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Hello From Arizona: Where Venture Dollars Are On The Rise

  • Crunchbase

Reporting on startups opening offices in Phoenix without crunching data on homegrown companies raising capital doesn’t do Arizona justice. Subscribe to the Crunchbase Daily While this is often the talking point–how Arizona’s tech and startup scene serves as a less expensive option for companies…

TSMC To Build Advanced Semiconductor Factory In Arizona

  • Office of Governor Doug Ducey

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced that following a national search, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has selected Arizona for its new U.S. advanced semiconductor factory. The project will create over 1,600 new high-tech jobs and generate thousands of additional jobs in…

Zoom to open R&D centers in Phoenix and Pittsburgh

  • Greater Phoenix Economic Council

Video communications leader plans to hire hundreds of software engineers San Jose, Calif., May 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) today announced that it will open two new research and development centers – one in the Greater Phoenix, Arizona area and one in…

Best-Performing Cities 2020: Where America’s Jobs Are Created and Sustained

  • Milken Institute

About Best-Performing Cities How did US regional economies perform recently? What are the key factors driving their growth and decline? The Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities series has tracked the economic performance of US metros for two decades using job, wage and salary, and high-tech…

The 50 Best U.S. Cities for Starting a Business in 2020

  • Inc.

What any business--and any city--can learn from the best places for startups in the U.S.       We have the key to the city--or 50 cities, to be exact. For the 2020 Surge Cities index, Inc. and innovation policy company Startup Genome analyzed troves of data on seven essential indicators--…