Tech Roundup: Bud and Breakfast launches, Recurly expanding to Boulder & more

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Published on Apr. 16, 2015
Tech Roundup: Bud and Breakfast launches, Recurly expanding to Boulder & more

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Bud and Breakfast Launches Pot Friendly Booking Engine

Bud and Breakfast launched the first ever web-based booking engine for travellers looking for marijuana friendly accommodations in places with legalized cannabis. In addition to Colorado, that list includes: Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Jamaica, The Netherlands and Uruguay.  Besides pot tourists, the company aims to accommodate people looking for alternative medical treatments in the comfort of a private home setting. [Bud and Breakfast launches first web-based booking engine for cannabis travelers: Innovation News]

 

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$15.5M Series A gives Denver-based Green Chef a big boost

Green Chef got a big boost this week to the tune of $15.5 million in Series A funding from the venture capital fund New Enterprise Associates. The startup delivers fresh ingredients to households in the form of do-it-yourself meal packages. The company’s CEO and Founder, Michael Joseph, declined to comment on what the infusion of capital would be used for.  [Built In Colorado]

 

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SF-Based Recurly Expanding To Boulder, Hiring 30

Recurly, a SaaS platform that handles subscription billing for companies like LinkedIn and CBS Interactive is opening a new office in Boulder. The company plans on hiring six software development engineers immediately, while spacing out the rest of the new hires over the course of the year. Recurly currently employees 85 people in San Francisco. [San Francisco-based Recurly to open Boulder office, hire 30 by end of the year: BizWest]

 

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Gamma 2 Robotics Gets $3.5M From Foxlink Group

The creators of the first commercially available security robot, Gamma 2 Robotics, closed $3.5 million in Series A funding. The company has received $4.45 million in funding in the last 9 months, with the most recent funding coming from the Taiwanese electronics company Foxlink Group. Part of the new funding will be used to help develop an outdoor version of the robot [Gamma 2 Robotics gets $3.5M infusion from Foxlink Group electronics maker: Innovation News]

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Boulder-Based JumpCloud Inc. Raises $3.2M

JumpCloud Inc., a SaaS startup based in Boulder, filed a new $3.2 million funding round with the SEC. Last year JumpCloud raised $3 million from the Foundry Group and Techstar Ventures, raising the company’s overall funding total to $7.5 million since its launch in 2012. JumpCloud’s product helps companies ensure users are who they say they are. [Boulder-based JumpCloud raises $3.2M funding round: BizWest]

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