We have had a lot of great news to share this month, first with our QuotaPath partnership and now our EmergeAZ Fast Grant! More on this below.
Originally posted by EmergeAZ on startupaz.org
Phoenix, AZ—invisionAZ and StartupAZ announced the final round of EmergeAZ Fast Grants awarded to Arizona startups and entrepreneurs. The $1 million EmergeAZ Fast Grant Fund in collaboration with Governor Doug Ducey has provided resources to entrepreneurs and startups with emerging technologies designed to address current economic, health, or societal challenges. In total, 33 Arizona-based entrepreneurs and startups have received grants.
“Over the past month we have learned about the incredible innovations being developed in Arizona,” said Jack Selby, Chairman of invisionAZ. “These entrepreneurs and startups are creating an innovation and tech ecosystem in Arizona that will create more high quality jobs and opportunity for families.”
The final awardees include:
“When we first launched the EmergeAZ Fast Grant, we did not anticipate to high volume of interest we received,” said Brandon Clarke, co-founder and CEO of StartupAZ. “We are grateful for the opportunity to support these incredible Arizona startups and next generation of entrepreneurs.”
Applications for the EmergeAZ Fast Grant were reviewed on a rolling basis for Arizona-based startups that are in revenue, have been in existence for at least 12-months and have five or more employees.
invisionAZ will accelerate the growth of Arizona’s vibrant tech ecosystem by creating, promoting, and leading the framework that allows technology, innovation, and investment to flourish. The blueprint of invisionAZ was developed based on the response from leading tech experts at the 2017 AZ Tech Innovation Summit. We assembled a roadmap of real solutions to address the gaps that currently exist in the Arizona’s tech ecosystem. Learn more at invisionaz.org.
StartupAZ exists to help Arizona’s most innovative startup companies improve their leadership, performance, and connections, while inspiring generosity and philanthropy within their communities. We thrive on empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs, helping them grow, give back, and positively impact Arizona. Learn more at startupaz.org.