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Accelerator

Phoenix

Every Arizona Accelerator, Incubator, and Innovation Space, Listed

By | Aug 10, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Arizona is known for the Grand Canyon, golf courses and a whole lot of tourism. But if you take a deeper look, the beautiful desert state has a vibrant tech ecosystem, filled with innovative startups from Tucson to Flagstaff and everywhere in between. If…

Cannabis

Phoenix

Cannabis Tech Company to Turn Ghost Town Into a Pot Tourist Attraction

By | Aug 3, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Tech companies are known for trying out some wild ideas. From self-landing rockets to virtual voice assistants, this ambition often pays off in spades, leading to unmitigated success and, inevitably, even wilder ideas. Facebook is a great example of this, as they’ve just released…

Automotive

Phoenix

Carvana Will Finally Sell Cars In Their Backyard

By | Aug 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The only process more painful than buying a used car is having to register it at the DMV. Fortunately, there are companies trying to make it a bit easier. Carvana, the online auto retail platform, is making it a breeze to purchase pre-owned cars…

HR and Recruiting

Phoenix

6 Common Mistakes Founders Make When Scaling their Businesses

By | Aug 1, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The path to scaling a business is lined with its fair share of unforeseen obstacles. For all the unknown and unpredictable challenges that exist, there are just as many easily avoidable missteps founders tend to make on the road to achieving growth. In business,…

Social Good

DC

9 Socially Conscious Startups Making Moves in DC

By | Jul 18, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Founders, young to senior, wake up each day and try to make this world a better place through their innovation and solutions. The rise in social impact startups are gaining the attention from investors and experts who are looking for different ways to solve…

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Ecosystems

Phoenix

Courtney Klein and C’pher Gresham of SEED SPOT on Galvanizing a Community

By | Jul 17, 2017 at 8:30 am

SEED SPOT, a Phoenix-based early-stage incubator for social ventures is nationally known for helping entrepreneurs thrive. Courtney Klein, cofounder of SEED SPOT, and C’pher Gresham, National Director of Expansion at SEED SPOT work tirelessly to help entrepreneurs of all ages connect with partners, investors,…

Trends

Phoenix

Why STEM Education Is Crucial to the Longevity of Tech Communities

By | Jul 2, 2017 at 10:30 am

There’s a pervasive problem occurring in Phoenix. It’s no secret, but it’s an issue that few seem ready to address. The so-called “Valley of the Sun” — like other emerging tech hubs — has struggled to compete in this era of global digitalization. Of…

Startup Spotlight

San Francisco

Startup Spotlight: Mood-Based Videos, Telenutrition and Managing Money

By | Jun 2, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Tech.Co searches around the world for the latest startups creating products and services that make our lives easier and can help businesses. This week in our Startup Spotlight, we’ve uncovered companies that are curating short-form videos to your mood, helping you improve your quality of…

Startup Spotlight

Phoenix

Startup Spotlight: Golf Wagers, Cow Collars and Take-Out Food

By | May 12, 2017 at 7:00 pm

If you’re finding yourself shifting gears to the outdoors, maybe hitting the golf course or just soaking in the sun, you’ll still have some form of technology by your side. Each week, Tech.Co will be highlighting emerging startups in our spotlight series. This week, we’re taking…

Autonomous Vehicles

Phoenix

Google’s Waymo Offers Phoenix Residents a Chance to Try Self-Driving Car

By | Apr 25, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Any parent will tell you that being the human taxicab can be exhausting, stressful, and allows for little time for errands.  To help with daily duties, Phoenix families will soon be able to receive a little help from Waymo, the former Google self-driving car project,…

Inspiration

Phoenix

Life as an NBA Data Scientist – Interview

By | Apr 7, 2017 at 11:20 am

Kids all around the country gravitate to the parks, YMCAs and school gyms to shoot hoops and pursue their dream to play in the NBA. For Anthony So, the realism of playing with Kobe was not in his future, but the ability to work near…

Ecosystems

Phoenix

3 Lessons for Startups Trying to Solve an Industry Problem

By | Apr 6, 2017 at 10:30 am

When diving into a city’s ecosystem, a common question is where are all the startups? Sure you can ask around, but to have one central place where the community can turn to is not something ecosystems tend to have available. Having a hub where anyone…

Funding

Phoenix

Venture Capitalists Talk About the Importance of Due Diligence

By | Feb 27, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Within a tech ecosystem, local investors are on alert to find the hottest startup and latest innovation where they can place their money and hopefully strike gold. Phoenix Startup Week and Chase for Business hosted a venture capital panel with seasoned and active investors…

Startups & Apps

Phoenix

In a Word-Of-Mouth Business, Customer Service Is Key

By | Feb 21, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The mechanic comes out and tells you that the rattle you were hearing in the car can be fixed, but they need to find parts to finish the job. Fortunately, mechanics now have access to an online inventory that will make locating and retrieving the…

Funding

Phoenix

JPMorgan Chase Grants Almost $1 Million to Non-Profits at Phoenix Startup Week

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Ask any entrepreneur and they’ll tell you the same thing: living the startup life isn’t easy. Between the long nights, the stressful days, and the constant search for capital, starting a business is a lot harder than some people make it look. Fortunately, there…

Events

Phoenix

The 5 Hottest Events at Phoenix Startup Week

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Having a supportive ecosystem can make a world of difference for budding startups. While a good idea can go a long way in the business world, startups need funding, mentoring, and support throughout the growth of the company. And if you think they’re coming…

Ecosystems

Phoenix

Here Are the 11 Phoenix Startups You Need to Watch

By | Feb 9, 2017 at 12:50 pm

The Valley of the Sun is well known for its tourist attractions, golf courses, nightlife and celebrity chefs. This metropolitan area is also experiencing a steady growth of entrepreneurial activity where the rays of the sun continue to shine on the thriving startup ecosystem….