TESTING UPDATE: Pre-Register for Free Surge Testing

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Tomorrow is the last day to take advantage of free COVID-19 surge testing at sites operated by the Department of Health and Human Services in Maricopa County. Testing is available at two sites: South Mountain Park, 10919 S. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85042 Maryvale High School, 3415 N. 59th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85033 Arizonans can pre-register HERE. Plenty Of Tests … [More]

Three Steps to Take if an Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

by Karen Stafford, MHRM, SPHR, SHRM – SCP

Your employee has symptoms and the doctor said it could be COVID-19. What do you do now? The steps you take next are critical. The goal is to both contain the virus as much as possible and follow workplace requirements. Following these three steps can help you accomplish that goal. Follow the Requirements While it is important to minimize risk to your other employees, … [More]

Partnership Helps Contractors Manage Total Cost of Risk

The Travelers Companies, Inc.

The Travelers Companies, Inc. announced an exclusive agreement with Procore, a leading provider of construction management software, to help contractors manage the total cost of risk through improved operations and job-site safety. Procore’s construction platform connects entire project teams, from the office to the field and across companies. This provides key … [More]

Phoenix-Based Investment Co. Expands to Support Demand for New Single-Family Home Market

Walton

Walton, a real estate investment and land asset management company with US$3.39 billion under management and administration, has expanded its Builder Option Land Development Funds (BOLD Funds), with an investment objective of raising capital to acquire land identified by large U.S. homebuilders for near-term residential development projects. The collective $500 … [More]

Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Award Nominations Now Open, Due Friday, August 7

Arizona Technology Council

The Arizona Technology Council, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), today announced nominations for the annual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) awards are open now and due Friday, August 7 at 5 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 GCOI program will be held virtually on Wednesday, November 4. Award categories include MSS Business … [More]

An Alternative to Venture Capital Launched for Black Tech Founders

Black Startup Angel Staff

Founders of Black Startup companies no longer have to worry about being snubbed by VCs or finding hundreds of thousands of dollars to pay staff. Newly launched hiring platform, Black Startup Angel Staff (BSAS) gives Black Startups access to team members who are willing to work at reduced rates, for perks or profit-sharing. Such news comes at a critical time when the black … [More]

Mid-Year Outlook: Expect a Bumpy Ride for the Remainder of 2020

Hercules Investments

As America gets closer to the presidential election, the country finds itself still struggling on several fronts: the COVID-19 pandemic, racial unrest, and most recently Chinese sanctions. And yet, the stock market has remained relatively stable over the past couple of months. Stock-market bulls cheered the Tuesday morning after Memorial Day as the S&P 500 traded above its … [More]