Helping the state reach this achievement have been investors showing they believe in what startups and others in Arizona have created to improve our lives. The Legislature has the opportunity to do the right thing by recognizing the economic engine this program has been proven to be and voting to extend the angel investor tax credits for another 10 years. This is an investment in Arizona’s future, not only for the state’s startup community but also for taxpayers here and future generations of entrepreneurs.
Digital Air Strike, the leading consumer engagement technology company, announced the launch of two new customer experience (CX) technology solutions designed to improve how dealers merchandise their vehicles and convert prospects, all while helping dealers increase inventory levels. Digital Air Strike announced the launch of Response Logix 5.0, the company’s patented Lead Response technology that uses A.I. technology to build prospect-specific websites in real-time, paired with CRM integration to respond to every lead more effectively. Digital Air Strike also launched the new Inventory Maximizer solution to provide a more profitable way to merchandise inventory online.
There might not be a hotter topic in the IT space today than mergers and acquisitions (M&A). The private equity world has descended upon us and the buzz is everywhere. PlanetOne Founder and CEO Ted Schuman had an insightful discussion with M&A expert Garth Stevens, a partner with with Arizona law firm Snell & Wilmer. The segment is packed with substantive advice that all business owners need to know when it comes to selling their companies.
Metro Phoenix data center development continues to surge, particularly in Goodyear, which is quickly becoming a technology hot spot. And the growth doesn’t appear to be slowing. Here are recent projects that are strengthening the region’s reputation as to go-to place for data center development.
Heidi Jannenga, one of Arizona’s most accomplished health-care-technology entrepreneurs, has been elected to the Flinn Foundation board of directors. Jannenga, co-founder of Phoenix-based WebPT, the leading software provider for electronic medical records and practice management for rehabilitation therapists, brings to the board premier expertise in the clinical and business currents shaping Arizona’s health-care and technology sectors.
GPEC has again received the Mac Conway Award for Excellence in Economic Development by Site Selection magazine. It is awarded to the top-20 local and regional U.S. economic development groups of 2020. This is a reflection of broad community collaboration and resiliency.
A renewable energy future is within our grasp: the technology is now widely available and cost-effective in most places around the world. This working paper focuses on the challenges and solutions to scaling investment in renewable energy generation and provides actionable policy solutions to unlock the private sector investment needed to support the energy transition.
Your tech startup’s brand equals your market position and value proposition. It’s your entire strategy in a single package that is as important to your customers as it is to your success. Read on for a practical perspective on branding for early-stage technology.
One promising startup team will be sponsored and provided with the resources, facilities, services and expert guidance to grow their businesses. The UACI Sponsored Launch Program Fueled by Concord General Contracting, will award a startup team that is on an active mission to solve a significant business or social challenge through a business, the opportunity to access a complimentary year’s entry into UACI’s incubator program.
Is cryptocurrency a good thing? Without a doubt, the prevalence of cryptocurrency has certainly grown in popularity and acceptance. In this guest column, Phoenix Business Journal contributor Eric Miller says the proponents of cryptocurrency overlook some key points, saying that cryptocurrency enables three things that can hurt individuals and damage society.
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