Venture Devils

ASU entrepreneurs develop smart street cameras

August 1, 2022

Argos Vision’s AI-powered traffic cameras seek to make roads safer, more efficient Propelled by resources from the J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute, ASU startup Argos Vision is taking

Demo Day recap: Entrepreneurs pitch for dollars — and change

May 5, 2022

Sixteen-year-old Avi Agarwal asked a panel of seasoned entrepreneurs for $1,000. Instead, he received $5,000. The idea that made them want to give more? Edible cupcake liners. Agarwal was one

Phoenix West Valley Startups: Frequently Asked Questions

March 21, 2022

West Valley entrepreneurial ecosystem resource partners came together to provide answers to the top questions they get from entrepreneurs. We break their answers into action steps every entrepreneur can take

Honoring Black History Month: 3 Founders’ Perspectives

February 21, 2022

In honor of Black History Month, we’re spotlighting three outstanding individuals currently in the Venture Devils program including Venture Devils Founder of Conscious Gear, Charlotte Bowens, Venture Mentors, and seasoned

5 Action Steps to Build A Business Right in the Phoenix West Valley

February 14, 2022

When launching a new idea, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. Our Peoria Forward team has worked with local ecosystem resource providers in the West Valley to create a

Benefits of Using the Just Start Guidebook

December 22, 2021

Have you ever been intrigued by the thought of “being your own boss”? Do you aspire to make a difference in the world? Are you the type of person who

2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Support Entrepreneurs from the Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute

December 9, 2021

Still working on your holiday gift list? Let us help with ideas! Consider supporting an entrepreneur looking to delight your loved ones this season with their goods and services. This

Our Journey in Customer Discovery: An Entrepreneurial Approach to Venture Development

September 27, 2021

A valuable lesson in an entrepreneur’s journey is the pivot, the willingness to respond to feedback while persistently iterating to meet rapidly changing needs. Sometimes we anticipate how we’ll progress

When Arts and Entrepreneurship Intersect

September 10, 2021

At the J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute, we believe that all artists are naturally entrepreneurial in their craft. Artists produce, create, compose, and seek opportunities in spaces that