Welcome to Innovation Arizona… your axis of innovation.

Arizona has fostered the innovative spirit in technology and startups for generations. That passion for innovation lives on in the Grand Canyon state, where an ongoing investment in the most talented entrepreneurs and cutting-edge technology is bringing to market products that are literally changing the world.

Today, Arizona is raising the bar — driving its success with lower taxes, a less regulating state government, and top entrepreneurial programs.

Arizona is a proven hot spot for innovators and entrepreneurs to start, expand and thrive. Join us.


Resources Innovation Az


Learn about start up assistance, research centers, incubators, and university resources.

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Tech Community Innovation Az

Tech Community

Arizona’s tech community is made up of passionate innovation supporters. Become a part of Arizona’s growing innovation ecosystem.

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Funding Innovation Az


 Learn about a wide variety of economic incentives and resources to assist entrepreneurs seeking capital investment.

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Arizona Commerce Authority Announces Semifinalists in the Spring 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge

• 05.11.2015

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced 25 semifinalists in the Spring 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC), its bi-annual business plan competition awarding talented entrepreneurs who are solving today's most challenge problems with technology-based solutions.

Arizona Commerce Authority Launches New Start Up Section of Connecting all things Entrepreneurial in Arizona

• 03.5.2015

The ACA today launched its new Start Up section at as part of its ongoing efforts to align resources, connect partners and strengthen Arizona’s vibrant innovation ecosystem supporting the state’s entrepreneurs.

From the ACA Blog

VC money is flowing into Arizona's ed tech sector

May 25, 2015

Start-ups in Arizona’s booming education technology sector are attracting investment dollars by the millions. Yes, the Grand Canyon State has built a robust ed tech ecosystem, where a mix of large and small companies are flourishing.

Revving up manufacturing innovation in Arizona

Apr 21, 2015

The offshoring trend is on the decline and advanced manufacturing jobs are making a return to the U.S. According to the White House, the manufacturing sector added more than 700,000 jobs since February 2010, the fastest pace of job growth since the 1990s.