Friday, November 21, 2014

Aereo Files For Bankruptcy

Friday, November 21, 2014

Aereo, the Barry Diller-backed startup which had tried to use Utah and Colorado to help launch a broadcast TV-to-Internet venture, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In a letter to users, Aereo said it had filed for Chapter 11 reorganization ...

 
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Zayo, Peak Connect Cloud Efforts

Friday, November 21, 2014

Boulder-based bandwidth provider Zayo and Denver-based Peak have linked up their cloud efforts, saying yesterday that Peak has joined Zayo's "Connect to the Cloud" platform. The deal helps customers of Peak connect directly via Zayo's bandwidth. ...

 
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GHX Completes Vendormate Buy

Friday, November 21, 2014

Louisville, Colorado-based Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX), which develops healthcare supply chain software, said Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of Vendormate, which develops vendor relationship management software for the ...

 
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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Flashback Technologies Gets $2.0M In Series A

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Boulder-based , a developer of data analytics software aimed at decision support in the medical and other industries, has raised $2.0M in a funding round, the company said late Wednesday. The funding came from PAC partners. According to the company, ...

 
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Decibullz Scales Up Operations In Loveland

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Loveland, Colorado-based Decibullz, a developer of custom molded earbuds, is scaling up its operations, saying that it has moved into a new, larger headquarters on 8th street in Loveland. The startup--led by Kyle Kirkpatrick--said the move comes as ...

 
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Utah Resident, Vivint Employee Sets Guinness World Record

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Provo, Utah-based Vivint said today that one of its employees--thanks to a promotion from videogame developer Ubisoft--has just set a Guinness World Record, for playing the "Highest Altitude Videogame Console Session." Vivint said that Will Cruz, ...

 
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Pluralsight Buys Smarterer For $75M

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Salt Lake City-based Pluralsight, the online training site focused on technology and software professionals, said this morning that it has acquired Smarterer, a developer of skills assessment and skills testing software, for $75M. Pluralsight said ...

 
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

MaritzCX Bolsters Executive Team

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Salt Lake City-based MaritzCX---the newly formed company that combines Allegiance and Maritz Holdings--said this morning that it has named two executives to help lead the company. The company said it has named Bassam Salem as its Chief Operating ...

 
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MacHighway Takes On DIY Website Creation

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Denver-based web hosting company MacHighway, which has been offering up web hosting to Mac owners since 1997, said it has rolled out a new product for allowing small businesses to create their own web sites. The company--led by Chris Graves--said ...

 
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Instacart Expands In Denver

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Grocery delivery service Instacart, which launched into the Denver market in June, is expanding its service in Denver to include deliveries from Marczyk Fine Foods, the startup said this morning. Instacart said that the addition brings its total ...

 
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Monday, November 17, 2014

EPIC Ventures Adds Director

Monday, November 17, 2014

Salt Lake City-based EPIC Ventures recently added Damon Kirchmeier as a director at the venture capital firm, according to the firm. Kirchmeier was most recently president of Rockwell Time USA, and also served at Auxano Funding, an investment ...

 
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Ascent Solar Finds $35M More In PIPE

Monday, November 17, 2014

Thornton, Colorado-based thin film solar company Ascent Solar said Monday morning that it has inked a deal to raised $35M more from a single, institutional investor. Name of that investor was not announced. Publicly held Ascent Solar said the ...

 
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SK hynix Sets Up Engineering Office In Longmont

Monday, November 17, 2014

Silicon Valley-based semiconductor developer SK hynix, which develops NAND flash memory, said this morning that it has opened up a brand new, engineering office in Longmont, Colorado. According to SK hynix, it is staffing up the site with engineers, ...

 
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Friday, November 14, 2014

ParentLink Acquired By Blackboard

Friday, November 14, 2014

Provo, Utah-based ParentLink, which develops K-12 communications tools to help connect teachers with parents, has been acquired by education software giant Blackboard. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Blackboard said the move will help ...

 
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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Fusion-io Tops Local Fast 500 Growth Winners

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Who are the fastest growing local technology startups? According to the latest Deloitte Fast 500, the list of the 500 fastest growing technology companies, ranked by five year revenue growth, Salt Lake's Fusion-io is the fastest growing company in ...

 
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Craftsy Finds $50M

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Denver-based Craftsy, the online learning site focused on creativity, said Thursday that it has raised $50M in a Series D funding round. The funding was led by Stripes Group, and also included Foundry Group, Tiger Global, Adams St. Partners, Access ...

 
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Webroot Inks Gaming PC Deal

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Broomfield, Colorado-based Webroot said Wednesday that it is in a deal to help protect PC gamers against malware, via a deal with custom desktop and laptop builder ORIGIN PC. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Webroot said that the ...

 
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Zayo Ties With Day1 Solutions

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Boulder-based Zayo Group has inked a deal with cloud services and solutions provider Day 1 Solutions, the companies said this morning. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. The companies said that Day1 Solutions will offer Zayo private ...

