ARIZONA CHAPTER

Our Objectives

Designed to foster international business development between London and Arizona, TLA Arizona will operate these major key objectives:

  • Enhance existing strong links and relationships, and add new ones, between the London tech ecosystem and the Arizona tech ecosystem, especially in the areas of FinTech, HealthTech, EdTech, Cyber Security, CleanTech, Creative Tech, eCommerce & Retail Tech.
  • Facilitate the movement of advocates between the two ecosystems and provide introductions to Arizona and London. 
  • Establish Phoenix, and Arizona at large, as a primary transatlantic gateway for London and UK technology firms to build a successful US presence.
  • Promote and facilitate UK and European expansion opportunities for Arizona-based businesses with London as the foundation
  • Provide regular knowledge transfer events between sector aligned stakeholders in both Atlanta and London.
  • Establish stronger bonds between London and Arizona’s academic centres of innovation.
  • Act as a convener for disparate individuals, companies, and organizations in London and Arizona and promote events that may be of interest to our members, with a focus on organizing and leading delegations to London Technology Week every year.

PLANNED EVENTS AND ACTIVITY

We run events including networking, meetups, happy hours, and speaker & startup showcases.

COMMUNICATIONS

The Arizona Chapter sends out regular updates to all members, focusing on startup opportunities and events in the region. To stay up to date with the latest follow us on Twitter – @TLA_Arizona

Advocates
in Group

25+

Group
Leadership

Brandon Willey

Hownd

LinkedIn Email

Steering
Council

James Cummings, London & Partners

Hank Marshall, British Consulate General

Ondre Seltzer, City of Mesa

Jennifer Wong, StartupAZ Foundation

Ji Mi Choi, Arizona State University

Steve Zylstra, AZ Tech Council

Supporting
Organizations

Arizona Commerce Authority

Greater Phoenix Economic Council

Startup AZ Foundation

Arizona Technology Council

London & Partners

US Commercial Service

Global Chamber

Arizona State University