Let the Bidding Begin…Executive Lunch Auction Opens to Benefit AZ Tech Council

The Arizona Technology Council is auctioning off members of their Board of Executives to raise money for member services. Auctions opened on July 8th and close on July 19th. The highest bidder on each board member will receive a lunch with their chosen executive to pick their brains for ideas, pitch future plans, or receive advice. … Read more

CareerBuilder 2013 List – Best Places to Work in AZ

CareerBuilder recently released their 2013 list of the Top Companies to Work for in Arizona. Businesses are separated and listed by their number of employees, stretching from the 25-50 employees category to 1000 or more. As well, there are two extra categories, one for diversity initiatives and one for women’s initiatives. On top of their … Read more

Chris Johnson CEO of Terralever to Speak at Free Lunch Friday

Standing room only, laughing, inspiration and networking-and a free lunch! Just a snap shot of what you missed at our Free Lunch Friday Phoenix (FLF) event last month with Pat Sullivan, founder and former CEO of ACT! and SalesLogix, and CEO of Contatta. Visit our YouTube Channel to watch his speech at AZ Tech Beat … Read more

Arizona Named Top 10 States to Start a Business

Entrepreneur magazine named Arizona one of the top 10 places to start a business — hailing our startup community, innovation and investment resources. So in case you were wondering, or debating a move, Arizona is the place to be for high-tech businesses. What they raved about: “The Southwestern state hosts the Arizona Innovation Challenge each year … Read more

Startup America Summit Brings Entrepreneurs Together

On April 16, 2013, Scott Case, CEO of Startup America Partnership and co-founder of Priceline kicked off the 5th Startup America Summit at Walter Cronkite School at Arizona State University. Scott broke the ice with a Startup America traditional game of “Half Baked.” This game first asks attendees to come up with words to describe … Read more

The Rise of 3D printing

The growth of 3D printing in the Valley is accelerating and innovators are doing what they can to make sure the country’s 13th largest metropolitan area does not miss out on what some are calling the new industrial revolution. When Wired magazine editor Chris Anderson stepped down to become the CEO of his company, 3DRobotics, … Read more

Pat Sullivan To Speak At Free Lunch Friday

Standing room only, laughing, learning and networking-and a free lunch! Just a snap shot of what you missed at our Free Lunch Friday Phoenix (FLF) event. FLF is a non-profit organization that has one simple goal-to provide community, content, connections and access to capital to the startups and entrepreneurs who fuel the ecosystem. Our program runs … Read more

Apple Vs Google-An In-Depth Look At Switching From An iPhone to Android-OpEd

Does the Nexus 4 Android really kick ass? Is it really better than the iPhone5? Contributing author Angelo Coppola gives readers an in-depth, OpEd about his transition of leaving Cupertino for Google-with all of the pros, cons and expectations to go with it. Will you agree? Join in the discussion. Read on…

CEOs Are Jack-Of-All-Trades

“Clear your head and go put yourself in the customer’s shoes when they look at your product online.” Just one piece of excellent advice Bob LaLoggia, CEO of Appointment-Plus said at the kick off event of Free Lunch Fridays (FLF). On Friday, March 29th, standing room only, entrepreneurs, startups and investors came together to network, … Read more