Arizona Technology Council Rallies the Technology Community to Successfully Recapitalize the Angel Investment Tax Credit

Arizona Technology Council May 24, 2017

Governor Doug Ducey signed House Bill 2191 today, authorizing $2.5 million a year for the next four years into the Angel Investor Tax Credit program for capital infusions into early-stage startup companies. The Arizona Technology Council and its Public Policy Committee were successful in gaining support for the bill by rallying Arizona’s technology community and leading efforts… [More]

Avnet Helps Guide Makers’ Technology Ideas to Production at Maker Faire

Avnet May 18, 2017

Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced its activities as a presenting sponsor at Maker Faire Bay Area beginning tomorrow at the San Mateo County Event Center. Avnet will participate in a live presentation on the Make: Live stage about the collaboration announced earlier this morning by Kickstarter PBC, the world’s largest… [More]

ON Semiconductor Highlights a Diverse Array of Pivotal Technologies at IoT World 2017

ON Semiconductor May 12, 2017

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, will be demonstrating a variety of groundbreaking technological advances in relation to Internet of Things (IoT) implementation when it exhibits at IoT World 2017. Covering connectivity, system development and a multitude of different sensing aspects, these will underline the strong, long-term commitment the company has made to… [More]

Massage Envy to Offer New Total Body Care Services and Remodel Franchises

Masssage Envy May 12, 2017

Heading into a new era of domestic and international growth, Scottsdale-based-Massage Envy is actively recruiting franchisees to open clinics in new U.S. and overseas markets, adding a variety of new Total Body Care services to its membership package and give over 700 of its more than 1,170 existing locations a complete facelift. After first introducing U.S.… [More]

Cactus Flower Florists Opens Boutique Wine and Craft Beer Store

Cactus Flower Florists May 11, 2017

Cactus Flower Florists is celebrating 45 years in the Valley by opening a boutique wine and craft beer store called Vines, Hops & Blooms inside its Scottsdale retail shop located at 10822 N. Scottsdale Road. As the first and only flower shop in the Greater Phoenix area to sell alcohol and offer same day delivery,… [More]

JPMorgan Chase announces $150,000 grant to PEI to support the Export Explore and Export Challenge programs

JPMorgan Chase and Partnership for Economic Innovation May 11, 2017

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton joined Curtis Reed of JPMorgan Chase and other members of the Metro Phoenix Export Alliance (MPEXA) to announce new export assistance programs, which will be administered by the nonprofit organization, Partnership for Economic Innovation (PEI). Curtis Reed also announced that JPMorgan Chase has provided a $150,000 grant to support PEI’s implementation… [More]

Swiftpage and Act Today Announce Partnership

Swiftpage May 9, 2017

Swiftpage, the maker of Act! and a leading provider of software and services that help small and mid-sized businesses grow, announced today that it has entered into a Master Distributor agreement with Act Today, the leading provider of Act! software and support services in the Australia and New Zealand regions. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Act Today has… [More]

Target Expands Solar Presence in Arizona

Target April 27, 2017

Target continues to expand its solar power presence in Arizona with the installation of the company’s largest completed solar rooftop array at the distribution center in Phoenix, in partnership with SoCore. The energy produced from the solar installations will equate to just under 3,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of energy each year. The system will provide… [More]

Benchmark Electronics and Governor Doug Ducey Announce Corporate Headquarters Relocation to Arizona

Arizona Commerce Authority April 20, 2017

Benchmark Electronics and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey today announced a major economic development win for the state with the news that Benchmark Electronics, a global engineering, design, and integrated electronics manufacturing company will relocate its corporate headquarters from Angleton, Texas to Arizona. “We are delighted to have selected the State of Arizona for the relocation… [More]

Arizona REALTORSÒ Promotes State at World’s Largest Property Conference In France

Arizona Association of REALTORSÒ April 14, 2017

Members of the Arizona Association of REALTORSÒ (Arizona REALTORSÒ) recently returned from the 2017 Marché International des Professionnels d’Immobilier (MIPIM) in Cannes, France. MIPIM is the world’s leading real estate investment trade show, and brings together influential real estate professionals from all industry sectors for networking, education and transactions. Among the 24,000 attendees from more… [More]