Coffee, collaboration and co-working – AZ Co-working Guide

Co-written with Carlene Reyes A 9-5 workday just isn’t what it used to be—especially for entrepreneurs and small businesses when it comes to getting work done. The day-to-day needs and lifestyle for this demographic are a little different from the average office worker, so why should they expect to work in the same ho-hum environment? … Read more

Mesa chosen for "What Works Cities" Initiative

Eight cities have been announced as winners in a $42 million open data contest created by ex-NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg. The City of Mesa made the winner’s circle. The “What Works Cities” Initiative’s goal is to help city halls use data more effectively through a three-year program. The initiative will support 100 mid-sized U.S. cities … Read more

Texas-based OneSource Virtual expands to Mesa bringing over 100 jobs

Texas-based OneSource Virtual announced Tuesday it plans to bring about 120 jobs to the Phoenix area by 2015. The company, which offers cloud-based Business Process Outsourcing services, is expanding to Mesa with plans to open in late September. “Our team evaluated a number of locations in close proximity to the Pacific time zone and selected … Read more

Mesa's LaunchPoint offers innovators free Rapid Startup School

LaunchPoint, the Mesa Technology Accelerator, in partnership with ASU Polytechnic campus and Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group, announces the launch (pun intended) of their Rapid Startup School, a free program for innovators to help them learn the fundamentals of starting a new venture. The program will consist of 12 hour-long modules at LaunchPoint, located at 6113 S … Read more