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Austin-based Dropoff Expands to Colorado and Arizona

SiliconHills

Dropoff has expanded its same day delivery for business service to Denver, Colorado and Phoenix, Arizona. There […] The post Austin-based Dropoff Expands to Colorado and Arizona appeared first on SiliconHills. The Austin-based startup expanded to other markets in Texas and to Florida and California last year. With the addition of these new markets, Dropoff’s same day delivery service now reaches more than 55 million people across the U.S.

Will Work for Equity - Investing in Clients - Arizona Bay

www.inc.com

Why Arizona Bay started taking stock from its customers instead of cash. Last spring, Dave Graham , founder of software consulting firm Arizona Bay, learned that a major client, Jumpstart Automotive Media, had been acquired for more than $80 million. Jumpstart was one of Grahams first clients; it signed on shortly after he founded Arizona Bay, in 2000. Arizona Bay, after all, had built the IT infrastructure and Web applications that Jumpstart needed to hit it big.

You Don’t Need Delaware to Start Your Company

Startup Professionals Musings

I live in Arizona, so I’ll use that state as an example. If your home state is Arizona, and you plan to do business there, following is a list of five key advantages of incorporating your business in Arizona: Incorporation fees are low.

What Is Boulder Like?

Feld Thoughts

I spent the last month in Arizona. I missed Boulder and thought I might need a refresher on what it’s like. The post What Is Boulder Like? appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Places Boulder

Immigration policy and the future of work

deal architect

It is tough to ignore immigration talk given all the noise coming out of Arizona and Washington. But I have been thinking even more about it, with a recent trip to Ireland and the GigaOm event last week on the.

Accounting education and clouds

deal architect

Purdue University; University of California, Los Angeles; University of Toronto; Arizona State University; Indiana University; Marietta College; University. NetSuite has announced that thirteen North American university accounting programs have adopted its software as a key component of their degree curricula. Industry Commentary

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ConfirmX Launches Urgent Care Check-In Service

SiliconHills

Austin-based ConfirmX has launched its Urgent Care Check-In Service in Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, Houston and Phoenix, Arizona. The company, founded by Dr. Sherard Houston, an emergency room physician, makes online search and check-in for emergency rooms and urgent care facilities easier for patients. And the company drives more business to the healthcare facilities. Dr. […] The post ConfirmX Launches Urgent Care Check-In Service appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio

Startups Need to Leverage Their Local Universities

Startup Professionals Musings

Look for special programs for entrepreneurs, like the Arizona State University Furnace Technology Transfer Accelerator program that I am familiar with, available to non-students. For example, I live in the Phoenix, Arizona area, home of Arizona State University.

Employee Life Goals: Starbucks and MasterLube

Tim Keane

Starbucks announced this week that it is partnering with Arizona State University to make an undergraduate education available at a steep discount to 135,000 US employees who work at least 20 hours a week. Workers will be able to choose. Managing Company Growth

4 Key Questions To Identify Your Ideal Startup Site

Startup Professionals Musings

For example, if you are working on a great social networking idea to replace Facebook, and need funding, you probably won’t find any interested and focused VCs or Angel investors in Arizona, where I live.

Healthcare Cloud Provider ClearData Moves to Austin With 100 Jobs

SiliconHills

ClearDATA, a healthcare cloud services company, announced Wednesday to move their headquarters from Arizona to Austin. The Phoenix-based company is expected to bring 100 jobs including 80 which will be created in Austin, according to a news release. The company is working with Cushman & Wakefield to find its new headquarters in Austin. “As a […] The post Healthcare Cloud Provider ClearData Moves to Austin With 100 Jobs appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Austin-based Revionics Buys Marketyze

SiliconHills

The company has six employees and offices in Phoenix, Arizona and Tampa, Florida, according to its LinkedIn […] The post Austin-based Revionics Buys Marketyze appeared first on SiliconHills. Revionics, which makes price optimization software for retailers, announced Tuesday that it has acquired Marketyze, based in Tel Aviv, Israel. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Onn Manelson and Nave Ronen founded Marketyze in 2011.

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7 Paybacks an Alma Mater Can Offer an Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Look for special programs for entrepreneurs, like the Arizona State University Technopolis program that I am familiar with, available to non-students. For example, I live in the Phoenix, Arizona area, home of Arizona State University. An underutilized, but valuable resource, every startup should investigate is a formal or informal connection to your alma mater, or even any local university.

