Phoenix Startups List

Map of the local innovation industry.
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Stephen G. Barr


Mentor, Adviser, Strategist, Board Member, Advocate. Founder @startup-hive , CoFounder @crowdpad , CEO @sgb-media-group , Mentor @geteverwise

ID 288276

John Rogers

Founder CEO of Local Motors. 3rd Startup (1 China, 2 US). Company Commander US Marines. McKinsey Consultant. VC at New Island. HBS MBA 2007. CFA 1999.

ID 10952

Dan Munro

Payer solution sold to WebMD (2004). CEO @ 4Blox; BD for Aerocast / Sequoia Software

ID 28044

Thomas Olson


Founder @vevue Founder @minute-list-it Founder @jewels-vintage

ID 8540

Mario Martinez II


Present: Investor, advisor, board member for early stage ventures. Past: Founder & former CEO of 360 Vantage, acquired by IMS Health.

ID 63045

Tom Harness


ID 182204

Adam Toren

Entrepreneur, Mentor, Award Winning Author & Investor. Co-Founder of

ID 13535

Anil Jain


SVP Biz & Corp Dev, Unicorn Media. Advisor, Mentor, Strategist focused on Business Design & Product Planning. Brightmonk Innovation. LOT2 Labs. M.I.T., TiE CM/Board.

ID 122628

Neil Passero

B2B Rainmaker/Investor. 1st sales/mkt exec & investor at SiriusDecisions; advisor to Marc Benioff, Tom Siebel, @sequoia-capital execs. 20+ yrs in Silicon Valley.

ID 117340

Bubba Page

Founder @quotadeck Crowdsourcing Introductions, a @techstars Boulder 2014 company & Founder @launch-leads-technology-people-sales @Inc contributor

ID 77045

Kori Handy


Mobile Product Designer • Currently Lead Mobile Designer @paypal, Founder @mymentor previously at @quietly ,@microsoft, @expedia and many others.

ID 8683

Shane Ettestad

Founder of Per(se). Founder Blue Square Studios & Hospitality Toolkit (acquired by Travelclick). Co-founder Interactive Sites &

ID 151126

Jonathan Cottrell

CEO @storybyte. Instigator #yesphx. Founder @user10. Sold first company to @mashable. Former GM at @godaddy. 10 years UX, product, marketing experience.

ID 128590

Seth Page


Experienced tech entrepreneur, operator, investment banker & financier. Last 2 firms co-founded were both acquired Nov 2011. Just acquired mSpot for Samsung.

ID 13164

Dan Salcedo

@everpurse Founder & CTO. Aircraft builder & pilot by 14, entrepreneur at 18, top exec at #25 INC 500 startup by 24. Obsessed with the efficient.

ID 389907

Adam Bruss


Adam is eleven-time start-up entrepreneur and angel investor.

ID 239157

Noah Spirakus

Solving business problems using software in a secure way

ID 321634

Matt Ekstrom

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Jeremy Gocke


Founder & CEO::@fliptu; Co-founder::@silicon-beach-la Founder::MMAMix (sold to Proelite [CBS/Showtime]); Apparel brand owner; B.S. Sys Eng - West Point.

ID 67048

Joshua Strebel

Founder/CEO @pagely among other things. Bootstrapping a growing empire. I really like Vodka.

ID 226574

Chris Matthieu

Founder of Twelephone. Startups acquired to date include: Nodester, Teleku, and Digital Voice Technologies.

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Scott Menor

Cofounder and CEO @roambotics

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Naser Chowdhury


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Daehee Park

Co-founder of @tuft-needle.

ID 259933

Scott Ferreira

Founder @mysocialcloud • Worked at @reputation-com • Studied at @university-of-southern-california

ID 299046

Dennis O'Mahoney

Entreprenuer, Tech Ideator, Builder... Founded ClaimForce, the insurance industries first claim service marketplace. Transacted over $500M in services.

ID 313258

Edward Loew

2002 - Founder PE Real Estate Fund (Exit 2006) 2010 - Dir of Ops for ADF. 2012 - Co-Founder Veebow - strong business background

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Peter Fleckenstein

Founder Lifestr • Worked at @achieveglobal, @gartner-meta-group

ID 211584

Ryan Charleston

Founder of @bitcorati, growth hacker, Bitcoin & startup entrepreneur, techie, and EDM fan!

