The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is pleased to announce it was selected to participate in the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) Channel Partner network.
Sylvan Source, a University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) client, was announced as a winner for the world’s largest startup pitch contest, the Unicorn Battle Final Cup. Sylvan Source is part of an elite group of extraordinary international startups from different industries that competed and won the preliminary Unicorn Battles.
As the state’s premier trade association for science and technology companies, the Arizona Technology Council applauds Arizona legislators for the passage of SB1124, which includes provisions extending the Small Business Capital Investment Incentive for another 10 years. Continued funding of this program was a top legislative priority for the Council in FY 2021.
Stackhouse has grown exponentially and is ready to take the next step toward successful market launch. With a solid prototype house developed, the team is moving full speed ahead. When looking for a feasible location to dock the very first Stackhouse, the UA Tech Park was a natural choice. UACI is an incubator network that is part of Tech Parks Arizona. This vibrant community unites entrepreneurs and tech giants where they work side by side in a fast-paced environment. Stackhouse is among equally passionate people pursuing innovative answers to world challenges.
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.
As the premier trade association for science and technology companies, the Arizona Technology Council is urging state legislators to extend the Small Business Capital Investment Incentive, commonly referred to as the angel investor tax credit, for another 10 years. This is a program that needs to be continued because it has helped Arizona’s economic success and helped Arizonans fulfill the American dream of being able to start and grow small businesses here and be able to provide for their families while supporting their communities.
Phoenix has evolved into a hotbed for innovation. To showcase how startups are powering the Valley’s economy, Az Business has compiled a list of 25 Phoenix startups to watch 2021. Here are 25 of the best startups in Metro Phoenix, listed in alphabetical order.
Startups are a significant driver of the U.S. economy. Each year, thousands of entrepreneurs launch new businesses that create jobs and spur innovation and efficiency across the market. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 420,000 startups accounted for 2.2 million new jobs in 2018. And Metro Phoenix ranks as one of the hottest spots in the country for innovation, ranking No. 7 among U.S. cities with the most startups.
The big question is whether all the companies can get commercial production up and running. After that, the big test will involve suppliers and whether Arizona can attract them in sizable numbers to transform the state into an auto manufacturing hub. The next few years could prove pivotal.
If you haven’t told your story yet, don’t let this momentum escape you. Take some time to think of these elements and sketch out some guiding thoughts to help you along your way. You want to be ready when someone asks you just about the three most important words in business: What’s your story?