Friday, February 27, 2015

Control4 Venture Investors Exit Stage Left

Friday, February 27, 2015

In an unsurprising move, the early, venture-stage investors of Salt Lake's Control4 are exiting stage left from the company, nearly three years after the company's IPO. According to Control4, Len Jordan of Madrona Ventures Group and Steven Vassalo ...

 
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IO Offers Up Renewable Energy Option

Friday, February 27, 2015

Phoenix-based datacenter operator IO> said this week that it has opened up a new, 100 percent renewable power option for its customers, via an agreement with Arizona Public Service. IO said customers in its Arizona data centers will be able to ...

 
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Trax Technologies Acquired By Strattam Capital

Friday, February 27, 2015

Scottsdale, Arizona-based software-as-a-service developer Trax Technologies, which develops software for the logistics market, has been acquired by Strattam Capital, the two said Thursday afternoon. Financial details of the private equity ...

 
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Thursday, February 26, 2015

DigitalGlobe Ties With United Nations

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Longmont, Colorado-based satellite imaging provider DigitalGlobe said today that it will supply high resolution, satellite images to the United Nations, as part of the UN's economic, social, and scientific development efforts. Financial impact of ...

 
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Linq Home's Smart Vents Target Energy, Comfort

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Looking to save some energy at home, and keep the different rooms in your house a comfortable temperature? A new, Utah startup--based in Park City--has rolled out a new Kickstarter campaign for its smart heating and air conditioning vents, which ...

 
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Opendoor, With $20M In Hand, Hopes To Remake Phoenix's Real Estate Market

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Can a Silicon Valley startup--with $20M in hand--remake the Phoenix real estate market, and take that model to the rest of the nation? San Francisco-based Opendoor said this morning that it is purchasing at least a home a day in Phoenix, its first ...

 
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

GoDaddy Aims IPO At NYSE

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Scottsdale-based GoDaddy said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday that is now aiming to have an IPO on the NYSE, under the ticker symbol GDDY. The company had initially filed for an IPO back in June. The company has not indicated when it will be ...

 
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DigitalGlobe's High Resolution Play At Aerial Images

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

In a bid to display the use of aerial imagery taken from airplanes and helicopters, Longmont, Colorado-based DigitalGlobe said today that it has rolled out full availability of its 30 cm satellite imagery products. Those images--captured by ...

 
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Conspire Opens Up Email Networking Service

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Boulder-based Conspire, which operates a professional networking site which leverages a user's existing email account, said today that it has opened up its service to anyone with an IMAP-supported email account. The company--which previously only ...

 
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Pluralsight Names Chief Product Officer

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Salt Lake City-based online training provider Pluralsight said today that it has named Nate Walkingshaw as the company's new Chief Product Officer. Walkingshaw joins from Tanner Labs, the technology research and development arm of O.C. Tanner. ...

 
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Simple Energy Launches Energy Saving Marketplace Product

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Boulder-based Simple Energy, which develops software to help motivate consumers to save energy, has launched a new online marketplace aimed at connecting consumers with energy saving household products and services. According to Simple Energy, its ...

 
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First Solar, SunPower Plan On Solar Finance Joint Venture

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Tempe, Arizona-based solar panel manufacturer First Solar and competitor SunPower said last night that the two are in advanced negotiations to create a new, joint venture, called YieldCo. The two said the new company will hold a portfolio of solar ...

 
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Monday, February 23, 2015

CenturyLink Brings 1 Gigabit To Planned Community In Utah

Monday, February 23, 2015

Bandwidth provider CenturyLink, which already supplies ultra high speed, 1 gigabit per second Internet throughout the Salt Lake City area, said today that it has extended its high speed service to the 3,600 residents of the Daybreak planned ...

 
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Instructure Raises $40M, Eyes IPO

Monday, February 23, 2015

Salt Lake City-based Instructure, which develops education and learning management software, said last week that it has raised $40M in a funding round. The funding was led by Insight Venture Partners, and also included Bessemer Venture Partners and ...

 
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Zayo Completes Latisys Buy

Monday, February 23, 2015

Boulder-based Zayo said this morning that it has completed its $675M acquisition of Latisys, the provider of colocation and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS). Zayo said the deal was funded by a previously announced, $700M offering of 6.00% senior ...

 
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Friday, February 20, 2015

weBoost Rolls 7 Day Support, Extended Hours

Friday, February 20, 2015

St. George-based cellular signal booster developer weBoost--better known to most as the former Wilson Electronics--said Thursday that it is expanding its customer support operations, and will now provide seven days a week of support, plus extended ...

 
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CasaTunes Integrates With RTI

Friday, February 20, 2015

Ft. Collins-based CasaTunes, which develops streaming, multi-room music systems, said this week that it has wired up its systems with RTI, a developer of remote control and home automation systems. According to CasaTunes, its systems are now able to ...

 
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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Spinnaker Support Reports Record Growth

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Privately held Denver company Spinnaker Support, which provides third party maintenance and managed services for Oracle, JDA, and SAP, said Thursday that it saw record growth at the company. The company did not provide financials, but said its total ...

