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Special Event: The New Photon Economy

How Greater Phoenix can become the country’s next climate tech hub Advancements in technology have opened the door to the future of energy — and Greater Phoenix is on the doorstep. Local sustainability leaders and clean energy innovators joined the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) to introduce the concept of The New Photon Economy, a […]

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Ambassador Event: Funds for the Future

Greater Phoenix startups have increasing access to venture funding With a diverse industry base and variety of new funds committed to supporting local entrepreneurs, Greater Phoenix has emerged as one of the top alternatives for the growing number of startups leaving traditional hubs like Silicon Valley and New York. The region broke its venture capital […]

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Ambassador Event: Greater Phoenix Tech Story

Insight on Greater Phoenix technology, startup and venture capital ecosystems Greater Phoenix has evolved with the needs of industry since its emergence as a tech leader, supplying military technology after World War II. The region has grown into a home for a variety of next-generation ecosystems in the modern internet age. “We think we’ve entered […]

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Four people speak about Arizona's innovative startup ecosystem on a Zoom panel

Regional Report: Arizona’s Innovation Ecosystem

How 3 startup companies scaled in Greater Phoenix Greater Phoenix has emerged as a burgeoning startup market with an environment that enables companies to test, deploy and scale new ideas. Called the “next tech hub” by Inc. at a time in which the New York Times wrote that Tempe’s tech industry is fueling commercial office […]

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Phoenix is a top city for startup operations

Moov Technologies’ HQ shift to Greater Phoenix was...

As Moov Technologies doubled down on Greater Phoenix during the pandemic, it was natural for tech company to move its headquarters from San Francisco to Tempe.

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Meet Cyber Dive: Mesa startup provides social media...

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 Cyber Dive’s story from their Co-Founder and CEO, Jeff Gottfurcht. What is your company mission? Jeff Gottfurcht: Cyber Dive is disrupting the parental monitoring […]

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Tech talent base fuels innovation in the region

Startups in Greater Phoenix enjoy longevity and new opportunities By Savannah King When startups choose Greater Phoenix, the tech talent in the region can can carry them to the next level. According to CompTIA’s 2019 Cyberstates report, nearly 8% of the state’s workforce is employed by technology companies. CompTIA’s 2019 Cyberstates report shows $31.3 billion […]

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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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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 Network […]

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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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