Phoenix Moves Up a Spot to #17 on CBRE’s Annual ‘Scoring Tech Talent’ Report

CBRE Group

Phoenix moved up one spot to #17 overall on CBRE’s 2021 Scoring Tech Talent report as North American tech-talent employment weathered the pandemic better than most other professions. Numerous indicators underscore the resilience of tech talent during COVID-19. These occupations registered job growth of 0.8 percent in 2020 in the U.S. while non-tech occupations declined by … [More]

Scottsdale Arts Receives $137,500 Grant from Piper Charitable Trust 

Scottsdale Arts

Trustees of Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust awarded a $137,500 grant to Scottsdale Arts to assist with impacts it has experienced due to the COVID-19 crisis. Piper Trust president and CEO Mary Jane Rynd wrote in a letter to Scottsdale Arts, “Trustees and staff of Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust continue to stand by you and Scottsdale Arts as we move into more … [More]

Banner Health Acquires Hematology Oncology Practice in Northwest Valley

Banner Health

Banner Health announced the acquisition of Sonoran Hematology and Oncology, a well-established practice located in Peoria, Arizona. As a result of the acquisition, Dr. Shelly Gandhok, a widely known and well-respected hematologist-oncologist, will join Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. Gandhok’s practice members will join, as well. “We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Gandhok … [More]

Fintech Mortgage Lender Establishes West Coast Headquarters in Phoenix

Wyndham Capital Mortgage

Charlotte-based Wyndham Capital Mortgage, a leading Fintech mortgage lender, announced the opening of a new sales center in Phoenix today. Located in the Biltmore Financial District, the Phoenix location has been ramping up since January 2021. The new center will serve as one of Wyndham Capital’s West Coast headquarters where the company plans to triple its current staff size … [More]

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to New Pandemic Low

U.S. Department of Labor

In the week ending July 10, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 360,000, a decrease of 26,000 from the previous week's revised level. This is the lowest level for initial claims since March 14, 2020 when it was 256,000. The previous week's level was revised up by 13,000 from 373,000 to 386,000. The 4-week moving average was 382,500, a decrease of … [More]

SpotRx Launches New Compliance Packaging Solutions

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MedAvail Holdings, Inc., a technology-enabled retail pharmacy company, announced that Phoenix-based SpotRx has launched its compliance packaging solutions, allowing chronic care patients to receive more innovative and efficient pharmacy care from their homes. The company is currently working with clinic partners to identify current patients or patients who could … [More]

Native American/Latina-Owned Media Company Launches Native+ Marketplace 

SmokeFire Media

Native+ Marketplace will officially launch and business owners across Arizona, and nationally, will be connected to one another. Utilizing SmokeFire Media’s proprietary Cultural Manifesto process, the Native+ community seeks to create and continually refine what it means to innovate from a cultural lens. “Native+ is more than just a marketplace; we’re going to define a … [More]

How the 50-Plus Set Find Startup Success

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Though younger generations are driving the American economic engine, that doesn’t mean the best days are behind older workers who are considering starting their own business. Research shows that first-time entrepreneurs in their 50s and 60s do as well and sometimes better than younger people who founded a startup. And one study found that a 50-year-old entrepreneur was almost … [More]

ON Semiconductor Intelligent Sensing Technology Enables the First Fully Driverless RoboTaxi

ON Semiconductor

ON Semiconductor, announced that its image sensing and LiDAR technologies power key functions of AutoX’s Gen5 self-driving platform. Revealed at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference, the new Gen5 autonomous vehicle technology enables the first fully driverless RoboTaxi, designed to democratize autonomy and provide universal access to the transportation of people and … [More]

ASU’s Novus Innovation Corridor Has Created $1.86B in Economic Impact

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The Novus Innovation Corridor, a 355-acre, multi-phased urban mixed-use development on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University will have significant economic impact on the greater Phoenix area as projected by ASU’s Seidman Research Institute (Seidman). Construction of completed and currently active projects in Novus will generate an economic impact of $1.86 billion*. … [More]

Partnership Increases Access to Mental Health Care in Arizona 

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) and Quartet Health (Quartet) announce they will join forces to help increase access to mental health care in Arizona, starting in Maricopa County. Quartet’s technology platform will make it easier for patients with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona health insurance to quickly connect with mental health care services, including a … [More]

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