Arizona LGBTQ Not-For-Profit one•n•ten Immediately Reopens Youth Center in New Location after Fire Destroys Building

One•n•ten July 14, 2017

one•n•ten, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving LGBTQ youth and young adults, was forced to relocate its Youth Center located at 3660 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix, Arizona, following a devastating fire on July 12. No one was in the building during the time of the fire and there were no injuries. The Phoenix Fire Department… [More]

Canal Partners Cashes Out Its Interest in WebPT

Canal Partners July 12, 2017

Canal Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Scottsdale, Ariz., has sold its interest in WebPT  to the Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Battery Ventures. The sale yielded a return of 16 times Canal Partners’ initial investment, representing one of the firm’s most successful and lucrative exits to date.  An early investor in WebPT, Canal… [More]

Arizona-Based Entrepreneurs Launch E&I Ventures; Focus on Tech Investments, Strategic Counsel to Startups

E&I Ventures July 11, 2017

Two Arizona-based tech entrepreneurs today announced the launch of a new venture capital firm, E&I Ventures, which will focus on making equity and debt investments in technology businesses in the seed, angel and Series A stages.  Geoffrey Mobisson and Doug Guilbeau are co-founders of Levementum, a successful and rapidly growing Salesforce.com partner focused on Marketing Cloud, CRM,… [More]

Coinsource Enters Blockchain-Progressive Arizona State, Adding Five Bitcoin ATMs in Phoenix

Coinsource July 10, 2017

Coinsource, the world’s largest bitcoin ATM network, has today launched five new machines in Phoenix Metropolitan Area, marking Coinsource’s first foray into Arizona. The bulk installation caps off a strong Q1 and Q2 for the Texas-based company, installing 50 machines so far this year, now with a portfolio of 116 machines across 10 states. The… [More]

Airport Redevelopment Project Will Upgrade and Enhance Area

Scottsdale Airport July 6, 2017

Scottsdale Airport will host a ceremonial groundbreaking to officially mark the launch of the terminal area redevelopment project. It takes place at 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, at the terminal building, 15000 N. Airport Drive. This project will upgrade and enhance this area with some of the largest hangars at the airport and maximize use… [More]

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Selects Polsinelli Shareholder Melissa Ho to Serve Four-Year Term on Arizona State Advisory Committee

Polsinelli June 12, 2017

Polsinelli Shareholder Melissa Ho has been selected by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to serve a four-year term on the Arizona State Advisory Committee (SAC).  In this role, she will provide advice and recommendations to the Commission about allegations of voting rights deprivation; race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, and national origin discrimination;… [More]

Arizona Recognized As Top State for Economic Competitiveness

Arizona Commerce Authority June 8, 2017

Large-scale economic development projects in key industries, ranging from aerospace to finance to manufacturing, have earned Arizona top recognition from two prominent trade publications. In the Site Selection magazine 2017 Prosperity Cup, Arizona was ranked the #1 most competitive state in the mountain region, and Area Development magazine has awarded Arizona a 2017 Gold Shovel… [More]

Arizona Commerce Authority Announces Awardees in the Spring 2017 Arizona Innovation Challenge

Arizona Commerce Authority June 7, 2017

The Spring 2017 round of the Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC) has concluded as the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced six awardees in its semi-annual business plan competition. The ACA provides $3 million in grants annually to the most qualified, innovative startups and early-stage companies. Each company receives up to $250,000 in capital to grow… [More]

Lake Washington Partners Announces the Completion of the Expansion to the Coldwater Depot Logistics Center in Avondale, Arizona

Lake Washington Partners June 6, 2017

Lake Washington Partners, LLC, a Seattle-area commercial real estate firm, yesterday announced the completion of a 427,000-square-foot expansion to the Coldwater Depot Logistics Center in Avondale, Arizona.  Located at 1100 North 127th Avenue in Avondale, the 54-acre site now accommodates one million square feet of cross-dock distribution/warehouse space, strategically located southwest of Phoenix. One hundred… [More]

Wells Fargo Announces New Regional Structure for Business Banking Group

Wells Fargo & Company June 6, 2017

In a move to further strengthen its capabilities and local market presence, Wells Fargo’s Business Banking Group (BBG), part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), has moved from three to seven regions, with a banking leader appointed for each. With the new geographic presence, Wells Fargo can provide its Business Banking customers with more localized… [More]