Chassi hopes to give business leaders a view of their processes from 10,000 feet

Chassi, a SaaS startup based out of Phoenix, has launched their new Orders Center to help business leaders analyze and understand their operations from 10,000 feet up.  Founded in 2017, the company targets manufacturing, distribution and supply chain organizations who use SAP’s Business One.  The Orders Center is designed to help businesses understand what’s going … Read more

Shelvspace makes sure your snacks are available for game time

Video contribution by Tishin Donkersley and Xavier Smith In our last report on Shelvspace, the cloud-based sales platform received $1 million in seed funding, allowing them to expand their software and staff. The company serves the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry and is working to simplify the way products are sold to retailers.     … Read more

Infusionsoft attracts new CPO from Silicon Valley

Infusionsoft, the leading sales and marketing software for small businesses, added Chief Product Officer (CPO) to their executive team and attracted former executive of Intuit Terry Hicks to fill its shoes. “One of the reason I joined Infusionsoft is because the team here is so passionate about small businesses and uses this passion to help … Read more

#ItWasNeverADress STEAM Conference Recap: Confidence, careers and capes

Over the weekend 50 girls ages 12 to 17 spent their weekend at Axosoft, learning about STEAM fields, confidence, and leadership from some of the Valley’s tech and non-tech leaders. The conference began with introductions from Axosoft’s Tania Katan, Miss Phoenix 2015 Kaitlin Vortherms, Miss Gilbert 2015 Lauren McBurnett, and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton. Both … 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

Startup Roambotics wins Proto Labs Cool Idea! award for home security robot

What could be better than a robot that protects your home from break-ins? Arizona-based Roambotics took home a win from the Proto Labs Cool Idea! Award for their personal robot, Jr., as well as $65,000 of injected mold parts. Jr., an autonomous mobile sensor platform, performs security monitoring. It is always actively monitoring an environment for … Read more

Uber's Steve Thompson to discuss UX/UI design at PHX Tech Talk – July 15

On July 15, Steve Thompson, general manager for Uber Phoenix, will speak at PHX Tech Talk and discuss software development for Uber’s new UX/UI design and the ever-growing development of the company. Thompson will also delve into balancing external product development with internal product development in order to simplify the large influx of Uber’s data. “Uber’s been … Read more

AngelHack brings Whole Developer hackathon to Phoenix

This Spring, AngelHack will introduce the “Whole Developer” concept in their new hackathon series, taking place in 30 cities around the world. Angelhack has been in operation since its birth in December 2011 and plans to hold the Phoenix competition at the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe, Arizona. The hackathon competition, the world’s largest, … Read more

Speak to the Mix – 23 up-and-coming AZ Startups

Plenty of activity has been brewing from our startup community this year, bringing us a wide variety of tech ventures from different fields. From cooking apps to rideshare programs, dozens of local startups have been launching their efforts, once again reinforcing Arizona’s healthy environment for entrepreneurs, innovation and technology. Here is a quick recap of the startups that have made their way … Read more

ASU Startups to Showcase Learning Tech at ASU+GSV Education Innovation Summit

Spring is upon us and Arizona startups are in full bloom as ASU+GSV host the fifth annual Education Innovation Summit April 21st through 23rd. This summit encompasses a whirlwind of tech innovators of all kinds, from entrepreneurs and investors to philanthropists, politicians, educators, and other advocates of education innovation. These innovators will come together to collaborate, brainstorm, and … Read more

appsFreedom Appoints New Board of Directors and Advisors

Enterprise mobile cloud software provider appsFreedom recently announced the appointment of new members to its Board of Directors and key business advisors. New Board members include Badal Patel, Brent Lippman and Brian Burns. New Strategic Advisors include Bill White and Ravi Pendurthi. The newly appointed members will continue to work on expansion efforts for appsFreedom. … Read more

Beamz Ink Endorsement Deal With Flo Rida

Beamz, Interactive, Inc., (OTCQB: BZIC) a technology company specializing in interactive music products, and D3M Licensing Group, the global licensing agent for Flo Rida, announced a milestone endorsement and licensing deal with international multi-platinum artist and producer Flo Rida. Beamz was recently featured in Flo Rida’s new music video “Tell Me When You Ready.” The … Read more

Colyar Consulting Group Secures Funding from Shore Points Capital and Greyrock Capital Group

Colyar Consulting Group, Inc. (CCG), the leading developer of web-based software solutions for managing USDA Child Nutrition and Food Distribution Programs with over 50 percent of the country using their software, received investments from Greyrock Capital Group and Shore Points Capital. “CCG integrates emerging computer technologies with custom applications and system software to provide innovative, reliable, … Read more

Women Making Strides in Software Engineering

Traditionally, the technology sector has been a male-dominated area. However, more women are entering the field as well as STEM educational programs, and making significant strides in the tech space. I reached out to some women in the field and asked them to share their triumphs and challenges during their career in software development. JoAnn … Read more

Phoenix game developer releases endless scroller parody

Indiana Stone is a new iOS game from Phoenix developer Tim Winsky and it is already getting some positive attention. Released in March, the game was briefly featured in Apple’s “New & Noteworthy” and “What’s Hot” sections of the App Store. Winsky said this is critical for developers who don’t want their apps to get … Read more

Gate6 Integrates Creatives and Techies to Create a Software and Digital Marketing Combo

Many companies rely on aid from websites and mobile applications in order to promote their business. It is necessary for companies to have a professional website that can attract visitors and provide a wealth of information about their company so as to stay ahead of the competition. Gate6 is an Arizona software company that is … Read more

Sneak Preview of Infusionsoft's New Headquarters in Chandler, Arizona

Tuesday, January 22, 2012 was Infusionsoft’s VIP sneak preview of their new headquarters in Chandler, Arizona. The new location is a large two-story industrial building with Infusionsoft’s logo color of lime green scattered throughout the space. It is very industrial looking with a large metal staircase and white metal railings surrounding the middle of the … Read more

CXT Software Providing Courier Businesses with On-Demand Delivery Products

Businesses struggle to find the perfect equipment, technology, and support for their specific company. In the late 1990s Dan Calderone and Lyndon Edmonson struggled to find software for their courier businesses and therefore combined their thirty years of experience to form CXT Software. The previous software packages lacked features, were outdated, or were too expensive … Read more

Rapidly Growing Appointment-Plus To Host Two Career Fairs on Dec. 5 and Dec. 13 in Scottsdale

Appointment-Plus has some good news for the Valley. They are the creators of an online scheduling software used by millions worldwide, and last time AZ Tech Beat reported on them, we finished the article by stating that they are looking for some quality local talent to fill some new positions. Well, after tripling the size … Read more

Clarisoft: Clarifying the Web Dev for Local Businesses

With online presence being a necessity for local businesses today, getting a handle on all the online tools available can be daunting. Clarisoft, a Scottsdale-based company, works directly with entrepreneurs to develop customized websites, web platforms, and mobile apps, with an eye toward customer development, rather than blind product development. Clarisoft is known to utilize … Read more