March 10, 2023 – Arizona FORGE: New businesses travel their own paths but share the same fundamental challenge: assembling the right people and skills to develop a product or service at a price people are willing to pay at a cost that is profitable. In the early going, much of a founder’s endeavor is building […]
The following is the opinion and analysis of the writers: A recent guest opinion in the Arizona Daily Star stated that launching a startup is hard, and more could be done to support them, especially regarding funding. We fully agree. New businesses travel their own paths but share the same fundamental challenge: assembling the right […]
March 16, 2023 – Join FORGE founding director Brian Ellerman and his guests, every third Thursday, for a lively conversation about programs and ideas that are growing entrepreneurship in our community. In March, Brian speaks with Cindy Jordan, CEO and Founder of Pyx Health. Learn more and register to attend!
February 1, 2023 – Arizona has an abundance of advantages for entrepreneurs looking to start their companies: a young, talented workforce; one of the nation’s fastest-growing tech hubs; a business-friendly environment that embraces innovation; an excellent quality of life, and more.Arizona’s startup ecosystem is a national success story. In 2011, data from PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor […]
January 2, 2023 – Desert Angels ecosystem partner, Arizona FORGE is hiring a Native FORGE student intern to provide administrative and program support to assist the Native FORGE team with growing entrepreneurship in tribal communities. The ideal candidate will have a prior history working with tribal communities. See the original post on LinkedIn here!
Reglagene President & CEO Dr. Richard Austin joined the Tucson Metro Chamber podcast titled “The Business of” to explain how the company is developing revolutionary therapy for brain cancer based on research stemming from the University of Arizona that has proven a way to break through the blood-brain barrier. Reglagene is a biotech company firm that fights cancer […]
December 27, 2022 – From Beanie Babies to rare coins, scarcity has often meant greater value. Desert Angels Portfolio company, HTG Molecular Diagnostics (NASDAQ:HTGM) provided one more example of just that by surging upward in Tuesday’s trading (12-27-2022) after closing its public offering last week. See the original article by clicking here!
December 12, 2022, Thank you to everyone who joined us this morning for the launch of the UArizona Research, Innovation & Impact Mission Integration Lab in the UA Tech Park at The Bridges! We had a blast celebrating the science, technology, and accomplishments that have already taken place in balloon-borne astronomy and what will continue to thrive […]
The “Capital Markets Union – Key Performance Indicators” report by EBAN – European Business Angel Network and 11 other organizations is here! The report finds that the EU as a whole is falling further behind other jurisdictions in terms of its global attractiveness as a place for businesses to access deep pools of capital and go public. […]