Friday, January 30, 2015

FullContact Finds $7M More For Contact Management Efforts

Friday, January 30, 2015

Denver-based software developer FullContact said Thursday that it has raised another, $7M in funding, to go towards further development of its contact management software. The company said the new round was led by Foundry Group, and also included ...

 
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Simbulus Gets Funding For Woot Math

Friday, January 30, 2015

Boulder-based Simbulus, better known as Woot Math, has just scored a round of venture funding, from Foundry Ventures. Size of the investment was not announced. Woot Math is a tablet- and web-based application to teach kids fractions, which are sold ...

 
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SkyeTek Taps RF MEMS For New Product

Friday, January 30, 2015

Denver-based radio frequency identification (RFID) products maker SkyteTek has tapped some advanced some advanced, radio frequency micromechanical (RF MEMS) semiconductor for its products, according to partner WiSpry. According to the two, SkyeTek ...

 
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Thursday, January 29, 2015

SuiteHop: Tough Luck On Most Super Bowl Suites

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Looking to get into the Super Bowl on Sunday in Phoenix, but still don't have a ticket? Be ready to shell out a pretty penny for last minute tickets, which currently start at $9,287 on Ticketmaster. Wish you instead could grab a luxury suite? If you ...

 
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Zaniac Uses Minecraft Modding To Team STEM To Kids

Thursday, January 29, 2015

How to you make learning about science, math, and other topics interesting to kids? Park City-based Zaniac, which runs a number of after school programs and camps in Utah, thinks it has the answer: teaching kids how to mod Minecraft, not to mention ...

 
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Freewave Names Marketing Chief

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Boulder-based FreeWave Technologies, the developer of wireless networking and M2M products, has named a new marketing chief. The company said yesterday that it has named Scott Allen as the company's Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Allen was most ...

 
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Arrow Electronics Buys Data Modul AG

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Centennial, Colorado-based electronics products and components provider Arrow Electronics announced today that it has launched a tender offer to acquire German company Data Modul AG. The deal is worth approximately $105M. Data Modul -- formally ...

 
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GoDaddy Pulls Super Bowl Ad After Outrage

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy--which in recent years has been shifting away from its controversial image with a new focus on small businesses--has just pulled its Super Bowl advertising, after a major misstep in its rebranding efforts. GoDaddy ...

 
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Techstars Launches New, $150M Venture Capital Fund

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Boulder-based Techstars--which has reshaped both the local high tech economy and the startup accelerator market worldwide--is now not just a startup accelerator operator, it's also a venture investor. Techstars said today that it has raised a new, ...

 
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Techstars Powers Second Disney Accelerator Class

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Boulder-based startup accelerator operator Techstars is again running the startup accelerator for the Walt Disney Company, the Disney Accelerator, which Disney says will begin July 6th. Disney said that it will accept ten startups for the program, ...

 
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

American Healthcare Lending Acquired By Silicon Valley's Prosper

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Salt Lake City-based American Healthcare Lending, which operates a technology-enabled, online financing site for healthcare providers in the cosmetic dentistry, bariatric surgery, fertility, plastic surgery, and other markets, has been acquired by ...

 
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Zayo Links Wall Street, New Jersey

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Boulder-based Zayo Group, the provider of bandwidth and fiber connectivity led by Dan Caruso, has completed a link between the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Data Center facility and a facility in Mahwah, New Jersey, the company said this morning. ...

 
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Dizzion Finds $3.9M To Deliver Cloud Desktops

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Denver-based Dizzion, a provider of cloud-based, virtual desktop services, said this morning that it has raised $3.9M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Grotech Ventures and Access Ventures, and also included Point B Capital, ...

 
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Monday, January 26, 2015

Pluralsight Expands Again, Buys Code School

Monday, January 26, 2015

Salt Lake City-based Pluralsight, the online training and education startup backed by Insight partners, has acquired fellow education startup Code School, in a deal worth $36M, according to reports. The deal is at least the third acquisition for ...

 
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Sensintel Acquired By Raytheon For UAVs

Monday, January 26, 2015

Tucson-based Sensintel, which developed unmanned aircraft systems for the intelligence and special operations community, has been acquired by Raytheon, Raytheon announced this morning. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Raytheon said ...

 
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Everspin Gets $29M For Memory Technology

Monday, January 26, 2015

Chandler, Arizona-based memory technology developer Everspin Technologies said this morning that it has raised $29M more in a Series B venture funding round. The funding came from GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Western Digital Capital, along with New Venture ...

 
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Friday, January 23, 2015

Peak Wins Logistics Company

Friday, January 23, 2015

Denver-based Peak, which offers up colocation, cloud, and other IT services, reported this week that it has signed on national logistics management company Genpro as a customer of the company. Financial impact of the win was not disclosed. Peak said ...

 
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Monnit Launches New Products For International M2M Market

Friday, January 23, 2015

Salt Lake City-based Monnit, which develops wireless sensors, said Thursday that it has rolled out a new line of products which connect those sensors to 3G and 2G cellular networks. Monnit said its new International M2M cellular gateways support 3G ...

