Funding Archives

D-backs Accepting Submissions For $150K School Challenge

Arizona School Choice Trust

The Arizona Diamondbacks announced today that they are now accepting applications for the $150,000 School Challenge, presented by University of Phoenix, to benefit schools across the state of Arizona. The program is open to all Arizona public, private, and nonprofit charter schools, Grades K-12, and teachers and administrators are encouraged to “make their best pitch”… Read More →

Stanton eyes more spending on bike projects

Valley Metro - Bike Equals One Less Car

Phoenix would spend $1.5 million of its state transportation funding on making the city more bicycle friendly if Mayor Greg Stanton gets his way. Stanton is proposing that the money be used to add more bike lanes, launch a bike-share program and prepare a citywide bicycle plan. The Arizona Republic reports that Stanton’s proposals are… Read More →

Clean Elections limits raised for 2014

Runoff Election, Early Voting Phoenix Mayor, Council
by in Business News | Politics

Arizona’s Secretary of State is adjusting funding limits available to candidates using Clean Elections money to run their campaigns. Ken Bennett’s office says the upward adjustments will be in place for the 2014 election cycle. Participants qualify for public funding by gathering $5 contributions from eligible voters and agreeing to comply with spending and contribution… Read More →

IO Closes $90 Million In Funding Led By New World Ventures

by in Business News | Economy | Finance | Tech

Phoenix-based IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, today announced it has raised $90 million in equity from a group led by New World Ventures, a Chicago-based venture capital firm focused on technology innovations that fundamentally change markets. Existing IO investors also participated in the funding. “From the moment we… Read More →