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    1. Boulder's Makeena makes natural grocery shopping more affordable

      Boulder's Makeena makes natural grocery shopping more affordable

      Boulder-based lifestyle technology company Makeena is gearing up to launch its natural products shopping app later this month. Makeena graduated in July from a 5-month residency at the Telluride Venture Accelerator, one of only six startups selected for the program.

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    2. DIA grants ride-sharing permit to UberX days after granting it to Lyft

      DIA grants ride-sharing permit to UberX days after granting it to Lyft

      Denver International Airport on Monday said it's given an operating permit to Uber that will allow its ride-sharing service, UberX, to pick up and drop off passengers on the public levels of the airport — Levels 4 and 6. Uber's black car service already picks up and drops off passengers on Level 5, the level set aside for public transportation and commercial vehicles such as taxis and limousines.

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    3. Behind the scenes of Kickstarting a smart dog collar

      Behind the scenes of Kickstarting a smart dog collar

      Just before midnight on Thanksgiving, Lizelle van Vuuren hit the green button on her computer screen and Wüf, a smart dog-collar under development for nearly two years, launched its Kickstarter campaign.

      Within minutes, Wüf got its first backer. Sure, it was a good friend of van Vuuren's. But that's how many crowdfunding projects should start — with support from friends and family. Twelve hours later, the campaign was at 10 percent of its $50,000 goal.

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    4. Denver E-Commerce Startup Active Junky Preps for Holidays, Big 2015

      Denver E-Commerce Startup Active Junky Preps for Holidays, Big 2015

      Michael Davidson

      Whether on the ski slopes or outside shops, it’s going to be a busy next few days for a lot of people in Colorado.

      Shoppers will be lining up for Black Friday bargains or surfing for Cyber Monday steals. Up in the high country, skiers and snowboarders from around the world will be flocking to resorts while on their holiday breaks.

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    5. Liquor-delivery service comes to Vail

      Liquor-delivery service comes to Vail

      BOULDER — Drizly, a technology company powering fast, convenient beer, wine and liquor delivery for consumers and businesses across the U.S., has announced it is expanding to Boulder and Vail. Drizly is the fastest, most convenient way for consumers of legal drinking age to get beer, wine and liquor delivered.

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    6. Steamboat Springs Transit releases new winter schedule, prepares to launch GPS tracking system

      Steamboat Springs Transit releases new winter schedule, prepares to launch GPS tracking system

      When Steamboat Springs Transit launches its new winter bus service next month, a technical support team will be standing by.

      The launch of the new daytime winter schedule Dec. 7 will coincide with the launch of a new GPS tracking service that will allow riders to use their smartphones to track buses in real time and see exactly when a bus is due to arrive at any of the bus stops in the city.

      If a bus is delayed, riders can see its new estimated arrival time.

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    7. MapQuest growing in Denver with Commute app

      MapQuest growing in Denver with Commute app

      Denver-based MapQuest is forging a new path with a highly-ranked mobile app, Commute, and is on the road to create new jobs.

      Released in September, the Commute app for iOS, Android and Windows devices from the first Internet mapping company was born out of a 24-hour hackathon. It uses real-time traffic data and push messages to help people better plan their travel routes -- even during rush hour.

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    8. Digital retail

      Digital retail

      Remember the days of wandering through the grocery or department store with coupon books, hunting for the right brand of coffee or practical winter sweater, clutching that slip of paper that would save you 50 cents? Or how about those rebates that involved cutting off tops, filling out forms and mailing in with a receipt?

      If those days don’t ring a bell, you’re likely younger than 30; and even if you’re eligible for AARP membership, those times are long past.

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    9. Tech startup of the month: OpenSnow

      Tech startup of the month: OpenSnow

      Initial Lightbulb: OpenSnow CEO Joel Gratz started skiing when he was 4 years old and avidly watched The Weather Channel throughout childhood. So, it’s no wonder he became a meteorologist.

      He started the Colorado Powder Forecast blog and newsletter in 2007 after a ski trip to Breckenridge in 2005, during which 6 inches at Breck was dwarfed by a storm up north.

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    10. Boulder VCs invest $5.5 million in Ello's ad-free social network

      Boulder VCs invest $5.5 million in Ello's ad-free social network

      Don't count Foundry Group and Bullet Time Ventures among the skeptics of startup social network Ello's prospects as a business. The Boulder-based venture capital firms invested in a $5.5 million round to Ello, the companies announced Thursday. The money helps fuel the booming startup's expansion as it's been inundated with people joining by the hundreds of thousands.

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    11. Kindara Hopes Smart Thermometer for Women is Birth of Something Big

      Kindara Hopes Smart Thermometer for Women is Birth of Something Big

      For women trying to conceive, getting pregnant might not get easier in the next few months—but tracking their fertility to find the likeliest time to conceive might.

      Kindara, a startup in Boulder, CO, recently announced the debut of Wink, a wireless smart thermometer the company has spent the past few years developing. Wink uses Bluetooth to connect to iOS and Android phones and tablets and syncs with Kindara’s popular fertility tracking app.

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    12. Boulder toy company Ubooly purchased

      Boulder toy company Ubooly purchased

      Boulder-based Ubooly Inc., a startup company that married the cuddliness of a plush toy with the brains of a smart phone, has been acquired by a California company. The Boulder Camera reports the price Cartwheel Kids paid for Ubooly wasn't disclosed. Cartwheel Kids, which is also a startup, has renamed Ubooly. Ubooly, which was started two years ago by the husband-and-wife team Isaac Squires and Carly Gloge, is now known as Smart Toy. Read a story by Greg Avery from October about Ubooly

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    13. Denver's Craftsy is stitching together an online empire; tops 5 million users

      Denver's Craftsy is stitching together an online empire; tops 5 million users

      Craftsy, the online video instruction service, has surpassed 5 million users and is seeing people enroll in more than 350 of its crafting courses each hour.

      That’s a lot of traffic for the four-year-old downtown Denver company’s classes in quilting, gardening, photography, cooking and other pursuits. And it's coming from every U.S. state and 180 other countries, the company says.

      “It’s really exciting on a number of levels. Right now we have over 550 online classes available, and that fact…

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    14. Denver's BarBets app now accepting wagers

      Denver's BarBets app now accepting wagers

      Ted Gantzer and Nick Peters were just a couple of poor, unemployed Denver residents when they set out to create a sports betting app — not exactly a novel idea.

      That was two years ago. The 31-year-olds are still poor — "really poor," Gantzer says — but after a lengthy battle with Apple, their BarBets app is now available in both the iTunes and Google Play stores.

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