Business

Phoenix

New York Angel Investors Bank $350,000 on Intellectual Property

By | Aug 27, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Traklight, a platform that provides cloud-based software for identifying and protecting intellectual property (IP), yesterday announced that they have raised $350,000 of angel funding from New York investors. Part of the appeal for the investors is the fact that Traklight is used by both…

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Phoenix

Phoenix’s Hottest Social Startups Are…

By | Sep 5, 2013 at 6:25 pm

Last night was Tech Cocktail Social in Phoenix at SEEDSPOT.  Of the startups included at the event, the Tech Cocktail editorial team selected the two hottest.  And they were… Phoenix’s Hottest Startups Ducotrax – Ducotrax is a Cloud based inventory management platform that enables…

Entrepreneur

Phoenix

DarkPulse Founder Dennis O’Leary: Entrepreneurship Is Like An Unstoppable Disease

By | Aug 1, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Fiber optics was not something that Dennis O’Leary, Founder and CEO of DarkPulse Technologies, had in mind for a startup, but he found the opportunity to commercialize a technology while working at a university. DarkPulse offers fiber optics sensor technology to monitor oil, gas…

Entrepreneur

Phoenix

Eli Chmouni of Veteran Focused AlphaStripe Shares Vision

By | Jul 4, 2012 at 10:30 am

On the 4th of July we collectively celebrate our freedom, a freedom that we fought for. This quickly turns into a reflection on those military veterans and service men and women that gave so much fighting for or defending that freedom. An Arizona-based startup, AlphaStripe is looking to help…

Entrepreneur

Phoenix

Tim Rocho of Set For Life Aims To Foster Financial Literacy Education

By | Jul 3, 2012 at 2:30 pm

Financial struggles are one of the biggest causes of stress. So it would only make sense to be totally fluent in financial ins and outs.  Financial literacy enables individuals to make informed and effective decisions through their understanding of finances. Based in Scottsdale, Arizona and founded by…

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Entrepreneur

Phoenix

Gabrielle Palermo Of ASU Student Led Startup G3Box Aims To Save Lives

By | Jun 18, 2012 at 3:00 pm

In Malawi, Africa, for every 100,000 live babies born, 1,200 women will die. This is a pretty sad statistic, and a group of four Arizona State University engineering students, led by the team of Gabrielle Palmermo, James Tyler, John Walters and Susanna Young, set out to…

Entrepreneur

Phoenix

Now That’s Called Bootstrapping: Why One Entrepreneur Stopped Pursuing Investors

By | Feb 12, 2012 at 10:00 am

Imagine using your media center as a server for your startup. You’re sitting there, watching Netflix, and suddenly, everything goes down. You realize your server just got hit because the Denver Post started using your startup. It happened to Paul Kenjora, and he proceeded…

Announcements

Los Angeles

Join Us: Tech Cocktail End-of-Year West Coast Swing

By | Nov 15, 2011 at 4:14 pm

On the tail of our big East Coast festival, including a very special Tech Cocktail mixer event (with 18 startups on hand!), the Tech Cocktail team is planning it’s second trip of 2011 to the West Coast.  Events are planned for San Francisco, Los…

Business

Phoenix

Sluggers Tweet From The MLB Home Run Derby

By | Jul 11, 2011 at 8:00 pm

Tonight is the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby which is a summer tradition that I’ve been a big fan of since I was a little leaguer. Tonight though has a new twist as players have the opportunity to provide live commentary, photos and…

Startups & Apps

Phoenix

Forget the Pets! Travel with RowdDog Instead

By | May 18, 2011 at 4:30 pm

Phoenix-based startup RowdDog, which is in alpha, allows you to research and plan travel the way you want. Part social networking site, collaborative planning tool, travel and local deal resource, RowdDog already does a good job at providing a travel mashup tool. With options…