SOURCE: Tallwave


September 13, 2012 05:00 ET

Tallwave Supports Regional Innovation and Entrepreneurship Across the Southwest

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 2012) - Tallwave, a premier lean business accelerator and venture management firm, is expanding its participation in key entrepreneurial events in the region. In addition to Tallwave's recent calendar of Arizona events, the company plans on traveling across the Southwest to help startup executive teams validate, commercialize, and scale their businesses.

Tallwave will have a presence at these additional events during September and October:

  • September 25, 2012: Tallwave is sponsoring the inaugural TiE "Entrepreneur Thought Leader Lecture" featuring Dr. Craig Barrett, where the former CEO and Chairman of Intel will share his thoughts on the competitive environment of technology in the 21st Century.
  • September 26-28, 2012: Tallwave will join several other Arizona accelerators at the 2012 Venture Capital in the Rockies, the largest and oldest capital series in the region showcasing the most promising emerging growth companies to investors from across the country.
  • October 24-26, 2012: Jerrod Bailey, Business Development Practice Manager for Tallwave, will be a panelist at the WBT Innovation Marketplace in San Diego, CA, the premier event for showcasing new energy, life science, nanotech, material, and information technology companies.

"Tallwave is committed to supporting startups and early-stage ventures across the nation, with a particular focus on companies in the Southwest," said Robert Wallace, EVP of Venture Services for Tallwave. "These events are critical to the long-term viability of startup success in the region, and Tallwave will help ensure their success by continuing to promote lean business and design validation among these entrepreneurs."

About Tallwave:
Tallwave is a lean business accelerator specializing in validating, commercializing and scaling emerging technology and digital media ventures. Founded in 2010 by former senior executives from Google, Yahoo!, Microsoft, and iCrossing, Tallwave helps businesses identify, achieve and sustain growth using lean-validation principles.

Tallwave has successfully worked with over 25 companies in its Venture Accelerator and has added four companies to its Venture Management portfolio. Tallwave portfolio companies generate an average of 22.25 jobs per company, creating an economic growth engine in the Southwest, while outpacing national accelerators who generate an average 6.5 jobs per venture.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, Tallwave has offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. For more information about Tallwave, visit or call 602-840-0400.

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