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Scottsdale startup HealthiestYou secures $30M investment


Arizona-based HealthiestYou (HY Holdings, Inc.), the nation’s leader in telehealth user engagement, announced a $30 million growth investment from Charlotte, North Carolina-based Frontier Capital. The company will use the investment for more aggressive sales and marketing efforts, technology enhancements and leadership to increase its share of the large and rapidly growing telehealth market. Over 4,000 employer groups… Read More →

FEI Arizona Chapter honors CFO of the Year winners

CFO of the Year

Nearly 500 people packed the Camelback Inn Thursday as the Arizona Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI) presented the 2015 CFO of the Year Awards. 2015 CFO Of The Year Awards The CFO of the Year Awards are given to professionals for outstanding performance in their roles as corporate financial stewards and highlights the important roles that financial… Read More →

Gainsight expands operations to Phoenix Buchachon Petthanya

Gainsight, a Silicon Valley-based technology company focused on customer success, has announced an expansion to Phoenix. The company’s new corporate marketing headquarters will be housed at the 111 W. Monroe building downtown.    Led by CEO Nick Mehta, Gainsight made a major announcement last Thursday with a new $50 million Series D funding round backed… Read More →

Embry-Riddle, BeyondTrust enhance cyber education


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott and BeyondTrust, a Phoenix, Ariz.-based cyber security company dedicated to proactively eliminating data breaches from insider privilege abuse and external hacking attacks, have joined forces to enhance the education and training of future cyber security professionals. BeyondTrust will provide Embry-Riddle’s College of Security and Intelligence (CSI) with hundreds of hours of videos,… Read More →

SiteLock, Nextiva are state’s fastest-growing tech firms


Today, Deloitte released the 2015 Technology Fast 500, an annual ranking of the fastest growing North American companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech sectors. StartApp claimed the top spot with a growth rate of 21,984 percent from 2011 to 2014. Based in New York, StartApp provides a free monetization and distribution… Read More →

Sun Corridor Network joins Internet2 Oleg Dudko

Arizona’s Sun Corridor Network has joined Internet2, the premier research and education technology community in the US, as a Research and Education Network member. This membership integrates Sun Corridor Network into a community of more than 300 US universities, 70 government agencies, 42 regional and state education networks, 84 leading corporations and 90,000 community anchor institutions.… Read More →

Avondale Ranked No. 1 in 2015 Digital Cities Survey  Elnur Amikishiyev

For the third consecutive year, the City of Avondale came out on top in the 2015 Digital Cities Awards. Run by the Center for Digital Government, the awards are a competitive honor with hundreds of municipalities contending each year.  The program recognizes cities that use technology to engage their citizens, provide exceptional municipal services, innovate,… Read More →

Microchip records 100th straight profitable quarter

Steve Sanghi - Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology Incorporated, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today reported results for the three months ended September 30. GAAP net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 were $541.4 million, down 0.9% from GAAP net sales of $546.2 million in the prior year’s second fiscal quarter.  GAAP net income for the second… Read More →

Veyo aims to recruit 1,200 Phoenix drivers


‘Tis the season to make some extra cash! Veyo, a new healthcare logistics company with target service for the healthcare industry, plans to bring 1,200 earning opportunities to Phoenix Metro before the end of the year. By offering higher per­-mile rates than similar app-­based transportation services and a majority of trips fall between 6 a.m.… Read More →

Tempe’s ECD Systems earns national award  Elnur Amikishiyev

ECD Systems, a Tempe, Arizona-based leader in fire/life safety, security and critical communications design and service, was awarded with the prestigious Diamond Distributor Award at the annual national Honeywell/NOTIFIER conference in San Antonio, Texas earlier this month. The Diamond Distributor Award is given out annually to businesses that partner with Honeywell to use their products… Read More →

Big win for Phoenix bioscience community


Most organizations can pinpoint those pivotal moments in their history which forever shape the development and growth of their business. For bioscience firm VisionGate and the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI), it was the day they collectively chose to join forces within the CEI business incubator facility in Phoenix, Arizona. This week, VisionGate became the most recent and most… Read More →

Are mobile-payment apps vulnerable to hackers?


Making a purchase or other payment is not like it used to be. These days, cash and credit cards aren’t the necessities they once were because alternative-payment options are just a tap or two away on a mobile device through apps such as Google Wallet, Apple Pay, Square, Levelup, Kash and PayPal. But just how… Read More →

Crowdfunding site connects Arizona businesses, capital Buchachon Petthanya

The biggest challenge for Arizona entrepreneurs today is access to capital, said Dan Nienhauser, executive director of Arizona Collaboratory Inc. To address the issue, the Arizona Technology Council has partnered with Arizona Collaboratory Inc. to launch the Arizona Collaboratory Capital Connectivity Portal. This online platform is the first aimed strictly at Arizona technology companies and… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk, Apple will offer tips on BYOD policies ldprod

Jaburg Wilk attorneys Neal Bookspan and Laura Rogal will be presenting a free seminar on the importance of implementing a ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) Program in the workplace at the Apple Store, Biltmore (2502 E. Camelback Rd) on Wednesday, October 28th from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Attendees will learn how to establish a… Read More →