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Cool Energy says fuel breakthrough could reduce global fossil fuel use by 10 percent

Cool Energy says fuel breakthrough could reduce global fossil fuel use by 10 percent

BOULDER - Cool Energy said it has successfully demonstrated a breakthrough in converting wasted heat into electricity for commercial, industrial and military applications. The company said... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday December 18, 2012 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Cool Energy, Sam Weaver, SolarHeart Engine

Sharklet Technologies closes $2M in Series B financing from Altria Ventures

Sharklet Technologies closes $2M in Series B financing from Altria Ventures

AURORA - Sharklet Technologies has attracted capital from Altria Ventures for accelerating the growth and development of Sharklet, the world's first bacteria-inhibiting, micro-texture surface... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday December 18, 2012 0 comments Tags: Altria Group, Altria Ventures, Aurora, Joe Bagan

Sierra Nevada selected to receive NASA products contract valued at $10M

Sierra Nevada selected to receive NASA products contract valued at $10M

SPARKS, Nev. - Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems - which has a production facility in Louisville - announced its Dream Chaser Space System Program was chosen by NASA's... Read More

By: Steve Monday December 17, 2012 0 comments Tags: Craig Gravelle, Dream Chaser, Louisville, NASA

SendGrid goes mobile for app developers

SendGrid goes mobile for app developers

BOULDER - SendGrid announced integrations with leading mobile-backend-as-a-service (MBaaS) platforms Windows Azure Mobile Services, StackMob and Parse. The integrations are built on... Read More

By: Steve Monday December 17, 2012 0 comments Tags: Boulder, foursquare, Jim Franklin, MBaaS, Parse, Pinterest, SendGrid, Spotify, StackMob, Uber

OtterBox honored among nation's top job creators by Inc. Magazine

OtterBox honored among nation's top job creators by Inc. Magazine

FORT COLLINS - OtterBox is one of the nation's top job creators, according to Inc. Magazine. In Inc.'s inaugural year of its Hire Power Awards, OtterBox ranked No. 75 by creating 300 jobs... Read More

By: Steve Monday December 17, 2012 0 comments Tags: Brian Thomas, Fort Collins, Inc. Magazine, OtterBox

Crashboxx and Canvasback mesh skills to create better, faster, cheaper ankle monitor

Crashboxx and Canvasback mesh skills to create better, faster, cheaper ankle monitor

By Steve Porter InnovatioNews.com FORT COLLINS - Two Fort Collins-based startup companies are combining forces to create a better, more affordable ankle monitor for the bail bond... Read More

By: Steve Monday December 17, 2012 0 comments Tags: ankle monitor, Canvasback, Crashboxx, Fort Collins, Gordon Coombes, Peter Byrne, RMI, Steve Porter

CSU's Institute for Entrepreneurship launches Venture Accelerator class of 2013

CSU's Institute for Entrepreneurship launches Venture Accelerator class of 2013

By Steve Porter InnovatioNews.com FORT COLLINS - Colorado State University's Institute for Entrepreneurship celebrated the launch of its Class of 2013 in its New Economy Venture... Read More

By: Steve Friday December 14, 2012 0 comments Tags: Brennan Zelener, Charisse McAuliffe, Fort Collins, Mike Freeman, NEVA, Newaya Recycling, RMI, Steve Porter

Ventria's Optiferrin shown functionally comparable to human transferrin in published study

Ventria's Optiferrin shown functionally comparable to human transferrin in published study

FORT COLLINS - Ventria Bioscience's Optiferrin recombinant human transferrin has been shown functionally comparable to purified human transferrin in a study just published by the journal BMC... Read More

By: Steve Friday December 14, 2012 0 comments Tags: Dr. Ning Huang, Dr. Wei-Chiang Shen, ExpressTec, Fort Collins, InVitria, Optiferrin, Ventria Bioscience