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Women of color who own Arizona businesses are on the rise

Co-Hoots founder Jenny Poon and Anita Blanco, director of diversity recruitment and engagement at Stanford University at the Women of Color STEM Entreprenurship Conference to encourage women of color to own businesses. (Photo by David Marino Jr./Cronkite News)

Jenny Poon is a serial entrepreneur. She runs the business collaborative Co+Hoots, where owners of small businesses, from tea suppliers to software design, share space, ideas and conversation. She created Eeko Studio, a graphic design and marketing agency that recently worked on the branding concept for the Grid Bikes bike sharing program in Phoenix. Poon, the daughter of Chinese-Vietnamese… Read More →

Gateway Bank's "Love Local" to Award $5000 to Small Valley Business

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The nominations are open and only one Valley business will win. Love Local, a campaign created by Gateway Bank, gives the local community an opportunity to nominate favorite small businesses for a chance to win a portion of Gateway Bank’s own marketing budget (in the form of a $2500 donation), which will be matched by… Read More →

Black Friday Deals And Cyber Monday Madness


It’s all about Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals this Thanksgiving, but what about deals before Black Friday? Plenty of retailers, such as Target, Toys ‘R’ Us and, have already kicked off the holiday season with incredibly low prices on high-end items with online-only specials. Pre-Black Friday Sales Here are two retailers holding pre-Black… Read More →