Homebot Acquired Quo, Engrain Got $12M, and More Colorado Tech News

Catch up on the latest tech news with the Built In Colorado Weekly Refresh.
Written by Abel Rodriguez
March 27, 2023Updated: March 27, 2023
Homebot’s staff pose outside of its headquarters in Denver.
Photo: Homebot / Facebook

Last week, two Colorado companies completed acquisitions and several local tech businesses raised capital. Catch up on the latest funding announcements, tech partnerships and all things Colorado tech. This is the Built In Colorado Weekly Refresh. 

Engrain raised $12M. Engrain is a mapping company that creates interactive property maps for single-family homeowners and large rental properties. Last week the company raised new funding in a round led by RET Ventures. With the new capital, Engrain will develop a marketplace for its maps. The company is also currently hiring for a dozen roles. [Built In Colorado]

Homebot acquired Quo. Denver-based Homebot is an educational platform that helps users interact with loan officers, real estate agents and other financial professionals. Last week it acquired Quo, a mobile app that helps first time homebuyers buy property. The acquisition came after Quo raised $7.2 million in seed funding. Financial term of the acquisition were not disclosed. [Business Wire]

Colorado Tech Quote of the Week

“[The] sky’s the limit. I just want there to be a safe, educational, community-based platform where young female entrepreneurs can find success in selling and shoppers have fun shopping while supporting the next generation of women business leaders.” — Jennifer Andrews, founder of Treppie

Treppie was featured in the Built In Future 5 series. Treppie is an e-commerce platform where women ages 9 through 25 sell their products. On the platform, users can sell anything from jewelry and clothes to paintings. Sellers also meet with the company’s founder Jennifer Andrews to optimize their products. The platform is available in the 48 contiguous U.S. states. Going forward, Andrews will look for investors to grow the Treppie platform and team. [Built In Colorado]

Concept3D partnered with the Miami Marlins. Concept3D develops interactive maps, virtual tours and calendar software. Recently, the Denver-based company partnered with the Miami Marlins for the World Baseball Classic. Through the partnership, Concept3D developed a map of the loanDepot park for fans to navigate the stadium during games. Concept3D is currently hiring and has open roles listed on Built In. [Concept3D]

PAIRIN acquired Savviest. Founded in 2012, PAIRIN is a workforce and educational platform that helps students transition into their careers. With the acquisition of Savviest, PAIRIN added artificial intelligence capabilities to its platform to generate resumes and cover letters. This is PAIRIN’s second acquisition and comes after the company raised funding in February. [PAIRIN]

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