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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 […]View Post »
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 […]View Post »
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 […]View Post »
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 […]View Post »
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 […]View Post »
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, […]View Post »
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 […]View Post »
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 […]View Post »
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 […]View Post »
Airobotics selects Arizona to expand its data-driven...
Airobotics Selects Arizona to Expand its Data-Driven Automated Drone Solution Israeli startup opens U.S. headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, to lead Americas’ business Leading Israeli automated drone startup Airobotics launched its North American headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, where they will run all North America, South America and Central America operations. Airobotics has created the only data-driven, […]View Post » 1 2 Next »