World View builds new pad at Spaceport Tucson

Mainstream spaceflight is becoming a reality in Arizona as World View, the commercial balloon spaceflight company,  announces plans to build their global headquarters in Tucson. In collaboration with Sun Corridor Inc., the City of Tucson, Pima County and the State of Arizona, World View will be the anchor tenant in the County Aerospace, Defense and Technology Business … Read more

Year in Review: AZ Tech Events of 2015

2015 was an awesome year for the Arizona technology community. Infusionsoft treated Phoenix Children’s Hospital patients and their families to the NFL Pro Bowl, Axosoft launched an internationally renowned campaign #ItWasNeverADress to shift perceptions of women in technology and encourage STEAM education, local co-working spaces and incubators continued to sprout promising technology startups and much … Read more

Google's Project Sunroof launches in Arizona

The Phoenix Metropolitan area averages 211 clear days and 85 partly cloudy days each year according to azcentral.com, making our sunny state a perfect candidate for Google’s Project Sunroof.   Project Sunroof is a solar power initiative and an online source for households interested in utilizing solar energy to power their homes and cut electricity … Read more

AZTB Tailgate Giveaway – UofA vs ASU Rivalry Game in Tempe

Who’s going to the UofA vs ASU football game on November 21st? Do you have tailgate plans? Now you do! Tailgater Concierge has teamed up with AZ Tech Beat on a Tailgate Giveaway! One lucky fan will win a Field Goal Package tailgate (valued at $395.00) for the UofA vs ASU game on November 21st … Read more

Get your local favorites on-demand with Pikfly

Next time you need your favorite local food item and a hammer from the hardware store, you can get it all delivered to you in under an hour. On-demand delivery app Pikfly has created an all-in-one platform that gets customers their items from local Phoenix merchants with the help of independently contracted drivers. “We aggregate … Read more

Detroit-based Golfler expanding to Arizona

Golfler, an all-in-one mobile app for golfers, is expanding to Arizona, specifically in Scottsdale and Phoenix. The free app offers a luxury experience for golfers by combining technology and on-course services. Golfler gives golfers one place for ordering on-course food and beverages, increasing pace of play, and purchasing equipment. “We are a tech company out … Read more

Social event platform Atticue feeds your party vibe

Whether you feel like watching a local band, partying until dawn or attending an art installation, the new app Atticue helps people match social events to their current energy vibe. “Atticue is a free mobile app that lets you discover the events going on in Arizona and filter out those events based on your mood,” … Read more

CO+HOOTS to represent Arizona in global incubator alliance

Coworking space CO+HOOTS will represent Arizona in Startup Federation, a global network of coworking spaces and incubators. CO+HOOTS is located in downtown Phoenix and has become home to more than 200 local small businesses. “CO+HOOTS will be leading the charge for Arizona in the global startup scene,” founder Jenny Poon said. “We will be able … Read more

Will voting and technology ever marry?

In today’s tech-centric world, it’s hard to believe that the current voting system is archaic as it is. The process of voting can take over 30 minutes and requires interaction with two to four different people. While Arizona was the first state to have an Internet election back in 2000 for the Democratic Primary, some … Read more

Tech companies flock to the Valley of the Sun

Arizona has proven itself to be at the forefront of technology innovation and out-of-state companies have taken notice. Numerous companies have recently expanded their operations and opened up offices in the Valley of the Sun because of our thriving technology ecosystem, low cost of living, and high quality of life. Here are the tech companies … Read more