Cost of living

Median home price in Silicon Valley: $550K. Median home price in Scottsdale: $272k.


ASU NEws 1/13/14

Department of Defense Awards New Tech Transfer Center to ASU

INNOVate @ EDA  1/7/14

Success Story:  Furnace

Arizona Daily Star  10/30/13

UA's new tech transfer effort takes flight


Mayo Clinic Joins Furnace Accelerator, a tech transfer-accelerator hybrid

AZ TEch Beat 7/15/13

University Advancement Roundup: ASU a Top Incubator

ASU News 6/19/13

ASU Startups Pitch California Investors

Phoenix Business Journal  6/6/13 

AZ Furnace companies pitch their business plans on Demo Day

AZ Tech Beat 6/7/13

A Beer Run, Edu Apps and High Speed Databases - AZ Furnace Demo Day Recap   6/2/13

Three College Town Incubators to Watch

Startup Tucson 5/16/13

Pitch Day at AzCI Hosts 23 Startups from Across Arizona

San Francisco Chronicle  5/7/13

Furnace Accelerator Startup Develops Anti-Fogging Technology

Fast Company 4/20/13

The United States of Innovation:  Ranking the States for Innovation

The State Press  4/8/13

ASU startup cleans wastewater for local brewery

Arizona Republic 2/5/13

ASU Group Helps Boost Innovation

Phoenix Business Journal  1/29/13

Arizona Commerce Authority announces AZ Fast Grant Winners

ASU News  1/8/13

ASU Startups Raise more than $1M 

PBS Channel 8 - Arizona Horizon 12/3/12

First 10 Startups Selected for AZ Furnace

UA NEWS  11/20/12

Two UA inventions selected as AZ Furnace Startups

Arizona Republic  11/19/12

New Accelerator to Help 10 Startups

Accelerator Gazette 11/19/12

AZ Furnace Reveals Inaugural Class

the State Press  9/25/12

Az Furnace seeks entrepreneurs to develop patented technology

Phoenix Business Journal  9/17/12

UA and ASU partner on AZ Furnace project

PBS Channel 8 - Arizona Horizon  9/12/12

Brian Sherman and Gordon McConnell discuss Furnace  9/6/12

Scottsdale's SkySong is home to two new innovative business startup programs. 

Accelerator gazette:  9/4/12

Thunderbird Walker Center for Global Entrepreneurship Joins Arizona Furnace

Phoenix Business Journal:  8/27/12

Arizona Commerce Authority helps launch AZ Furnace program

Arizona Republic:  8/19/12

ASU SkySong hits entrepreneurial high notes

AZ Tech Beat: 7/26/12

AZ Furnace: An Innovative Startup Accelerator Founded By The State’s Premiere Research Institutions

SF Gate: 6/21/12

Northern Arizona University Joins Arizona Furnace, the State’s New IP Accelerator


The Venture Catalyst office at Arizona State has announced that Dignity Health Arizona (DHA), the parent organization of St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, has become the first partner in a new entrepreneurial development program titled AZ Furnace.

Innovation Daily: 3/8/12

ASU Launches Furnace Accelerator to Kickstart New University Spinouts: National Competition offers intellectual property, space, funding and mentors

State Press: 3/7/2012

New SkySong accelerator turns research to business