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    1. Taxi Magic relaunches as Curb amid competition from Uber, Lyft

      Taxi Magic relaunches as Curb amid competition from Uber, Lyft

      Meet Curb, a new on-demand e-hailing service available in Denver and across the nation that will compete with tech darlings such as Uber Technologies and Lyft.

      The catch?

      Curb has been around for about five years under a different name: Taxi Magic.

      The company is launching a makeover Wednesday that will include the new brand and an updated smartphone app.

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    2. Calamity the mother of Oz Snowboards founder's financial reinvention

      Calamity the mother of Oz Snowboards founder's financial reinvention

      When the real estate market began its spectacular collapse in 2007, Adam Browning found hope for his young family in a packet of absorbent powder he called LiquiLock.

      LiquiLock, which solidifies water that remains in a toilet before it's pulled from a bathroom floor kept his young family afloat. And it afforded the Colorado State University graduate a chance to pursue his dream of building carbon-fiber, customized snowboards.

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    3. 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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    4. Colorado Impact Fund has $62M to invest to improve state, turn profit

      Colorado Impact Fund has $62M to invest to improve state, turn profit

      A few years ago, Gov. John Hickenlooper told Colorado investors such as Jim Kelley that they ought to do more to help local entrepreneurs.

      The state has talent, the governor said, but businesses need better access to money and mentors.

      Kelley, co-founder of Vestar Capital Partners, took the challenge to heart and began researching the issue. And soon, he said, he agreed with Hickenlooper.

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    5. Gunbarrel's TeraBAT: Patent for disease-detecting breath analysis

      Gunbarrel's TeraBAT: Patent for disease-detecting breath analysis

      Gunbarrel-based TeraBAT Inc. has received a patent for what it calls its "breakthrough breath analysis" technology. The patent was awarded to co-founder and CEO Eyal Gerecht, a former researcher at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a former employee of the National Institutes of Standards and Technology for 10 years.

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    6. Members say creative designation another step up for RiNo art district

      Members say creative designation another step up for RiNo art district

      Tracy Weil has seen the River North Art District explode since he co-founded it in 2005.

      When the district — casually referred to as RiNo and boasting a mascot of a rhinoceros — was named a candidate to become a Colorado Creative District two years ago, membership in the district doubled.

      Recently RiNo shed the candidate status and is now a fully fledged Colorado Creative District as awarded by Colorado Creative Industries.

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    7. Boulder pair disrupts outdoor-gear storage with high-tech lockers

      Boulder pair disrupts outdoor-gear storage with high-tech lockers

      The University of Colorado students were tasked with crafting a business plan for their entrepreneurship certificate when one of them showed up to a meeting bummed that thieves had stolen his skis off the resort rack the previous weekend. Another student still was paying for two bikes stolen on the Boulder campus.

      The thefts sparked the idea for SnowGate, a ski locker system that aims to transform outdoor storage with a B-Cycle-type kiosk networked with an Uber-like app.

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    8. GoFundMe donors in metro Denver raise nearly $4 million

      GoFundMe donors in metro Denver raise nearly $4 million

      People are opening their pockets in metro Denver to help community members in need, according to the latest news from GoFundMe.

      More than $3.7 million has been raised within a 50-mile radius of Denver since the crowdfunding site launched in 2010, according to company spokeswoman Kelsea Little.

      Medical, education, and volunteer categories are most popular on the GoFundMe site, which has raised more than $340 million site-wide.

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    9. Denver tech community fighting controversial tax on software services

      Denver tech community fighting controversial tax on software services

      Software startup Cloud Elements, which relocated its headquarters to Denver from Centennial about two weeks ago, is considering moving back.

      Boulder-based TalentRiot recently scrapped plans to move its team of 16 to Denver.

      The Mayor of Colorado Springs last week called Denver's Spire Media and 303 Software in an effort to lure them out of the Mile High City.

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    10. LoDo warehouse becomes cutting-edge office building through renovation

      LoDo warehouse becomes cutting-edge office building through renovation

      Zach Owens, programs strategist with Alliance of Sustainable Colorado, works in the lobby/common area of the recently renovated Kennicott-Patterson Transfer and Storage Building. (Kent Nishimura, The Denver Post)

      Amid gleaming new buildings in LoDo, the 106-year-old, Kennicott-Patterson Transfer and Storage Building at 1536 Wynkoop St., a block from Denver's Union Station, easily could have been left to languish.

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    11. Denver's tax on web and app development draws ire from software execs

      Denver's tax on web and app development draws ire from software execs

      303 Software co-founders Stefan Ramsbott, left, and Matt Jaffe pose at their office in Denver last month. The company was recently hit with an audit and a $160,000 sales tax bill. (John Leyba, The Denver Post)

      Tech entrepreneur Matt Jaffe privately stewed as Denver Mayor Michael Hancock rolled out the red carpet last month for Layer 3 TV, a Boston-based startup that was granted state and local tax incentives to relocate its headquarters to the Mile High City.

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    12. Century Communities shares fall on first day

      Century Communities shares fall on first day

      Shares of Century Communities, a fast-growing homebuilder based in Greenwood Village, lost 7.6 percent of their value on the first day of trading.

      Colorado's newest public company came out at $23 a share, the low end of a proposed $23 to $26 a share range. After jumping briefly at the opening Wednesday to $23.40, the shares, ticker CCS, moved lower and ended the day at $21.25.

      Century Communities offered 4 million shares directly, raising $92 million before fees. Insiders offered 480,000 shares.

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    13. Five top TW Telecom execs to receive $88 million after Level 3 merger

      Five top TW Telecom execs to receive $88 million after Level 3 merger

      TW Telecom's top five executives are in line to receive cash-and-stock payouts valued at more than $88 million if the company's proposed merger with crosstown peer, Level 3 Communications, closes.

      Larissa Herda, who has led Douglas County-based TW Telecom since 1998, is scheduled to receive nearly $42 million in cash, accelerated stock awards and other benefits, according the change-of-control terms in her employment contract and based on Level's 3 purchase price of $40.86 per share.

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    14. Level 3 to acquire tw telecom for $5.7 billion, CEO Herda to exit

      Level 3 to acquire tw telecom for $5.7 billion, CEO Herda to exit

      Level 3 Communications will acquire tw telecom for about $5.7 billion in cash and stock, or $40.86 per share based on Friday's closing price, the Colorado-based companies announced Monday.

      For each share of tw telecom stock, shareholders will receive $10 cash and 0.7 percent shares of Level 3 stock.

      Both companies serve business customers with their respective high-speed Internet networks.

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