1. Articles from Greg Avery

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    1. Denver's taxing of software again draws ire of local companies

      Denver's taxing of software again draws ire of local companies

      If your business sells a pair of socks in Denver, you add city sales tax to the purchase. If your business buys equipment for its Denver site, you pay city use taxes on the purchase.

      None of this usually is controversial. Unless the product being bought and sold is software.

      If it’s software, you get companies taken by surprise when Denver city auditors show up at their door, then outrage and talk of tech companies fleeing the city.

      That’s because most cities — as much as 70 percent of them,…

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    2. Galvanize lands $18 million in venture capital to broaden its education focus

      Galvanize lands $18 million in venture capital to broaden its education focus

      Denver-based startup hub Galvanize LLC raised $18 million venture capital in a round led by New York City-based University Ventures Fund, attracting investors to Galvanize’s vision of becoming a new kind of education company teaching entrepreneurship and technology skills.

      The money will fund expansion of Galvanize’s education programs in San Francisco and Denver — where it’s building a second and larger location in the Platte River neighborhood — and at its existing Boulder location,…

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    3. Cloud Elements attracts VC funding and adds to its board

      Cloud Elements attracts VC funding and adds to its board

      Cloud Elements LLC, a Denver-based startup, raised $3.1 million in venture capital to expand the business just as it's moved into new offices and added a new board member. The 18-month-old company makes a technology platform that helps software developers more easily make applications work well with cloud computing systems. Cloud Elements already has millions of dollars in annual revenue and hundreds of customers, said CEO and co-founder Mark Geene. With the venture capital infusion, it aims to…

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    4. Ibotta raises $20 million for money-back app

      Ibotta raises $20 million for money-back app

      Ibotta Inc., the Denver-based maker of a shopper-rewards app, raised $20 million in equity financing as it expands its money-back app's reach beyond grocery stores to restaurants, electronics stores and other retailers. The two-year-old company reported the round in a Securities & Exchange Commission filing. The new funding adds to the $9.6 million Ibotta had previously reported that it raised.

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    5. Booming telecom Zayo Group opening office near Denver Union Station

      Booming telecom Zayo Group opening office near Denver Union Station

      Zayo Group, the fast-growing business telecom, has opened an office in downtown Denver where it'll base dozens of workers as it looks to expand its business.

      The 24,000-square-foot office, next to the new Union Station transportation hub, is expected to open in August, the company said Wednesday.

      The Boulder-based company has about 400 employees at its three existing Colorado offices and 1,500 employees worldwide.

      “Colorado’s telecommunications industry continues to be a significant driver…

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    6. CU-Boulder launching startup accelerator for student entrepreneurs

      CU-Boulder launching startup accelerator for student entrepreneurs

      The University of Colorado Boulder is getting in on the startup incubator game. The school this weekend starts Catalyze CU, a program that will help six teams, made of 22 student entrepreneurs, launch businesses. Catalyze Boulder will offer mentorship, grants and space at a student-founded co-working and innovation center called Spark Boulder. During the program’s eight-week span, the student teams will develop their ideas and products while receiving guidance from local business experts who…

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    7. Level 3's TV pact for a Brazilian event is a big deal (but just don't call it the World Cup)

      Level 3's TV pact for a Brazilian event is a big deal (but just don't call it the World Cup)

      Add a giant Brazil-based “soccer mega-event” to the 25 consecutive Super Bowls and other major sporting event telecasts that Level 3 Communications Inc. has transmitted for media companies.

      The Broomfield-based international telecom will carry the live feed of the world’s most-watched sporting event over its fiber optic network this month from Rio de Janeiro to Mexico City for Mexico’s TV Azteca.

      But what exactly the soccer event is, Level 3’s announcement doesn’t say. Soccer’s quadrennial…

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    8. Hickenlooper promotes from within for new Colorado CIO

      Hickenlooper promotes from within for new Colorado CIO

      Gov. John Hickenlooper is promoting Suma Nallapati to be the Colorado’s secretary of technology and chief information officer.

      Nallapati has been the chief technology officer for the Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) since Feb. 24. Starting June 1, she will become the cabinet-level overseer of information technology services for all state agencies and lead the work with the state Office of Economic Development and International Trade to promote Colorado as a technology employment…

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    9. Datalogix lands $45M investment to fuel growth in online ad technology

      Datalogix lands $45M investment to fuel growth in online ad technology

      Datalogix, a Westminster-based online-advertising technology company, raised $45 million in equity funding led by new investors, adding to the funding it has attracted from early backers of Facebook and Twitter. Datalogix Holdings Inc. has raised more than $86.6 million in total equity funding since 2009, according to its filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Asset management firm Wellington Management Company, LLP, based in Boston, led the round announced Wednesday.

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    10. Colorado legislature readies to tackle telecom, rural broadband reform again

      Colorado legislature readies to tackle telecom, rural broadband reform again

      Colorado House Democratic leaders say they plan to reintroduce telecommunications law reforms as early as next week, believing they have tweaked the legislation enough to get it over the hurdles that killed similar bills the past four years. Rep. Angela Williams, the Denver Democrat who will sponsor the package, said that one of the keys to this year’s effort will be breaking the changes into three bills rather than one large proposal that united opponents to various facets of it in the past.

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