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Phoenix attracts West Coast tech companies

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In the 1980s and ‘90s, most of the tech jobs in Phoenix focused on back office and customer care centers for companies with headquarters elsewhere, city officials said. Now, places like downtown Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale are buzzing with entrepreneurs and new companies in the tech space. There are an estimated 132,000 high-tech jobs in… Read More →

Silicon Valley tech firm expands into downtown Phoenix

Downtown Phoenix

Silicon Valley tech firm, Gainsight, announced, Wednesday, its expansion of new corporate marketing headquarters into Downtown Phoenix at 111 W. Monroe St., the Monroe Building. Gainsight, a customer success tech company, was drawn to Phoenix because of its amazing talent pool, and entrepreneurial spirit, said Anthony Kennada, vice president of Marketing at Gainsight. “We are… Read More →

Former Intuit executive joins Infusionsoft

Infusionsoft

Infusionsoft, creator of the leading sales and marketing software for small businesses, announced that former senior Intuit executive Terry Hicks has joined the company as chief product officer. In this newly-created position, Hicks will drive the company’s global product strategy, including product management, payments and business development. He will also oversee Infusionsoft’s Marketplace, which is composed… Read More →

Silicon Valley’s Wasabi Ventures heads to Scottsdale

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Wasabi Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm, announced today the formal launch of its operations in Arizona. After a nine-month due diligence process, Arizona was selected as the most promising location for a new office by the bi-coastal firm that has existing offices in Silicon Valley, Greater Boston, and Baltimore. “We see great potential… Read More →

TJ Miller headlines House of Comedy grand opening

TJ Miller

A new joint is hitting High Street. Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy will celebrate its grand opening on September 4. Comedian T.J. Miller, who currently stars in HBO’s “Silicon Valley” and co-stars in “Transformers 4,” will be bringing the funny opening weekend along with one of his co-stars from “The Transformers,” the Rally Fighter “Scary Car” – courtesy of Chandler’s own Local Motors. Located… Read More →

Lewis Roca Rothgerber’s IP Team earns No. 1 ranking

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by in Business News | Legal

Lewis Roca Rothgerber’s Intellectual Property Group received more mentions by Fortune 500 companies for IP litigation than any other firm in the United States, according to Corporate Counsel Magazine’s 2013 survey, “Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies.”  The survey also recognized the firm’s patent prosecution practice. Michael McCue, Co-Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property… Read More →

Lewis Roca Rothgerber's IP Team earns No. 1 ranking

Polsinelli
by in Business News | Legal

Lewis Roca Rothgerber’s Intellectual Property Group received more mentions by Fortune 500 companies for IP litigation than any other firm in the United States, according to Corporate Counsel Magazine’s 2013 survey, “Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies.”  The survey also recognized the firm’s patent prosecution practice. Michael McCue, Co-Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property… Read More →

Sheryl Hildebrand – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Sheryl Hildebrand - 50 Most Influential Women in AZ Business

Sheryl Hildebrand – Partner, Deloitte Hildebrand is Deloitte’s Phoenix leader for its Enterprise Risk Advisory Services practice. She previously held similar roles in Silicon Valley and Seattle. Hildebrand leads a team of 40 professionals providing internal audit, IT auditing, enterprise risk management and finance process improvement services. Surprising fact: “On sunny weekends, you can find… Read More →

Stanton pitches Phoenix to Silicon Valley businesses

Downtown Phoenix

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton wants businesses in Silicon Valley to relocate to Arizona. Stanton traveled to California this week to sell Phoenix as a prime location for technology and manufacturing jobs. Stanton says Phoenix needs to proactively attract employers. Stanton’s office would not say what companies he is approaching in California because the meetings are… Read More →

Software firm picks Valley as U.S. HQ

Stealth Software CEO Gerard Warrens.

Stealth Software CEO Gerard Warrens announced Tuesday that the Netherlands-based company will locate its United States headquarters in Arizona, which the company selected over Austin, New York and Silicon Valley. The software development and marketing company based in Luxembourg announced plans to open its U.S. headquarters and hire 200 people in metropolitan Phoenix. Warrens said… Read More →

Surprising Startup Hubs Across the U.S.

Startup Hubs - Infographic Featured

Typically, when people hear the word “startup” they envision the hi-tech hub of Silicon Valley. However, there are many surprising regions across the U.S. that are experiencing a boom in entrepreneurial growth and expansion. Venture 51, a seed-and early-stage fund built by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs based in Phoenix, put together this infographic that takes a… Read More →