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Three AAED members named top 50 economic developers...

February 12, 2021

PHOENIX (Feb. 12, 2021) – The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has announced three of its members have been named to the 2021 North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers by Consultant Connect, a service for educational and networking events for economic developers and site selectors. Chris Camacho, president & CEO of the Greater Phoenix […]

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City of Phoenix selected for future The RealReal e-commerce...

February 2, 2021

New location to create more than 400 jobs in first year PHOENIX (Feb. 2, 2021) – The City of Phoenix has been selected by The RealReal, Inc. (Nasdaq: REAL) – the world’s largest online marketplace for authenticated, consigned luxury goods–as the site for its new e-commerce center. The company signed a lease to expand its physical […]

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BlueOptima announces U.S. expansion with new headquarters...

December 16, 2020

UK-based software metrics provider to create more than 20 jobs at operations hub to better serve West Coast clients PHOENIX December 16, 2020 – Software development analytics SaaS provider BlueOptima announced today the establishment of a second U.S. headquarters in Phoenix. The company plans to hire employees to fill sales, data science and customer success positions […]

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GPEC Ambassador Event: Affordable Housing

The availability of affordable housing is vital for the growth and equity of any large city, but providing access to housing is one of only a handful of necessary services needed to lift underserved populations. Municipalities, non-profit organizations, the private sector and federal agencies like the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development must collaborate […]

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Meet ZorroSign: Phoenix private business digital...

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 ZorroSign’s story from their Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Shamsh Hadi.  What is your company mission?  Shamsh Hadi: Leverage blockchain technology to deliver a lifetime of security […]

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ZorroSign moving global operations hub and headquarters...

August 18, 2020

Relocation will create more than 300 jobs over the next three years as region continues attracting businesses PHOENIX (August 18, 2020) — ZorroSign, Inc., a global leader in blockchain-based digital signatures and digital transaction management, today announced the relocation of its worldwide headquarters to Phoenix, Arizona. “We’re very excited to establish our global operations hub […]

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Smart traffic lights improve driving experience

August 17, 2020

NoTraffic installs AI-based autonomous traffic management platform at Greater Phoenix intersections to improve traffic flow PHOENIX (August 17, 2020) – Reducing delays through “smart” traffic lights should make for an easier commute for drivers in Phoenix. California-based NoTraffic, the company behind the world’s first autonomous traffic management platform, will install its technology at intersections in […]

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From the outside: How Greater Phoenix is using wearables...

by Ron Starner They say it’s not good to wear your heart on your sleeve, but did you know that you can now learn a lot more about your heart by what you wear on your sleeve? Welcome to the world of wearable technology, or wearables, for short. What you used to find out from […]

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The doctors are in: Greater Phoenix is quickly becoming...

by Savannah King With more than $3 billion in bioscience capital expenditures earmarked for investment in Greater Phoenix over the next two years, the region is a thriving biomedical hub. These investments will create more than 7,000 healthcare and biomedical jobs. Fortunately, Greater Phoenix is home to some of the most innovative and forward-thinking educational […]

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Regional Report: Mayors’ Round Table

A GPEC Virtual Series On Tuesday, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) hosted the latest installment in its virtual series, ‘Regional Report,’ with mayors from across Greater Phoenix discussing the impact and response to COVID-19 at the municipal level. Panelists included Mayor Kate Gallego, Phoenix; Mayor John Giles, Mesa; Mayor Craig McFarland, Case Grande; and […]

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