Weekly Refresh: USRetina's Rebrand, P&G Pitch Winner and More

by Anna Holmquist
January 27, 2020


USRetina announced rebrand and expanded leadership team. The company provides tech and services specific to retina practices. Along with the rebrand and new leadership, it announced the launch of a new cloud-based platform, RetinaOS. [Press Release]

Boulder inventor won Procter & Gamble pitch contest. Richard Hanbury, CEO and founder of Sana Health, invented a wearable device made to control chronic pain by using neurowave stimulation. Procter & Gamble awarded $10,000 to go toward the development of the product. [Denver Business Journal]

Colorado shut down carpooling app. TreadShare aimed to provide carpooling from Denver to the ski slopes. It received a cease and desist from the Colorado Public Utilities Commission and ceased operations. [Denver Post]

Denver tech companies supported Australian fire relief. Two companies with Australian ties, Assignar and Rosterfly, hosted a Booze for Roos event. The proceeds went to Red Cross Australia, Australian Wildlife Rescue and Wildlife Victoria. [ColoradoInno]

HighView launched in partnership with Denver tech companies. The after-school empowerment and career development program launched to pair high school students from low-income and underserved communities with successful companies in their area. PaySimple, Guild Education, Evolve Vacation Rental, Xactly and GoSpotCheck will each host students. [PRNewswire]

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