Skillful launches in Phoenix, connects job seekers to employers

Area residents gathered in downtown Phoenix on Thursday for the official launch of Skillful, a skills-based platform matching job seekers’ skills to potential employment.

Phoenix’s growing warehouse district attracts new events venue, The Vintage 45

Eneyas Freitas grew up in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

(From left to right) U.S Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., The Vintage 45 Excutive Director Eneyas Freitas, Maricopa Country Supervisor Steve Gallardo and Phoenix Vice Mayor Kate Gallego (Photo by Gilbert Cordova)

Growing Arizona bioscience industry faces challenges

Arizona’s bioscience industry continues to grow, but a small venture capital stream and declining research funding pose challenges, according to a new report by the Flinn Foundation, a Phoenix-based organization that supports research and business activity in the sector.

Author of Brookings study claiming Phoenix suffers worst ‘brain drain’ revises numbers

A study analyzing which metropolitan areas retain their university graduates the most has come under fire after the Phoenix metro area landed in the basement of the rankings. Officials with the Maricopa Association of Governments and the Arizona Commerce Authority fought back, and the study’s author has revised the numbers.