 
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Lineagen Lands $19.8M For Molecular Diagnostics Effort

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Salt Lake City-based Lineagen has raised $15.8M in a Series C funding, the company said Wednesday, with a final tranche of $12.17M in the round. The funding of the final tranche was led by HealthQuest Capital, and also included Petra Capital ...

 
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

GoDaddy Names New Software VP

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy said this morning that it has named Lauren Antonoff as its new Senior Vice President of Digital Identity. Antonoff was most recently at Microsoft, where she had led the company's SharePoint team since 2011. GoDaddy ...

 
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BOOMTOWN, Comcast Team On New Internet-of-Things Lab In Boulder

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Boulder-based BOOMTOWN Accelerator and Comcast Labs said this morning that the two are building a new, Internet-of-Things (IoT) lab in downtown Boulder, focused on helping bring products in the area to market. The two said the new facility will ...

 
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Arrow Electronics Buys Division of Hearst Business Media

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Centennial, Colorado-based Arrow Electronics said Tuesday that it has acquired the United Technical Publishing division of Hearst Business Media. United Technical Publishing provides digital publishing of product information for the electronics ...

 
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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Cologix Rolls Out Direct Link To Cloud Services

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Denver-based colocation provider Cologix is looking to help its customers connect with cloud based service providers this morning, with a new product called Cologix Cloud Connect. According to Cologix, the new service gives its colocation customers ...

 
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Microsoft Teams With University of Utah On Mobile App Challenge

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Microsoft is teaming up with the University of Utah to launch a new program that challenges students to create and launch new mobile apps, the two said today, as part of the Microsoft Mobile Application & Analytics Challenge. According to the two, ...

 
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Sling TV Adds EPIX

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Englewood, Colorado-based Sling TV, the new, online television streaming services which is part of DISH Network, said Monday that it has signed a deal with network EPIX, to add that company's channels ot its lineup. Financial details of the deal ...

 
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Friday, February 13, 2015

Pelion's CloudVelox Snags Funding From Cisco

Friday, February 13, 2015

Salt Lake City-based venture investor Pelion Ventures has made another investment in company CloudVelox, a provider of cloud-based disaster recovery and migration tools, alongside Cisco Corp.. According to Silicon Valley-based CloudVelox, it raised ...

 
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IQNavigator Opens German Data Center

Friday, February 13, 2015

Denver-based IQNavigator, which develops software used for vendor and non-employee workforce management, said this week that it has opened up a new data center in Germany. The company said the move is part of a move to expand its European footprint, ...

 
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Micron, Seagate Partner On NAND Flash Memory Supply, Technology

Friday, February 13, 2015

Boise, Idaho-based memory maker Micron Technology said Seagate Technology said Thursday that the two are in a new, strategic agreement to work together on SSDs and strategic NAND supply. The two said they also expect the deal to extend into ...

 
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Zayo Looks To Make AWS Direct Connections Quick, Easy

Friday, February 13, 2015

Boulder-based bandwidth provider Zayo Group said this week that it is looking to make it very easy for its customers to connect directly to Amazon Web Services (AWS), via a new online feature. Zayo said it will allow customers to connect in under 60 ...

 
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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Modular Robotics Backs Denver's CoderDojo To Teach Kids Robots

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Boulder-based Modular Robotics, the maker of the MOSS and Cubelets robotic toys, is helping to get even more area kids involved in the thrill of building their own robots, through an effort with CoderDojo. The group--which has been running events ...

 
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sovrn Names Siegler COO

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Boulder-based online advertising tools developer Sovrn said today that it has named Todd Siegler as its new Chief Operating Officer. Siegler was most recently General Counsel at Markeorce, and also served at Verio and Excel Communications. Sovrn ...

 
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Lumension, FrontRange Merge To Become HEAT Software

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Scottsdale, Arizona-based security software developer Lumension, and California-based FrontRange--which long ago was actually headquarter on the Front Range, in Colorado Springs--said today that the two have merged, and will become HEAT Software. ...

 
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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Arrow Electronics Buys Taiwan's ATM Electronics Corp.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Centennial, Colorado-based electronics components distributor Arrow announced this morning that it has acquired Taiwanese electronic components company ATM Electronics Corp., to bolster its presence in Asia. Financial termss of the buy were not ...

 
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First Solar Gets $848M From Apple For Massive Solar Plant

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Tempe, Arizona-based solar panel manufacturer First Solar said Tuesday, that it is in a deal to build a giant solar power project for Apple in Monterey County, California. First Solar said that Apple had committed $848M for clean energy from its ...

 
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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

ViZn Shifts Headquarters To Texas, Will Expand In Montana

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Montana-based ViZn Energy, which is developing energy storage products for the clean technology industry, said Tuesday that it has expanded to Austin, Texas, where it will open up a new corporate headquarters. ViZn said the new location comes in ...

 
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