Six Arizona Bioscience Firms Selected for 2018 Flinn Foundation Entrepreneurship Program

Flinn Foundation | Feb. 23, 2018

Six Arizona bioscience startup firms have been competitively selected by the Flinn Foundation to participate in its 2018 Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program, receiving $30,000 each in funding support and program services administered through a nonprofit partner. The Phoenix-based Flinn Foundation has allocated $825,000 in grants since 2014 to nonprofits to administer funding and services to 28… [More]

LeadMD Launching Learning Accelerator for Digital Marketers

LeadMD | Feb. 22, 2018

LeadMD, the world’s leading marketing operations agency, is launching Marketemy, a 12-week experience accelerator for digital marketers. The paid program will enable participants to gain access to marketing curriculum, first-hand marketing experience and cutting edge technology from within one of the top agencies in the modern marketing space. This first of its kind incubator includes… [More]

Roaming Robotic Sensor Earns Oneneck First Patent

OneNeck IT Solutions | Feb. 22, 2018

A robotic sensor earns OneNeck® IT Solutions their first-ever patent. The Lewis, U.S. Patent No. 9,843,847 for “Temperature-Humidity Monitoring Assembly for Closed Server Cabinet” disclosure and claims are directed to a vertically sweeping roaming robotic-sensor designed to move up and down a closed server cabinet. Data centers include hundreds of such cabinets. During each vertical… [More]

FedEx Launches Sixth Annual Small Business Grant Contest  

  FedEx | Feb. 21, 2018

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced the launch of its sixth annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest, which recognizes passionate and innovative small businesses from across the country who aspire to take their businesses to the next level. This year, the contest offers a total prize pool of $120,500 to ten U.S. based small businesses,… [More]

Five Companies from Mexico to Participate in PHX Startup Week

Greater Phoenix Economic Council | Feb. 20, 2018

As part of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s efforts to attract international companies to Greater Phoenix, five companies from Mexico have been invited to attend this year’s PHX Startup Week events and experience firsthand the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem in the market. In its fourth year, Techstars Startup Week PHX, powered by Chase for Business ®,… [More]

WebPT Acquires BMS Practice Solutions, the Leading Revenue Cycle Management Company for Physical Therapy

WebPT | Feb. 20, 2018

WebPT, the leading rehab therapy software platform, today announced it has acquired BMS Practice Solutions, the largest and most-tenured billing and collections company serving the rehab therapy market. With WebPT and BMS –– the two leaders in the outpatient rehab therapy market –– coming together, therapy practices of all sizes now have an end-to-end solution… [More]

Sports Business Arizona: A Prix View of Things to Come

Group One Thousand One, and ISM Raceway | Feb. 13, 2018

On Friday, February 9 , Group One Thousand One and ISM Raceway sponsored a symposium on the regional impact of sports at the ISM Raceway in Avondale, AZ.  The event was attended by local media invited guests and students from Arizona State University, who attended to learn about the sports’ ecosystem and how sports has… [More]

Tempe Chamber Unveils New Website, Member Resources

Tempe Chamber of Commerce | Feb. 12, 2018

The Tempe Chamber of Commerce today unveils a new website and client relationship management (CRM) platform that will add an innovative next step in the Chamber’s 110-year history. The Tempe Chamber announces it partnership with EventBank, a cloud-based software company that specializes in software development, event management, mobile apps, digital marketing and user experience design. Every… [More]

Third Annual Women in Brewing Collaboration Brings ‘Murder She Oat’ to Arizona Tap Rooms During Arizona Beer Week

Arizona Craft Brewers Guild | Feb. 6, 2018

 Dozens of women involved in the Arizona craft beer industry came together earlier this month at Lumberyard Brewing Co. in Flagstaff to celebrate the movement of women in industry and to brew a beer for charity. Cleverly named “Murder She Oat,” the creamy brew is dubbed a “throwback oatmeal IPA,” and has a velvety mouth… [More]

Avnet Supports Technology Innovation, Awards Hoolest Performance Technologies $100,000 as Winner of ASU Innovation Open

Avnet |Feb. 6, 2018

Avnet, a leading global technology distributor, in partnership with Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, has announced Hoolest Performance Technologies as the winning team of the second annual ASU Innovation Open (ASUio). Avnet’s support for the competition demonstrates the company’s commitment to guiding today’s ideas into tomorrow’s technology. The final round of… [More]