Startup Tucson is a non-profit that supports entrepreneurs through low-cost education, free community events, and a free membership program.
TENWEST Impact Festival
TENWEST helps the curious and the impassioned solve the great economic, social, cultural and environmental challenges of our communities.
IdeaFunding is Southern Arizona's largest pitch competition and entrepreneurial conference.
ACA Innovation Challenge
The Arizona Innovation Challenge is Arizona's leading business plan competition — one of the largest in the country — is designed to advance innovation and technology commercialization opportunities in Arizona by helping early-stage ventures scale.
Arch Partners, LLC
Combining the diverse skill sets of the individual partners with their desire to invest personal capital in attractive opportunities, Arch Partners help companies in the Southwest achieve success.
Arizona Founders Fund
Arizona Founders Fund provides seed-stage funding and operational expertise for Arizona's startup economy. Counsel, referrals, and dig-deep, hands-on support from successful past and present founders is a key part of the strategic value we deliver.
Bluestone Venture Partners Copy
BlueStone Venture Partners is a life sciences venture capital fund capitalizing on the strength, creativity, and innovation found in entrepreneurial companies in the southwestern United States.
Business Development Finance Corporation
The Business Development Finance Corporation (BDFC) is a private, non-profit corporation dedicated to economic development by providing affordable financing for Arizona businesses.
Canyon Angels is an non-profit angel investment group affiliated with Grand Canyon University focused on funding highly scalable startups.
Chicanos Por La Causa
Chicanos Por La Causa is a multifaceted direct services organization, focusing on underserved communities.
Community Investment Corporation
Community Investment Corporation is a nonprofit economic development organization, assisting organizations access the capital they need to grow.
Desert Angels is an angel investor group focused on funding entrepreneurial ventures and startup or early stage companies.
DVI Equity Partners is committed to accelerating innovation by helping entrepreneurs remove barriers, focus disruptive technologies, refine business strategies and positioning themselves for high-impact growth and success.
DreamSpring is an award-winning, 26-year-old nonprofit organization that increases access to credit, makes loans and provides a community of support to help entrepreneurs realize their dreams.
5 Lights Group
5Lights partners with exceptional entrepreneurs and innovators in growing businesses to manifest their secret. Not Angels. Not Sharks. Not Consultants. Partners.
The Flinn Foundation is a privately endowed, philanthropic grantmaking organization looking to improve the quality of life in Arizona to benefit future generations.
The Arizona Chapter of Golden Seeds is an angel investment group focused on supporting female entrepreneurs, both through investment and mentorship.
Moonshot helps entrepreneurs build successful businesses and brands & we help cities looking to create entrepreneurship eco-systems.
Silicon Valley Bank
Silcon Valley Bank provides various types of banking and funding services specifically for startups at various stages of growth.
UA Venture Capital
UA Venture Capital or UAVC, is a Tucson based investment fund designed specifically to help finance University of Arizona connected enterprises.
Venture Madness pitch compeition pits the most promising regional startups against one another in a live pitch, head-to-head competition.
WIF AX (Women’s Innovation Fund Accelerator) is a Qualified Opportunity/Impact Fund building women-balanced and sustainable organizations.