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BeginAgain partners with John Deere to make eco-friendly toys for kids

BeginAgain partners with John Deere to make eco-friendly toys for kids

FORT COLLINS --Five years of eco-innovation by BeginAgain and the founders'' iconic Sprig designs will power a new partnership with John Deere and more than a dozen new eco-toys from the BeginAgain... Read More

Thursday February 11, 2016 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, BeginAgain, Chris Clemmer, David Bowen, Sprig toys, John Deere

OEDIT grants $4.6 million to Colorado organizations

OEDIT grants $4.6 million to Colorado organizations

DENVER -- The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced the latest group of grantees for the Advanced Industry Accelerator Grant Program, with a total... Read More

Thursday February 11, 2016 0 comments Tags: Denver, OEDIT, Advanced Industries grants, Fiona Arnold

Ur-Energy to sell stock to raise $6M for Wyoming uranium project

Ur-Energy to sell stock to raise $6M for Wyoming uranium project

LITTLETON -- Ur-Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT:URG) (TSX:URE) announced it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of investment dealers led by Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation and including... Read More

Thursday February 11, 2016 0 comments Tags: Littleton, Ur-Energy, Jeff Klenda, uranium

Sleep Easily releases Sleep Easily Method to overcome insomnia without drugs

Sleep Easily releases Sleep Easily Method to overcome insomnia without drugs

BOULDER -- Sleep Easily LLC announced its new product, the Sleep Easily Method, to provide an easy and effective non-medication method to help people overcome insomnia. The method combines audio... Read More

Thursday February 11, 2016 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Sleep Easily, Sleep Easily Method, Dr. Richard Shane, Christine Hibbard

Zvelo taps James Barker to be VP of marketing

Zvelo taps James Barker to be VP of marketing

GREENWOOD VILLAGE-- zvelo, a leading provider of contextual categorization and malicious detection services, has tapped James Barker to be its new VP of marketing. Barker, a U.S. Navy veteran,... Read More

Thursday February 11, 2016 0 comments Tags: Greenwood Village, zvelo, James Barker, Jeff Finn

Navigant: Global revenue for advanced batteries to reach $3.6B by 2025

Navigant: Global revenue for advanced batteries to reach $3.6B by 2025

BOULDER -- According to a new report from Navigant Research, global revenue for advanced batteries for utility-scale storage is expected to grow from $231.9 million in 2016 to $3.6 billion by... Read More

Thursday February 11, 2016 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Navigant Research, advanced batteries, William Tokash

DISH and Sling TV expand to DT Denver with 100 new software develop jobs

DISH and Sling TV expand to DT Denver with 100 new software develop jobs

ENGLEWOOD -- Colorado-headquartered DISH Network announced plans to open a software development office in downtown Denver and expects to add up to 100 new technology jobs at the location. DISH... Read More

Wednesday February 10, 2016 0 comments Tags: Denver, Englewood, Dish Network, Gov. John Hickenlooper, Mayor Michael Hancock, Tami Door, Erik Mitisek, Rob Dravenstott, Downtown Denver Partnership

Galvanize offers Full Stack instruction for developers

Galvanize offers Full Stack instruction for developers

FORT COLLINS -- Galvanize Fort Collins will offer its next Full Stack Developer cohort beginning April 25. Galvanize''s Full Stack Web Development is an immersive 24-week program held Monday... Read More

Wednesday February 10, 2016 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Galvanize Fort Collins, Galvanize Full Stack


 
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Tech Transfer

Finalists announced for TechrioT XLR8’s inaugural cohort of IoT startups

Finalists announced for TechrioT XLR8’s inaugural cohort of IoT startups

CENTENNIAL --TechrioT, Colorados first Internet of Things (IoT) entrepreneurial collaborative, announced the 11 finalists for its inaugural IoT-focused business accelerator called TechrioT... Read More

Friday February 5, 2016 0 comments Tags: Centennial, TechrIoT XLR8, Suzy Gutierrez, GoFire, LockState, Place Global, QB Labs, U Grok It, Nolan Mondrow, Jennifer Maskrey, IoT, Innovation Pavilion, Arrow Electronics

Green/Environmental

Vision Ridge Partners to invest more than $430M through Sustainable Asset Fund to help environment

Vision Ridge Partners to invest more than $430M through Sustainable Asset Fund to help environment

BOULDER -- Vision Ridge Partners announced it will invest more than $430 million in sustainable companies through a recently launched Sustainable Asset Fund (SAF) in partnership with Capricorn... Read More

Tuesday February 9, 2016 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Vision Ridge Partners, Sustainable Asset Fund, Capricorn Investment Group