ID 134504

Nima Jacob Nojoumi

Teen Entrepreneur. Former adviser @godaddy. Co-Founder & CEO @GetSourcely. Founder @HouseOfGenius Phoenix. Growth Hacker.

ID 218395

Jake Huber

Operations at @uber. Started @gigawatt. Graduated @boost-vc. Created Blitz Fundraising™ Going #88mph

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James Weddle


@cospace. 8th startup, 3 sold. @arizona-state-university. Work: @digital-equipment-corporation @lockheed-martin @sandia-national-laboratory @jpmorgan-chase @sierra-health-services

ID 55159

Troy Jensen


Co-Founder, CEO & Senior Managing Director of nxVenture Capital Ltd, an innovative private equity firm with their global headquarters in New York City.

ID 45608

Brandon Clarke

Product Focused Entrepreneur & Strategist

ID 196382

Kevin Luikens

Founder & CTO @serverpilot. Computer Science @university-of-arizona. Engineer @heartflow. Computer networks & GPU researcher. Web developer.

ID 119691

Sean Tierney

CEO JumpBox & Grid7. 5th employee at iTOOL (acquired by Onvia). Cum Laude Trinity U & Kauffman Fastrac grad. Runs Lean Startup Circle Phx.

ID 373818

Mike Dietrich


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Michael Krotchie

CTO and Founder @flicksea • Worked at @raytheon • Studied at University of Arizona

ID 141351

CJ Cornell


Founder @chaos-media-networks, @protocorp-telesystems • Worked at @sun-microsystems, @arizona-state-university-1

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Jamie Glass

CEO of @artful-thinkers. Strategic and tactical marketing and sales consulting service. Clients include more than 40 businesses. Creative. Strategic. Results.

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Marc Chung

Empowering millions of users @lookout.

ID 91049

Dan Farfan

Computer Scientist. Creator, Homeland Security system architect. Ballroom Dancer. Author, The Next 10 Amendments

ID 95558

Scott Bundgaard

Founder/CEO ProcureNetworks. Crossfit. Paleo. Cyclist. Thunderbird MBA 2005. Fmr State Senator.

ID 32281

Imran Mirza


Founder & CEO @parc-financial-group

ID 80063

Richard Swanson

CEO @Resumoto Track record with over $500MM in sales and two successful exits. Former CEO @wopodo @OnLineStaffing

ID 81383

Tom O'Brien

Founded - a small bus. platform. Co-Founder and COO @Data Insurance Licensing Ltd. Founder and Lead Consultant at BootstrapTechnology Consulting.

ID 147923

Chad Baniecki

Founder @disco-melee • Worked at @happy-s-irish-pub, @plucker-s-wing-bar • Studied at @louisiana-state-university, @oklahoma-state-university

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Taylor DiGilio

Currently studying Media Arts at the @university-of-arizona-1. Founder at @flicksea, a new startup looking for investors.

ID 44242

Mark Ng

HuntersDB cofounder, technologist in entrepreneurship and innovation labs at @arizona-state-university. Previously, @twitfave cofounder, hNews coauthor.

ID 156110

Will Curran

Founder @endless-entertainment • Studied Business & Special Events at @arizona-state-university-1

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Peggy Dold

Founder, Navigation Partners LLC; Global Marketing Strategist & Entertainment Consultant

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Mark G

Founder of 944 Magazine, UNIQ Lifestyles Magazine, Background before creating magazines: #1 Web Development Firm Business Journal Book of Lists.

ID 152600

Humberto Valle

Founder/CEO of OppenUp. GCU BA. I'm a passionate and social entrepreneur. I consult social enterprises. Proud Rotarian, Gangplank anchor and global citizen.

ID 281241

Zach Solomon-Beloin

I’m a public relations, community manager and digital marketing professional with a passion for using technology to design, build and grow communities.

