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Surprise officials recruiting new tenants for business incubator

SURPRISE, Ariz. – Officials are recruiting new tenants for the city-based business incubator, AZ TechCelerator.

Located on Bell Road between El Mirage Road and R.H. Johnson Boulevard, TechCelerator is a place where early-stage technology-based companies can get to the next step in their business plan, supported by business coaches and mentors, with access to low-cost rent, stated Manager Julie Neal.

Other business amenities, such as work force training opportunities, conference room space are provided as well.

“Ideal candidates are small technology companies, such as those with a focus in healthcare innovation, information technology, renewable energy/sustainability, defense, or other product innovations,” Ms. Neal stated in a prepared release.

Preferred candidates will have completed a business plan and expect to become self-sustaining in less than five years. Candidates may or may not need to utilize space in the AZ TechCelerator in order to take advantage of its services; thus, all are encouraged to apply. Applicants may be asked to provide:

(1) An executive summary of your business

(2) A business plan

(3) A cover letter on behalf of your business acknowledging your understanding that the City of Surprise is subject to Arizona Open Meeting and Public Records laws and stating the extent to which your business plan and other shared confidential information for the purposes of engaging in services within the AZ TechCelerator is proprietary.

“We have had some real success stories at the AZ TechCelerator over our three years in business and we look forward to many more in the future,” noted Ms. Neal.

Online applications are available at and our due by June 30.


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