The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced that Mohave County, City of Nogales, City of Globe and Yuma County are recipients of the second round of its annual Rural Economic Development Grant (REDG).
AZCentral.com • 04.9.2014
The Pro Bowl game will be played Jan. 25, 2015, a week before Arizona hosts the Super Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium.
AZCentral.com • 04.8.2014
Arizona's bioscience industry generates $36 billion in annual revenue, according to a study released Tuesday in Phoenix. The report from the Flinn Foundation identified 106,846 jobs in the bioscience sector.
AZCentral.com • 04.1.2014
Sub-Zero Inc. has purchased land in Goodyear to expand its already large facility in the city. The Wisconsin-based company paid $2 million for an 11.5-acre parcel next to its 438,501-square-foot manufacturing and distribution operation in the PV303 business park at Interstate 10 and the Loop 303. Sub-Zero currently has as many as 400 employees at its Goodyear site.
AZCentral.com • 03.19.2014
The new American Airlines, formed by last year's merger of Tempe-based US Airways and American, announced that it will be adding jobs in the Phoenix area, which reinforces its commitment to maintain a significant corporate and operational presence in Arizona.
Phoenix Business Journal • 03.14.2014
The Arizona Commerce Authority’s Spring 2014 Arizona Innovation Challenge, a business plan competition that awards the most money in the country for a technology commercialization challenge, is accepting applications until 3 p.m. March 28.
Phoenix Business Journal • 03.10.2014
Phoenix’s Pinnacle Transplant Technologies, which processes muscular skeletal tissue from human cadavers and then packages, sterilizes and distributes the tissue to physicians, beat out 63 other companies to win the Venture Madness championship.
AZCentral.com • 03.7.2014
Phoenix-based Pinnacle Transplant Technologies was the winner in the Venture Madness business-pitch finals over Contatta in a dual of biotech vs. IT software. The human-tissue bank for medical transplants was established in 2010, had $7.4 million in revenue last year and has grown to 45 employees. The Venture Madeness competition, sponsored by Invest Southwest and the Arizona Commerce Authority, started with 64 developing companies.
The Mac Observer • 03.5.2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook told shareholders that the project the company has going on in Arizona will create thousands of U.S. manufacturing jobs...and would lead to an ecosystem that creates "tens of thousands of jobs."
AZ Tech Beat • 03.4.2014
Scottsdale-based Delivery-IT's software platform helps retailers and customers with ordering, scheduling and same-day delivery of their favorite goods. In December 2013, the Arizona Commerce Authority selected Delivery-IT as a winner of its Arizona Innovation Challenge.
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced the opening of its Spring 2014 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC), a business plan competition that awards the most money in the country for a technology commercialization challenge. The ACA will be accepting applications now through March 28, 2014. Applications must be submitted by 3:00 p.m. MST (Arizona time).
Venture Madness, presented by Invest Southwest in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority, introduces the final 16 competing startups in this unique, head-to-head business pitch competition that culminates March 5-7 at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz.
AZCentral.com • 02.19.2014
Google announced that Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe are among a handful of metro areas that the Silicon Valley-based company is considering for its high-speed Google Fiber network.
Phoenix Business Journal • 02.19.2014
Google announced today it will evaluate the cities of Scottsdale, Phoenix and Tempe to be part of a national high-speed Internet fiber network it is launching in nine U.S. markets.
AZ Tech Beat • 02.15.2014
Venture Madness, presented by Invest Southwest, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority announced 32 startups advancing to round two in the head-to-head business pitch competition.
Leclerc Foods USA, a North American leader in the cookies, snack bars and crackers industry, is pleased to announce the expansion of its food manufacturing operations in Phoenix, Arizona.
The Next Silicon Valley Experience • 02.4.2014
At the IEDC annual conference in Philadelphia, USA, last October, I participated in a panel entitled, “Transforming Economies: Economic Development 21.0”. The premise of the debate was based on how technology is transforming economic development in the 21st century, with global competition being oblivious to boundaries.
Stonegate Mortgage Corporation, a leading, publicly traded mortgage company focused on originating, financing and servicing U.S. residential mortgage loans, has commenced operations in its newest expansion location; Scottsdale, Ariz.
The Phoenix Business Journal • 12.5.2013
Zivelo, a kiosk and digital sign manufacturing company, is moving its corporate headquarters to Scottsdale. The 5-year-old Marion, Ind.-based company will add at least 70 jobs to the Phoenix market when it moves into a 13,000-square-foot space at Fashion Square Mall in January.
ZIVELO, a kiosk and digital signage manufacturing company based in Marion, Ind., is expanding its company profile by moving its corporate headquarters to Scottsdale, Ariz. The five-year-old company, recognized as one of the fastest growing tech companies in the U.S. by both Inc. and Forbes, plans to add at least . . .