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When
April 2021
All month long
Where
Arizona, USA
Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff

About Startup Together AZ

April is for Entrepreneurs in Arizona


Arizona is top destination for entrepreneurs, it’s in our DNA. We’ve also developed a community that is known for generosity. Join us as we partner and unite together to learn and grow during the month of April. Want to start a new endeavor? Having success in your business and ready to up level? Check out our calendar below to participate in the awesome events that we have planned for you.

Program schedule

Something amazing for everyone!


Startup Together AZ

Throughout the month of April, key organizations across the state of Arizona have teamed up to shine a spotlight on our resilient small businesses and entrepreneurial community. Through Startup Together AZ digital events, join thousands of diverse entrepreneurs all month long to learn, connect, and be inspired by the innovation and creativity of our state.
Brought to you by the Arizona Commerce Authority, Startup Tucson, Phoenix Startup Week, Moonshot at NACET, and Local First Arizona.

Startup Together AZ Kickoff Live Stream: April 1st 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Join the organizers of Startup Together AZ for the live Kickoff Event signifying the launch of a month’s long celebration of Arizona’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. Andrew Lombard, Executive Vice President of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for the Arizona Commerce Authority will open with remarks showcasing the success of our business community while highlighting the opportunities we have as entrepreneurs to continue growing together. Then we will move into a panel discussion with the event organizing committee on trends they’re seeing within the state and their entrepreneurial networks while also sharing their motivations and goals for the month’s events.
Register here: https://azcommerce.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LRY-WAL6TMqS8yewB4SXiw

#STARTUPTOGETHERAZ

Mentor Mania: April 6, 7, 8

The Arizona Commerce Authority is proud to facilitate Mentor Mania – a statewide mentoring event hosted on the ACA’s *New* Innovation Network. The three-day event will help to connect AZ’s entrepreneurs with some of the state’s most highly-regarded mentors for 30-60 minute conversation about their venture. These conversations will be an opportunity to expand one’s network, receive feedback on your concept, and establish next steps for growing your company. We highly encourage individuals participating in Idea Funding or Ventures applying to Venture Madness participate in preparation for the pitches and applications
Cost: Free

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#ArizonaCommerceAuthority

Small Business Boot Camp: Tuesdays & Thursdays, April 6- 20

The Arizona Commerce Authority’s Small Business Bootcamp is a statewide initiative designed to provide virtual support to Arizona’s small business community. With the support of our dynamic community partners and subject matter experts, these informative and interactive sessions have become a resource to hundreds of small businesses around the state. Join us 9 AM to 10 AM on
April 6, 8, 13, 15 and 20 for special boot camp sessions designed to assist anyone looking to start a new business in Arizona.

Register for Upcoming Sessions

April 6th: Resources to Help Start Your Business
April 8th: Basics for Starting Your Business
April 13th: Marketing Strategy for Your New Business
April 15th: “Organize Your Business for Success in 2021”
April 20th: How to Tell Your Story

Cost:Free

IdeaFunding: April 15th

Join us April 15th for a day-long digital entrepreneurial experience including Southern Arizona’s largest pitch competition, inspirational community Resiliency Awards, and powerful thought-leaders.
This free conference focuses on the critical industries of our region and how entrepreneurs, small businesses, and creatives are shaping the future of our resilient community.
Brought to you by Startup Tucson, Arizona Commerce Authority, Pima Community College and the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship
Cost: Free

#ideafunding2021
#startuptucson
https://www.startuptucson.com/ideafunding

Business of BIO Bootcamp: April 19 - 23

Moonshot at NACET is proud to present a week-long “Business of BIO Bootcamp” targeting bio science and life science founders in Arizona. This bootcamp will walk bio start-up founders (and subject matter experts in the bio sciences sector) through the necessary steps and skills to transform technology and invention into a viable company. Attendees will develop the insight and energy required for entrepreneurial success as they learn to prepare financials, accelerate development and manufacturing, identify sales channels, hire and recruit, and protect their intellectual property. These hour and a half long daily workshops will be offered during the week of April 19. Also, during the same week, attendees will have the opportunity to watch keynote presentations featuring Dr. David Engelthaler, Co-director and Associate Professor of Pathogen Genomics Division at TGen North, and Robert Kellar, Chief Science Officer for Axolotl Biologix.
Cost: $10.00

#MoonshotatNACET
https://www.moonshotaz.com/biz-of-bio-bootcamp.html

Local First Good Business Summit: April 20 - 22

The Arizona Good Business Summit brings over 500 businesses and community leaders together to discuss the dynamics and complexity of doing business in today’s world. We are in the midst of a time that demands leadership to create change in conventional thinking, disrupt business as usual, and inspire the business community to form powerful relationships that build a stronger Arizona. This annual conference features a wide variety of keynotes, workshops, business trainings, panel discussions, networking opportunities, and presentations including local and national experts redefining what it means to do good business.

This April, the summit will return virtually over 3 days centering content on small business perseverance, social justice, and environmental action.
Cost:
$45 General Admission
$25 Local First members, nonprofits and students.

#LocalFirstAZ
https://www.localfirstaz.com/good-business

Phoenix Startup Week - April 26 - 30

Join us for Arizona’s largest entrepreneurial event, full of informative, inspirational speaker sessions and limitless networking opportunities for startup founders, teams, investors, and supporters.
Cost= $10.00

https://phxstartupweek.com/

Startup Together AZ Wrap Live Stream: April 30th

Join the organizers of Startup Together AZ for the live wrap featuring highlights from the month with special guests.

#thrivephx
#YESPHX
#YesPHX
#StartupAZFoundation
#ThrivePHX
https://phxstartupweek.com/

Small Business Resource Summit: April 20th

The Small Business Resource Summit will take place on April 20, 4:00 – 7:00 PM

Learn More

Robert Smith
CEO at Themeforest.net

Local First

  45 minutes
  intermediate
Credibly unleash superior ideas rather than robust niches. Professionally conceptualize end-to-end e-commerce open-source quality vectors. Interactively embrace empowered growth strategies and standards...
Robert Smith
CEO at Themeforest.net

Local First

  45 minutes
  intermediate
Credibly unleash superior ideas rather than robust niches. Professionally conceptualize end-to-end e-commerce open-source quality vectors. Interactively embrace empowered growth strategies and standards...
Robert Smith
CEO at Themeforest.net

Local First

  45 minutes
  intermediate
Credibly unleash superior ideas rather than robust niches. Professionally conceptualize end-to-end e-commerce open-source quality vectors. Interactively embrace empowered growth strategies and standards...

Phoenix Startup Week

  45 minutes
  intermediate
Credibly unleash superior ideas rather than robust niches. Professionally conceptualize end-to-end e-commerce open-source quality vectors. Interactively embrace empowered growth strategies and standards...