“If Animals Have Rights, Should Robots?”

Hunter Walker

During a test run, in Arizona, an Army colonel ordered the exercise stopped, because, according to the Washington Post , he found the violence to the robot “inhumane.”.

I Love My Weeks Off The Grid

Feld Thoughts

Amy and I spent the last week at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona. It was awesome. I was tired and needed a break. I also needed a focused week to finish the final draft of Book #2 ( Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and VC ) that I’m writing with my partner Jason Mendelson. The submission date is March 31st and I think we are going to be three days early.

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Microchip Technology Acquires Novocell Semiconductor

SiliconHills

Microchip Technology, with offices in Austin and Chandler, Arizona, announced today the acquisition of Novocell Semiconductor. The acquisition was announced today at the 2013 Design Automation conference in Austin. Both board of directors of each firm have approved the deal. The terms of the deal, which is expected to close this month, were not announced. [.] The post Microchip Technology Acquires Novocell Semiconductor appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

March 3-6, Birmingham, AL: Alternative Investing Conference

David Teten

This conference is an evolution of the Alternative Investment Roundup that the executives at SSBC designed, developed and ran each February in Arizona from 1997 through 2008.

Why This Latest Facebook Feature Is Likely About Civility, Not Virality

Hunter Walker

For example, see the “From Phoenix, Arizona” on the screenshot below.

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5 Things Every Budding Entrepreneur Should Know Before Launching A Startup

YoungUpstarts

Whether you have graduated from a traditional school, or maybe you have secured an online marketing degree through Arizona State University , you should be able to contact past professors or peers for advice and networking. Launching a startup is a huge step into the world of entrepreneurship.

Michael A. Wolf – Angel Investor and Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Mike Wolf is a mentor of mine, and a role model for many technology entrepreneurs and investors in the Phoenix, Arizona, area. I chair the Selection Committee of the Arizona Angels, and have been an active Angel investor as General Partner of Lobodos Ventures over the last thirteen years.

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn About Public Speaking From Donald Trump

YoungUpstarts

I am so glad to be back in Arizona. I love people of Arizona…. by Mike Smerklo, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Next Coast Ventures. Don’t scroll past this post just yet! Let me be clear: I am not here to make a political statement or endorsement.

How Entrepreneurs Can Capitalize On Their Alma Mater

Startup Professionals Musings

For example, I live in the Phoenix area, home of Arizona State University and the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Developing a 21st Century Entrepreneurship Curriculum

Steve Blank

Sidnee Peck from Arizona State University’s Carey School of Business attended the last Lean LaunchPad Educators Class. In 2012, in partnership with Stanford University , U.C. Berkeley and NCIIA , Jerry Engel and I first offered the Lean LaunchPad Educators Class.

“It takes a very special founder to build a media business long term. I have not met many.” Five Questions With Howard Lindzon

Hunter Walker

My family had a home in Arizona and I fell in love with the desert and Arizona State where I went for graduate school in Tempe, Arizona. I ended up staying to work in Arizona and lived there for twenty years.

How To Find The Best City For Your Type Of Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

For example, if you are working on a great social networking idea to replace Facebook, and need funding, you probably won’t find any interested and focused VCs or Angel investors in Phoenix, Arizona, where I live.

Episode 77: Transitioning from Check-by-Check to Profitability with Keith Fear

Mike Michalowicz

Additionally, he owns World Balloon in Albuquerque, the company that introduced balloon rides to Albuquerque 41 years ago, Pueblo Balloons in Taos, New Mexico which flies in the spectacular Rio Grande Gorge daily, and finally Verde Valley Balloons in beautiful Cottonwood Arizona, south of Sedona.

Episode 38: Gamification and Taxes with Adam Hollander and Tom Wheelwright

Mike Michalowicz

As “Tax-Free Wealth” Author, CPA and CEO of ProVision Wealth (Tempe, Arizona), Tom Wheelwright is a leading tax and wealth expert and speaker. Also Available On. Show Summary. Adam Hollander and Tom Wheelwright join us for Episode 38 of the Profit First Podcast.

