Sixth Annual Phoenix Startup Week Announces 2020 Keynote Speakers

Phoenix Startup Week | January 24, 2020

PHX Startup Week, the largest entrepreneurial event in the Valley of the Sun, is focused on bringing together the local startup community for a week of education, connection and support. This community-organized event is focused on bringing together diverse voices from all corners of the Phoenix metro area to work collaboratively in an effort to cultivate and grow the already … [More]

Stories that Matter: World Press Photo Exhibition Comes to Phoenix

by Françoise von Trapp | January 21, 2020

Siebe Van Der Zee and Mayor Kate Gallego share a vision for building a better Phoenix: to strengthen the city’s global trade partnerships, demonstrate the importance of the free press, and establish the city’s reputation for art and culture. Hosting the 2019 World Press Photo Contest Exhibition, they agree, is part of achieving that vision. Van Der Zee, honorary Dutch … [More]

Hownd Launches Partnership with Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest

Hownd | December 17, 2019

Hownd® has announced its new partnership with Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest to bring its patent-pending Foot Traffic Generation platform to BBB Accredited Businesses. Hownd is a proven fully automated platform that generates new and repeat customers local merchants need to grow their business and consistently create more profitable revenue. It … [More]

Phoenix in Top 10 on Inc.’s 2020 Surge City List

City of Phoenix | December 13, 2019

Phoenix climbed two slots into the top 10 on the Inc. 2020 Surge Cities list released Dec. 12. The city moved up to number 9 on the 2020 list from 11 in 2019. The prestigious ranking for the 50 best cities for startups ranked the city second in the nation for net business creation and ninth for job creation. Inc. credited Arizona’s startup-friendly business environment and … [More]

Arizona Association for Economic Development Presents 2019 Golden Prospector Awards

Arizona Association for Economic Development | November 5, 2019

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has presented seven Golden Prospector Awards recognizing excellence, innovation and creativity in economic development. The city of Goodyear won two of the awards, one for attracting Andersen Corporation to the city as the deal of the year and one for its website, “Goodyear Economic Development.” Other websites … [More]