Tech Startup Surf Acquires Vicinity Enterprises Combining Advertising, Content and Technology with In‐Car Entertainment Platform

Surf | October 15, 2018

Vicinity Enterprises LLC, creators of hyper‐local Vicinity magazines and Vicinity Mobile, has been acquired by Surf Media Inc., the tech startup that places tablets in rideshare vehicles for the entertainment of passengers and the promotion of businesses and brands. “Vicinity’s model to onboard local businesses and offers though Vicinity Magazine and its mobile app will… [More]

HomeSmart International Reports Growth Spike in Third Quarter 2018

HomeSmart International | October 11, 2018

Scottsdale-based HomeSmart International continues to see rapid expansion across the United States, adding a record number of new locations and entering four new states in the third quarter. “Our Q3 franchise sales confirmed our high expectations of a strong year for HomeSmart International,” said Bryan Brooks, HomeSmart International senior vice president of franchise sales. “The… [More]

Singularity University Establishes Local Chapter in Phoenix, AZ

SingularityU Phoenix | October 11, 2018

Singularity University (SU), a global community with a mission to educate, inspire, and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges, has established a new Chapter in Phoenix, Arizona. SingularityU Chapters are created in partnership with local program participants and SU alumni and are located in some of the most innovative and… [More]

U.S. Patent on the Method and Apparatus for Removing 3D Printing Support Materials Awarded to PADT

PADT |  October 3, 2018

To meet the need for improving the process of removing support material often required to hold up a part during 3D Printing, PADT, the Southwest’s largest provider of simulation, product development, and additive manufacturing services and products, developed its Support Cleaning Apparatus (SCA) systems. PADT today announced that it has been awarded a U.S. patent… [More]

Growth Surge Scheduled to Accelerate as Offerpad Estimates Huge Expansion Through 2020

Offerpad | October 3, 2018

The leadership team at Offerpad is strategizing the company’s ambitious plans to become available in over 2,100 cities across the U.S. over the course of two years, providing its solution to an estimated 24 million consumers looking to purchase or sell a home. Having seen tripled growth year-over-year since the on-demand homebuyer opened its doors in 2015,… [More]

Airobotics Selects Arizona, United States to Expand its Data-Driven Automated Drone Solution

Airobotics | September 27, 2018

Leading Israeli automated drone startup Airobotics today launched its North American headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, where they will run all North America, South America and Central America operations. Airobotics has created the only data-driven, fully automated solution enabling a new dimension of data collection and insights. The company is headquartered in Israel and has offices… [More]

First Place–Phoenix Hosts Opening Ceremony, Ushers in a New Era of Housing for Special Populations

First Place – Phoenix | September 24, 2018

First Place® AZ, a Phoenix nonprofit combining apartments, a residential training program and a global leadership institute, is ushering in a new era of housing options for special populations. The 81,000-square-foot, $15.4 million First Place–Phoenix, designed for adults with autism and other different abilities, recently held its official opening ceremony with local dignitaries, business leaders… [More]

Walmart Associates in Arizona Receive Nearly $6 Million in Cash Bonuses  

Walmart | September 12, 2018

This week, more than 915,000 Walmart U.S. associates across the country received a share of more than $200 million in cash bonuses based on their stores’ Q2 performance. The bonuses were included in associates’ September 6 paycheck. Walmart associates earn quarterly bonuses as part of an overall incentive plan designed to reward associates whose stores… [More]

Oxygen Hospitality to Leverage Blockchain Technology By Adding Smart Contracts and Tokens to Short Term Real Estate Investment Notes

Oxygen Hospitality | September 12, 2018

Real estate investment and hotel management company, Oxygen Hospitality Group, Inc., today announced it has entered into a technology agreement with Token IQ, Inc. Under the agreement, Oxygen Hospitality will utilize Token IQ’s securities compliant, patent-pending and token development platform to implement multiple phased smart contract and token offerings, beginning with popular short-term investment notes.    Utilizing Token IQ,… [More]

Muscular Moving Men Becomes First in Country to Offer Move Financing

Muscular Moving Men | September 12, 2018

Moving can be one of the most challenging and stressful times in a person’s life. To help ease that stress, Phoenix-based Muscular Moving Men has become the first moving company in the country to offer personal loans for families and businesses that need extra muscle for their move. The company has partnered with GreenSky Personal… [More]