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SiteLock, Nextiva are state’s fastest-growing tech firms

Self-Service Technologies, Technology

Today, Deloitte released the 2015 Technology Fast 500, an annual ranking of the fastest growing North American companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech sectors. StartApp claimed the top spot with a growth rate of 21,984 percent from 2011 to 2014. Based in New York, StartApp provides a free monetization and distribution… Read More →

Sun Corridor Network joins Internet2

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Arizona’s Sun Corridor Network has joined Internet2, the premier research and education technology community in the US, as a Research and Education Network member. This membership integrates Sun Corridor Network into a community of more than 300 US universities, 70 government agencies, 42 regional and state education networks, 84 leading corporations and 90,000 community anchor institutions.… Read More →

Avondale Ranked No. 1 in 2015 Digital Cities Survey

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For the third consecutive year, the City of Avondale came out on top in the 2015 Digital Cities Awards. Run by the Center for Digital Government, the awards are a competitive honor with hundreds of municipalities contending each year.  The program recognizes cities that use technology to engage their citizens, provide exceptional municipal services, innovate,… Read More →

Microchip records 100th straight profitable quarter

Steve Sanghi - Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology Incorporated, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today reported results for the three months ended September 30. GAAP net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 were $541.4 million, down 0.9% from GAAP net sales of $546.2 million in the prior year’s second fiscal quarter.  GAAP net income for the second… Read More →

Veyo aims to recruit 1,200 Phoenix drivers

Veyo

‘Tis the season to make some extra cash! Veyo, a new healthcare logistics company with target service for the healthcare industry, plans to bring 1,200 earning opportunities to Phoenix Metro before the end of the year. By offering higher per­-mile rates than similar app-­based transportation services and a majority of trips fall between 6 a.m.… Read More →

Tempe’s ECD Systems earns national award

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ECD Systems, a Tempe, Arizona-based leader in fire/life safety, security and critical communications design and service, was awarded with the prestigious Diamond Distributor Award at the annual national Honeywell/NOTIFIER conference in San Antonio, Texas earlier this month. The Diamond Distributor Award is given out annually to businesses that partner with Honeywell to use their products… Read More →

Big win for Phoenix bioscience community

VisionGate

Most organizations can pinpoint those pivotal moments in their history which forever shape the development and growth of their business. For bioscience firm VisionGate and the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI), it was the day they collectively chose to join forces within the CEI business incubator facility in Phoenix, Arizona. This week, VisionGate became the most recent and most… Read More →

Are mobile-payment apps vulnerable to hackers?

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Making a purchase or other payment is not like it used to be. These days, cash and credit cards aren’t the necessities they once were because alternative-payment options are just a tap or two away on a mobile device through apps such as Google Wallet, Apple Pay, Square, Levelup, Kash and PayPal. But just how… Read More →

Crowdfunding site connects Arizona businesses, capital

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The biggest challenge for Arizona entrepreneurs today is access to capital, said Dan Nienhauser, executive director of Arizona Collaboratory Inc. To address the issue, the Arizona Technology Council has partnered with Arizona Collaboratory Inc. to launch the Arizona Collaboratory Capital Connectivity Portal. This online platform is the first aimed strictly at Arizona technology companies and… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk, Apple will offer tips on BYOD policies

mobile tech

Jaburg Wilk attorneys Neal Bookspan and Laura Rogal will be presenting a free seminar on the importance of implementing a ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) Program in the workplace at the Apple Store, Biltmore (2502 E. Camelback Rd) on Wednesday, October 28th from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Attendees will learn how to establish a… Read More →

Aspire is a finalist for Most Innovative Company

Business Woman

Aspire was named a Finalist in the Most Innovative Company of the Year category in the 12th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program. Aspire has earned Bronze or Silver recognition in this category each year since 2006. The Stevie… Read More →

Voltmarc Technology locates its headquarters in Scottsdale

Voltmarc

Voltmarc Technology serves the real estate industry and specializes in electrical circuit tracing and load reading for all types of buildings and facilities. Voltmarc’s patented technology allows the company to differentiate itself in the marketplace by never needing to turn circuits off. Building tenants and occupants, such as office employees or hospital patients, will never… Read More →

Nuanced Media expands business into Phoenix

Independent businesses

Nuanced Media announced it has expanded its regional presence to include a second location in Phoenix, Arizona. Based in Tucson, its portfolio includes Phoenix companies Aspire Marketing and Beacon Senior Resources along with a variety of clients in diverse industries across the country. The strategic expansion is a result of the company’s success since its inception, which has led to rapid growth… Read More →

GCU launches angel investment network

Attracting Investors

Aspiring Valley entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas to angel investors at the Oct. 14 inaugural event of Canyon Angels, a new initiative led by Grand Canyon University’s Colangelo College of Business and its namesake, Jerry Colangelo. The event will provide a forum for three local entrepreneurial teams to share their business plans with investors… Read More →