NACET Opens Flagstaff Accelerator Facility

Flagstaff-based small businesses will now have a new space to call home. The City of Flagstaff and Northern Arizona Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (NACET) incubator held its grand opening for their 28,000 square foot facility this week. The building will house small businesses working through the NACET incubator or accelerator program. “For us, the … Read more

AZ universities recognized as leaders in LGBT relations

The higher education system in Arizona continues to top the charts across the nation. Arizona State University (ASU), Northern Arizona University (NAU) and The University of Arizona (UA) remain dedicated to offering outstanding academics as well as providing a safe and engaging college campus environment. According to the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, about 20 … Read more

Campus shooting survivor launches safety app for ASU students

With campus shootings and crime rattling the country in recent months, tech firms and universities have taken an advance turn to supply students with in-palm methods of alerting authorities about on-campus crimes. Last week Arizona State University announced its launch of the school’s LiveSafe app, which allows users to report tips to the ASU Police … Read more

U of A and ASU ranked among world's top universities

The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) recently compiled a list of the top universities around the world and the University of Arizona (UA) and Arizona State University ranks high on the list. Coming in at No. 70 out of 1,000, the UA measures high in quality of education and training of students. In addition, … Read more

ASU Startup brings home the ACVC Territorial Cup and $10K

Last Friday, the top 12 startups from Arizona State, University of Arizona and Northern Arizona went head-to-head in the second Arizona Collegiate Venture Competition for a chance at a piece of the $30,000 prize money plus mentorship…and of course the Territorial Cup plus one year of bragging rights. In the end, all Arizona State startups … Read more

Top 3 Arizona Universities battle for the Startup Territorial Cup

The Arizona Collegiate Venture Competition (ACVC), where startups from the top three universities compete against each other for cash prizes, kicks off Friday, March 28 in Tucson. The top 12 startups from Arizona State University (ASU), Northern Arizona University (NAU), and the University of Arizona (UA) will battle it out in the hopes of being … Read more

Startup Weekend comes to Northern Arizona University April 4-6

Startup Weekend brings its next event to Northern Arizona University on April 4-6, 2014, to help novice entrepreneurs gain knowledge and experience from seasoned entrepreneurs. Startup Weekend is an international organization geared towards advancing the startup ecosystem in the local community in which they are located. NAU and the LaunchBox Student Incubation program have teamed … Read more

Arizona Student Startups Pitch for Funding at Demo Day

The 2013 Arizona Student Demo Day is presenting Arizona’s top student-run startup companies from Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona who pitch for $30,000 in funding. The event is free to the public. The event is on Friday, March 29th from noon to 5 p.m. at Arizona SkySong.
On Demo Day, 12 student-led startups will pitch their companies to a panel of judges, vying for $30,000 in funding. One team from each university will receive $7,000, and three runners-up from any of the schools will receive $2,000 each.