The Medical Memory aims to improve physician-patient communication, raises $2.1M

It happens more often than not, by the time a person walks out of a doctor’s office and gets home, the verbal details between patient-physician are forgotten. It’s so common that one health tech company is solving this problem by ensuring that you can review all the details of the appointment. Developed by Dr. Randall … Read more

CampusLogic raises $4.1 Million to expand financial aid platform

Ed tech startup CampusLogic raised $4.1 million from notable education technology investors and will use the money to increase sales, marketing and product development. The investment was led by NY-based venture fund University Ventures with participation from Continental Investors, Desert Angels, and Arizona Technology Investors-among other private investors. The ed tech startup creates SaaS solutions for … Read more

CEO ClearDATA Darin Brannan on $25M Series C raise

ClearDATA, the leading healthcare cloud computing platform and service provider, announced the closing of an over-subscribed $25 million Series C led by Heritage Group, HLM Venture Partners and Flare Capital Partners. Darin Brannan, President, CEO and co-founder ClearDATA, told us the funds will be used for sales and marketing as well as iterative platform development. … Read more

Zenefits $500 million raise means growth in Arizona

After launching in April 2013, Zenefits, the leading cloud HR platform, has raised a jaw-dropping amount of $500 million in a Series C round of funding led by Fidelity Management and Research Company and TPG-putting their valuation at $4.5 billion. This round is considered the largest private or public (IPO) financing round of any SaaS … Read more

Local gaming companies find success on kickstarter

Becoming the supreme ruler of a galaxy and competing against your friends has just become a possibility through the dice-based game, Tiny Epic Galaxies. Queen Creek-based Gamelyn Games recently completed another successful crowdfunding campaign through Kickstarter, raising  $411,693 when its goal was only $15,000 for Tiny Epic Galaxies. Gamelyn Games is no stranger to Kickstarter … Read more

Raising money? Then you better know your numbers – women in tech wrap-up

With more women entrepreneurs emerging in the tech market, raising capital is first and foremost on the minds of founders. During the AZTB women in technology breakfast, a panel of founders and an investor shared their secrets to getting funded. Numbers are one of the most important thing for any entrepreneur to know, Cathleen Raffaeli, … Read more

OrbHealth raises $650,000 in first seed round

Phoenix based healthcare mobile application OrbHealth has raised $650,000 in their first round of seed funding, according to its CEO and Founder.   OrbHealth rose from the ranks of Dallas healthcare accelerator and has launched mobile applications for both patients and physicians to collect, disseminate and provide health data for both parties, said Paul Oran, … Read more

Applications open for Spring 2015 Innovation Challenge

Arizona Commerce Authority announces the opening of the Spring 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC). Applications are available for download right now and the submission window is scheduled to close on March 27th, at 3:00 PM Arizona Time. The AIC has one of the highest award amounts in the country for a business plan competition, and … Read more

Phoenix-founded Pivot Freight receives $2.8 million in seed funding

Pivot Freight, a Phoenix-founded but Austin, Texas-based company that helps businesses compare and reduce shipping costs, announced Monday that it received $2.8 million in seed round funding led by Silverton Partners. The company moved to Austin this year to participate in the Techstars accelerator program, a highly rigorous and competitive three-month exercise. Pivot Freight graduated … Read more