Tech roundup: Innosphere expands, SendGrid's IPO to finalize next week and more

by Kelly Jackson
November 9, 2017
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Colorado claims 41 spots on Outside Magazine’s 100 best places to work list

Outside Magazine released its top 100 best places to work list, featuring over 40 companies from Colorado. Some of the Colorado tech companies placing in the top 25 include Pax8, Room 214, Pellucid Analytics, Bluetent and MyRounding. To create the list, Outside Magazine surveys employees about office atmosphere, company culture, perks and overall job satisfaction. [Outside Magazine]


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Girls Who Code announces plans for 3 new programs

Girls Who Code shared news this week that it will launch three new Denver programs this summer. These programs will include website design and development, wearable technology, fashion design and iPhone app development for girls in middle school and high school. The sessions are scheduled to take place at Boulder Country Day School, the Colorado Academy in Denver and Kent Denver School. [TechRockies]


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Cybersecurity startup DarkOwl raises $1.1M

According to a SEC filing with the state, DarkOwl just raised $1.1 million in new funding. The Denver-based cybersecurity startup originally launched in 2009 as One World Labs before rebranding in 2015 and making its in-house threat intelligence software available commercially. To date, DarkOwl has raised nearly $5 million in capital. [FormDs]


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SendGrid’s IPO to close Nov. 15

According to the upcoming IPO market calendar, SendGrid’s IPO is expected to close on Wednesday, November 15. Its public offering includes 7,700,000 shares to be sold at an estimated price of $13.50 to $15.50 per share. If accepted, SendGrid will raise about $137 million through its IPO. The Denver company offers back-end email delivery solutions. [TechRockies]


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Innosphere plans Colorado expansion

Innosphere, the science and technology startup incubator based in Fort Collins, announced this week that it plans to open a new Denver facility and expand its headquarters. The Denver spot has not yet been decided, but Innosphere CEO Mike Freeman said the $3.5 million addition to the Fort Collins site will feature an 8,000-square-foot wet lab space available for lease. [Innovationews]

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