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LaunchPoint businesses recognized by Mesa City Council

Mesa Mayor John Giles with Clean Router co-founders Eric Vance and Spencer Thomason, and Mesa Economic Development Director Bill Jabjiniak. (City of Mesa)

LaunchPoint is Mesa’s downtown business accelerator designed for entrepreneurs and small companies to grow their ideas. From providing flexible space and business development assistance to networking and training opportunities, LaunchPoint cultivates the latest innovations and technologies.

Mayor John Giles with Urbix Resources President and Chairman Nicolas Cuevas and Mesa Economic Development Director Bill Jabjiniak. (City of Mesa)

Recently, two LaunchPoint businesses won awards and they were recognized at the June 5 Mesa City Council meeting.

“Congratulations to Urbix Resources and Clean Router,” Mayor John Giles said, “It is small businesses like these that can lead the way in innovation and drive our local economy. I wish them the very best of success.”

Urbix Resources developed a proprietary technique for producing graphite at a lower cost while minimizing environmental impact. They earned the “Business Award” for the company with the best chance for immediate investment and commercialization in the Rocky Mountain Cleantech Open. Find out more about Urbix Resources at urbixresources.com.

Clean Router allows parents to manage all electronic devices in the house with one central control. It filters and manages everything connected to your home WiFi stopping inappropriate content. Clean Router won the fourth annual Venture Madness competition presented by Invest Southwest in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority. Find out more about Clean Router at cleanrouter.com.

For more information on LaunchPoint, visit launchpointmesa.com or contact Kelley Keffer at kelley.keffer@mesaaz.gov.

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