The Arizona Technology Council is hosting its annual StartupConnect AZ Conference which will be taking place on Wed. December 9, 2015 at ASU SkySong, 1475 N. Scottsdale Rd.

This annual event was created for entrepreneurs looking to start, grow, or sell a venture. Attendees will hear 50 successful CEOs and Executives divulge their secrets, solutions and regrets. Notable speakers include Jeff Hoffman, co-founder of Priceline and Clate Mask, founder of Infusionsoft.  Attendees will also witness a live Pitch Contest throughout the day with the winner announced just prior to the evening cocktail reception. To apply for the pitch contest, visit

Jaburg Wilk Shareholder, Maria Crimi Speth is on the Arizona Technology Council committee that is hosting the event. Speth is an Intellectual Property attorney who assists entrepreneurs and startups with their legal needs. She can be reached at 602-248-1000 or

For more information on the event, visit