Tech roundup: Yonomi lands $5M Series A, TRELORA gets new CTO and more

by April Bohnert
January 11, 2018
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Yonomi raises $5M Series A, plans to add 20 new employees in 2018

Boulder-based IoT startup Yonomi raised a $5 million Series A financing round to support the development and expansion of its smart home applications. The round was led by Gentex, a company which develops connected car and digital vision features for the automotive industry, and is part of an exclusive partnership to bring smart home solutions to the auto industry. The startup plans to use the funds to expand into international markets, broaden its smart home device partnerships and add 20 new members to its dual headquarters in Boulder and Austin. [Built In Colorado]


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TRELORA promotes Eric Spery to chief technology officer

Yesterday, real estate tech startup TRELORA announced that it would further strengthen its executive team with the promotion of Eric Spery from VP of engineering to CTO. Spery started with the company in October 2017, after spending two years as the senior vice president of technology of San Francisco-based fintech startup Dobot. In his new role, Spery will oversee TRELORA’s technical vision and help evolve its flat-fee brokerage platform for Denver home buyers and sellers.

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Zoom partners with OpenExchange to enhance video communications in financial services industry

Zoom Video Communications launched a partnership with Boston-based OpenExchange, which helps financial services companies set up direct and multipoint video meetings. The partnership will enable OpenExchange to expand its video conferencing capabilities, as more users migrate from the traditional video conference room setup to desktop and mobile platforms. The partnership follows a year of record success for both companies, with Zoom closing a $100 million Series D in January 2017. [Press release]


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CampChamp launches camp-finding service in Colorado

CampChamp, a booking platform for kids camps, launched this week in Colorado. The website helps parents find, research, share and book camps with its comprehensive list of curated activities happening throughout the state. The startup’s 2018 database already includes more than 1,800 programs and sessions, and they anticipate it growing to over 15,000 as organizations finalize their summer camps. [Press release]


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Optiv Security names new chief technology and strategy officer

Denver-based cybersecurity company Optiv announced that Stu Solomon would assume the new role of chief technology and strategy officer. Solomon has served in executive positions since joining the team in 2015, originally as a security strategist and more recently as the executive vice president of security solutions and operations. In his new role, Solomon will work to grow Optiv’s partner strategies and expand its products to more thoroughly address the architectural and operational needs of its customers. [Press release]

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