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Coolest incubators in Metro Phoenix

Incubators are spaces outfitted with support staff, equipment and made available at low rent to new, small businesses. From trendy digs to attractive benefits, here are the best places to put all your eggs in a basket.

BioAccel
Location: 2702 N. 3rd St., #3001, Phoenix
Dictum: “We help Arizona reach its potential by helping Arizona’s entrepreneurs reach their potential.”
Candidates: Early stage medical device companies
Unique features: BioAccel offers wrap-around support to early stage medical companies, including seed capital, technical assistance, access to a nationwide network of industry representatives and access to discounted lab and office space.

 

The Luhrs City Center

High Tide @ Luhrs City Center
Location: 11 W. Jefferson St., #100
Dictum: “High Tide is a startup commercialization program that enables entrepreneurs to build their products and take them to market…faster.”
Candidates: Digital/software/internet/mobile startups; idea stage to in-market
Unique features: High Tide is a partnership between venture company Tallwave and Hansji Corporation that will move accepted startups, rent-free, into a renovated third-floor office space at Luhrs City Center in March.

 

seedspotSEED SPOT
Location: 2828 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
Dictum: “We believe entrepreneurs can change the world.”
Candidates: Social entrepreneurs motivated by financial profit and community impact
Unique features: Entrepreneurs at nonprofit SEED SPOT are surrounded by a community of mentors, experts and corporate partners.

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Women Investing In Women announces summit plans

Women Investing In Women announced that their Inaugural Women Investing in Women Summit, at the Arizona Biltmore on 12/12/12, will bring together over 150 professional women from across the Valley to discuss important issues and opportunities, build new relationships and celebrate our accomplishments in 2012.

Anu Bhardwaj, WIIW’s founder stated, “I appreciate all the support from our valued sponsors, luminary speakers, and community partners that are helping bring the Women Investing In Women Summit to Arizona — by supporting our mission of creating a cohesive platform for women in Financial Literacy, through education, entrepreneurship and providing access to capital markets”.

Kathy Lynn-Cullotta, co-president of 85 Broads Phoenix, said “We are very excited to help support the WIIW mission and be a partner in bringing this wonderful event to the women business owners in Arizona.”

WIIW Summit topics on 12-12-12 will include Impact Investing with guest panel Natalia Oberti Noguera, founder of Pipeline Fellowship; Michelle Mace, ASU Women & Philanthropy; Jackie Sturm, Intel’s global strategic initiatives.

Continuing the WIIW Summit with a luncheon conversation about Board Diversity and women’s participating in the  2020 Women on Boards Campaign which is a national campaign to increase the percentage of women directors on U.S. public company boards to 20 percent or greater by 2020.  Our Arizona Summit keynote speaker Dr. Mary Walshok, founder of Global CONNECT / Dean of the UCSD Extension School and the Summit discussion will be led by Shelly Esque, Intel’s Corporate Affairs Group and include Joanne Flynn, Managing Director, Phoenix Group International.

The One Day summit Educational Track’s will include a variety of speakers and topics including Branding Your Brilliance, Women’s Access to Capital, Women’s Angel Investors in Arizona, Women Entrepreneurs Building New Companies Faster, The Lean Launch pad Way, and Pitching like a Rock Star with Candace Klein, founder of SoMoLend.

WIIW 2012 Summit Sponsors and Partners include Intel, Venture Catalyst Private Equity Partners, 85 Broads Phoenix, Premier Media Service, Nautilus Group / New York Life, 2020 Women on Boards, NetGains America, Quarles & Brady, The Valley Girl Show, Arizona State University, NAWBO, AZBIO, MBAWI, Global CONNECT, Women & Philanthropy, SEEDSPOT, Thunderbird Online.

Sign up today to attend 12-12-12 Women Investing In Women at Arizona Biltmore a Full Day Program is only $175 Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner all the Educational Tracks and Summit Access.

Women Investing in Women is a branded platform of high impact educational programs and public-private partnerships emphasizing financial literacy and entrepreneurship by women for women, globally.  These programs will be held internationally to provide continuing education to address the need for high quality online content and interactive event formats that foster broader access to capital for women and the growth of women-led businesses.