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AZ Business Magazine

About AZ Business Magazine

Over the past 30 years, AZ Big Media has grown to encompass not just Az Business magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Az Business magazine is the state’s leading business publication. Published by AZ Big Media, the magazine covers a wide-range of topics focusing on the Arizona business scene, and is aimed at high-level corporate executives and business owners.

Are you concerned about identity theft this tax season?

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In its second annual Tax Season Risk Report, CyberScout, the a data security and identity theft protection firm, reported on taxpayer attitudes about identity theft and saw a pattern of poor practices that leave much of the public vulnerable. While the IRS is taking steps that have reduced tax identity theft, taxpayers must still take ownership to… Read More →

ASU Innovation Open will award $100K to startup

ASU Innovation Open

ASU is hosting a venture acceleration competition that is meant to help fuel startups from collegiate founders. The winning startup at the ASU Innovation Open will win $100,000, sponsored by Avnet, to help grow the startup. Dozens of teams from across the world have submitted video pitches for the competition. The ASU Innovation Open will… Read More →

Arizona Gives Day rallies support for state’s nonprofits

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Arizona Gives Day is a grassroots, statewide day of giving that invites Arizonans to support their favorite causes by visiting azgives.org and donating either the day-of — April 4 — or scheduling their gift in advance to be processed on April 4. Hosted by the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and Arizona Grantmakers Forum and presented… Read More →

UA Eller College expanding in downtown Phoenix

Dean Paulo Goes greets UA Foundation trustee  and donor Maxine Henig outside the newly renovated Phoenix Union High School building on the UA Biomedical campus. Photo by Chris Richards.

Ten years after the University of Arizona Eller College of Management entered the Phoenix market to offer an evening Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, the top-ranked business school is expanding its presence in downtown Phoenix with more opportunities for Valley organizations and professionals. The increased presence of the Eller College in Phoenix aligns with… Read More →

Laveen gets 1st pediatric office with MVP Kids Care

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Laveen families looking for a local, board-certified pediatric group can now count on the best physicians in the Valley to be there five days a week. MVP Kids Care has been a leading provider of pediatric care in Arizona for more than 50 years, and the facility is gearing up for a grand opening celebration… Read More →

UA Center for Integrative Medicine receives $1M gift

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Thanks to a $1 million commitment from Iris Cantor, a lifelong philanthropist, the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine will develop new curricula, train a new generation of integrative health professionals and empower individuals and communities to optimize health and well-being through the establishment of the Iris Cantor Research and Innovation Fund. An advocate… Read More →

5 trends that impact cyber security In 2017

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Cyber security and cyber crime is news that’s not unexpected any more. We awaken to learn that yet another national retailer has been hacked and once again credit-card information for millions of customers is at risk. Yet, despite all the publicity these security breaches receive and all the warning consumers hear, cyber criminals still achieve… Read More →

TDS expands, improves broadband to Arizona locations

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TDS Telecom will expand broadband to more than 4,500 locations in Arizona thanks to funding from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  The FCC allocated an average of $3.6 million a year for the next 10 years to reach residents in some of the hardest to serve areas in Arizona. The funding will also be used… Read More →

Banner Health, CORE Institute partner on Phoenix clinic

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Banner Health and The CORE Institute have expanded their partnership to offer a unique, state-of-the-art, academic and research-focused clinic called the Orthopedic & Spine Institute. The Orthopedic & Spine Institute is a multi-specialty musculoskeletal clinic located on the campus of Banner University Medical Center in Downtown Phoenix. This new clinic location will initially be staffed… Read More →

Pulte will build 3 neighborhoods at Cadence in Mesa

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Arizona-based real estate investment and development company Harvard Investments announced Pulte Homes as Harvard’s newest builder for its Mesa master-planned community – Cadence at Gateway. With more than 65 years of homebuilding experience, Pulte consistently wins customer service awards for the best homes in the industry. Entry-level, move-up and luxury homebuyers will find quality homes… Read More →

Greater Phoenix Chamber names 2017 IMPACT Awards finalists

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Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) selected 20 local companies as finalists for its 30th Anniversary of the IMPACT Awards. The Chamber’s IMPACT Awards honor the accomplishments of small, large and nonprofit businesses and the positive effect they have on the Valley’s business community and economy. The 2017 IMPACT Awards finalists are: Small/Medium Business Category… Read More →

Ottawa University announces residential campus in Surprise

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Ottawa University is opening a new residential campus in Surprise with plans to enroll 250 students for its first semester of classes and 3,000 students over the next 10 years. Expansion plans for the Surprise campus include development of residential housing, an indoor activity center, dining and conference space, and new athletic fields, including a stadium… Read More →

Tech firms partner to help startups with Design Days

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A new effort to connect startups and product developers with experts in their fields in Arizona is opening on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies (PADT), Avnet, Tiempo Development and the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI) have teamed up for Design Days to provide design and production consultations for local startups and product developers. Design… Read More →

Mark Grace will be D-backs analyst for FOX Sports Arizona

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Whether during his days as a player, coach or television analyst, Mark Grace is one of the most popular personalities in Arizona Diamondbacks history. Now, fans will get to enjoy him even more as he will be joining FOX Sports Arizona as the network’s new “D-backs Live” pre and post game show analyst, FOX Sports… Read More →

Mesa Airlines expands partnership with United Airlines

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Mesa Airlines Inc. is expanding its partnership with United Airlines with the addition of 12 new Embraer 175 aircraft. The delivery of the 12 additional aircraft is scheduled to begin in May 2017 and will create more than 500 new jobs, according to Mesa Airlines. These aircraft will bring Mesa’s E175 fleet count to 60 and the… Read More →