Finance & Banking

Arizona Digital-currency ATMs Help Make Virtual Cash A Reality

Via ATMs specializing in the cryptocurrency bitcoin are popping up in the Phoenix area. They look like ATMs and they work like ATMs — you walk in and feed the machine your cash. Just don’t call them money machines, because these ATMs don’t give back cash, they give back bitcoin credits along with a receipt. ATMs specializing in the cryptocurrency bitcoin are beginning to pop up from Peoria to

NB|AZ Creates 1st VP Of Agribusiness Lending

Via National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ), a division of Zions Bancorporation, has appointed Howard Barrett as Vice President of Agribusiness Lending. Barrett brings extensive agribusiness lending experience with a focus on the southwestern agricultural sector. “It is a great opportunity to be a part of the NB|AZ Corporate Banking team, leveraging my professional experience in agricultural credit,” said Barrett. “We plan to pursue specialty lending opportunities in the agribusiness market. Our

General Cannabis Corp Acquires GC Finance Arizona, LLC

Via DENVER, June 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — General Cannabis Corp (OTCQB:CANN) announced today the acquisition of GC Finance Arizona, LLC (“GC Arizona”) from Infinity Capital West, LLC (“Infinity Capital”), according to a press release. GC Arizona owns two primary assets: 1) a 50% LLC membership interest in DB Products Arizona, LLC (“DB Arizona”) and 2) a secured promissory note with DB Arizona in the amount of $825,000, plus

Arizona Seeing Rise In Financial Jobs

Via And now to a story about another major effect our education system has on our state: business. The BBC recently reported that financial jobs on Wall Street aren’t expanding the way they used to. Instead, companies in states like Texas and, yes, Arizona are seeing the rise in financial jobs. In the last year or so, finance and insurance jobs here grew faster than any other state in

Goodbye New York, Hello Arizona

Via Financial jobs in the US have finally rebounded but they’re not growing where you might think. The subway stops near Wall Street are still crammed in the mornings yet financial firms in New York – once the centre of the money universe – aren’t expanding the way they used to. Companies in far-flung states such as Arizona and Texas are seeing the rise in financial jobs instead. The

California Finance Startup Opens Downtown Phoenix Office And Hiring 300

Via San Francisco-based financial services startup Upgrade Inc. is opening its first expansion office in downtown Phoenix, with plans to potentially hire up to 300 people. Upgrade, which started in August and launched a couple weeks ago, provides small loans for consumers to refinance higher-rate credit card debt, said Upgrade co-founder and CEO Renaud Laplanche. “Our goal is by using technology we can operate at a lower cost than