Welcome to TheArizona Innovation Challenge

The Arizona Innovation Challenge, one of the largest business plan competitions in the country, is designed to advance innovation and technology commercialization opportunities in Arizona by assisting early-stage ventures to scale.

 

Up to ten companies are selected to join the portfolio in each round and are required to complete the Venture Ready Accelerator program, a rigorous process designed to provide mentorship and training as they continue to scale.


21 SUCCESSFUL EXITS

since 2011

MORE THAN 2,800

applicants

$2.8B

Total Portfolio Valuation

$1.6B

new capital raised since winning