Tech Roundup: Colorado's largest hiring initiative, Kapow comes to Denver & more

July 30, 2015

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UpCounsel raises $10M

UpCounsel, a San Francisco-based lawyer on demand service, said they have raised $10 million in Series A funding. UpCounsel launched in 2013 and expanded into the Denver region earlier this year. The service is also available in New York, Illinois, Texas and California. [Lawyers-on-demand site secures $10 million in VC money, Denver Business Journal]

 

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ZenPayroll Announces Colorado’s Largest Hiring Initiatives

ZenPayroll has announced one of the largest Colorado hiring initiatives in the state’s history. The newly Google-backed company said they plan on hiring as many as 1,750 people in Denver over the next eight years. The company is reportedly also looking at leasing as much as 50,000 square feet of office space in downtown Denver. [Built in Colorado]

 

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SlamData Raises $3.6M in Funding 

Boulder-based SlamData raised $3.6 million in seed funding, led by California-based True Ventures. Other investors in the deal included Access Venture Partners, Flywheel Ventures, Service Provider Capital, PV Ventures and Seven Peaks Ventures. SlamData operates an open-source analytics platform. [Press Release]

 

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Corporate Events Startup Kapow Is Opening an Office in Denver

The corporate events startup Kapow announced they would be opening an office in Denver on August 1st. The company’s local office will be at 1881 Curtis Street and is expected to employ 5 people. Chicago-based Kapow is also opening offices in Miami and Silicon Valley. [Built in Colorado]

 

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Occipital Pulls in $13M in New Funding

The San Francisco-based company Occipital took in $13 million in new funding from a number of investors, including the Boulder-based Foundry Group. The company makes a 3D sensor that can scan objects in three dimensions. [Occipital captures a new $13M funding round for 3D imaging technology, Venture Beat]

 

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