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[I wasn't going to publish this post because it's all about Arizona, by someone who loves this state. As I found the city of Phoenix absolutely beautiful and enjoyed this piece -- I thought that you may also enjoy it.]
The startup entrepreneur scene in Phoenix just keeps getting hotter.
And, investors from all around the region are starting to take note as was evidenced at the recent Invest Southwest "VC's Unplugged" event held 5/20/15 at mod in downtown Phoenix.