Arizona Tech Investors (ATI), an Arizona-based angel investing group focused on early-stage and startup companies developing solutions in the SaaS, technology and life sciences sectors, has selected Bob DeLean as its new Chairman, CEO & Managing Director. In his new role, DeLean will oversee the group’s investments and memberships, following the current Chairman & Managing Director James Goulka’s retirement at the end of this year. ATI leads the Arizona angel investing community with over 115 investments in the startup ecosystem.
For some, volunteering is more than just a way to give back for an afternoon. Those who find fulfillment in helping others, improving the community, and working toward a greater cause may find that partnering with a top local nonprofit is a better way to serve.
Digital Air Strike, the leading consumer engagement and customer experience technology company, is providing several unique, once-in-a-lifetime experiences for business leaders and entrepreneurs to receive a competitive edge to handle whatever comes their way in 2023.
Small and medium-sized businesses are often unsure how to diagnose their sales results whether performance is poor or they need to scale. Sales leaders in these companies might see a few pain points, yet are unable to understand how some issues are connected. Asking the following questions will help put the pieces together and provide a fuller picture with which to make these key decisions.
Tucson-based commercial rocket builder Phantom Space Corp. will be sending four NASA satellites into space as part of a program meant to help develop new launch vehicles. Phantom Space will send up NASA’s CubeSat satellites on the company’s two-stage Daytona rocket, with the initial space flights planned for 2024. Two of the CubeSats will be launched on the second Phantom flight and two more will be on the fourth, with both flights starting from the Vandenberg Space Force Base in Southern California.
TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, energy news, milestones and awards, industry news and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s November 2022 issue of TechTalk!
This Native American Heritage Month, we’d like to introduce you to Darryle Emerson, the Arizona Technology Council’s director of programs and events. He’d like to encourage everyone reading this blog post to find and support at least one indigenous business for your holiday gift shopping.
Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest (BBB) has named five winning companies for their 2022 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics in Greater Arizona, sponsored by Desert Financial Credit Union. This distinguished award honors businesses that go above and beyond to operate with integrity and raise awareness about marketplace trust.
Benefits are a key part of any employee compensation package because they are essential to attracting and retaining top talent. As you plan to take your career to the next level, so too should you be more discerning of the employee benefits packages that employers offer. In fact, 51% of employees view benefits as a vital part of their decision on whether to stay on with their current jobs or move on to the next one. With that being said, some 83% of companies are now looking to enhance their benefits packages to meet their employees’ needs halfway and ensure they attract and keep the best talent.
Arizona Commerce Authority recently announced 15 finalists have been selected for the 2022 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC). The finalists will advance to the final round of the competition, after which judges will select up to 10 companies as AIC awardees for 2022. The AIC is designed to advance innovation and technology commercialization opportunities in Arizona by helping early-stage ventures scale. 2021 AIC Finalists who were chosen as 2021 AIC Awardees include Bluetail, an online aircraft document, records and data platform, Navi Nurses, a concierge nurse provider, and VIVAHR, which provides hiring software for small businesses.