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Boomtown! is latest tech firm to expand to Scottsdale


San Francisco-based Boomtown! is the latest tech company out of California to announce their plans to expand their operations to Scottsdale. Founded in February 2014, the company has continued to grow, and has selected the Greater Phoenix region for its first expansion. Boomtown! fixes everyday merchant technology problems in real time, providing on-demand installation and… Read More →

Joblyt wins GCU’s Canyon Challenge


Recent Grand Canyon University graduates Brad Scruggs, Brian Scruggs, and Ahmad Saleem won $11,000 in the fourth annual Canyon Challenge for their software application Joblyt. Joblyt is a software application that connects people who need to get jobs done and those who are looking for work. Users can post a job that needs to be… Read More →

Avnet’s MaryAnn Miller makes Most Powerful Women in Tech list


Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced that MaryAnn Miller, senior vice president, chief human resources officer and corporate communications, was named among the National Diversity Council’s 2015 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology. The National Diversity Council’s list features the highest-ranking female executive leadership in America’s corporations. This is the second… Read More →

Cox Arizona strengthens field operations team

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Cox Communications has announced that four Phoenix-area employees, Lance Zielinski, Vince Merseal, Jim Mayorga, and David Rosales, have been promoted and will each be taking on new responsibilities as field operations supervisors. As recently promoted field operations supervisors, each of these Cox Arizona employees will now be responsible for assuring the quality performance of installation… Read More →

University of Arizona launches new UA online campus


The University of Arizona is now registering students for 21 undergraduate degree programs offered under the newly launched UA Online campus. The undergraduate degree programs join a robust slate of over 40 online graduate school degrees and certificates the university has offered for several years. Scheduled to begin in August 2015, the new online degree… Read More →

StartUp PHX Challenge free office giveaway extended

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The stakes keep getting higher for the Valley’s best and brightest startup companies as they compete to win free office space alongside innovation leaders like Uber at 111. W.  Monroe in Downtown Phoenix. After receiving dozens of entries for the StartUp PHX Challenge, organizers have decided to extend the contest to Wednesday, April 15th. A… Read More →

Cox funds Phoenix Children’s Hospital tech project


Phoenix Children’s Hospital received a $200,000 grant from the James M. Cox Foundation. The grant will support the hospital’s “Connected Patient Project,” which provides customized patient care information on tablets. Phoenix Children’s Hospital uses Journey Boards as tools to help families of a sick child identify what they need to know before taking their child… Read More →

Avnet recognized as ‘World’s Most Ethical Company’


Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that it has been named a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes those organizations that have had a material impact on the… Read More →

BMO allows you to get cash at ATMs with smartphone


BMO Harris Bank announced the introduction of Mobile Cash, a new technology that allows consumers to withdraw money from an ATM using their smartphone.  With the launch, BMO Harris now has the largest network of card-less enabled ATMs in the country. “Smartphones are quickly becoming the singular device that people use to help manage their… Read More →

SRP earns honor for grid modernization


It is recognition five years in the making. After years of research, development and real-world application, Salt River Project senior engineer Kyle Cormier and Joe Nowaczyk, former director of Electronic Systems, are being honored for their work, which focuses on enabling technologies to make grid modernization more reliable for SRP customers and the overall power industry… Read More →

ACA launches new Start Up Section on website


The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today launched its new Start Up section at as part of its ongoing efforts to align resources, connect partners and strengthen Arizona’s vibrant innovation ecosystem supporting the state’s entrepreneurs.   The Start Up area was designed as a result of proactive engagement and strategic dialogue among leaders within Arizona’s startup community.… Read More →

CampusLogic wins Venture Madness competition


The education and medical technology industries in Arizona were strongly represented during this year’s Venture Madness competition. The event culminated with Gilbert, Ariz.-based CampusLogic emerging victorious as the Venture Madness Champion in the final round. CampusLogic is a student financial aid self-service platform that gives students a simple, TurboTax-like way to apply for and receive… Read More →

ASU honors top ASU-bred entrepreneurs


Arizona State University has been gaining a nationwide reputation as a breeding ground for entrepreneurs. Accordingly, next week, the W. P. Carey School of Business at ASU is holding its first-ever Sun Devil Select event, to honor some of the country’s top ASU alum-owned and alum-run businesses. Seventeen firms from a variety of industries will… Read More →

Honeywell Aerospace designated VPP by ADOSH


The Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) Consultation Department recently acknowledged Honeywell Aerospace – Phoenix/Deer Valley location as a “STAR Site” through the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).  Companies who are awarded the STAR designation demonstrate exemplary and comprehensive, safety and health management systems.     VPP is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s… Read More →