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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 Qwick’s story from their Co-Founder and CEO, Jamie Baxter. 

Meet Qwick: On-demand staffing as a service platform...

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 Qwick’s story from their Co-Founder and CEO, Jamie Baxter.  Tell us about your company:  Jamie Baxter: Qwick is an on-demand staffing as a service platform that […]

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As a technology hub, Greater Phoenix is not a marketing strategy. This region is actively creating opportunities for the families and businesses that call this region home.

Read between the data: Greater Phoenix is a fast-growing...

By Chris Camacho, GPEC president and CEO Greater Phoenix has received a significant amount of attention lately for our emergence as a fast-growing technology and innovation hub. Part of that recognition included Inc. hosting its annual conference at J.W. Marriott in Phoenix. The magazine, known for its yearly list of the country’s fastest-growing companies, also recently […]

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With the business attraction efforts setting records for the organization, it’s no surprise that the Greater Phoenix is touted as one of the hottest job growth markets in the country.

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 […]

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Pipeline AZ – Industry Network Events

November 6, 2019

Event Dates: November 18 – 21, 2019 Location: GPEC Office, 2 N Central Ave, Suite 2500, Phoenix, AZ 85004   Building the future Arizona talent pipeline is a community effort. This month, Pipeline AZ is hosting educational, networking events for four of the fastest growing industries in the state. Discover how the Pipeline AZ Industry […]

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Why'd you decide to come to Greater Phoenix? Nancy Shenker said she moved to the region for the fast-growing tech scene and hospitality industry.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Nancy Shenker

What is your first and last name?   Nancy Shenker How old are you?   63 What city do you currently reside in?   Scottsdale How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?   About two years Where are you originally from and why did you decide to move to Greater Phoenix?   New York City. I moved […]

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General Assembly launches programming in October at GA’s new Scottsdale campus, focusing on Software Engineering, User Experience Design, and Data Science.

General Assembly, the global leader in skills-based...

September 19, 2019

GA’s programs will provide workers and businesses in Greater Phoenix with today’s most in-demand technical skills across data science, digital marketing, UX, and more SCOTTSDALE, AZ (September 19, 2019) – Today, global education provider General Assembly (GA) announced its regional expansion into Greater Phoenix to provide individuals and organizations with the digital skills needed to succeed […]

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Meet Shmoop: Silicon Valley EdTech startup that relocated...

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 why Shmoop chose this region to build their EdTech company.  What city in Arizona is your company located in?  Scottsdale  Tell us about your company: Shmoop offers hundreds […]

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ACTIVATE is an IT solutions provider in Scottsdale using off-the-shelf and custom solutions to increase efficiency and profitability for their customers. 

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 […]

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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 […]

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SaaS companies scale in Greater Phoenix

5 reasons why SaaS companies scale in Greater Phoenix

By Thomas Maynard, Vice President of Business Development What do JDA Software, GoDaddy and Infusionsoft have in common? They’re all headquartered in Greater Phoenix. As one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic regions in the country, Greater Phoenix is an emerging hub of innovative activity with a robust ecosystem of technology and software as a […]

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