Federal contract to help boost nonprofit's Thryve Next program .
SBA funding will back nonprofit group's new accelerator program for high-growth companies.
A dozen diverse organizations are initially seeking money.
A new, local crowding-funding platform called MonsoonFund aims to help startup companies raise the capital they need to succeed.
Startup Tucson and H2H Venture Philanthropy have announced the 10 teams chosen to participate in the inaugural class of Thryve, an intensive business incubator focused on developing high-impact social ventures.
Startup Tucson is launching a new incubator program to support local entrepreneurs focusing on social impact.
With the slogan “Not Your Normal Corporate Job Fair,” the Spring 2014 Tucson Job Crawl will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 1 at Gentle Ben’s Brewing Co., 865 E. University Blvd.
Another downtown co-working space has merged with Startup Tucson, a nonprofit that provides resources and education to local entrepreneurs.
Gangplank Tucson, a downtown co-working space, has merged its operations into Startup Tucson, a nonprofit group that helps entrepreneurs.
A University of Arizona alumnus turned an idea for a marketplace of college class notes into a multimillion-dollar business. Now he will headline next week’s IdeaFunding conference for local entrepreneurs.
This weekend, some 40 creative minds will get together in downtown Tucson to take innovative business ideas and push them along as far as possible in 54 hours to see if they’re viable.
The third annual Startup Weekend Tucson, part of a nationwide series of events in which entrepreneurs hone their startup business ideas and pitches to investors, is set for Sept. 20-22 at Gangplank Tucson, 100 N. Stone Ave.
Tucson-based audio Internet company AudioEye Inc. has gone public on the over-the-counter stock market and is looking to grow, a year after spinning off from another company.
The facility will have several co-working spaces that artisans and others will share for both workshops and classes. This room once housed an indoor swimming pool.
Downtown Tucson soon will be home to perhaps the only place on Earth where you can learn knitting as well as how to use your knitting needles for self-defense.
This room planned for crafts and activities at Maker House features a mural done in the early 1960s by Mexican-born artist Salvador Corona. Maker House's developers are resurrecting this and the rest of the old Bates Mansion.
Co-founders Tony and Vanessa Ford are turning the long-empty Bates Mansion downtown into Maker House, a collaborative workspace geared toward artisans. This room will be something artisans always need: a coffee bar.
Since 2010, Xerocraft "hackerspace" has welcomed frustrated engineers, curious tinkerers and do-it-yourselfers of all stripes to share ideas and equipment in a beat-up commercial building on South Sixth Avenue.
Connor Barickman steps into Xerocraft, where do-it-yourselfers to share space, equipment and ideas. Xerocraft will join workspaces downtown to form a Downtown Innovative District.