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AOL co-founder’s tour highlights Phoenix entrepreneurial community

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

When venture capitalists think about technology, they often focus most of their attention on three states: California, New York and Massachusetts. In 2015, 75 percent of venture capital went to these three states, according to a city of Phoenix news release. To help spread that wealth, tech mogul and co-founder of AOL Steve Case and… Read More →

Too Small to Worry About Startup Culture? Think Again

by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Company culture may be tricky to define when it’s good, but it’s certainly easy to pinpoint when it’s dragging your whole operation down. And therein lies the crux for many startup founders, especially in the early stage: how can you lay out a plan for what you want the general tenor and feel of your… Read More →

Inflight Wi-Fi security issues: How to stay safe

The dangers of public Wi-Fi are already well known, but the security issues of in-flight Internet connection are still somewhat obscure. In 2015, there were already 52 airlines worldwide offering in-flight Internet, and the prevalence of U.S. in-flight Wi-Fi alone has grown 1,600-fold since 2013. Security is an issue with in-flight Internet – dominated by Gogo provider, while its… Read More →

How do you meet demand to fill tech-related jobs in AZ? Get kids interested

When you imagine what class at Phoenix Coding Academy might look like, maybe you think of students staring at endless rows of characters and symbols on computer screens. And sure, sometimes that happens. But you’re just as likely to find students hunched over their desks with colored pencils and markers in their hands. On a… Read More →

HEAT Forum recap

HEAT Forum

On Wednesday, Oct. 5, experts from Arizona’s Healthcare, Energy, Aerospace and Technology industries convened to discuss innovation, challenges and success stories within their industries at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge.   [View the story “HEAT Forum” on Storify] HEAT Forum recap was last modified: October 6th, 2016 by Jesse A. Millard

Steve Case will showcase Phoenix startups on ‘Rise of the Rest’ tour

Mayor Greg Stanton will join investor and tech pioneer Steve Case on a bus tour to local startup companies and tech hotspots on from 7:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, October 7 at locations in Tempe, Scottsdale and throughout downtown Phoenix. Immediately following the tour, Case will host a fireside chat and pitch competition between local startups —… Read More →

Here are some tips to improve your cybersecurity

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October is cybersecurity month.  As cyber hacks continue to increase, the landscape is changing in many ways.  Companies and business owners are taking on more responsibility to ensure their businesses are more protected or face legal and financial consequences.  We as individuals are required to be more conscientious when sharing our personal information. And, with… Read More →

Which type of startup funding is best for your startup?

by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

In the post-Shark Tank world we live in, it’s important to understand that as a startup founder your hopes and dreams for securing funding are not limited to a one-shot presentation in front of a panel of investors. In fact, if you’re at the stage where you’re looking for serious VC money, chances are good… Read More →

Valley real estate firm showcases virtual reality technology

Walk into the Peoria offices of DeLex Realty, and you’ll find something unusual – virtual reality headsets. Put them on, and you can “virtually” tour a $296,000, 2,000-square-foot home several miles away in Sun City. DeLex Realty is starting to incorporate virtual reality into buying homes, designed to make the experience faster and easier for… Read More →

NASA grant will help ASU students build a miniature satellite

Community members packed into an auditorium Friday night to hear members of ASU’s Sun Devil Satellite Laboratory team speak about urban heat islands and how a $200,000 grant from NASA’s Space Grant Undergraduate Student Instrument Program will allow the team to build a miniature satellite. A discussion was held consisting of project manager Sarah Rogers, lead… Read More →

Gore awarded new technology status for medical device

W.L. Gore & Associates Inc. received new technology status from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the GORE EXCLUDER Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis (IBE). Beginning October 1, 2016, facilities using the IBE in conjunction with a GORE EXCLUDER AAA Device for endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) are eligible for a new technology add-on payment (NTAP)… Read More →

HEAT Forum panelists to discuss Arizona’s innovations

On Oct. 5, a panel of experts from the healthcare, energy, aerospace and technology industries will convene to talk about Arizona’s knowledge-based economy and its successes. The inaugural HEAT Forum will spotlight the developments and innovations happening in Arizona and explore how those breakthroughs are impacting the state and changing the world. The time’s have changed since… Read More →

Desert Schools subsidizes financial literacy website

Financial literacy and education is a critical life lesson, one that can have a big impact throughout life. Recent studies show that Americans have a “low level” of financial literacy – struggling to understand basic principals. Desert Schools Federal Credit Union wants to change this by preparing students early in their life. By partnering with… Read More →

Arizona boldly grows into deep space exploration hub

by in Aerospace | AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of local Arizona aerospace enterprises. If you think for a minute that Arizona enterprises don’t measure up to “The Enterprise,” think again. We may not have Spock, Kirk or warp drive, but what Arizona does have is an impressive list of some of the most progressive aerospace… Read More →