Each year, I become more hopeful for the future of equality for women and minorities in Arizona’s expanding technology ecosystem. And while great progress has been made, we still have a long way to go until true equality is achieved. It’s worthwhile to take a look at the remaining barriers, the work we’re doing to achieve our goals and what we’ve accomplished thus far.
Cox Business announced today the launch of its new Internet continuity service, Cox Business Net Assurance. With this solution, Cox customers will be protected from losing Internet connection during outages – giving business owners and their employees peace of mind during the unexpected.
Broadband continues to lead discussions at the national level in the United States. From the call for a $100 billion investment in the The American Jobs Plan back in March 2020 to a more recent bipartisan infrastructure framework that sets aside $65 billion to bring high-speed internet into rural communities, the topic of broadband access has surfaced to the forefront of the nation’s agenda.
The Phoenix startup community is heating up, with venture capital investment on track to beat the numbers from last year. Here’s a look at two more companies in the region that have brought in new funding.
The Arizona semiconductor industry has stepped into the limelight this year thanks to the pandemic-induced chip shortage and the massive Valley investments in the works from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. and Intel Corp.
The Novus Innovation Corridor (Novus), a 355-acre, multi-phased urban mixed-use development on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University (ASU) will have significant economic impact on the greater Phoenix area as projected by ASU’s Seidman Research Institute (Seidman).
Phoenix moved up one spot to No. 17 overall on CBRE’s 2021 Scoring Tech Talent report as North American tech-talent employment weathered the pandemic better than most other professions.
Tech companies are known for their rapid growth, but that speed relies on finding the right people even more so than in other industries. For tech companies, especially startups, it’s not about building a better factory or finding cheaper materials, it’s all about finding the best people to move things along.
How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected your life? While many people have lost their jobs and a steady income, others have found solace in the company of their loved ones. However, the general consensus is that you’ve become more dependent on technology, especially the internet.