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Talent

You have to kiss a lot of frogs

You have to kiss a lot of frogs

By Carl Dierschow Small Fish Business Coaching "I''ve interviewed tons of people, but nobody seems like a good fit for this job." "Well, you know it''s a numbers game! You have to talk to a whole... Read More

By: Carl Dierschow Thursday February 11, 2016 0 comments Tags: Carl Dierschow

Social Innovation

Third annual Fort Collins Startup Week wraps on a high note for numbers of attendees, sessions

Third annual Fort Collins Startup Week wraps on a high note for numbers of attendees, sessions

FORT COLLINS -- There are many ways to raise funds for a startup company, but the bottom line is the company must first have a commercially viable product or service and above all a solid business... Read More

Monday February 8, 2016 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Fort Collins Startup Week, Mike Freeman, Innosphere, Galvanize Fort Collins, Christine Hudson, Charisse Bowen, McCabe Callahan, Brad Florin, Gustav Hoyer, Ryan Stover, community funded

Energy

Ur-Energy to sell stock to raise $6M for Wyoming uranium project

Ur-Energy to sell stock to raise $6M for Wyoming uranium project

LITTLETON -- Ur-Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT:URG) (TSX:URE) announced it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of investment dealers led by Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation and including... Read More

Thursday February 11, 2016 0 comments Tags: Littleton, Ur-Energy, Jeff Klenda, uranium

Bioscience

SomaLogic adds Matthew Norkunas as new CFO

SomaLogic adds Matthew Norkunas as new CFO

BOULDER -- SomaLogic, Inc., announced Matthew Norkunas, M.D., has joined the company as chief financial officer. We are excited that Matt has agreed to join us during this critical growth period... Read More

Wednesday February 10, 2016 0 comments Tags: SomaLogic, Byron Hewett, Boulder, Matthew Norkunas

Aerospace

XTI mourns loss of board member Jeff Pino

XTI mourns loss of board member Jeff Pino

DENVER -- XTI Aircraft Company (XTI) representatives are expressing their deep sorrow after the loss of the companys Vice Chairman Jeff Pino, who died in a plane crash Feb. 5 near Phoenix. There... Read More

Monday February 8, 2016 0 comments Tags: Denver, Jeff Pino, David Brody, Charlie Johnson, XTI Aircraft, TriFan 600

Water

Brendle Group to host Net Zero Water initiative launch party on Dec. 3

Brendle Group to host Net Zero Water initiative launch party on Dec. 3

FORT COLLINS --Brendle Group will host a launch party for its Net Zero Water Initiative on Dec. 3. The party will be held at New Belgium Brewing, 500 Linden St., from 6-7 p.m. Net Zero Water is a... Read More

Thursday November 19, 2015 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Brendle Group, Net Zero Water Initi, Becky Fedak, Dana Villeneuve, New Belgium Brewing

INvestment

OEDIT grants $4.6 million to Colorado organizations

OEDIT grants $4.6 million to Colorado organizations

DENVER -- The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced the latest group of grantees for the Advanced Industry Accelerator Grant Program, with a total... Read More

Thursday February 11, 2016 0 comments Tags: Denver, OEDIT, Advanced Industries grants, Fiona Arnold

New Products

BeginAgain partners with John Deere to make eco-friendly toys for kids

BeginAgain partners with John Deere to make eco-friendly toys for kids

FORT COLLINS --Five years of eco-innovation by BeginAgain and the founders'' iconic Sprig designs will power a new partnership with John Deere and more than a dozen new eco-toys from the BeginAgain... Read More

Thursday February 11, 2016 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, BeginAgain, Chris Clemmer, David Bowen, Sprig toys, John Deere

Robotics

Tractica: Driverless tractors and drones to lead major expansion in agricultural robot use

Tractica: Driverless tractors and drones to lead major expansion in agricultural robot use

BOULDER -- A growing demand for agricultural robots is driving a worldwide market projected to grow from $3 billion in 2015 to $73.9 billion in 2024, according to a new report fromTractica. The... Read More

Monday January 25, 2016 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Tractica, Manoj Sahl, drones, driverless tractors

Digital Health

MGMA joins Catalyst health tech hub in Denver

MGMA joins Catalyst health tech hub in Denver

ENGLEWOOD -- The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), representing medical practice leaders across the nation, announced it is a new tenant in the Catalyst Health-Tech Innovation... Read More

Wednesday February 3, 2016 0 comments Tags: Denver, Catalyst HTI, Mike Biselli, Englewood, Halee Fischer-Wright, Medic al Group Management Association

 

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