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Colorado BioScience Association establishes 2013 board of directors

Derek Cole, president of the Broomfield- and New York-based Investor Relations Advisory Solutions, was selected to serve as the chairman of the Colorado BioScience Association’s board of directors. Cole, who has 22 years of experience in capital markets and corporate … Continue reading

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Telluride business accelerator seeking applicants

A new startup accelerator has launched in Telluride and it’s seeking applicants from across the state and country. The nonprofit Telluride Foundation launched the Telluride Venture Accelerator, an initiative aimed at developing startup and expanding companies. Officials for the startup … Continue reading

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And … we’re back

I put LaunchBoulder on a tiny hiatus (primarily because of this … and this and then being out of the office for 10 days). Now back in the fold, I’m looking to breathe some new life into LaunchBoulder.

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Boulder’s musical VCs

When some of the co-founders of Boulder’s The Foundry Group are not funding startups — and, most recently, leading a $7 million round for FullContact – they’ve quietly built a band and cut a record. Foundry’s Ryan McIntyre and Jason … Continue reading

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Boulder development boom

I was out of pocket — and away from LaunchBoulder, unfortunately — for much of last week as I pulled together an article about some impending developments in Boulder. I mapped some of the 30-plus projects that could move forward … Continue reading

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CID4 starts oHours for local bioscience sector

The nonprofit Colorado Institute for Drug, Device and Diagnostic Development (CID4) was launched in 2009 to spur economic growth within Colorado’s bioscience industry. To further its mission of helping entrepreneurs and emerging companies within the industry, CID4 is launching oHours … Continue reading

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Fraietta: Don’t try to be Silicon Valley …

Mike Fraietta’s blog post this morning caught my eye with its simple and effective headline: “Stop Saying ‘Silicon Valley of the _______’ Although Fraietta – who is the community enterprise manager for NewsCorp. and who also previously worked with firms … Continue reading

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Local TechStars move on and move up

A couple of our local TechStars alumni made some moves this past week. Next Big Sound, which provides analytics for the music industry, is heading to the Big Apple. Mocavo, a company that developed a genealogy search engine, raised $4M. … Continue reading

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Hacking cleanweb apps

  Starting Friday night, Boulder will play host to the Cleanweb Hackathon and serve as the fourth stop for the app-developing event’s 10-stop tour. An emerging trend, cleanweb is the intersection of cleantech and internet, social media, and mobile technologies, … Continue reading

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Hacking to get a Sphero

Have you blazed through Code Year and want to show off your hacking skills to win a Sphero? Orbotix, the maker of the smartdevice-driven robotic ball, is teaming with fellow Boulder firm Quick Left in hosting a hackfest on Aug. … Continue reading

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