Greater Phoenix’s large talent base and competitive labor costs make it the place for businesses to go to scale


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Meet Cognitir: Online training for business, finance...

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 Cognitir’s story from their CEO and Co-Founder Neal Kumar. What is your company mission?  To help professionals and students acquire in-demand tech […]

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2019 was a year to remember: looking back to look forward

As this year ends, we not only want to look back on the economic development accomplishments that occurred in Greater Phoenix, but also look forward to what we can accomplish together in the new decade.   The past year has been one to remember. There were many regional successes, but here are four that top the list:  In July, we closed […]

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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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Emailage is redefining digital identity. Despite immense pressure from their investors and from Silicon Valley to move, they choose to stay in Arizona.

Meet Emailage: Chandler-based, award-winning tech company

A conversation with Rei Carvalho, Emailage’s chief executive officer and founder  Tell us about your company:  Rei Carvalho: Emailage is redefining digital identity. We harness the power of the email address to help our customers balance effective fraud detection with great customer experience. Companies across the globe use our predictive scoring on transactions of all types. Our […]

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Greater Phoenix is a top market in the nation to locate, relocate or expand your finance and insurance business operations.

Invest in success: 3 reasons why financial services...

Greater Phoenix is home to a dynamic and growing finance and insurance cluster. In fact, it is the sixth largest in the nation. Many of the leading financial services and insurance firms employ hundreds to thousands of individuals in our region including American Express, Charles Schwab, State Farm Insurance, Aetna, and more.   Here are the top three reasons why financial services and insurance companies, like the ones […]

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5G technology has continued to spark national interest. Find out how this technology will help advance Greater Phoenix as an economically thriving, tech hub.

Deploying 5G in Greater Phoenix 

How scaling this technology will benefit the regional economy  Verizon recently announced that Phoenix is one of 20 cities to run 5G by the end of year, just a year after Sprint announced that they will bring 5G to Phoenix and eight other United States cities. Since Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed AZ House Bill 2365 in 2017 to streamline the deployment of […]

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Whe 4.7-million resident Greater Phoenix Metropolitan Statistical Area has become one of the most attractive business destinations in the country.

Why businesses are choosing Greater Phoenix

Written by Ron Starner When Deloitte announced recently that it would invest $34 million to develop a 100,000-sq.- ft. technology solutions complex employing 1,500 phase-1 jobs in Gilbert, the news served as the latest propellent for a Greater Phoenix economy that is firing on all cylinders.   With an annual GDP of more than $240 billion, […]

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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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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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3 Reasons Cybersecurity Companies Scale in Greater Phoenix

3 reasons why cybersecurity companies scale in Greater...

Technology: what would we do without it? It’s everywhere, and the ability to easily access sensitive information with just a click or tap makes our lives convenient, but at what cost? Cybersecurity is the protection of data, networks and information from unauthorized and unwanted access. With the increased use of technology in our everyday lives […]

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