What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Melissa Armas
What is your first and last name? Melissa P. Armas How old are you? 46 What city do you currently reside in? Phoenix How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? Seven and a half years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona? I grew up in Caracas, Venezuela, […]View Post »
A driving force behind the Greater Phoenix business...
Written and compiled by Robert Yehling, Innovation & Tech Today Greater Together. These two words standing alone might not seem like much, but to the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), they fuel transformation. GPEC was founded 30 years ago on the foundation of regionalism, collaboration, connectedness and innovation. Fast forward to today and there is […]View Post »
Meet Truyo: A major data privacy disruptor in Greater...
From 2013 to 2018, technology jobs in Phoenix increased by 37 percent compared to 26 percent nationally. With a strong workforce and innovative spirit, Greater Phoenix has become a hotbed for new and innovative startups with big dreams to transform emerging industries. One particular startup that is gaining traction is Truyo. Truyo is a joint […]View Post »
Our region’s leaders are creating the Greater Phoenix...
By Chris Camacho, GPEC president and CEO Since 1989, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has helped create one of the strongest regional brands in the country. For the last decade, I have had the privilege of working with our region’s civic and business leaders to position Greater Phoenix as the location of choice for […]View Post »
Meet ACTIVATE: Scottsdale-based tech solutions provider
A conversation with Jonathan Alban, ACTIVATE’s owner Tell us about your company: Jonathan Alban: ACTIVATE is an IT solutions provider in Scottsdale using off-the-shelf and custom solutions coupled with our services to increase efficiency and profitability for our customers. What city in Arizona is your company located in? Alban: Scottsdale How did your company get started? Alban: With over 14 years […]View Post »
The building blocks of Blockchain
Arizona lays a firm foundation for innovators in cryptocurrency and related fields. By Ron Starner If you haven’t followed the latest news in blockchain technology, you’re missing out on one of the hottest tech trends since the advent of Netflix. How big is blockchain? Consider this: the global blockchain market is predicted to be $20 […]View Post »
The great talent migration
Written by Ron Starner Greater Phoenix is winning the race for industry because it is winning the race for talent. That, in a nutshell, says Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, is why companies continue to invest their capital to set up shop and do business in Phoenix and its […]View Post »
4 things you should know about Blockchain in Greater...
Blockchain companies are thriving in Greater Phoenix. Here are three notable blockchain companies that operate out of the market. Bitmain, a pioneering company based in Beijing, announced they would be growing their Chandler, AZ workforce by 50%. Bitmain is a leader in producing mining hardware and supports the world’s largest mining pools for the Bitcoin […]View Post »
3 reasons why Blockchain companies scale in Greater...
The conversation about blockchain keeps getting louder. People are curious and businesses are seeking opportunities to improve their operation and enhance their technology stack. Truth be told, it has the potential to impact many industries but many people are still asking, what exactly is blockchain and how will companies benefit from it? Blockchain technology is […]View Post »
Nori wins the energy and environment section of the...December 4, 2017
SEATTLE, Wash., November 28, 2017 Nori, a new startup building a carbon removal marketplace using blockchain technology, is pleased to announce that they won in the Energy and Environment section of the ConsenSys – sponsored Blockchain for Social Impact Hackathon, also known as the Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition (BSIC) Decentralized Impact Accelerator. BSIC incubates, develops, and […]View Post »