1. Articles from Greg Avery

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    1. Colorado sports tech company raises $25 million, aims to hire dozens

      Colorado sports tech company raises $25 million, aims to hire dozens

      TeamSnap Inc. said today it has raised another $25 million in venture capital and plans to expand the startup’s staff by about 50 percent as it tries to establish itself as the clear leader in amateur sports management technology. The Boulder-based company makes software and apps that manage sports team schedules, player communications and other logistics for more 1.3 million teams and leagues worldwide.

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    2. A lean Denver space startup lands a military contract

      A lean Denver space startup lands a military contract

      A Denver space startup won a military contract that will help it prove its small satellite capabilities and get its first spacecraft into orbit this year. York Space Systems, a year-old satellite manufacturing company, has entered a research and development partnership with the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command to be prime contractor on a small satellite slated to launch as a secondary payload in late 2017.

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    3. Denver cloud startup raises $13 million VC round, plans for growth

      Cloud Elements Inc. has raised another $13 million from venture capitalists and plans to increase its staff by a third to expand the market for the Denver-based startup's technology.

      With the new funding, the 60-employee company plans to add about 20 positions this year with the aim of getting its products used by more companies, said Mark Geene, CEO and co-founder of Cloud Elements.

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    4. Level 3 wins reversal of military contract awarded to Verizon Deutschland

      Level 3 wins reversal of military contract awarded to Verizon Deutschland

      A federal court has ruled Level 3 Communications was wrongly excluded from a contract for U.S. military telecommunications between Germany and Kuwait, and the judge ordered a military investigation into how it happened. The U.S. Court of Federal Claims revoked an award granted to Verizon Deutschland GmbH even though its price tag was $38.6 million higher than Level 3’s bid.

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    5. Colorado's Optiv files for an IPO

      Colorado's Optiv files for an IPO

      Denver-based cybersecurity company Optiv Inc. has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to become a publicly traded company. The filing on Friday puts Optiv in line to be the first major IPO in Denver tech circles since Zayo Group, a Boulder-based business telecom, went public in the fall of 2014. Optiv plans to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange with the ticker symbol “OPTV.”

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    6. Lockheed Martin, ULA launch advanced NOAA weather satellite

      Lockheed Martin, ULA launch advanced NOAA weather satellite

      A rocket launched the most advanced U.S. civilian weather satellite ever made into orbit Saturday, a successful mission of two of Colorado's largest aerospace companies. An Atlas V rocket built by Centennial-based United Launch Alliance blasted off into darkened evening skies above Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the GOES-R satellite, built in Jefferson County by Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co.

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    7. Branson-backed Colorado startup shows off supersonic business plane

      Branson-backed Colorado startup shows off supersonic business plane

      A Colorado startup working to build the first supersonic passenger airliner for business travelers is showing off a test plane that’s meant to fly next year. Boom Technology Inc., based at Centennial Airport in Arapahoe County, is building its XB-1 test plane to demonstrate its technology and designs for a 45-passenger airline capable of flying 1,450 mph -- 2.2 times the speed of sound.

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    8. Hacker going to prison for Photobucket software breach

      Hacker going to prison for Photobucket software breach

      One man is going to prison and a second is working for Denver-based Photobucket Inc. for free as punishment for creating software that extortionists used to steal people’s intimate images from the photo service. U.S. District Judge Wiley Daniel sentenced Brandon Bourret, 41, of Colorado Springs, to 29 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release, and to forfeit $49,153 cash plus computer equipment...

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    9. Boulder tech manufacturer acquired

      Boulder tech manufacturer acquired

      Tecomet Inc., a global contract manufacturer, on Monday purchased Mountainside Medical, a Boulder maker of medical device components and surgical devices. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Mountainside Medical employs 107 people. The company was formed in 2006. No job cuts are planned at Mountainside Medical, and the Tecomet aims to invest to expand the business in Boulder, a spokesman for Tecomet said. Mountainside Medical has grown to make instruments for minimally invasive surgeries as…

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    10. Steve Case invests in Colorado ad-tech startup focused on college students

      Steve Case invests in Colorado ad-tech startup focused on college students

      Eight Denver-area startups pitched AOL co-founder Steve Case for a $100,000 investment Tuesday, and the company that won is finding growth serving a wealthy niche in a struggling industry.

      Case, today a billionaire tech startup evangelist, passed through Denver on his five-day, five city "Rise of the Rest" tour visiting companies, meeting local bigwigs and spreading word that Silicon Valley, New York City and Boston aren't where all action is despite those places soaking up 75 percent of U.S. venture…

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