Weekly Refresh: NASA Awards $176M to Colorado Space Companies, and More

October 19, 2020
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Deepwatch raised $53M. The Denver managed security startup was founded in 2015. Goldman Sachs led the investment with participation from ABS Capital Partners. The company plans to double its headcount over the next three years. [Built In Colorado]

Snapdocs got $60M. The San Francisco-based startup offers an AI-powered mortgage loan platform. It has a large and growing Colorado presence and could soon move its headquarters to Denver. YC Continuity led the Series C. [Built In Colorado]

Colorado space companies landed $176M from NASA. Lockheed Martin Space and United Launch Alliance both landed “tipping point” grants awarded to companies demonstrating promising technology for future travels to the moon or deep space. [Denver Business Journal]

Brandzooka raised $5.6M. The Boulder-based company’s platform lets users place video as ads across TV and web. Mark IV Capital, Lagomaj Capital, Sweet Moose Enterprises and more invested in the Series A. [Built In Colorado]

Pie Insurance exceeded $100M in premiums. To help save its customers money, Denver-based Pie sells workers’ compensation coverage directly and through its agency partners. The company currently has over 30 openings for engineers, product managers, marketers and more. [Built In Colorado]

SurveyGizmo rebrands as Alchemer. The Boulder company is aiming to help companies become more customer-centric. Its platform offers a range of tools including surveys, workflow, audience, communication and analysis. [MediaPost]

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