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With a large cybersecurity and physical security industry presence here in the region, major firms and emerging industry disruptors are selecting Greater Phoenix as THE place to expand and grow their business.

2017: Cybersecurity Venture Capital deals in AZ

August 27, 2017

Greater Phoenix has a young innovation ecosystem with many promising new companies. The region is also home to many tech companies headquartered outside the state that have come to take advantage of the affordability of the market and scale their enterprises here. Below are cybersecurity deals for 2017 that involve companies with a presence in […]

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Kudelski Security, the cybersecurity division within the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S), today announced that Forrester Research has recognized the company as a leader in their report, The Forrester WaveTM: Emerging Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs), Q3 2018.

Kudelski Group to create second headquarters in Phoenix

June 3, 2016

Kudelski Group, a global leader in digital content distribution and security and in access control security solutions, has announced the opening of a second global headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona.“The growing presence of innovative and tech-based companies in the Greater Phoenix region cannot be underscored,” said Chris Camacho, president & CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. “The region’s large, skilled workforce and supportive business community make an attractive place for businesses to operate. I want to thank Governor Ducey, our partners at SelectUSA, the Arizona Commerce Authority and the city of Phoenix for their coordination in making this a reality; and I welcome the Kudelski Group to Greater Phoenix and look forward to their growth.”Read the full release here.

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Silicon Valley-based technology company Gainsight has announced an expansion to Greater Phoenix, AZ.

Gainsight expands operations to Phoenix

November 19, 2015

Silicon Valley-based technology company Gainsight has announced an expansion to Phoenix. The company, focused on customer success, will headquarter its corporate marketing at the 111 W. Monroe building in downtown Phoenix. Gainsight was named 48th on this year’s Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing private companies list, recording a 252% year-over-year growth in the past quarter. “This movement of fast-growing tech companies, such as Gainsight, expanding out of California is ultimately tied to the availability of a skilled workforce and strong tech culture in the Greater Phoenix region,” said Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. “We are excited to Gainsight continue its growth in this market, further adding to the next generation of tech in Greater Phoenix.” Read the full release. 

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Greater Phoenix has become a top place to perform research due to the qualified candidates graduating from Arizona's universities, the variety of tax credits and the amount of profit that can be made

IRIS USA selects Surprise for western US regional headquarters

February 18, 2015

IRIS USA, Inc., a consumer products company that sells to retailers across America and a subsidiary of IRIS Ohyama, Inc., announced it will build its Western United States Regional Headquarters in Surprise, Ariz.In making the announcement during her State of the City address, Surprise Mayor Sharon Wolcott said, “This project is aligned with the city’s goal of attracting foreign direct investment from quality companies that want to be a part of the vision and vitality of Surprise. We could not ask for a better new neighbor. Welcome IRIS USA.”IRIS USA’s new 280,000-square-foot building will include office, manufacturing and distribution space.Read the full press release here.

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