Weekly Refresh: ShapeShift's New COO, Yonomi's Award, and More

February 9, 2020

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ShapeShift hired new COO. It offers a self-custody crypto trading platform. Lisa Loud joined as chief operations officer, bringing experience from working with companies like Apple and PayPal. [Press Release]

Automox raised $30M. The cybersecurity startup offers a platform that works to eliminate vulnerabilities that bad actors target most frequently. With the funds, it plans to accelerate key feature development and expand its sales and marketing teams. [Built In Colorado]

Speechmatics to open first U.S. office in Denver. The U.K.-based startup specializes in any-context speech recognition tech. It recently opened offices in India and the Czech Republic. [ColoradoInno]

Maxar Technologies awarded $142M by NASA. The company will build a robotic arm that will be used to put together a communications antenna and spacecraft beam in orbit. Its space robot, known as SPIDER, is expected to launch in the mid-2020s. [Built In Colorado]

Yonomi platform named Best Innovation In Smart Home. The DEVIES Awards honor innovation in the developer tech industry. The platform offers simple smart home integration. [Press Release]

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