Crowd Mics closes $1M seed round led by Sand Hill Angels

Drop the mic, not the smartphone. Crowd Mics, the startup that turns your smartphone into a wireless microphone, announced today they closed a $1 million dollar seed round led by top angel investment group, Sand Hill Angels. Other participants in the round include Keiretsu Capital, Arizona Technology Investors, Desert Angels, and other private investors. Tim … Read more

Science Fiction and Science Fact event coming to Phoenix May 27

Science fiction, giant squids, settling Mars, and how pop culture and the arts can be used to develop new technologies. What do these topics have in common? Mason Peck and Richard Peck will be discussing these topics and more on May 27 in their scientific discussion “From Science Fiction to Science Fact: How the science … Read more

2014 in Review: AZ Tech Beat’s Top Stories

It’s almost time to say goodbye to 2014, so take some time to look back on all the awesome things that happened this year. As a tribute to the year, we’ve collected some of AZTechBeat.com’s most popular and exciting stories. Enjoy! News GOOGLE FIBER is coming to the Valley– Quite possibly the biggest announcement of the … Read more

The anatomy of a website – WordCamp PHX experts delve into design and engagement

This past weekend WordCamp Phoenix held a sold out event for developers, designers, hobbyists, and WordPress users everywhere. WordCamp Phoenix is a non-profit event, led by volunteers who organized conferences, seminars, workshops, presentations, and networking events in order to celebrate the WordPress community. During the event GoDaddy launched its new web hosting platform dedicated to … Read more

Athlinks Keeps Track Of All Your Race Event Results So You Don’t Have To

Chandler-based Athlinks.com is a user-friendly tool for consolidating all of your race event history. Track anything from ½ marathons to Ironmans, and even mud races, then see the results on your athlete profile page within 7-10 days after the event. Can’t remember what races you have completed? Go to their homepage, type in your full name, … Read more

Launch a startup in 54 Hours – Startup Weekend, Chandler begins July 27, 2012

July 27 through July 29, 2012, anyone with an innovative business idea, the passion to succeed, and the courage to register can build it during Startup Weekend Chandler. A 54-hour long entrepreneurial marathon. Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event that draws developers, designers, managers, startup enthusiasts, marketing pros, and more together to build a new … Read more