Friday, October 24, 2014

Capshare Raises $1M For Equity Management Software

Friday, October 24, 2014

Salt Lake City-based Capshare, which develops an online service to help companies manage their capitalization tables, said this week that it has raised $1M in a funding round. The funding came from Joel Yarmon of Draper Associates, along with ...

 
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Galvanize Launches Accredited Degree Program

Friday, October 24, 2014

Denver-based Galvanize, the programming education and coworking space operator, said this week that it has launched a new, accredited degree program out of its San Francisco location, which will provide a Master's of Engineering in Big Data to ...

 
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TaskEasy Gets $7M For Home Services Marketplace

Friday, October 24, 2014

Salt Lake City-based TaskEasy, a startup which operates an online, on-demand marketplace for things like lawn moving, snow clearing, and holiday light installation, said today that it has raised $7 in a Series A funding. The funding came from ...

 
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Zayo Nets $285M In IPO

Friday, October 24, 2014

Boulder-based Zayo Group said this week that it sold 16,008,679 shares of its common stock at $19.00 per share in its IPO, which is equal to around $285M in total. The company sold a total of 24.0M shares in its offering, with the remainder sold by ...

 
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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Foundry Backs New Social Network, Ello

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The latest investment from Boulder-based Foundry Ventures is a new, social networking site called Ello, the venture firm announced today. The investment was worth $5.5M. The funding also included Techstars' Bullet Time Ventures and FreshTracks ...

 
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Tendril Rolls Out New Energy Usage Algorithms

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Boulder-based energy services and software developer Tendril said today that it has rolled out a new feature of its software, which it says makes it possible for it to support all 130 million homes in North America. According to Tendril, its new ...

 
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GoDaddy Aims Virtual, Dedicated Server Offering At Web Pros

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy said today that it has re-launhced its dedicated and virtual private server offerings, with a new website called GoDaddy Pro. The revamped offerings are targeted at more sophisticated users--including web developers ...

 
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Limelight Gets Win In Malaysia

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Tempe, Arizona-based content delivery network (CDN) operator Limelight Networks reports that it has scored a win in Malaysia, to power a popular Malay language news portal website. Limelight said it is providing its Orchestra Performance and ...

 
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NUVI Enhances Social Media Management Tool

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

NUVI, the developer of social media management tools led by Keith Nellesen, said today that it has enhanced its software by adding scheduled, social media posts and a real-time, "conversation feed". The company said the new features are aimed at ...

 
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Boulder Tops In Toilets, Says Report

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Not only is Boulder one of the top markets for startups in the United States, it's also--apparently--the city with the most residential toilets per person. According to online real estate startup Redfin, Boulder has an estimated 102 residential ...

 
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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Healthgrades Looks To Connect Consumers, Doctors With New Search Engine

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Denver-based Healthgrades said this morning that it has launched a brand new, search engine aimed at better connecting patients with doctors--based on the expertise of those physicians. According to HealthGrades, its new search experience helps ...

 
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FreeWave Launches New M2M Products

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Boulder-based FreeWave Technologies, which develops wireless communications technology used in the industrial market, said today that it has launchd a new family of products. The new WaveContact products are aimed at industrial, machine-to-machine ...

 
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Qualtrics Rolls Out New Product

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Provo, Utah-based Qualtrics has rolled out a new product this morning, focused on helping organizations collect and analyze customer feedback. Qualtrics said its new Qualtrics Vocalize make it easy to collect what customers are thinking, communicate ...

 
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Monday, October 20, 2014

First Solar Kicks Off Major PV Project In South America

Monday, October 20, 2014

Tempe, Arizona-based First Solar said Friday afternoon that it has installed the first panels at a major installation in South America, which it says will be the largest, photovoltaic (PV) solar plant in South America. The maker of solar panels ...

 
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Boostability Launches Social Media Tools For Business

Monday, October 20, 2014

Utah-based Boostability, a startup developing social media management tools, said today that it has launched a new product called BoostSocial. According to the company, te new tool helps small and mid-sized businesses develop and distribute their ...

 
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Boulder Nearly Loses Patron Saint Of Tech Startups In Biking Accident

Monday, October 20, 2014

Brad Feld, the patron saint of Boulder's technology scene--and the inspiring force for many, aspiring technology startup regions--suffered a major bicycle accident on Friday, and was taken to the hospital unconscious in an ambulance. Feld said on ...

 
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Friday, October 17, 2014

Apple Supplier To Cut 727 Arizona Jobs

Friday, October 17, 2014

GT Advanced Technologies, the bankrupt manufacturer of sapphire glass for Apple Computer, revealed this week that it will cut 727 jobs at its Arizona plant as part of its recent bankruptcy filing. The company, which filed for Chapter 11 last week, ...

