AirDNA Acquired Arrivalist, Perky Jerky Relaunched, and More Colorado Tech News

Catch up on the latest tech developments from the Centennial State.

Written by Ashley Bowden
Published on Jul. 24, 2023
AirDNA Acquired Arrivalist, Perky Jerky Relaunched, and More Colorado Tech News
Bags of Perky Jerky products are pictured.
Photo: Perky Jerky / Facebook

Despite a quiet week on the Colorado tech front, check out what a handful of companies are working toward after their latest moves. This is the Built In Colorado weekly Refresh.

Velocity Global relocated. Denver-based Velocity Global enables companies to hire, pay and manage their distributed teams. Its customer base spans 185 countries. The company announced its headquarters relocation from Industry RiNo to One Platte, downsizing by about 6,000 square feet to a 17,530-square-foot space. [Denver Business Journal]

Colorado Tech Quote of the Week

“We’re delighted to join with AirDNA to bring customers even more insights, resources, and innovative products. Bringing together these two powerhouses creates tremendous opportunities for future growth and continued innovation. This partnership with AirDNA and predictis will create unprecedented new value for our customers.”— Cree Lawson, CEO of Arrivalist

AirDNA acquired Arrivalist. Denver-based provides businesses in the short-term rental space, like vacation rental hosts, with insights and data. The company announced its acquisition of Arrivalist, a location intelligence platform for the travel industry. [PR Newswire]

Perky Jerky relaunched. The snack company is gearing up for a national relaunch under new management. It originally launched in 2009 and sold its products at thousands of stores across the U.S., like Target and Walmart, but was ultimately unable to keep up with consumer demand and scale. 2Bold Brands acquired Perky Jerky in May 2022 and plans to expand the brand into in the Northwest U.S. and East Coast. [Colorado Inno]

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