Weekly Refresh: CometChat Got $1.6M, Colorado No. 2 in Tech Jobs, and More

September 14, 2020
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The Pro’s Closet raised $12M. The cycling marketplace offers a place to buy, sell, trade and refurbish used bikes and parts. Foundry Group and Edison Partners led the funding. [Built In Colorado]

Forge Nano to open Denver innovation lab. The company works in surface engineering and nanocoating technology. It plans to use the new space to expand and hire 12 new employees over the next year. [Built In Colorado]

Colorado ranked second for tech job growth in August. The pandemic shook up the tech scene in many cities. After several slow months, hiring is up in the tech space. [9news]

CometChat raised $1.6M. The company designs things like chat, video and live event capabilities on websites and apps. Range Ventures, Silicon Badia and iSeed Ventures contributed to the funding. [ColoradoInno]

Colorado Springs technology accelerator moved online. Due to the pandemic, this year the 10-week program is virtual. Five of the seven companies participating are from southern Colorado. [News Break]

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