solution MESA VPN Gateway being added to the National Security Agency/Central Security Service’s (NSA/CSS) Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) Approved Products List. This distinction indicates that the VPN Gateway underwent a comprehensive government … Read more

Avnet VP selected as one of STEMconnector 100 Diverse Corporate Leaders

Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor, announced that Beth McMullen, vice president of IT for Avnet, Inc., was selected as one of STEMconnector® 100 Diverse Corporate Leaders in STEM. McMullen was honored in the STEMconnector® publication featuring top executives who have demonstrated a commitment to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and diversity initiatives. … Read more

Doctor office wait times reduced with new cloud sharing system

If you’ve ever had to visit multiple physicians, hospitals or specialists for medical attention, the drama of getting your records sent over can be an exhausting process. Fortunately, the cloud is providing more healthcare providers the ability to share ones’ medical history and save the patient time and grief. One company that is making headway in … Read more

Startups, STEM and Hackschooling kick off Innovation AZ Summit 2014

Startups, STEM and SCITECH, oh my! It’s time again for entrepreneurs and educators from across the state to come together for the annual Arizona Innovation Summit on August 14, with the theme “From Inspiration to Commercialization”- this time at the Scottsdale Center for the Arts. If you are a startup and haven’t been to this event, … Read more

Startup Weekend EDU to improve AZ education system – April 25-27

Are you passionate about improving education through great ideas? Come to Startup Weekend EDU on April 25-27th. This 52-hour event brings together educators, developers, designers, product managers, marketers, and startup enthusiasts to share ideas, form teams, build products or services, and launch startups! [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/53366381[/vimeo] Startup Weekend EDU is an event where individuals can come together … Read more

3D Systems and Hershey's partner up to print chocolate

As if 3D printed candy wasn’t enough to satisfy your sweet tooth, 3D Systems has announced a multi-year joint development agreement with Hershey, the largest producer of chocolate in North America and global leader in chocolate, sweets and refreshments. The dynamic duo will come together to explore and develop innovative opportunities for using 3D printing … Read more

Startup Worthworm launches today – the first web-based pre-money valuation system for early stage ventures – video

Worthworm, the first web-based valuation system for early stage ventures designed to generate a realistic, defensible and credible pre-money valuation (PMV) for founders seeking investment from angel investors, launched today. Co-founders Alan Lobock (also co-founder of SkyMall) and Paul Jackson tapped into their experience on both sides of the negotiating table and designed the tool … Read more

And the winners of Venture Madness 2021 are…

Venture Madness, an annual conference put on by Invest Southwest, happened this week and we’ve got the winners of the Venture Madness competition.  Venture Madness brings together investors and some of Arizona’s stand out startups for two days of networking and pitching. Earlier this year, Invest Southwest announced 25 finalists — five companies in five … Read more