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Which type of startup funding is best for your startup?

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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 →

Local young entrepreneurs make it big In business

Entrepreneurs

Local middle and high school students from the Young Entrepreneurs Academy Ahwatukee Class of 2016 will reveal seven new start-up businesses to the public, at the YEA! Trade Show on Saturday, April 30th, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm, at Arizona Mills Mall 5000 S. Arizona Mills Cir., Tempe, AZ 85282. The presentation is a culmination of… Read More →

Entrepreneur ditches storefront for something mobile

The overthrow van (Photo: Andrew Howell)

Andrew Reid found that the T-shirts he wore never fit right and wanted a better fitting tee, so he decided to create his own. Overthrow Clothing is a West Coast lifestyle mobile retail company specializing in skateboarding and snowboarding attire – a business venture inspired by Reid, Overthrow’s creator, having a love of snapback style… Read More →

Girls in Tech to host Catalyst Conference

W.J. Maloney - Hotel Palomar

Girls in Tech, an organization focused on the empowerment, entrepreneurship, engagement and education of women in technology, is hosting the fourth annual Catalyst Conference, a three-day event designed to celebrate women in this new age of innovation. The conference will run from April 17 to 19 at the Hotel Palomar in downtown Phoenix. The Girls… Read More →

Win free office space during ‘StartUp PHX Challenge’

StartUp PHX Challenge

PHX Startup Week returns to the Valley next week Feb. 22 through Feb. 26. Created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, this week-long Valley-wide showcase celebrates Arizona’s entrepreneurial community. Boasting a different location each day, this year’s event kicks off at 111 W. Monroe, a locally owned downtown office tower focused on attracting entrepreneurial and creative use… Read More →

PHX Startup Week brings entrepreneurs together

Entrepreneurs

After the success of last year, PHX Startup Week is hitting the Valley once again Feb. 22-26, bringing local tech experts and entrepreneurs together for a weeklong celebration of the entrepreneur community. During last year’s inaugural event, 2,500 entrepreneurs congregated across five locations to listen to more than 100 speakers talk about the community and… Read More →

Mayor Stanton to commemorate collaborative work space

Entrepreneurs

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton will commemorate the opening of The Department, a new collaborative workspace for emerging businesses and leaders, on Thursday, Jan. 14. at 11:30 a.m. Entrepreneurs, small businesses, artists, investors and nonprofits can work within the space, and its commemoration will be held on the sixth floor of the Marketplace One building at… Read More →

5 essential traits every entrepreneur needs

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Entrepreneurship remains alive and well in America with thousands of people starting new businesses each year. But the success of those businesses is another matter. About half will fail in their first five years, according to Gallup. So why do some new businesses go belly up after a short existence while others prosper? “Often it… Read More →

Jen of all trades: Scottsdale designer puts heart into homes

Courtesy of Jennifer Adams

In order to understand how Scottsdale designer Jennifer Adams transformed her life of cleaning houses, teaching aerobics and being a receptionist to becoming a successful entrepreneur, you would need to trace her journey all the way back to home. “I realized at an early age the power of home and what you do to your… Read More →

Parsons Acquires Scottsdale-based Martz Agency

Bob parsons

Valley entrepreneur and philanthropist Bob Parsons today announced the acquisition of Martz Agency by MP Agency, L.L.C., an organization owned by Parsons. The award-winning Scottsdale based marketing and public relations firm, which will be renamed Martz Parsons, will bring creative firepower to Parsons’ growing portfolio of businesses. Parsons has said that by looking at and… Read More →

SimonCRE, One Stop Voice Relocate to Scottsdale

SimonCRE
by in Newsmakers

SimonCRE and One Stop Voice, headed by Scottsdale entrepreneur Joshua Simon, moved into a larger office space this month at a location at Scottsdale and Chaparral roads. The new office space more than doubles the square footage giving some much needed breathing room for the expanding businesses. The purposeful timing of the move capitalizes on market… Read More →

Tucson Law Firm Launches Phoenix Office at Arcadia Gateway Center

4222 E Thomas Road, Arcadia Gateway Center
by in Finance & RE Law | Newsmakers

Zanes Law, a 10-year highly successful firm in Southern Arizona, selected the 90,000-square-foot Arcadia Gateway Center, 4222 E. Thomas Road in Phoenix, for its first office in the Valley. Serving personal injury clients, the firm is led by Doug Zanes, an Arizona injury lawyer, and Claudia Zanes, the CEO. “We chose a location that was… Read More →

10 Wealthiest Entrepreneurs of All Time

Entrepreneurs
by in Featured

An entrepreneur is not an ordinary person. If you plan to organize and operate a business, you are taking a financial risk to do so — as well as personal risks and an investment in time and effort. But, sometimes the risks and investments pay off, as shown by this list of the ten wealthiest… Read More →

Suns Co-Owner Shares Keys to Happiness

Mayor Elaine Scruggs
by in Featured

In his years as a successful entrepreneur creating and selling corporations to the likes of Coca-Cola and Kimberly-Clark, Richard Jaffe, one of the owners of the Phoenix Suns, found a few constants to guide him in business and in life. “Love myself; live my values, and learn to give back,” says Jaffe, who gained respect… Read More →