 
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Ubooly Maker Smart Toy Acquired By Cartwheel Kids

Friday, October 17, 2014

Boulder-based Smart Toy, the maker of the smartphone-connected Ubooly toy, has been acquired by Cartwheel Kids, the companies said this week. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The announcement was made as part of the Techstars-powered ...

 
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Millenniata Expands In Europe

Friday, October 17, 2014

American Fork, Utah-based Millenniata, which develops optical disk technology which uses rock-like materials to truly provide permanent data storage for data, said it is expanding in Europe with a new head of its European sales and marketing. The ...

 
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Zayo Prices IPO, To Trade Today

Friday, October 17, 2014

Boulder-based bandwidth provider Zayo priced its IPO late Thursday evening at $19.00 per share, below its estimated $21.00 to $24.00 pricing range, and will start trading this morning on the New York Stock Exchange as ZAYO. The company--which ...

 
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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Limelight Wins Massively Open Online Course Provider

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Tempe, Arizona-based Limelight said this morning that it is powering the streaming and on-demand audio, video, and other course components for massively open online course (MOOC) provider NonLinear Educating. Financial impact of the win was not ...

 
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Healthbox Selects Ten Startups For Accelerator

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Salt Lake City-based Healthbox, which operates a healthcare technology-focused, startup accelerator, said today that it has selected ten companies to participate in its inagural class. The companies include Asserta Health (healthcare spending); ...

 
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Mersive Taps EffectiveUI On Redesign

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Denver-based UI development shop EffectiveUI and fellow Denver area software developer Mersive said Wednesday that the two collaborated on a redesign of Mersive's Solstice software to make it more user friendly. Mersive's software--which is used by ...

 
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Welltok Gets $25M More For Health Management

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Denver-based Welltok, which develops software used to help manage health and wellness in employee and other populations, said today that it has raised $25M in a funding round. The funding is part of a larger, $37M planned funding round the company ...

 
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Pluralsight Names Engineering VP

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Salt Lake City-based online training provider Pluralsight announced today that it has named Jody Bailey as the company's Vice President of Engineering--a new position for the company. Bailey joins from AtTask, where he also served at VP of ...

 
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Techstars Powers New Robotics Accelerator From Qualcomm

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Boulder-based Techstars is continuing to build out the empire of startup accelerators being managed by the group, and is powering a new startup accelerator in San Diego, California, being sponsored by Qualcomm. Qualcomm announced a new, robotics ...

 
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

BOOMTOWN Accelerator Boots Up Second Class

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Boulder-based startup accelerator BOOMTOWN said this morning that it has launched its second class of startups, selecting nine startups out of more than 300 applicants for the program. The startup accelerator said those startups are participating in ...

 
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Zayo Teams With Netflix On Internet Exchange

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Boulder-based bandwidth provider Zayo Group, via its zColo colocation division, is in an effort with Netflix on a new Internet Exchange in Florida. According to Zayo Group, it is one of the founding members of the new Florida Internet Exchange ...

 
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Webroot Extends Security Tools To HP

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Broomfield, Colorado-based Internet security software developer Webroot said today that it has launched a new product for HP, as part of the HP Enterprise Security Product portfolio. The company said its BrightCloud IP Reputation Service will be ...

 
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Monday, October 13, 2014

inContact Wins Another Financial Customer

Monday, October 13, 2014

Salt Lake City-based cloud contact center software developer inContact said this morning that it has signed up a financial institution as a new customer. Name of the customer, and financial impact of the deal were not announced. The company said the ...

 
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Amkor Loses In Patent Fight, Ordered To Pay $113M

Monday, October 13, 2014

In what looks like a major blow to Chandler, Arizona-based Amkor Technology, the provider of semiconductor packaging and test services has been ordered to pay $113M plus interest in a patent suit involving Tessera Technologies. Amkor said late ...

 
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Zayo Expected To Price IPO This Week

Monday, October 13, 2014

The long awaited IPO of Boulder-based bandwidth provider Zayo Group is expected to price this week, according to market sources. Zayo is seeking to raise nearly $780M in an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange, and currently anticipates its IPO at ...

 
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Friday, October 10, 2014

TechStars Leans Towards Serial Entrepreneurs With Latest Class

Friday, October 10, 2014

Boulder-based TechStars launched its latest Boulder TechStars class Thursday at the Boulder Theater, unveiling a group of startups which were suprisingly mature. The startup accelerator--which has established the de facto model for startup ...

 
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President Obama Gives Nod To Colorado Startups

Friday, October 10, 2014

President Barack Obama, in a town hall event where he talked about the need for the government to better support startups and young adults, specifically gave a nod to the high tech industry in Colorado Thursday for being part of a huge movement of ...

 
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Webroot Rolls Out Updated Security Software

Friday, October 10, 2014

Broomfield, Colorado-based Webroot has rolled out a new update to its Webroot SecureAnywhere product, saying this week that it has focused on such areas as blocking webcam malware exploits, "ransomware", and other areas with its latest release. The ...

 
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