Tech roundup: Denver a top city for women in tech, Alteryx IPOs and more

by Jess Ryan
March 30, 2017

PivotDesk acquired by NYC company

Earlier this week, New York-based Industrious acquired Colorado shared-office matching startup PivotDesk. Industrious, which creates sophisticated coworking and shared office spaces, plans to use PivotDesk’s product to improve its office searching capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. [Built In NYC]

 

Denver ranks among top cities for women in tech

Smartasset, a company that seeks to help people make better financial decisions, released a report this week that ranked Denver among the top 10 cities for women in tech. Using federal census data, the report determined Denver was No. 9 on the list due to factors like the gender pay gap, tech jobs filled by women and four-year employment growth. [Smartasset]


Alteryx begins trading on NYSE

Data analytics software company Alteryx began selling stock on the New York Stock Exchange this week. The company priced its IPO stock at $14 per share, with 9 million shares available. The company celebrated its entry to the market by ringing the opening bell. [Press release]

 

SpotX moving to Broomfield

Westminster adtech company SpotX will relocate to Broomfield in June. The company will lease 38,700 square feet in a new development along Highway 36. SpotX has been in its current office for a decade, but recent growth has led to a need for more space. [BusinessDen]

 

HomeAdvisor acquires British company

Golden-based HomeAdvisor has acquired yet another company, taking over MyBuilder, a home-services marketplace from the U.K. The move will help HomeAdvisor have a larger footprint in the European market. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. [Press release]

 

Denver luring tech talent from San Francisco

As cost of living and housing continues to rise in San Francisco, other American cities are drawing tech talent in, according to a report from LinkedIn published this week. Denver was ranked fifth in a list of cities pulling tech workers from San Francisco, with 1.58 tech workers of every 10,000 in San Francisco relocating to the city. [Denver Business Journal]

 

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