Weekly Refresh: Slack's Brand New Office and SumUp's Hiring Spree

by Sophie Kalt
July 29, 2019
photo via slack

Slack has a sleek new Denver office. After receiving $10.6 million in tax credits from Colorado, the multibillion dollar work messaging platform opened its 80,000-square-foot space with 85 employees. The San Francisco-based company plans to reach 150 employees in its Denver office by the end of the year, according to a spokesperson. [Built In Colorado]

OptioSurgical raised $3.3 million to grow its medical supply chain platform. OptioSurgical brings transparency to healthcare providers when buying equipment. According to the company, their software reduces surgery costs by 20 to 40 percent. [Built In Colorado]

Digital Assets Data snags $3.2 million to help companies navigate the complex crypto world. The data company provides specialized technology for financial institutions. The Denver-based company plans to fill software engineer, data scientist and sales roles with the funding. [Built In Colorado]

StackHawk wants to make security a priority for developers. StackHawk raised $2.1 million in seed funding to ensure products stay secure from the start of the development cycle. The latest funding will allow the company to hire in engineering and continue building out their product. [Built In Colorado]

CircleCI raised $56 million in a Series D. This round nearly doubles funding for the global integration and delivery platform. Some of the funding will be used to add five members to its 16-person team in Denver. [Built In Colorado]

Denver-based ThrivePass acquires The Merriam Agency’s TPA. The employee benefits company plans to acquire The Merriam Agency’s insurance services as well as their long-term clients. This is ThrivePass’s third acquisition of a third-party benefits administrator, so they expect a seamless transition. [Press Release]

Instant tea company Cusa Tea announced $2.5 million in a Series A. The Boulder-based company’s tea packets are made in seven different flavors without added sugar or preservatives. They can be steeped quickly in water at any temperature. [Press Release]

On the tail end of a massive €330 million in funding, SumUp is going on a hiring spree. They are planning to hire up to 16 people in operations, marketing and product. [Press Release]

LogRhythm has a new Chief Executive Officer. Mark Logan takes on the new role at the enterprise software company. He hopes to help the company expand its offerings and grow its market share. Most recently, Logan was president of Attunity. [Press Release]

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