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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.
The Arizona Technology Council applauds Gov. Doug Ducey and the Arizona Legislature on the state’s fiscal year 2022 budget package proposal. This budget invests dollars and directs policy that will support economic success and growth for many programs of immense importance to Arizona’s technology sector.
GCOI 2021 marks the 18th year of this prestigious, black-tie event that attracts more than 850 attendees for a night of networking, dining and entertainment. The event will consist of a strolling dinner and Tech Showcase followed by a theatre-style awards program. Companies featured at the Tech Showcase consist of award finalists, sponsors and Council partners. Early-bird tickets are on sale through Friday, September 3.
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 May 2021 issue of TechTalk!
In recognition of its continuous efforts to embody the spirit of entrepreneurialism and innovation in Arizona, the Arizona Technology Council announced it is a winner of the prestigious 2021 IMPACT Business of the Year and Exceptional Innovator Award in the Small to Medium Business Category from the Greater Phoenix Chamber. Winners were recognized on May 13, 2021, at the virtual 34th annual IMPACT Awards ceremony.
More than several hundred bills now are making their ways through legislatures around the country—Arizona included—that ultimately could make voting more difficult. Voting should be as easy and accessible as possible for all Americans. It’s a right. And I’m not alone in feeling that way.
The Arizona Technology Council announced it has appointed Matt Grant, vice president, Cloud Operations and Global Payments Network Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), American Express, to its board of directors. Grant was elected unanimously to serve a three-year term at the Council’s quarterly board meeting held on April 29, 2021.
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 April 2021 issue of TechTalk!
The recent news that Intel is adding two semiconductor manufacturing facilities to its Ocotillo campus in Chandler was nothing short of spectacular: an expansion valued at $20 billion that will create more than 3,000 permanent high-wage positions, approximately 3,000 construction jobs and about 15,000 jobs indirectly when the project is completed. The announcement may have prompted some outsiders to do a double-take and ask, “Why Arizona?” I say, why not Arizona?