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Meet Digital Dawn: Phoenix-based company, map app developers

As a region, we’re on a relentless pursuit of innovation and technology, and companies here are committed to changing the game. It’s all about people, place and tech in Greater Phoenix. Learn more about Digital Dawn, LLC’s story from their founder, Brian Redd.

What is your company mission? 
Brian Redd: Save the trees! By… replacing venue (e.g., zoos, parks, outdoor malls, amusement parks, etc.) paper maps around the world with our app, Avem. Digital Dawn, LLC is the entity that owns the app, Avem.

What city in Arizona is your company located in? 
Redd: Phoenix 

How did you come up with the idea for your company? 
Redd: Hackathon 

Explain why you chose Greater Phoenix to grow your company: 
Redd: Thriving economy and great talent 

Why is Greater Phoenix a great place to develop, implement and scale this technology? 
Redd: Great talent and has several venues where our app can be applied 

What makes your product/technology unique and different? 
Redd: I’ll take it from our slogan: “Avem helps you find what Google Maps can’t.” We empower users in a social platform focused around location markers.

What’s the tech community like in Greater Phoenix? Is it easy to meet other people in the tech sector? Any tips for those who want to get plugged in? 
Redd: Hackathons and meetups are a great way to network with like-minded people! And there are plenty in Phoenix! 

In your opinion, why should someone work in tech in Greater Phoenix? 
Redd: The tech scene is growing, lots of opportunities! 

Are you currently hiring? If so, what types of positions do you need filled now? What about in the future? 
Redd: Currently focused on contract work. Mostly marketing and software development.

Find out more about Avem on Instagram and Twitter. 



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