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What companies have the worst customer service?


Ranker.com, a platform that produces thousands of crowdsourced answers to opinion-based questions, has collected nearly 14,000 votes on what people think are the companies with the worst customer service. Nearly 5,000 votes were also collected on what people think are the most evil Internet companies. Here are the current rankings for both lists: Companies With… Read More →

Scottsdale’s GoDaddy files for IPO


Web hosting company GoDaddy is filing for an initial public offering. The company known for its racy Super Bowl commercials says it has 12 million customers and is the largest provider of website domain names. GoDaddy Inc. also said Monday that company founder and former CEO Bob Parsons is resigning as executive chairman to spend… Read More →

W. P. Carey Honors Executive of the Year


Jim Davidson has played a key role in some of the biggest deals in the technology industry, including investments in Dell, Skype, Go Daddy, Alibaba, Avago, Seagate and Sabre Holdings, which operates Travelocity. For his impressive work in the investment arena, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University will honor Davidson… Read More →

Honoring excellence in corporate counsel

by in Events | Featured | Legal

Effective corporate counsel has never been more important than it is in today’s new economy. Az Business magazine is recognizing the important and vital role that in-house counsel plays in the success of a business with the Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards (ACC Awards). The 30 finalists and winners were honored Thursday, January 16 during a… Read More →

Parsons Acquires Scottsdale-based Martz Agency


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 →

Bike Week Blast-Off benefits Scottsdale Healthcare


Scottsdale Healthcare’s Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Gift of Life Lodging Program is beneficiary of Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale and Go AZ Motorcycles’ Annual Arizona Bike Week Blast-Off  Party on Sunday, April 7 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Festivities include motorcycle stunt riders, food and live music, a motorcycle giveaway, trials of the Nation’s first… Read More →


by in Connections | Lifestyle

Arcadia High School junior Jessica DuBois has been selected as the 2013 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Youth of the Year. DuBois, 16, is a member of the Hartley & Ruth Baker Branch, which is located in south Scottsdale. She has been involved in a variety of educational and community service programs since joining… Read More →

Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation Offer Fundraising Challenge

by in Featured | Nonprofit

Rarely does an opportunity arise for one family to help transform the lives of so many. That time is now as The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation  has teamed up with JDRF (Junior Diabetes Research Foundation) to offer a $500,000 matching grant. The goal and challenge is for the community to match the Parsons and… Read More →

It takes fuel to win tech race

by in Blogs | Featured | Tech

Many of us can relate to thinking of Arizona’s economy as an automobile race. To win, you need a smooth race course, a fast car, a winning driver and high-powered fuel. Carrying that analogy into Arizona’s technology sector, it’s clear that a lot of resources have been invested and progress has been made in building… Read More →

Parsons Foundation Gives $5M To Fight HIV/AIDS

Parsons foundation supporting hiv aids center

The Parsons Foundation is making a multi-million dollar contribution to help men, women and children battling HIV/AIDS in Arizona. The Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS announced a combined donation of $5 million from the founders of GoDaddy.com, the world’s largest provider of Web hosting, domain names and new SSL Certificates. Parsons is now Go Daddy’s Executive Chairman, having stepped down… Read More →

Larry Fitzgerald Will Be Honorary Chair Of Wish Ball

Wish Ball

Make-A-Wish Arizona is pleased to announce that Arizona Cardinals star player Larry Fitzgerald has been named honorary chair of this year’s gala event, the 2012 Wish Ball, Le Cirque. Wish Ball is the foundation’s largest event that raises money to grant the wishes of Arizona children battling life-threatening medical conditions. The black-tie dinner will be held… Read More →