Arizona Commerce Authority Announces Awardees for the 2023 Arizona Innovation Challenge
1 Dec 2023
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) announced today 10 companies have been selected as awardees for the 2023 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC). The AIC, a program launched by the ACA in 2011, aims to advance innovation and technology commercialization opportunities in Arizona by helping early-stage ventures scale.
The 10 companies will be added to the Arizona Innovation Challenge portfolio and participate in the Venture Ready Accelerator, another program of the ACA, connecting companies with serial entrepreneurs, high-level executives, and subject matter experts. Participants will complete a series of panels and workshops within the subsequent 12 months of the award. The Accelerator helps startups refine their business plans, improve go-to-market execution strategies, and increase investor readiness.