An 18-member coalition led by the Greater Phoenix Economic Council was awarded a $500,000 grant for its proposed health care innovation project from the U.S. Economic Development Administration. On Monday, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced 60 finalists for the EDA’s $1 billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge, which aims to boost economic pandemic recovery and is tied to the Biden administration’s coronavirus relief package.
Marcus Engineering is truly honored to have been recognized as a 2021 Small Business of the Year by Pima County. The engineering firm was recognized for “workforce development, maintaining a supportive workplace and fostering community engagement”.
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) announced today 10 companies have been selected as Awardees for the 2021 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC). The 10 companies will be added to the Arizona Innovation Challenge portfolio and participate in the ACA’s Venture Ready Accelerator, connecting companies with serial entrepreneurs, high-level executives, and subject matter experts.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s Mobilize AZ initiative has awarded grants to seven local community organizations, providing funding to help combat diabetes and address social determinants of health.
Three Arizona companies made Inc. magazine’s inaugural Best-Led Companies in America list. The list highlights 250 companies throughout the U.S. with revenue between $50 million and $2 billion. Inc. and its editors used a proprietary algorithm to analyze each company’s management within four key areas: performance and value creation, market penetration and customer engagement, talent, and leadership team.
The innovation awards and recognition for Arizona-based medical device company SaiOx, Inc. (pronounced SIGH-ox) have been coming fast and furious this fall 2021. The company was selected as 2021 Venture Madness Winner in the medical category by Invest Southwest in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority. Venture Madness is Arizona’s longest-running venture capital conference event.
Lucid Group Inc.’s Air sedan was named MotorTrend’s “Car of the Year” on Monday, the first time that an automaker has won that award with its first car. The Newark, California electric car company only recently began delivering the cars it is making at a new factory in Arizona, catapulting to a value of $86 billion in its first day of trading last Wednesday and raising $11.9 billion in the seventh-biggest U.S. initial public offering of all time.
The Arizona Technology Council proudly presented the 9th Annual Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at the Tucson Convention Center. With more than 300 local business & technology leaders in attendance, the Council recognized 5 outstanding Southern Arizona companies for their commitment to technology growth in Southern Arizona and their contributions to the Tech Council.
Arizona businesspeople, students, educators and legislators were honored on Oct. 13 at the Governor’s Celebration of Innovation, an awards ceremony put on by the Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority.
The Arizona Technology Council, in conjunction with the Arizona Commerce Authority, today announced the winners of the 2020 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) Awards. This marks the 18th year of this prestigious event honoring and attended by the top leaders in Arizona’s business, technology, education and government sectors.