Silvernest Snags $1.3M For Senior Home Sharing Startup

Denver-based SilverNext, the home sharing and roommate-matching service aimed at baby boomers and "empty nesters", has raised $1.3M in a seed funding, according to the company. The funding included Halogen Ventures, 1843 Capital, Rockies Venture Club, Investor's Circle and 500 Startups. The startup, led by CEO Wendi Burkhardt, said the funding will go towards growth, scaling the business, and driving revenue....Continue →

Kindara Turns To Crowdfunding For Fertility Tracking Devices

Boulder-based Kindara, which develops smartphone-connected, fertility tracking devices for women, said today that it is turning to crowdfunding for its Series A funding round. According to the company, it will tap into crowdfunding site SeedInvest for the fundraising, where it is already taking reservations. The company says it hopes to accept those investments later this summer, when qualified by the SEC....Continue →

Hippo Health Connects Patients With Physicians Via App

Have a pressing health concern, and really want to speak to a doctor about it? Boulder-based Hippo Health has launched a new service--for now, available only in Colorado--which lets users access local, emergency room physicians via their smartphone or desktop computer. According to Hippo Health, its subscription service allows users with unlimited access to physicians from 8am until midnight, and charges $19 per month for individuals and $37 per month for families of up to seven....Continue →

TestPlant Ramps Efforts In Europe

Boulder-based TestPlant, which develops test automation software, is expanding its efforts in Europe, saying today that it has named Andy Menzies as EVP EMEA Sales & Global Alliances. Menzies will be based in London, and previously has served at Apama, StreamBase, TIBCO Software, as well as SAP, Business Objects and Siebel. The company said Menzies will lead business development strategy and partnership efforts, as well as all direct sales in EMEA....Continue →

CirrusMD Finds $7M For Telemedicine Efforts

Denver-based CirrusMD, which offers a text-first telemedicine service for large health systems and insurers, has raised $7M in a Series A funding, the company said this morning. The funding was led by the Colorado Impact Fund, and also included Bootstrap Incubation, Three Leaf Ventures, Rockies Venture Fund, Service Provider Capital, Sand Hill Angels, and New York Angels. The startup, led by Andrew Altorfer and co-founded by Dr....Continue →

Misty Robotics Raises $11.5M, Spins Out Of Sphero

Boulder-based Misty Robotics, a new startup building personal robots, announced this morning that it has raised $11.5M in a funding round, and spun out of Sphero. The new startup was founded by Ian Bernstein, the co-founder and CTO of Sphero. The Series A funding came from Venrock, Foundry Group, and others. Tim Enwall has been named CEO of the new company, with Bernstein becoming Head of Product. Misty said it will build autonomous robots for the home and office....Continue →

EcoVapor Recovery Systems Snags Equity Funding

Denver-based EcoVapor Recovery Systems, a developer of vapor recovery and oxygen removal equipment used in the energy industry, has received an equity funding round, from EIV Capital, the company said today. Size of the funding was not announced. EcoVapor's technology is used with oil storage tanks, to remove "flash" gas from those tanks and to remove oxygen, which can be a hazard in those operations. EcoVapor's CEO is Peter Mueller.Continue →

Clean Chemistry Scoops Up Three Patents

Boulder-based Clean Chemistry, a developer of technology for water treatment, said today that it has received three patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The company said the three patents, numbered 9,551,076 , 9,517,955 and 9,517,956, cover the processes used for its liquid concentrate oxidant. Clean Chemistry's PeroxyMAX product is used for treating water used in hydraulic fracturing (fracking), helping to separate out fluids, floating oil and dropping solids in that waste water....Continue →

Boom Supersonic Partners With HPC Provider

Denver-based Boom Supersonic, which is developing a supersonic passenger jet, said it has tapped high performance computing (HPC) vendor Rescale, to help with its design and optimization of its aircraft. Boom Supersonic--which is hoping to bring back supersonic travel to the commercial airline industry--said it is using Rescale's cloud-based HPC platform for computational fluid dynamics and finite element analysis for its design of its XB-1 supersonic demonstrator....Continue →

ID Watchdog Acquired By Equifax For $63.3M

Denver-based ID Watchdog, a provider of identity theft protection services, said on Friday that it is being acquired by Equifax, in a deal worth $63.335M in cash. ID Watchdog was publicly traded OTCBB as IDWAF, and also on the TSX as IDW. ID Watchdog was led by Michael Greene.Continue →

Optiv Security Rolls Out Identity, Access Management Programs

Denver-based cybersecurity consulting provider Optiv Security is taking aim at companies trying to bolster their identity and access management (IAM) security, with two new offerings, the company said today....Continue →

Zayo Selected By East Coast Data Center Provider

Boulder-based bandwidth provider Zayo Group said Friday that it has been selected by an un-named, large East Coast data center provider, to connect its data centers in New York and New Jersey using dark fiber. Financial impact of the win was not announced. The data center provider will use Zayo's low latency routes, used by the financial sector.Continue →




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