What eCommerce Startups Need to Know About Online Sales Tax

Up and Running

Let’s say your home office is in Phoenix, Arizona. You have a buyer in Tucson, Arizona. You would collect the Phoenix, Arizona sales tax rate of 8.6 Having an online presence instead of a physical storefront can save you from additional expenses like rent and utilities.

Juggling A Degree With Starting A Company: How To Survive

YoungUpstarts

Whether you’re finishing up a 4-year program that you never completed, or you’re trying to get a masters in public health online from the University of Arizona , you’re going to find yourself multitasking much more than other students.

5 Smart New Startups In The Manufacturing Sector

The Startup Magazine

Known as the Airbnb for 3D printing , Phoenix, Arizona-based MakeXYZ connects developers, 3D modelers, and 3D printing stations across the world to speed up the prototyping process.

Startup Location Is Still A Critical Success Factor

Startup Professionals Musings

For example, if you are working on a great social networking idea to replace Facebook, and need funding, you probably won’t find any interested and focused VCs or Angel investors in Phoenix, Arizona, where I live.

Book #30: A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising

Jeff Hilimire

Amazon’s description: This panoramic fictional oral history begins with one small mystery: the body of a young woman found in an Arizona border town, presumed to be an illegal immigrant, disappears from the town morgue. My goal in 2018 is to read 52 books.

ExTreme ReTrailers – Retail On The Move

YoungUpstarts

And one Phoenix, Arizona-based company, ExTreme ReTrailers™ ( www.extremeretrailers.com ), aims to solve the age-old retail challenge of “location, location, location” – they customize and design an entire 7-foot by 14-foot trailer for use for any kind of retail business.

[Review] Six Tires, No Plan

YoungUpstarts

Bruce Halle is the founder of Phoenix, Arizona-based Discount Tire , the world’s largest independent tire retailer with over 800 stores across continental United States.

Seven Ways Universities Can Help All Startups

Startup Professionals Musings

For example, I live in the Phoenix area, home of Arizona State University. A little known, but valuable resource, every startup should investigate is a formal or informal connection to your local university.

Higher Education Entrepreneur – ASU’s Michael Crow

Campus Entrepreneurship

Inside Higher Education features an interesting piece describing President Michael Crow’s 8 years of innovation at Arizona State University. From Inside Higher Ed’s Jack Stripling: The “rigid” structures that have come to define academe are targets for Crow, a much-watched university president who sounds as if he’d like to take a sledgehammer to the kinds of colleges and schools that exist at most institutions across the country, including, for the most part, Arizona State.

How to Have a Thousand Friends and Still Be Alone

Startup Professionals Musings

Between 1985 and 2004, according to a survey by Duke and the University of Arizona, people with no trusted friends doubled, and now totals almost one quarter of the population.

3 Tech Solutions That Make An Entrepreneur’s Day More Manageable

YoungUpstarts

Bob La Loggia is the founder and CEO of AppointmentPlus , a fast-growing SaaS business based in Scottsdale, Arizona. by Bob La Loggia, founder and CEO of AppointmentPlus. When you’re starting a business, focus is the name of the game. Every entrepreneur knows this — at least in theory.

Entrepreneur and Billiards Bar Owner Builds a Successful Business in the Niche World of Billiards Bars

Hearpreneur

I began playing anywhere there was a pool table available to me, including the YMCA, the local bowling alley and a downtown pool room in Douglas, Arizona, named the B & P Palace.

Don’t Call Them Students. They’re Entrepreneurs. Bloomberg

Campus Entrepreneurship

My friend, superstar student entrepreneur Caroline Pugh , co-founder of VirtualU , sent me this great piece by Mark Bauerlein in Bloomberg Businessweek. Here is a snippet: “Entrepreneurship programs have exploded on U.S. campuses, and administrators love to talk about them.

How This Leader Helps Corporate Social Responsibility Make a Big Impact Upon Your Organizations

Hearpreneur

She received her Bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University and her Master’s degree from the Boston College, Wallace E. Being a business owner is no easy feat and being a busy owner that juggle that wears multiple hats is even more difficult.

Tips From Successful Business Owners And Executives Who Balance Fatherhood And Career

YoungUpstarts

A graduate of Northern Arizona University, she has written for a variety of print and online publications. by Michelle Talsma Everson.