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UQM-powered all-electric vehicle sets new UK land-speed record

UQM-powered all-electric vehicle sets new UK land-speed record

LONGMONT - An all-electric vehicle powered by UQM Technologies' (NYSE MKT: UQM) PowerPhase System set a new United Kingdom land-speed record of 151 mph, UQM announced today. UQM's propulsion... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday November 6, 2012 0 comments Tags: Dale Vince, Ecotricity Nemesis, electric vehicles, Eric Ridenour, Jim Router, Longmont, PowerPhase System, UQM

Webroot captures No. 2 spot in U.S.retail security software market

Webroot captures No. 2 spot in U.S.retail security software market

BROOMFIELD - Webroot today announced it now owns 31 percent of the U.S. retail security software market, representing a 17-point increase since launching its Webroot SecureAnywhere product in... Read More

By: Steve Monday November 5, 2012 0 comments Tags: Broomfield, David Bennett, Facebook, SecureAnywhere, The NPD Group, Webroot

E Source: U.S. businesses annually waste $60 billion on energy expenses

E Source: U.S. businesses annually waste $60 billion on energy expenses

BOULDER - A new E Source report finds U.S. businesses annually waste more than $60 billion on energy, presenting significant opportunities for utilities  to increase enrollment in their... Read More

By: Steve Monday November 5, 2012 0 comments Tags: Beth Hartman, Boulder, E Source, Google

SendGrid sees explosive growth in first three years

SendGrid sees explosive growth in first three years

Boulder company finds rapid scalability in cloud-based email delivery By Kate Forgach InnovatioNews.com BOULDER -- What began as a three-person startup in 2009 has grown so... Read More

By: Kate Forgach Monday November 5, 2012 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Haulix, Jim Franklin, Matt Brown, Pinterest, Robert Phillips, Ryan Park, SendGrid, SendGrid Labs, TechStars

Ascent Solar selected by Air Force for advanced flexible lightweight PVs

Ascent Solar selected by Air Force for advanced flexible lightweight PVs

THORNTON - Ascent Solar Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: ASTI) has been selected for an Air Force Small Business Innovative Research Phase 2 award to demonstrate a next-generation photovoltaic... Read More

By: Steve Monday November 5, 2012 0 comments Tags: CIGS solar cells, Thornton, Victor Lee

Colorado Life Sciences Night is Nov. 13 in Denver

Colorado Life Sciences Night is Nov. 13 in Denver

DENVER - Colorado Life Sciences Night , focusing on angel and venture capital investment in life sciences companies, will be held Nov. 13 in Denver. The event will be held from 5-8 p.m. at... Read More

By: Steve Friday November 2, 2012 0 comments Tags: Cerescan, Denver, John Kelley, KromaTid, Rockies Venture Club, Securisyn, Willowcroft Pharm

NVCA: Venture capital performance mixed in second quarter

NVCA: Venture capital performance mixed in second quarter

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Venture capital performance declined across several time horizons as of June 30 but remained in positive territory overall, according to the Cambridge Associates LLC U.S.... Read More

By: Steve Friday November 2, 2012 0 comments Tags: Cambridge Associates, Mark Heesen, Peter Mooradian, venture capital

SendGrid to offer email management through Microsoft Windows Azure

SendGrid to offer email management through Microsoft Windows Azure

BOULDER - SendGrid announced it is among the first 10 companies selected by Microsoft for inclusion in its Windows Azure Store . The just-launched Windows Azure Store allows any developer... Read More

By: Steve Friday November 2, 2012 0 comments Tags: Boulder, cloud platform, Jim Franklin, Scott Guthrie, SendGrid, transactional email