Colorado tech roundup: Aventura raises $14M, Boulder & Fort Collins named tech hubs and more

by Tessa McLean
February 12, 2015


Boulder and Fort Collins named in the top 10 tech hubs in America

Based off of the number of patents per 1,000 residents, financial support for innovation, and proximity of cluster startups, Boulder and Fort Collins rank in the top ten of America's Most Innovative Tech Hubs according to a study by NerdWallet cities. Boulder ranked first with the highest density of startups. [Boulder and Fort Collins: Tech hubs of Colorado: 9News]

T3Media announces new COO,CFO

T3Media Inc announced this week the appointment of Mark Pougnet to the joint role of chief operating officer and chief financial officer. Pougnet previously help an executive rold at software provider Front Porch Digital. [T3Media appoints Mark Pougnet to be COO, CFO: Innovation News]

Aventura raises $14M

Aventura announced Monday it raised a $14 million Series C round. Aventura makes workflow optimization software that medical practitioners and hospitals can use to make their other software manageable, so they can pay attention to patients and not the tangle of menus and windows on their computer screens. [Aventura Adds $14M to Help Doctors Navigate Electronic Records: Xconomy]

CanopyBoulder gets $1.2M

CanopyBoulder, a new startup accelerator formed to further develop fledgling businesses in the cannabis industry, raised $1.2 million for its inaugural program in Boulder this year and garnered enough investor interest for accelerators next year, including one in San Francisco [CanopyBoulder raises $1.2M for cannabis startup accelerator: Daily Camera]


SendGrid announces new app

Boulder-based SendGrid released a new app for iOS this week. [SendGrid Releases iOS App: Colorado Tech Rockies]


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