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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

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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

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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

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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 →

NAU lab using virtual reality for education

Virtual reality at NAU

You’re in the lecture hall listening to the professor. You read the book, analyzed every graph, example and photo, but you’re still not getting it. There’s just not enough context, but a lesson in virtual reality just may be the trick to help you along in class. One Northern Arizona University professor launched a lab… Read More →

itSynergy offers tips for deterring cyber thieves

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Tax season is in full swing, which means cyber thieves are lurking online, ready to fool you with any number of phishing scams, password breaches and other deceptive activities in order to compromise your Social Security number. In 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) experienced its largest hack, when cyber criminals gained access to more… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ names 100 Best Companies in Arizona

It is the purpose of BestCompaniesAZ and our calling – and has been for 15 years. We knew that better workplaces would create better lives, better communities, and more profitable businesses. Although it wasn’t about the money, the financial success was proven to be a benefit for best companies. Ten years ago, we were excited… Read More →

Chandler startup develops stem cell treatments to heal injured horses and dogs

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A horse prances around an open field in the East Valley, ready to give birth. But Cheyenne and her foal have a larger role to play in equine medicine: The birth will provide regenerative materials and stem cells that could help other animals recover from injuries. AniCell Biotech, a Chandler-based startup, collects the amniotic materials… Read More →

Arizona scientists play key role in NASA’s new Webb telescope

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

The next generation of space telescopes will launch next year, and two Arizona scientists helped create critical instruments attached to the telescope that they hope will detect the beginnings of the universe. The James Webb Space Telescope will launch from French Guinea, the culmination of a joint venture between NASA, the European Space Agency, the… Read More →

Hispanic-focused tech business wins PHX Startup Week competition

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

A Hispanic-focused software company beat out nine other local startups on Wednesday to win a $50,000 investment in the first Street Pitch event as part of PHX Startup Week. The competition shut down a portion of Central Avenue in downtown Phoenix. OYE! Business Intelligence, a software company that focuses on Hispanic customer conversations, assists companies… Read More →

Legislator wants to add computer coding to Arizona’s schools

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Education | Tech

Recognize this language? ¿Cual es su nombre? How about this one? { console.log(“Name: “ + myString); } The first one is Spanish. The next, although those are English words, is JavaScript, a computer language. Computers are everywhere, from microwaves to phones, from cars to the international space station. They may have different functions, but they… Read More →

Orb Health moves into Monroe Building with expansion plans

A new Phoenix-based health IT startup has joined the mix of technology firms and startup companies that call Downtown Phoenix’s 111 Monroe Building “home.” Orb Health is one of the fastest growing disruptive healthcare technology companies in the industry and will open a new 6,000 square ft headquarters in the building with plans to double… Read More →