Evolve’s 2020 Growth, Nextworld Hiring 300, and More Colorado Tech News

April 12, 2021
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Tech companies across the great state of Colorado are making new moves to further their business. From growing their teams to raising new venture capital, learn more on the latest. This is the Built In Colorado weekly refresh.

Nextworld plans 300 Colorado hiresColorado is consistently growing as a tech hub in the U.S. Based in Greenwood Village, enterprise software provider Nextworld is expanding its headquarters and hiring in positions across operations, app development, software engineering, product management and administration. [Built In Colorado]

Project Canary raised $10MThis startup’s tech works to reduce harmful emissions for energy, manufacturing and waste management sites. With the funds from its Series A round, Project Canary anticipates expanding its product market reach as well as increasing its headcount. Investors including Quantum Energy Partners and Global Reserve Group led the round. [Built In Colorado]

Colorado Tech Quote of the Week

“We saw record-breaking net bookings, with many customers turning to vacation rentals for the first time, realizing the value that vacation rentals offer when compared to traditional accommodation options.” —Brian Egan, CEO and co-founder of Evolve

Evolve saw huge growth during the pandemicTravel bans and stay-at-home orders were no hindrance to vacation rental startup Evolve. The company saw growth of 70 percent in booking value year over year, and now it plans to grow its team. Currently employing about 520 people, Evolve is looking to onboard plenty more and has 30 tech positions listed at its Denver office. [Built In Colorado]

Vetted launches to connect journalists to sourcesThe company offers a solution that automates media relations for reporters looking to speak with an expert on a given topic. Additionally, Vetted’s transparent pricing solution only charges experts when their information gets published by a journalist. The PR platform is based out of Denver. [Colorado Inno]

PAIRIN welcomes new CFOFrank Bonanno was just announced as the newest edition to the Denver company’s executive leadership team. Bonanno previously worked as chief financial officer at Urban Teacher Center. The company closed a $4.36 million Series A funding round in January and says it’s preparing for significant growth in 2021. [PAIRIN]

Låda Cube moves its HQ back to Grand JunctionAiming to consolidate its operations from California into its Grand Junction headquarters, the building tech company is looking to grow its footprint and onboard 80 to 160 new employees in the next year. As it searches for a sizable office space, Låda Cube is offering its California workforce the opportunity to relocate to Western Colorado. [Western Slope Now]

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