ATTRACTING THE NATION’SMOST INNOVATIVE THINKERS

Arizona knows that attracting great minds is easy when you give them the tools and support they need to go faster and further than ever before.

Arizona is home to a surging ecosystem of global giants, early stage entrepreneurs and tech-savvy Millennial talent who are breaking new ground across a wide range of industry growth sectors. What's more, Arizona offers a robust portfolio of programs and resources supporting both large and emerging tech employers.

The state’s rich startup culture continues to thrive and is a preferred choice for technology companies seeking growth. Leading startups have collectively taken advantage of Arizona’s high-skills talent base. Feeding this worker pipeline is Arizona’s university system that produces in-demand graduates specializing in technology and innovation that can quickly make an impact on these growing businesses.

Arizona's solid reputation and assertive stance on innovation led Fast Company to rank Arizona No. 1 in the country for "entrepreneurial activity", attracting even more of the nation's — and world's — big thinkers.


#1 JOB GROWTH

Forbes 2013

#5 ACCESS TO CAPITAL

CNBC 2014

#1 IN NATION FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL ACTIVITY

Fast Company 2013

TOP 10 STATE FOR BUSINESS

Chief Executive 2015


The state’s rich startup culture continues to thrive and is a preferred choice for technology companies seeking growth.