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    1. One entrepreneur brings more coworking to Greeley

      One entrepreneur brings more coworking to Greeley

      There’s a new coworking space in downtown Greeley. Eight-0-Eight is a coworking concept from Tim McCarthy, who initially started the project when he was looking for a new office for his company. After purchasing a historic building at the end of 2016, McCarthy started restoring the building — built in 1919 — and decided to turn it into coworking space. “Greeley is super cool,” McCarthy said. “I like small businesses, I’m an entrepreneur who owns three businesses myself.

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    2. Carbon Black says talent drove decision to choose Boulder

      Carbon Black says talent drove decision to choose Boulder

      As Carbon Black Inc. announced internally that it was opening an office in Boulder and would relocate some employees from its Boston headquarters to the new location, Chief People Officer Amy Robinson said there was a deluge of requests from employees to be considered for the move. “We had a list of people interested in moving out there,” Robinson told BizWest after the company’s official announcement.

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    3. CU Boulder sponsored research sets record

      CU Boulder sponsored research sets record

      Sponsored research funding at the University of Colorado Boulder reached a record-breaking $511.1 million in the 2017-2018 fiscal year, topping the $507.9 million recorded the prior year. Numbers for the 2017-2018 fiscal year are preliminary, with final numbers expected later this year. The CU system as a whole also saw record levels of research funding, bringing in $1.053 billion in 2017-18.

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    4. Fintech startup CULedger raises $8.5M

      Fintech startup CULedger raises $8.5M

      A startup that provides distributed-ledger technology for credit unions has raised $8.5 million. The Denver Business Journal reports that CULedger, based in Denver, has raised the funds out of a Series A funding-round target of $10 million. CULedger includes as an investor Credit Union Strategic Partners, a for-profit subsidiary of Mountain West Credit Union Association. CULedger spun out of Credit Union National Association in June 2017.

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    5. Greeley ag-tech company raises nearly $9 million

      Greeley ag-tech company raises nearly $9 million

      Xiant Technologies Inc., an agricultural-tech company, has raised nearly $9 million in capital. The Greeley-based company raised $8,999,941, according to a Form D filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Aug. 16. The company raised the funds through an equity offering, as well as an option to acquire other securities and securities to be acquired upon exercise of an option. The date of first sale was Aug. 8.

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    6. Time running out on atomic-clock station in Fort Collins

      Time running out on atomic-clock station in Fort Collins

      The National Institute for Standards & Technology based in Boulder may close its time-signal radio station in Fort Collins that broadcasts time and frequency information from its atomic clock in Boulder as part of agency-wide  proposed budget cuts. President Trump’s fiscal year 2019 budget request for NIST proposes to cut the agency’s budget from its fiscal year 2017 enacted level of $954 million to $629 million, a 34 percent decrease.

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    7. Talent, financing, IP on minds of Boulder innovators

      Talent, financing, IP on minds of Boulder innovators

      The Front Range is a national hub for innovation, but it’s not without its stumbling blocks: financing, talent acquisition and protection of intellectual property, to name a few. CEOs of startups, entrepreneurs, leaders of accelerator and economic development experts discussed the state of Boulder’s innovation economy at BizWest’s CEO Roundtable on Tuesday.

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    8. Tata Consultancy adding 120 jobs in Denver

      Tata Consultancy adding 120 jobs in Denver

      An India-based technology company is expanding its Denver operation. The Denver Business Journal reports that Tata Consultancy Services will add 120 jobs to the 600 it already supports around the state, with the new jobs based in the Denver Tech Center, where the company operates at 7979 E. Tufts Ave. Tata also operates a call center in Boulder. The company is seeking workers in computer science, analysts, developers and architects, according to the Business Journal.

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    9. Talent acquisition, security breaches weigh on NoCo tech CEOs

      Talent acquisition, security breaches weigh on NoCo tech CEOs

      Northern Colorado’s tech industry CEOs have two major issues at hand: gathering and retaining talent and maintaining security for their own companies and their clients. Leaders in Northern Colorado’s tech community discussed these subjects at the BizWest CEO Roundtable on Tuesday afternoon. When it comes to talent, a significant roadblock — as it is in many industries — is finding hourly workers for jobs like manufacturing and technical work.

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    10. Organizations pair up to teach tech skills

      Organizations pair up to teach tech skills

      High school and middle school students in the Boulder area will compete today and Tuesday to build the best computer apps. Tata Consultancy Services, a global information technology services company, is hosting a program it calls goIT, which it describes as an app design camp where student participants design apps for mobile devices. The goIT workshop is intended to help students engage in computational thinking and develop STEM skills.

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    11. Denver-based Galvanize raises $43.3M

      Denver-based Galvanize raises $43.3M

      Galvanize, the Denver-based company that provides technology education and startup resources, has raised $43.3 million. BusinessDen reports that Galvanize reported the fundings in a Form D filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The funds included $32 million in Series C funding, plus a convertible note. Some of the funds will be used to acquire Hack Reactor, a San Francisco-based coding school.

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    12. Zayo completes fiber route between Dallas, Los Angeles

      Zayo completes fiber route between Dallas, Los Angeles

      Zayo Group has completed a long-haul dark-fiber rout between Dallas and Los Angeles, enabling diverse connectivity between major West Coast data center markets to Dallas, one of the largest data center and interconnection markets in the United States. Zayo began development of the 2,000-mile route in 2015, which included upgrades and new construction.

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    13. Cyber-security startup hires Greene as chief executive

      Cyber-security startup hires Greene as chief executive

      PasswordPing Ltd., a Boulder-based cyber-security startup that screens online accounts for compromised credentials, has hired Michael Greene as CEO. Mike C. Wilson, who has served as CEO since founding the company in 2016, will take the role of chief technology officer. Greene will focus on the business side of the organization in conjunction with chief operating officer, Joshua Horwitz, according to a company press release.

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    14. Kansas company to acquire Agribotix assets

      Kansas company to acquire Agribotix assets

      Agribotix LLC, a Boulder-based drone-enabled software company, soon will have a new owner. AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc. based in Neodesha, Kan., has signed an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Agribotix, the companies announced. AgEagle provides drone imagery data analytics for the precision and sustainable agriculture markets.

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    15. Catalyze CU accelerator concludes summer cohort

      Catalyze CU accelerator concludes summer cohort

      Catalyze CU, a 10-week, summer startup accelerator designed for University of Colorado students, faculty, and staff, concluded its 2018 cohort by hosting its fifth annual Demo Day this week. This year’s cohort focused on a range of technologies and products in areas such as smart home technology, natural foods, STEM and agriculture tech, among others.

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    16. Boulder-based ColdQuanta raises $6.75M in seed round

      Boulder-based ColdQuanta raises $6.75M in seed round

      ColdQuanta Inc., a Boulder-based firm that is developing products based on quantum technology, has raised a seed-funding round of $6.75 million led by Maverick Ventures in San Francisco, with participation from Global Frontier Investments LLC in Sausalito, Calif. The funding will be used to help commercialize ColdQuanta’s products in the areas of communications, computing, timekeeping and navigation.

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    17. Ohio-based tech firm Vertiv opening office, hiring in Loveland

      Ohio-based tech firm Vertiv opening office, hiring in Loveland

      Columbus, Ohio-based Vertiv on Tuesday said it will employ 100 data scientists, software developers and other professionals at a new office in Loveland. Vertiv, a provider of equipment and services for data centers, will lease a 19,000-square-foot, one-floor office space from Loveland-based McWhinney Real Estate Services Inc. at 1880 Fall River Drive in Centerra, a 3,000-acre master-planned community being developed by McWhinney.

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