Valley startup formed by WebPT exec has new CEO, pivots to new business plan

The cloud-focused company, which plans on moving to a new downtown Phoenix locati.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

Behind this NC startup"s game plan for making portable toilets prettier

Fred Wagner III and Patti Whittaker have formed a business called A Prettier Potty. The idea is to make covers that disguise porta-potties......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2018

Forecastr exec on what startup founders need to be thinking about right now

Editor's note: This is the latest in a regular series called Dealing With Disruption, where we talk to local business owners and leaders about how they are managing during the coronavirus outbreak. If you have suggestions for people to profile, ema.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2020

Tech association hires new exec to lead in Southern Willamette Valley

The state's technology industry group hires former University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business program director to lead its Southern Willamette Valley initiative......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

Ahead of NASCAR championship, Valley host committee formed

With NASCAR holding its championship race at Phoenix Raceway in November, a group of local business and political leaders have joined forces to promote the event. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is serving as co-chair of the organization, which is known a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 10th, 2020

Rice University cancels annual business plan competition amid coronavirus concerns

Rice University canceled its annual Rice Business Plan Competition over concerns surrounding the coronavirus, the university announced March 9. The Rice Business Plan Competition, or RBPC — one of the world's largest student startup competitions, acc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 9th, 2020

San Francisco "decluttering" startup has hiring plans for Tempe warehouse

Remoov is a tech-enabled company that helps people dispose of items they want to sell, donate or just get rid of. The West Coast company's CEO spoke to the Business Journal about why he decided to set up shop in the Valley......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 29th, 2020

Former Medicis exec has new Valley pharmaceutical firm on fast track

A Valley health care exec is bringing new dermatology products to the market, and bringing many former employees of Scottsdale-based Medicis Pharmaceutical into his fast-growing startup......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2020

New high-speed rail business plan promises Central Valley trains in 9 years

The Trump administration's efforts to reclaim or 'de-obligate' two federal grants threaten the project's timeline......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 12th, 2020

If your business plan calls for $50M, raise $100M — and other advice on startup fundraising

Seattle startups and investors are operating in the heels of a year last year that saw nearly $5 billion in local deal values. Investors and a leader from Seattle startup Convoy, which raised a $400 million Series D in 2019, spoke last week on a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2020

San Francisco software startup using $40M in new funding to expand in Phoenix

The company's Scottsdale office, which opened in 2018, is the California company’s largest office with about 120 employees. With this new cash in hand, the plan is to dramatically ramp up hiring, while adding a new facility in the Valley......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2020

PRESENTING: Even lean startups benefit from a detailed business plan. Here"s a step-by-step guide to writing a winning strategy that will boost your startup"s chance at success.

Startups with a business plan are statistically more likely to succeed. Subscribe to read our guide on how to write one that works for your business......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 19th, 2020

PRESENTING: Even lean startups benefit from a detailed business plan. Here"s a step-by-step guide to writing a winning strategy that will boost your startup"s chance at success.

Dominick Reuter/Business Insider For all of the popularity of pitch decks, business plans still serve an important function for entrepreneurs who are building a business. A 2017 study of more than 1,000 US entrep.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 19th, 2020

Entrepreneur: Valley motorcycle accessories business Ride Clutch moves into high gear

The Scottsdale-based startup business, only two years old, expects revenue in 2020 to approach $1 million......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2019

A vibrant, young startup founder went on a work trip to Silicon Valley. One week later, she was found dead in the back seat of her car. What happened remains a mystery.

Courtesy of Erin Valenti's friends and family; Women Tech Council; Samantha Lee/Business Insider On the ni.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 10th, 2019

Silicon Valley"s newest startup trend? Shoeless office policies.

Katie Canales/Business Insider Silicon Valley startups are offering no-shoes office policies, allowing employees to spen.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 8th, 2019

The "PayPal Mafia" formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here"s where the original members have ended up.

Associated Press Since working at PayPal in the early 2000s, these 23 entrepreneurs have all gone on to impact Silicon Valley and the startup worl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 24th, 2019

Our View: Arizona classroom crisis needs a business plan

Investment in education is one sure way for the state to work its way to prosperity, say two Valley entrepreneurs and investors......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 22nd, 2019

How Marvell"s CFO helped turn it from a "big startup" into an $18B company

Editor's note: As part of the Silicon Valley Business Journal's annual C-Suite Awards, we are honoring 14 high-level executives. Read on for a profile of Jean Hu, one of this year's honorees. When Jean Hu joined Marvell Technology Group as chief f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 21st, 2019

Raytheon exec to be key part of company"s leadership post-merger

Roy Azevedo will head a new business unit being formed following the closing of the Raytheon-United Technologies merger......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2019

How the Air Force helped this veteran adapt to startup life

As part of the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s special coverage for Veterans Day 2019, we reached out to military veterans who are part of the local business world to get their take on how their military service prepared them for a career and wh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 4th, 2019