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Ranking Arizona® will get a new look for the 2016 edition


The 19th edition of “Ranking Arizona®: The Best of Arizona Business” will feature a makeover of the editorial content to help readers learn more about their favorite Arizona-based businesses. “Historically, we have published traditional profiles of each company,” said AZ Big Media Editor in Chief Michael Gossie. “This year, we are going deeper. We are… Read More →

Google Fiber has its sights set on Tempe


Tempe’s status as an innovative city has caught the attention of Google Fiber and may soon be responsible for the high-speed service arriving in Tempe. “There are many reasons Google Fiber could have an impact on Tempe. They are Google, so they have big brand recognition and becoming a Google Fiber city promotes recognition throughout… Read More →

Scottsdale solar company raises $400K on Kickstarter


Out of more than 250,000 crowdfunding campaigns held on Kickstarter since its inception, only 2,371 have raised more than $100,000. A Scottsdale-based company is one of those few, raising more than $400,000 to put into production the next generation of eco-friendly, solar powered pool cleaners. Scottsdale-based Solar Pool Technologies Inc., manufactures the Solar-Breeze, the world’s first solar-powered… Read More →

Maria Crimi Speth will discuss legal traps on Internet Oleg Dudko

Maria Crimi Speth and Arizona Technology Council’s Startup and Entrepreneurship Committee will be presenting ‘It’s a (VIRTUAL) Jungle Out There! Legal Traps on the Internet, on Thursday Oct. 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Unexpected Art Gallery located at 734 W. Polk, Phoenix, AZ 85007. Attendees will learn how to avoid common,… Read More →

Meet Arizona’s Most Admired Companies of 2015


Each year, Az Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ chooses 40 companies as winners of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies Awards. When developing the Most Admired Companies program, the primary goal of Az Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ was to recognize those companies that excel in workplace culture, leadership, social responsibility, customer opinion and innovation. Here are Arizona’s Most Admired Companies of 2015: Alliance Residential Company Most… Read More →

ASU will lead NSF nanotechnology site


Arizona State University has been chosen to lead a new National Science Foundation (NSF) site that will provide a Southwest regional infrastructure to advance nanoscale science, engineering and technology research. NSF will provide a total of $81 million over five years to support 16 sites and a coordinating office as part of a new National… Read More →

PayPal will host hiring event in Chandler


Customer service professionals looking for a fast-pass into the growing tech scene in Greater Phoenix can meet with PayPal recruiters next week at the company’s Chandler Hiring Event. PayPal, one of the world’s largest e-commerce firms, and are continuing to hire new employees to its Chandler location this fall. PayPal’s Arizona facility was voted the Best Place to Work… Read More →

NAU designs bioscience course to develop STEM workforce


Enabling high school students to solve a scientific problem affecting the community may help establish a new model for cultivating a local high-tech workforce. Funded by an $840,000 National Science Foundation grant, faculty at the Center for Science Teaching and Learning at Northern Arizona University will bring together community partners in healthcare, science and education… Read More →

SocialWhirled is a finalist for Digiday Signal Awards

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September 17, 2015 by in AZ Business Magazine | Marketing | Tech

SocialWhirled, the leading digital campaign publishing platform, announces it has been named a finalist in the Digiday Signal Awards in the Marketing Technology—Cloud Platform category. The Signal Awards honor the best of the best in technology platforms that are bringing innovation, effectiveness and creativity to the media and marketing processes for brands, agencies and publishers;… Read More →

Environmental Excellence Awards honor state’s best


The Sun Link Tucson Streetcar earned the coveted President’s Award (Best of Show) in Arizona Forward’s 35th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards, held in partnership with SRP. The project is the first Made in America streetcar in nearly 60 years. Arizona Forward celebrated its 35th milestone anniversary of this historic program, in addition to the competition’s… Read More →

Crowd honors Arizona’s Most Admired Companies


A crowd of more than 400 people packed the Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday to honor the 40 companies who were named Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2015. “When developing the Most Admired Companies program, the primary goal of Az Business magazine and our partner, BestCompaniesAZ, was to recognize those companies that excel in workplace culture, social responsibility,… Read More →

Visit Mesa earns Outstanding Website Award


The Web Marketing Association (WMA) awarded Visit Mesa the 2015 WebAward for Outstanding Website in the Travel Category. The WebAwards rank the quality of websites from organizations in 96 different industries. Now in its 17th year, the WebAward program is the longest running annual website award competition dedicated to naming the best websites, while setting the… Read More →

Phoenix ties San Francisco for No. 1 in tech job growth


Businesses looking for office space in the nation’s hottest tech markets should expect to pay a premium – and a hefty one in many of the top tech cities, according to a new research report by CBRE Group, Inc. The report, which analyzes the top 30 tech cities across the U.S. and Canada, showed an… Read More →

Adelaida V. Severson: Most Influential Women


Adelaida V. Severson, president and CEO, Bushtex Severson founded Bushtex with her husband in 1994 as a satellite communications firm specializing in remote broadcast transmissions worldwide. Greatest accomplishment: “Cracking through the federal government nutshell in a male-dominated industry.” Childhood aspiration: “I wanted to be a foreign correspondent – which I started in broadcast journalism as a… Read More →