AZ Big Media selected Justin Bayless as a business leader to watch in 2024

Here are the people and the companies that will shape Arizona’s business landscape in 2024. If the last few years have taught us anything, it’s that it would be impossible to project an accurate economic outlook for 2024. However, we can examine some general factors that often influence the state’s economic trajectory.

Justin Bayless preps for return to health care sector as noncompete agreement end nears

Justin Bayless is in the midst of a $2 million renovation of what originally served as Bayless Integrated Healthcare’s first clinic. Bayless plans to relaunch Bayless Integrated Healthcare on Jan. 12, when his current noncompete agreement ends. Immediate plans call for acquiring other primary care and behavioral health practices as the company looks to emulate its original incarnation as a thriving Valley network of smaller health care clinics… read more >

He’s 16, beat cancer and started a business helping young people get in shape

Beating cancer is already a major achievement, but this Valley teen didn’t just stop there. He took the experience he gained from his health journey and used it to start a business coaching other kids through tough times. 16-year-old Jose Beltran Jr.—known as Junior to his friends and family—started his business to help change the lives of others his age… read more > 

Justin Bayless addresses the mind, body, and soul of Phoenix

Justin Bayless is CEO and Founder of Ten Figures, a culturally competent, management consulting and private equity firm supporting the development and growth of BIPOC and/or women healthcare entrepreneurs. The Black Wall Street Times spoke with Bayless about entrepreneurship, the family business, and taking care of the body, mind, and souls of Phoenix, Arizona. “I always wanted to be a businessman because my dad used to wear suits,” said Bayless. Since renaming the business after his lineage, the son says Bayless Integrated Healthcare will honor both his late father and family’s future… read more >

Helpful Ways to Protect Your Mental Health as an Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you have likely heard the saying that success is 90% mindset and 10% strategy. But what exactly does this mean? How do the psychological factors of entrepreneurship impact success? The challenges entrepreneurs face are not lacking, between raising capital, building a brand, inconsistent income, maintaining employees, and the fear of failure is enough to drive anyone mad. Entrepreneurs battle the effects of hustle culture that can cause major mental health issues. These mental health issues can range anywhere from anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and more. Entrepreneurs are driven by their will to persevere and see their vision come to fruition, but many neglect an important part of their success: mental health… read more >

SVB Collapse Impacts Arizona Entrepreneurs

The recent collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) created major buzz and worry in the eyes of many entrepreneurs. It was one of the largest bank failures since the Great Recession, and Silicon Valley Bank was the bank of choice for many venture capitalists and startups. The bank, which had significant relationships with venture-backed companies and had a strong reputation for working with businesses that were female- and BIPOC-owned, has greatly impacted minority entrepreneurs across the nation, including Arizona. The ripple effect of the bank closure has impacted minority entrepreneurs by creating… read more >

Ten Figures Advances Diversity in Venture Capital

Started up to help entrepreneurs with their own startups, Ten Figures is a culturally competent management consulting and venture capital firm supporting the development of BIPOC and/or women entrepreneurs. “I believe great entrepreneurs are a mix of both nature and nurture. Now, I am trying to prove that great entrepreneurs can also be great investors by using the same philosophies and lessons in helping other entrepreneurs maximize their fullest potential,” says CEO Justin Bayless, who founded the company one year ago… read more >

The Unspoken Darkside To Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is often thought of as a type of business venture, but at its core, it is a way of thinking and acting that goes beyond the traditional business model. Entrepreneurs are individuals who have a unique and innovative approach to solving problems and creating new opportunities. They possess an entrepreneurial mindset, which is defined […]