Coworking space Industrious to open 2nd location in Old Town Scottsdale
Oct03

Coworking space Industrious to open 2nd location in Old Town Scottsdale

“Premium” coworking space Industrious is planning to open its second location in Old Town Scottsdale in January. According to the Phoenix Business Journal, the coworking space will take the place of Barney’s in the Scottsdale Fashion Square mall. It will take up two floors and over 32,000 square feet. The first Industrious space to operate in the Valley opened earlier this summer, located in the Lincoln Towne Centre – barely over a...

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Kroger launches autonomous grocery delivery service in Scottsdale
Sep26

Kroger launches autonomous grocery delivery service in Scottsdale

Last month Kroger announced it would start offering autonomous curbside delivery to customers who live in Scottsdale’s 85257 zip code and order groceries online from its Scottsdale Fry’s location on McDowell Road. The company partnered with startup Nuro, which provides the autonomous vehicles that bring the groceries to customers’ curbs. Nuro is the creator of the first self-driving delivery vehicle, according to a press release....

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Tenth annual Phoenix Design Week to kick off in October
Sep18

Tenth annual Phoenix Design Week to kick off in October

The 10th annual Phoenix Design Week will kick off on Oct. 5 and end with a closing party on October 12. The event celebrates creatives from Arizona and all over the world and invites them to work on their skills and network with fellow artists. The Beyond Design conference, the week’s key event, will be held Oct. 6 and 7 at the Phoenix Convention Center. Keynote speakers include Aaron Draplin, founder of Draplin Design Co.; Amin Vit,...

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Local startup aims to revolutionize blood testing
Sep12

Local startup aims to revolutionize blood testing

After Frederick Abraham lost his grandmother to Alzheimer’s disease, he felt motivated to delve into medical research, according to the Phoenix Business Journal. He studied cell signaling activity, which led to an idea for an innovative blood-testing technology. He partnered with Jocilia Moreno after meeting her at a seminar. Moreno used her extensive network in the medical field to held Abraham launch Xtest Inc. in 2015. The pair is...

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AZLoop’s second try in SpaceX competition ends early due to safety concerns
Sep04

AZLoop’s second try in SpaceX competition ends early due to safety concerns

AZLoop, a team made up of about 60 Arizona State University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students, competed in the SpaceX Hyperloop challenge this July after an impressive top eight finish last summer. The team bowed of the competition early this time around before testing its pod on the track due to safety concerns. SpaceX held its third competition this year, which challenges teams to create the fastest functioning pods...

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TechFly startup looks to become go-to for Phoenix tech support
Aug29

TechFly startup looks to become go-to for Phoenix tech support

TechFly, new to the Phoenix startup scene, is looking to revolutionize the way we get help when our devices crash. Billing itself as an “Uber for tech support,” TechFly offers on-demand assistance for virtually any device, whether that is a trendsetting home voice assistant or more of an old-school device like a printer. TechFly can help with more than just physical issues as well – its workers can help teach customers how to use...

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