ID 340585


Founder • Worked at @moving-picture-film-and-television, @suncast-entertainment

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Chase Granberry

Founded AuthorityLabs. Customer development, sales and growth.

ID 344293

Benjamin Bronson

★ Creator - Designs, Methods, & Devices ★ Leader - Team builder, Inspirer, & Front Runner ★ Futurist - Utopia through Technology Evangelist

ID 133220

Timber Barker

Founder @myrooms, @gelpay • Worked at @at-t, @xerox @ey

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Cl. Alex. Chien

Inventor, "Med-Surg Onshoring" (pat. pend.). Project leader $50MM ILEC COs. Leading Wall St. analyst Cable-Modem 1.0. MBA, UNC-Chapel Hill. U-Mich. award.

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Cindy Matthews

Founder & CEO, @rc-xtreme-technologies

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Billy B

Founder of @thegorillaunderground, Inc. Chief Branding Officer of @black-door-visual. Innovative Thinker, Strategic Doer, and Radical Mover. Let's talk.

ID 256558

Daniel Valencia

Analyst @vuurr; Strong business background (@deloitte&Touche). Specialize in data analysis and analytics.

ID 16197

Matt Blake

Head Geek at and golfmix. Former co-founder of and @az-sports-hub. Worked at @jobing and Corpedia.

ID 8556

Carlos Tobin

Builder of personal finance, mortgage debt, management rails web app. Interested in innovation in the mortgage industry. West Coast Swing on the side

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Eric Trappen


Experienced entrepreneur and investor.

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Christopher G. Lopez


Angel Fund Manager and Venture Fund Analyst

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Ryan Hemelt

Founder of @textbuch; Studying Finance, Psychology, and Computer Science at the University of San Diego

ID 141079

Kurt Ohlson

Studied at University of Illinois, Urbana, Champaign

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Rafeed Chaudhury

PhD student at @asu '15. @georgia Tech Alum '10.

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Howard Nutt

Howard Nutt has been an innovator in the world of business development for more than three decades.

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Ted Gladish

Founder Innovative Green Technologies

ID 21804

Scott Swanson

After 18+ years at @microsoft, rediscovering my inner developer as CTO of Fluid Group, Inc. Delivering social media insights to niche product markers.

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Scott Kaufmann


Founder @lucid-agency, @energy-advisors • Investor @lucid-ventures, @tailwater-ventures

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David Bilfeld

David Bilfeld, CEO of ACP Property Preservation, holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.

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Stephen Cordova

Active duty Air Force 4 years - Logistics Air National Guard 4 years - Logistics Private Military Contractor 2 years - Logistics

ID 149181

Tyler Crandall

Founder @endorsedbuy, Economics at @arizona-state-university, International Business in South China.

ID 246844

Bill Sutherland

Founder @wannawow-llc

ID 281486

Aaron Bare

Founder @the-career-platform • Studied at @thunderbird-school-of-global-management, @indiana-university-bloomington

ID 117554

Jaime Abromovitz

Founder @dreamalings. 3rd startup success. Polyglot: 6+ languages. Worked at Intel with Dell, Sony, LG, Samsung, Microsoft, HP, IBM, NVidia. Thunderbird MBA.

ID 188963

Neel Mehta

Disciplined, career focused individual interested in Healthcare entrepreneurship, Small Business Development, Statistics and Translational Bioinformatics.

ID 79701

Billy Coover

Entrepreneur, Engineer, Sports Nut. Founder & CEO of @Nearby_Now.

ID 681256

Kam Kudla

Co-founder @glass-health. Engineer, hacker. Previous experience in data analytics, semiconductors, photolithography. Studied at @university-of-toronto-1

ID 192577

Darrin Stark


Worked at @skymall, @JDA Software, @petsmart • Studied at @kelley of Business- Indiana, @Middlesex

ID 271713

Andrew Lewis

Founder/Technologist @MezzoPartners. Veteran w/ MPP technologies. Strong enterprise background. Experienced building big data services org w/Knightsbridge.

ID 177685

Kim Dillon Meteorologist

Studied at @arizona-state-university. Television Host and TV Personality.

