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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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"It takes a village and we've proven to be a hardworking community," says Co-founder of Arizona Blockchain Initiative Melissa Armas. "I believe this is the right place to grow and build something better together."

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, […]

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One particular startup in Greater Phoenix that is gaining traction is Truyo. This startup is a secure consumer data privacy portal is created offering consumers real-time information about the data the company has on them.

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 […]

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As I think about the 22 cities and the millions of people and families in this region, here is the Greater Phoenix I want to see in 2040.

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 […]

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Acronis announced the opening of its new office in Tempe which will feature a cutting-edge research and development office, as well as Acronis’ largest and fastest growing data center operations space.

Acronis set to grow Arizona workforce with investment...

July 8, 2019

Innovations in cyber protection, AI, machine learning and blockchain technologies will be the focus of the new research and development office TEMPE, AZ (July 8, 2019) – Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced today the opening of its new office in Tempe, Arizona. The new location features a cutting-edge research and development office, […]

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A growing group of firms in Greater Phoenix has found success and security while innovating in blockchain.

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 […]

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Companies in Greater Phoenix have found success in blockchain and educational institutions are producing the workforce to support its expansive growth.

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 […]

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In fact, companies in Greater Phoenix have found success and security while innovating in this emerging technology sector and educational institutions are producing the workforce to support its expansive growth. Here are the top three reasons why Greater Phoenix is the perfect location for blockchain companies to scale.

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 […]

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Greater Phoenix is one of the top markets in the nation to locate and expand cybersecurity operations

Cybersecurity: Protecting the digital frontier

By Darryn Jones, Vice President of Emerging Technologies In 1982, William Gibson, one of science fiction’s most visionary and distinctive voices, coined the term “cyberspace”. Two years later he published his seminal novel, Neuromancer, that described a virtual reality in which information is connected to a global computer network and experienced by humanity through hallucinatory experiences. Neuromancer’s […]

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Startups succeed in Greater Phoenix

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 […]

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