 
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GoDaddy Expands In Canada

Friday, January 23, 2015

Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy said this morning that it is planning an expansion of its operations in Canada, with the hiring of a new Vice President in that country. GoDaddy said it has named Jill Schoolenberg as Vice President of Canada, as it ...

 
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Thursday, January 22, 2015

NexGen Storage, Spun Out From SanDisk, Launches New Products

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Louisville, Colorado-based NexGen Storage, a flash array developer which recently spun out of San Disk, said Wednesday that it has released a new line of flash storage arrays called the N5 Hybrid Flash Array. The flash storage array products were ...

 
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CodeFutures Names New CEO

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Broomfield, Colorado-based CodeFutures, which develops Agile software used in the Big Data area, has named Dan Lynn as its new CEO, the company said this week. Lynn was previously co-founder of Spider Web Labs, founder of Praxis (now FullContact), ...

 
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AtTask Becomes Workfront

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Saying that the company has outgrown its current name, Lehi, Utah-based AtTask said this morning that it has renamed the company to Workfront. AtTask said the new name will help "better convey the enterprise nature" of the company's products. ...

 
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Choozle Finds $4.1M For Programmatic Ads

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Denver-based Choozle, which was founded by Andrew Fischer and Jeffrey Finch, said today that it has raised $4.1M in a Series A funding round. Source of the funding was not disclosed. Choozle provides software for running real-time (programmatic) ...

 
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Sarcos Buys Robotic Exoskeleton Technology From Raytheon

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Salt Lake City-based Sarcos LC, a new startup in the robotics area, said this morning that it has acquired the technology behind a robotic exoskeleton, from b>Raytheon. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Sarcos said it is looking to ...

 
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Overstock.com Plans Streaming Television, Video Service

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com said Tuesday that it will be launching its own, video-on-demand and streaming service, in an expansion of its services, CEO Patrick Byrne said at the NATPE conference. Overstock plans on initially offering a ...

 
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Red Earth Software Acquired By OPSWAT

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Boulder-based Red Earth Software, the email software developer led by Mike Spykerman, has been acquired by OPSWAT, OPSWAT said today, to help it bolster its presence in the information security area. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. ...

 
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Techstars Tops $534M Invested In Companies In 2014

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Need a reason to join one of Boulder-based Techstars accelerator programs? How about $534M in investments? The accelerator operator said today that its portfolio companies received that stunning amount of venture capital investments in just 2014. ...

 
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Zayo Looks To Raise $700M for Latisys Buy

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Boulder-based Zayo Group said this morning that it is seeking to raised $700M, through an offering of senior notes, to help pay for its acquisition of Latisys. Zayo said the notes wil be due in 2023, and will be used to fund the purchase price of ...

 
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Monday, January 19, 2015

nanoMR Acquired By DNAe

Monday, January 19, 2015

Albuquerque, New Mexico-based nanoMR, a developer of systems used to isolate rare cells in bloodstreams, has been acquired by DNA Electronics Ltd in a deal worth $24M. nanoMR had been venture backed by Excel Venture Management, Healthcare Ventures, ...

 
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Friday, January 16, 2015

BiOptix Names Sales VP

Friday, January 16, 2015

Boulder-based BiOptix, which develops scientific instrumentation aimed at the biotech industry, said Thursday that it has named Ken Dickerson as Vice President of Sales at the company. The startup--which is backed by Boulder Ventures, Remeditex, and ...

 
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Amkor, Tessera Settle Patent Lawsuit

Friday, January 16, 2015

Chandler, Arizona-based Amkor Technology and competing semiconductor packaging and test technology developer Tessera said the two have settled their outstanding litigation and arbitration proceedings. Amkor has agreed to pay a total of $155M in ...

 
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Zayo To Connect Salt Lake City, Sacramento With High Speed Fiber

Friday, January 16, 2015

Boulder-based bandwidth provider Zayo Group said today that it will be connecting the cities of Salt Lake City and Sacramento, through an extension of its long haul, dark fiber network. Zayo said the connection will add more than 800 route miles to ...

 
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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Wilson Electronics Becomes weBoost, Names Engineering VP

Thursday, January 15, 2015

St. George, Utah-based weBoost, the maker of cell signal boosters which until recently was Wilson Electronics, said today that it has named Michael Mouser as the company's Vice President of Worldwide Engineering. Wilson also looks to be about ready ...

 
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Multivoice Finds $5.0M In Funding For Radio Comnications

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Provo, Utah-based MULTIVOICE, a developer of a mesh-based, wireless communications system which lets teams to simultaneously to each other, said Wednesday that it has raised $5.0M in a seed funding round. The funding came from strategic partner ...

 
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SpinGo Looks To Automate Event Calendar With New Launch

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Salt Lake City-based SpinGo, the startup developing technology and software to help power event calendars for such publications as the New York Daily News, Boston.com, Tribune Broadcasting, SFGate.com, and others, said it has launched a new ...

 
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