Interested in a Lean Startup Program? Enrollment is underway for the Mesa Accelerator Program at the West Mesa Community Development Corporation office. Register here
. Thursday evenings beginning 9/15.There are still spaces available for Gilbert Growth Venture at Infusionsoft, beginning 10/13. Register here
.And stay tuned for the Maricopa Lean Startup Workshop program, Monday evenings beginning in October. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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U.S. college graduates with innovative new business ideas can apply to the Kauffman Foundation’s Global Scholars Program, newly expanded to include U.S. scholars. Participants learn and network with an international group of fellow aspiring entrepreneurs from January through June 2012. Apply here by Oct. 17, 2011.
What’s Going on in the Phoenix Startup Community
NSCoders Phoenix (Tempe/Gilbert)
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 4th
Time: 6:00 pm
Where: 1st & 3rd Tuesday @ Coffee Rush, Baseline & Gilbert in Gilbert. 2nd & 4th Tuesdays @ Paradise Bakery, Tempe Marketplace, Tempe.
A weekly get-together of iOS and OS X coders. Ask questions, solve problems, write some code, network, and shoot the bull. Casual, arrive and leave any time. Check the group list for any special instructions, to see who’s coming, or to let people know that you are.
Greg Taylor talks about music, event, and outdoor photography. Every week there’s a new topic, ranging from culture to community to code. A great time to experience Gangplank for the first time. Just show up, and bring a lunch or join people for lunch after the presentation.
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 5th
Time: 5:30 pm
Where: 260 S. Arizona Ave. Chandler, AZ
Gangplank offers a weekly hacknight that acts as an ability to connect, share ideas and launch new ventures in the community.
Phoenix iOS Developer Group
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 5th
Time: 7 pm
Where: University of Advancing Technology (UAT), 2625 W Baseline Rd, Tempe, AZ 85283
A monthly meeting of iOS developers (iPhone, iPad, etc.) with presentations, demonstrations, and networking. Everyone’s welcome, whether you’re an experienced developer, someone just learning, interested in find a developer, or just want to learn more.
Date: Thursday, Oct. 6th
Time: 11:30 am
Where: Chino Bandido, 15414 N.19th Ave Suite K Phoenix, AZ 85032
Get together with other community technical people for a fun lunch. Talk about consumer technology, social media, development or anything else that’s on your mind, it’s casual! Note: For the latest updates, search for the hashtag #TechLunchNorth on Twitter.
Bi-weekly HeatSync Labs meeting. Bring your projects, and enjoy presentations and open project hack night!
Date: Friday, Oct. 7th
Time: 9 am – 4 pm SMAZ 5
Where: Madcap Theatre, 730 S. Mill Ave Tempe, AZ
A business-focused event designed to help businesses understand, improve and learn about Digital Marketing, with a Social Media focus. Covering Social Media, Search, Mobile and more. Learn from Industry Experts and Corporations that are well versed in using Social Media to reach and support their clients. Presenters range from Fortune 200 executives to Social Media authors and SEM architects with years of experience willing to share the challenges and rewards of implementing internal and external Social media strategies. Learn policies, processes, tool sets, and monitoring techniques from the experts. Bring your questions and meet the right people.