 
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Photobucket Taps Shutterfly Vet For Board

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Denver-baseb>Photobucket said this morning that it has snagged the former CEO of Shutterfly, Dave Bagshaw, to its board of directors, as the company looks to accelerate growth of its business. According to Photobucket, the move will help it with the ...

 
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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Sovrn Reports 700M Uniques

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Boulder-based online advertising company Sovrn Holdings, which is led by Walter Knapp, said it is now reaching more than 700 million unique visitors across its network of almost 20,000 publishers. According to Sovrn, it is now the world's fourth ...

 
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MapQuest Adds Roadside Assistance To Map App

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Denver-based online mapping service MapQuest has added the ability to call for emergency, roadside help in its mobile apps, as part of a link with startup Urgent.ly. According to MapQuest, the integration deal lets its users find a tow, get a tire ...

 
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Tectonic Buys Local Cloud9

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Denver-based Tectonic, a provider of technology services to the mid-sized business and enterprise market, said this morning that it has acquired Local Cloud9, a cloud services consulting and marketing company. Local Cloud9 is also based in Denver. ...

 
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Monday, November 10, 2014

Door To Door Organics Gets $25.5M

Monday, November 10, 2014

Louisville, Colorado-based online grocery delivery service Door To Door Organics said today that it has raised $25.5M in a new funding round, which will go towards helping the company to expand nationwide. The company said the funding was led by ...

 
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Recondo Installs New CEO

Monday, November 10, 2014

Greenwood Village-based Recondo Technology, which develops revenue cycle and financial management software for the healthcare industry, said today that it has named Jay Deady as CEO. Deady has also joined the company's board. Deady was most recently ...

 
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OtterBox Names New CEO

Monday, November 10, 2014

Fort Collins-based Otter Products, the maker of the popular OtterBox and LifeProof mobile cases, said late last week that it has named Peter Lindgren as its new CEO. Lindren has been President and Chief Operating Officer of the company since 2002, ...

 
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Friday, November 7, 2014

Tolero Pharmaceuticals Bumps Series B To $22.4M

Friday, November 7, 2014

Salt Lake City-based biopharmaceuticals developer Tolero Pharmaceuticals has increased the company's Series B funding round, saying the company has now raised a total of $22.4M. The developer of treatments for oncology and hematologic diseases said ...

 
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Two Area Firms Among Pioneers In Fast Ebola Testing

Friday, November 7, 2014

Two technology companies in the region -- Salt Lake City-based BioFire Defense, and Denver-based Corgenix Medical Corp., are among a handful of companies who are racing to create a fast method of testing for the deadly Ebola virus. According to the ...

 
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Thursday, November 6, 2014

GoDaddy Launches New E-Commerce Product

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy is continuing to ramp up its courtship of small business customers, with an entree into the e-commerce area, called GoDaddy Online Store. GoDaddy said its new product is aimed at letting small businesses create ...

 
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GHX Acquires Vendormate

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Louisville, Colorado-based Global Healthcare Exchange, a provider of healthcare supply chain software, has acquired Vendormate, a developer of healthccare vendor relationship management software, the companies said this morning. Financial terms of ...

 
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Maritz Buys Allegiance Software

Thursday, November 6, 2014

South Jordan-based customer feedback software developer Allegiance Software and enterprise market research company Maritz Holdings said Wednesday that Maritz has acquired Allegiance, and created a new commpany called MaritzCX. Financial terms of the ...

 
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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

How Lagrange Systems Is Speeding The World of Web Apps

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

In today's always-on, instant world, having a slow web site or web application means you lose customers, and money. Boulder-based Lagrange Systems (www.lagrangesystems.com) believes it has the solution to that probelm, with CloudMaestro, its product ...

 
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Cologix Upgrades Data Centers In Florida

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Denver-based data center operator Cologix reported this morning that it has upgraded a pair of data centers in Florida, and is spending $20M to upgrade its infrastructure and add square footage at the location. The company said its data centers, in ...

 
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Creditera Raises $6.5M For Small Business Credit Tools

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Creditera, which provides a service for small and medium sized businesses to manage their business credit, has raised $6.5M in a Series A funding, according to the company. The company is based in San Mateo, California, but has significant ...

 
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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Kindara Raises $1.25M Plus For Fertility Tracking Device, Software

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Boulder, Colorado-based Kindara, a startup developing the Wink, a device which allows women to very accurately track their fertility cycle using their smartphone, disclosed this week that it has raised $1.25M in funding, and raised over $50,000 in ...

 
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LANDESK Debuts New Asset Management Product

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Salt Lake City-based IT software developer LANDESK said today that it has unveiled a new product, its first IT asset management product used for companies to manage their software licenses and handle software audits. The company said its new IT ...

 
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