Nikola announces strategic agreements with Bosch for fuel-cell manufacturing; Peoria startup Promineo Tech is building accessible pathways to connect more people with technology jobs; Lucid Air has officially received an EPA rating of 520 miles of range for the Lucid Air Dream Edition Range; Waymo autonomous vehicles partnership and study gets national spotlight; SRP‘s largest energy storage facility now operational in Arizona; UArizona Tech Park leader, Carol Stewart, appointed as North American division president for International Network of Science Parks; Junior Achievement of Arizona to serve 90,000 low-income AZ students after receiving $2.7 million in funding from Governor Ducey; DocSolid announces general availability of Airmail2Digital Records Room; Carvana looks to buy 150 acres in Surprise after closing on 3 acres in Glendale; Scottsdale software company GitKraken acquires Virginia startup BigBrassBand; Scottsdale-based Emerge raises $130 million and aims to hire hundreds; and more. Read the complete update >>
Less than two weeks until the Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo! Don’t forget to secure a booth and grab tickets.
The ninth annual Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo is right around the corner! Secure a booth or grab your ticket now to network in person with over 300 businesses and learn about the latest technology being developed by Southern Arizona tech leaders.
Governor’s Celebration of Innovation: join the Council at the Phoenix Convention Center for an evening of networking, dining and celebrating tech leaders from across Arizona.
This year marks the 18th year of this prestigious, black-tie event that attracts hundreds of attendees from the most innovative technology companies from across the state. Get your tickets today to enjoy a strolling dinner, in-person mingling and a theatre-style awards program.
Arizona Technology Council, Partnership for Economic Innovation and Pipeline AZ collaborate to solve Arizona’s tech-talent shortage
Here are the winners and finalists for the Governor’s Innovation Awards
Celebrating the innovators making critical contributions to technology across Arizona, the Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority have announced winners of the Future Innovators of the Year and Teacher of the Year awards, as well as individual and company award finalists for the 2021 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards (GCOI).
Technology continues to be the catalyst for Arizona growth, report shows
The Arizona Technology Council released its Q2 2021 Arizona Technology Industry Impact Report, providing new details on the growth of the state’s technology sector. A positive indicator in the report was that STEM job posts reached an all-time high of 37,506 in June.
Here are the companies making waves in Arizona’s technology industry
Every day there seems to be another news story about technology companies flocking to Arizona in droves to start or expand their organizations. Find out which technology companies are helping Arizona climb the nation’s technology ladder according to Steve Zylstra, Council president and CEO.
Arizona Technology Council partners with the University of Arizona Global Campus to provide 30% tuition savings to members and their families
The Arizona Technology Council 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.
The Council’s Political Action Committee advocates for tech companies at the local, state and federal level, thoroughly vets political candidates and endorses those with proven track records in supporting pro-tech legislation. By donating, you’re taking a stand for technology and bolstering Arizona’s economic recovery.
Join the Council and Arizona Commerce Authority for the 2021 CEO Leadership Retreat in Prescott on October 26-27.
This two-day event gathers business executives, presidents and CEOs for speakers, workshops, keynote presentations, golf and networking. Whether you’re an entrepreneur building a small team or an executive at a Fortune 500, this leadership conference can help prepare your organization for future success. Register to get inspired by other great business minds.
FORE! Join the Council on October 27 for camaraderie and a great day of golf with some of Arizona’s tech leaders.
Get out in the fresh air and golf! Join the Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority on October 27 for a convening of tech leaders and industry innovators that has as much to do with camaraderie as it does birdies and bogeys. See you at Prescott Golf Club!
Renewable Energy News: September 2021 Round-Up
Inside Arizona’s push to become an electric vehicle hub; plans for the 234-square mile sustainable Arizona city dubbed Telosa are unveiled; Zero Electric Vehicles to open new HQ and production facility in Gilbert; $125 million land deal in the West Valley could mean more Apple Car testing in Arizona; the alternative fuel tax formula formula is changing; battery manufacturer KOREPlex names contractor for 1-million-square-foot Buckeye facility; Valley startup ISA Industries explores extracting zero-point energy for a previously untapped source of carbon-free energy; Elio Motors announcement to go electric with new three-wheeled Elio-E induces jump in share price; community calls for federal climate support; Tucson Electric Power announces 2021 Go Green Award winners; clean energy innovators sign agreement to accelerate electric vehicle transition; and more. Read the full report >>
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Visit www.aztechcouncil.org/tech-events to view all of the Council’s upcoming virtual tech networking opportunities, engaging virtual tech events and in-person tech events.