Bright Enterprising Ideas at AZEC09 Show Rise in Sales, Employment

Nov 18, 2009

AZEC09 in the News:  via Tech News Arizona

By Tom Gibbons
Special Business Correspondent to TNAZ


AZWebcasting sent out the AZEC09 live online from the conference’s Desert Willow Conference Center site.
Credit: AZWebcasting

Dixon Golf makes a ball that is biodegradable, and the company says it performs as well as conventional golf balls.

The eco-friendly ball does not defy gravity. But the company is defying it — at least for now.

The Mesa-based company was one four companies chosen to speak on sustaining growth in a recession at the recent Arizona Entrepreneurs Conference – AZEC09 — in Phoenix. The four firms were averaging more than 70 percent sales growth over the past year.

For start-ups and young companies and the people who invest in them, the current recession presents challenges — and opportunities.

Entrepreneurs have the time, the talent is available and cheap, and the price is of investing is more likely to be reasonable.

These companies — DreamSpan, a developer natural health supplements in Phoenix, MxSecure, a medical transcription service in Scottsdale, Synergy Homecare of the East Valley, a provider residential non-medical care, and Dixon — are bright spots in sea of economic gloom. Read More…

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