Selling your startup company to investors is a lot like dating, says Sean Conway, a University of Arizona alumnus who founded the class-notes sharing website Notehall and sold it in a deal worth $9.5 million in 2011.
A regional collaboration including the University of Arizona and Pima County will develop a strategic plan for manufacturing in Southern Arizona and New Mexico with the help of a half-million-dollar federal grant.
City business and political leaders have endorsed the notion of having a new interstate run through the Tucson region, saying they fear the area will become economically irrelevant without it.
Tucson should establish a medical diagnostics institute and take other major steps to expand its already robust diagnostics sector and boost economic development, according to a report unveiled Wednesday.
Patrice Davis, left, and Catherine Upchurch analyze tissue samples at Ventana Medical Systems/Roche. A TREO-commissioned report says Tucson should "leapfrog" its competition to lead the way in diagnostics.
Emmanuel Ramos examines a circuit board in a slide-staining system at Ventana Medical Systems/Roche. Ventana, a UA technology spinoff, is moving to become a major player in the field of companion testing.
It is the fastest-growing state with the fastest-growing middle class in Mexico.
The Tucson region's economic development agency has decided to take municipal competition out of the equation and will stop accepting most public funding.
A North Carolina-based tire distributor plans to build a warehouse operation in Tucson that will employ 30 people, an economic-development agency says.
An Iowa company plans to build and operate a 40,000- square-foot data center on Tucson’s south side.