#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