ID 158197

Tyler Coleman

Founder @retora-game-studios, @future-is-games

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Brett Perkins

CEO Of @powder-puff-extreme; NFL Free Agent; 2x Minor League Football 1st Team All-American & Tight End of the Year; Team USA Football Captain.

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Harlan Robinson

Founder @haveoneon-me • Worked at @intel, @at-t • Studied at @morehouse-college

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Sanjay Rao

Founder Jade Falcon IT. Founder Encora. MS Comp Sc., BS Comp.Sc.

ID 272593

Nick Hutchens

Founder/CEO Beatbook, ASU, Business and Law Enforcement background.

ID 115797

Chuck Shaw

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Kirk Morales

Founder & CEO of Intrakr. Have been founding / assisting start-ups for 10 years. Strong development, product management, and analytics background.

ID 118836

Jeff Moskowitz

Founder @dsmart-industries • Worked at @vp-operations-dsmart

ID 478885

Matthew Silverstone

Co-Founder @notebowl • Studied Business Marketing at @the-university-of-arizona

ID 333417

John Mendez

Co-Founder of @EnsureBilling and @iCoachFitness, Technology Consultant,BS Computer Science,AAS Network Administration,15+ years in technology.Love a challenge

ID 90697

Benson Garner

Business designer, strategist, innovator, entrepreneur, enterprise consultant, lifelong learner. Husband, father, son, brother, friend. Mesa, AZ native. Mormon!

ID 49249

Venkatesh Rao

Co-founder/CEO of @meshlabs-1, a developer of text analytics software.

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Brian Harvey Hogue

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Darcy Bergen

With more than two decades of experience, financial expert Darcy Bergen established Clear Solutions, LLC, in 2003.

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Craig Gordon

Director of Business Development and Strategic Alliances at @connect-4-healthcare, LLC.

ID 149694

Hyland Stokes

Preparing customers for their futures, Hyland Stokes serves Arizona as a professional financial advisor.

ID 40728

Brett B

Experienced web marketer specializing in ad based monetization for web properties. Also, currently developing a filtering/analytic platform for web traffic.

ID 258883

Imee Rose Tagaca Chellevold

Founder @baby-at-work • I fill the gaps in technical / product team • I need a B2B sales expert

ID 367347

Luke McGrew

Founder Fluid Fish Finder. Managing member of Saner Sound, a custom smart home automation integration firm that specializes in mobile app control.

ID 120893

Paul Honnen

Advanced Eco Filtration

ID 359697

Jon Olawski

Founder APE Privacy. Entrepreneur, Software Engineer, Security Consultant (I hack stuff). Sold a private lead manager (SaaS) in 2009.

ID 215472

Nicholas Golob

CTO/Co-Founder of Pair Post, has more than 10 years of IT experience. Knows various programming languages, including Android.

ID 71777

Pablo Benvenuto

Founder and CEO of StudyBuddyCampus. Instructional Systems Designer with over 10 years of experience.

ID 424844

Phyo Kyaw

Founder of RezTech. Launched 3 products. A Sr. Achitect who mastered the modern web and mobile development technology stack from UI Layer to Big Data.

ID 92037

Phillip Page

Founder/CEO of Pair Post. Strong business background and a BBA graduate at Northwood University

ID 307329

Ben Sheedy

Built and sold three local businesses, small business sales/support focus, work @godaddy, very slow triathlete

ID 246375

Kevin Eric Carman

Founder IP Cyborg , @Crazy 8s Drums • Worked at @ibm, @godaddy

ID 68382

Rob Vinciguerra

Cofounder of @wepolls. Expert applications and UI designer.

ID 155606

Johnathan Croom

Ambitious developer. Started entrepreneurship at age of 10. Built in 3 weeks without previous Ruby experience. Nothing I cannot accomplish.

ID 192697

Ryan Riell

Studied at University of Illinois at Chicago. President and Team Director at Break Through Elite Racing.

ID 235772

Emil Pikula

Owner of Concure Systems LLC, construction industry specifically related to floor covering failures due to moisture.

ID 239700

Scott Bundgaard

Studied at Thunderbird School of Global Management. President/CEO of ProcureNetworks, Inc.

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