TT  AzTE (Arizona Technology Enterprises)

     Office Locations:

1475 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 200
Scottsdale, AZ 85257-3538
Phone: 480-884-1996
Fax: 480-884-1984



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    Arizona Science and Technology Enterprises, LLC (AzTE) was established in 2003 as an Arizona Limited Liability company with the ASU Foundation as its sole member. Pursuant to agreements with Arizona State University, AzTE operates as the exclusive intellectual property management and technology transfer organization for ASU. AzTE also collaborates with other universities on technology transfer. AzTE has helped a number of promising technologies develop into successful start-up companies, a few of which have been acquired by larger companies. AzTE ranked in the top ten for invention disclosures, licenses and options, and startups formed per $10 million in research.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Augustine V. Cheng CEO and Chief Legal Officer
    Bill Loux Director of Business Development
    Charlie Lewis Vice President of Venture Development
    Jack Geltosky Ph.D. Senior Advisor
    John Schneider Ph.D. Director of Intellectual Assets


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Axon Technologies
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      constructNet International
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      Crawdad Technologies
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      Fluidic Fuel Cell
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      Intrinsic Bioprobes
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      Restorative Biosciences
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