Integrate raises $5M from Trinity Capital

Integrate, a marketing software and media service provider and known for connecting marketing-and-sales dependent business with media partners, raised money again and secured $5M in new financing from Chandler-based Trinity Capital Investment. In 2013, we saw a big push for capital and bringing in talent. Between October and December 2013, the company pulled in $7M in … Read more

Where to get free tech education around the Valley

What is an idea without the means or technology to bring it to fruition? Luckily, various locations around the valley are offering access to their technology labs and educational workshops. The best part? They are free of charge! TechShop is offering complimentary memberships at its Chandler location to ASU students for the fall 2014 semester. Any … Read more

Hacks 4 Humanity Hackathon kicks off September 20th at ASU

Calling all app designers, humanists, and creatives alike – the mission of Hacks 4 Humanity is to create technology solutions and initiatives that will contribute to the social good and address the needs of humanity using the seven principles of ASU Project Humanities “Humanity 101” movement. Together, the seven Principles of the “Humanity 101” curriculum … Read more

Phoenix Mobile Festival returns September 27th

The Phoenix Mobile Meetup group will host their third annual Phoenix Mobile Festival designed for mobile enthusiasts, developers, engineers and entrepreneurs on September 27, 2014 from 8 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the University of Phoenix campus. The festival, sponsored by Intel,  will support the many voices helping to unlock the potential of a truly … Read more

Flagstaff accelerator NACET stretch their wings to 28,000 sq. ft. facility

Flagstaff’s own accelerator NACET is growing at such a fast rate they are needing a bigger nest for their startups and small businesses. This week, they broke ground on a new 28,000 square-foot facility which will house office space, bio labs, conference space and more. NACET President Annette Zinky said, “NACET and the entrepreneurial community are thrilled that the City … Read more

Silicon Valley Bank to dedicate $100M to AZ tech and life science cos

Silicon Valley Bank, a worldwide provider of commercial, international and private banking, announced today its plans for further expansion in Arizona. According to an official press release, the banking firm will create more IT and finance jobs at its Tempe facility and expects create 250 new jobs over the next three years. In addition, $100 … Read more

Entrepreneur Reggie Bradford joins Integrate's Board of Directors

Integrate, a cloud-based marketing software and media services provider, announced today that Reggie Bradford will join their Board of Directors and becomes a company investor. Bradford, the Founder of Vitrue that sold to Oracle for $300M, is a three-peat technology entrepreneur who has participated in the launch and development of three leading digital technology start-ups … Read more

Software cos listed as finalists in the Industry Leaders of Arizona Awards

The Industry Leaders of Arizona Awards, presented by AZ Business magazine and the Premier Sponsors, recognizes the contributions and impact of Arizona-based companies. The ILoA Awards focus on five different industries each year and distinguish Arizona-based companies for their innovation and community leadership. The 2014 technology finalists include these Arizona businesses and entities: Ipro Tech, Microchip … Read more

Slide(show me the money) – Capital raises in 2013

2013 proved to be an excellent year for the tech community and raising capital is always exciting news for the ecosystem! AZTB brings you a slideshow to display some of the capital raised by tech companies all over Arizona. Read more: appsFreedom, Contatta, nGage Labs, Integrate, HiringSolved, ClearDATA, Mobivity, Infusionsoft, AudioEye, Post.Bid.Ship. If your company raises capital, make … Read more

Integrate Secures $12.5M from Silicon Valley Bank

Integrate, the first closed-loop marketing software and media services provider, announced today that it has secured $12.5 million in credit facilities from Silicon Valley Bank. This funding adds to the $7M raised in October led by the Foundry Group with participation from Comcast Ventures and Liberty Global Ventures and their $11M they received in March from … Read more

Breaking News – Integrate Raises $7 Million in equity led by Foundry Group

INTEGRATE the first closed-loop marketing software and media services provider announced today they received $7 million in new equity funding led by the Foundry Group with participation from Comcast Ventures and Liberty Global Ventures. The company’s $7 million adds to the $11 million Integrate received in March 2012 from Comcast Ventures, Liberty Global and Foundry Group, … Read more

Integrate Appoints David Tomizuka to Chief Financial Officer

Integrate, the first closed-loop marketing software and media services provider, today announced the appointment of David Tomizuka to Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Tomizuka brings 20 years of experience in finance, operations, business development and acquisition with publicly traded, privately held and founder backed companies. Prior to Integrate he served as Managing Director for the investment … Read more

INTEGRATE appoints new CMO Scott Vaughan

INTEGRATE, a marketing technology platform and media marketplace provider, today announced the appointment of Scott Vaughan as chief marketing officer. Before INTEGRATE, Vaughan served as chief marketing officer at UBM Tech Web for 18 years, held publishing, marketing services and sales leadership roles for media powerhouses, executive roles at Centricity Software and Fibermux (high-growth tech … Read more

How Do Entrepreneurs Come up With Their Ideas? – Hart Cunningham, CEO Integrate – Guest Blog

  GUEST BLOG BY HART CUNNINGHAM, CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF INTEGRATE While I can’t speak for other entrepreneurs, nor do I subscribe to a universal process for developing successful business ideas, I have identified patterns among my personal endeavors and those of others. First, very few lucrative businesses have resulted from an individual that only … Read more

Integrate Launches Platform Allowing Marketing Professionals to Manage Their Campaigns in One Place

Currently, many people are plugged in to many devices in their everyday schedule and are surrounded with advertisements and technology. As a marketing professional, I have seen how difficult it is to stand out against the crowd and to balance the distribution of advertisements. Keeping up with Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, email campaigns, mobile apps, press … Read more