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Silicon Desert Insider: What sexy lingerie can teach you about e-commerce

by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

The e-commerce industry has evolved rapidly as new technology has increasingly pushed the retail industry to the web. The need for a strong digital platform now outweighs the necessity of brick and mortar locations. Early on, Yandy realized we would have to become a technology startup, just as much as we would need to become… Read More →

Catalytic Health partners aligns with digital health provider Life365

Life365, a digital health platform as a service provider, today announced a partnership with Catalytic Health Partners, a population health management company that provides enhanced care to high cost Medicare and Medicaid populations in order to improve outcomes while reducing total cost of care. Life365 has partnered with Catalytic Health Partners to provide remote patient… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Tallwave acquires full-service digital agency

Tallwave CEO Jeff Pruitt

Tallwave, a Scottsdale-based business consultancy firm, acquired Ethology, a full-service digital marketing and customer service firm. Tallwave hopes its acquisition of Ethology will help expand the firm’s consultative and management services for clients. Tallwave launched in 2009, helping over 150 early stage and enterprise companies solve business issues, develop new products, enhance customer service and… Read More →

Peoria startup to provide health monitoring tools for Arizona patients

healthcare blood pressure vitals

A Peoria-based digital health tools provider partnered with a Phoenix-based health management firm to provide remote patient monitoring and data delivery for patients with chronic conditions in Arizona. Life365 will work with Catalytic Health Partners to help the health management firm’s staff monitor patient vitals and gain insight into behavior and engagement between face-to-face visits.… Read More →

Silicon Desert Insider: Creating the next generation of tech entrepreneurs

Tech entrepreneurs

Companies looking to hire employees representing the digital-natives of the Millennial and Gen Z generations share a common key pain point – their top candidates have the technical know-how but lack soft skills such as communication, teamwork, initiative and adaptability. To address the need to prepare young people for high-tech careers but also stretch their… Read More →

Arizona students combine forces to gain speed on SpaceX’s Hyperloop competition

SpaceX's Hyperloop
by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

How can you get from Phoenix to San Diego in less than 45 minutes safely? By jumping into a pod that levitates and travels through a tube at 750 miles per hour, of course. It’s called a Hyperloop system, and more than 100 Arizona students have worked for months to bring the concept closer to… Read More →

Arizona ranks as the 17th most innovative state

Self-Service Technologies, Technology

With President Donald Trump proposing the deepest budget cuts to federal research and development in history for FY 2018, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Most & Least Innovative States. In order to give credit to the states that have contributed the most to America’s innovative success, WalletHub’s analysts compared the… Read More →

Silicon Desert Insider: Which Digital Marketing Platforms Deserve your Dollars?

It takes dedicated investment to an organization’s social media platforms or tools to determine what’s next and what’s not worth your time. The worst social media and marketing mistake a company can make is investing too much time, money and effort into a failing medium, while a strong presence on a thriving platform can increase… Read More →

Flinn Foundation program picks 7 bioscience startups

Seven Arizona bioscience startup firms were competitively selected to participate in the 2017 Flinn Foundation Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program, which was established to foster entrepreneurship and help early-stage bioscience companies develop into successful and sustainable businesses in Arizona. The firms—based in Flagstaff, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe and Tucson—will receive $30,000 each in funding support and program services… Read More →

Women in Cybersecurity holding annual event in Arizona

cybersecurity cloud

Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) will hold its 4th Annual Women in Cybersecurity event on Friday and Saturday, March 31 and April 1 at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd., in Tucson. The event, which is hosted by the MIS department at the University of Arizona Eller College of Management, is… Read More →

Silicon Desert Insider: The (R)evolution in the Space Industry

by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

The space industry has been changing rapidly over the past decade with the expanding shift towards the commercialization of activities once only the purview of governments. This change is simultaneously both evolutionary and revolutionary. And it promises to forever change the way we all receive and use information. At the dawn of the “Space Age”… Read More →

Local physicians launch telemedicine startup Akos

Telemedicine startup, Akos, announced today the launch of their first United States virtual healthcare practice, located in north Phoenix. Developed by a team of local physicians, Akos is a contemporary telemedicine provider powering a new type of virtual healthcare practice, designed to help address the nation’s growing healthcare crisis. By combining smart technology, seamless design, a… Read More →

Clean Router wins 2017 Venture Madness


After weeks of fierce competition, Clean Router won the 2017 Venture Madness startup competition on the final day of fast pitches at the Hotel Valley Ho on Friday. Clean Router took home a $10,000 prize as the Venture Madness champions. Clean Router allows parents to manage devices within their home to stop children from accessing internet pornography.… Read More →

Silicon Desert Insider: It’s time for Arizona startups to grow up

by in AZ Business Magazine | Blogs | Tech

It is hard. You invest your time and heart into getting those young ones ready for the world. You want to encourage them, protect them, give them as much opportunity as possible. All we want is for them to succeed and contribute to the community. One of the hardest parts of rearing them is that… Read More →