Arizona’s major cities are reinvesting in their small businesses in big ways. After being recognized as two of the top five fastest cities in the nation to recover from the pandemic, the City of Mesa and the Town of Gilbert are renewing their investment in small businesses.
The Arizona Technology Council today launched a partnership with the University of Arizona Global Campus (UAGC) to offer Council members and their immediate families a 30% tuition savings on its online programs.
As a trusted resource in strengthening Arizona’s technology sector, the Arizona Technology Council supports the development, growth and advancement of science- and technology-driven companies by delivering customized HR solutions through its new partnership with Creative Business Resources (CBR).
As the effects of the pandemic continue rippling across industries, standard business activities like employee performance reviews may start to look a little different. Employee-experience leader iSolved offers considerations to keep in mind when undertaking remote performance reviews, including which approaches to take and avoid and how to accurately measure performance during this uncertain time.
As additive manufacturing (AM) technologies have advanced, 3D printed products and parts have moved decidedly outside the research and development arena and onto the production line. Without a doubt, this industry sector has great potential to dramatically alter the manufacturing landscape as we know it. And while these pivotal processes of developing and producing concepts previously unattainable in the manufacturing world have been revolutionary, the task of raising capital for AM startups and growing businesses prove to be quite challenging.
The Arizona Technology Council held a virtual event featuring Shivani Dubey, deputy district director of the SBA Arizona District Office, and Yolanda Stokes, public information officer with the U.S. Small Business Administration, who shared valuable resources that are available for small businesses, as well as critical information on how apply for grants and loans. It was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.
The Mesa CARES Small Business Reemergence Program is part of the Mesa CARES Initiative that supports individuals, families and businesses impacted by COVID-19. Funding comes from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Eligible businesses must be located in the City of Mesa and not a recipient of CARES Act funding through the Small Business Administration, Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loans Emergency Advance or other federal program.
With the global COVID-19 epidemic bringing forth many unforeseen challenges to our everyday lives, it should come as no surprise that all businesses of all sizes are feeling a bit overextended. In the wake of all this uncertainty, business owners are looking for ways to tide over progress on important projects, increase productivity and adapt to meet the changing needs of the public, and Virtuosity is here to offer tips for doing just that.
Valuable resources, guidance and links to allow more venture capital-backed companies to be able to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program.
From disaster assistance loans to fee forgiveness from banks and credit card companies, there are many resources offering relief to struggling small businesses during COVID-19. Here are valuable resources that can help you navigate this difficult situation.