Vator News: Text-First Telemedicine Platform CirrusMD Raises $20M

Before the pandemic, telemedicine was something of niche space, where only eight percent of patients had even tried these services. Then COVID came along and suddenly it become overcrowded: there was so much money flowing into this space in 2020, with investments rising 139% year-to-year to $4.3 billion, that suddenly companies needed to find a way to differentiate themselves among the Amwells, Teladocs, MDLives, and Carbon Healths.  

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9 News: Cool Schools: Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Teaches STEM Career Options to Students

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (CPRD) started an Arts-In-Education outreach program that introduces middle and high school students to STEM career options. Their program called STREAM: Science, Technology, Robotics, Engineering, Arts, and Media gets students interested in math, science and engineering and learning how they relate to performing arts production.

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Colorado Inno: This Denver Software Startup is Helping Track Fish Diseases on Farms in Norway

While Denver is more than 1,000 miles from the coastline, a local startup is building solutions aquaculture software solutions to protect against disease for farmed fish.

Tony Chen and John Costantino met as random roommates in Washington, D.C., while working in various government capacities. Outside of their day jobs, they were drawn to the oyster farmers in the Chesapeake Bay and found themselves exploring the business more.

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Denver Business Journal: Denver Compliance Software Firm Scooped up by Fast-Growing Atlanta Unicorn

Denver’s Convercent, a provider of ethics and compliance software, has been acquired today by one of the country’s fastest growing companies.

Atlanta and London-based OneTrust, a privacy-management technology company, today announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Convercent in a deal that builds out its solutions and customer-base.

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Denver Business Journal: A Volatile World Creates Unprecedented Opportunity for CIOs

This year’s Colorado CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards keynote speaker doesn’t see the world slowing down anytime soon. In fact, to hear him talk, the volatility we’re experiencing due to the Covid-19 pandemic could very well just be the beginning. He says that presents opportunity for tech leaders to step up within their organizations.

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Denver Business Journal: DaVita CIO Alan Cullop Leads Tech Team with AI, Data Science — and Listening

Alan Cullop took the opportunity to learn coding languages on an old keypunch at his first job, a then-startup called MCI, and transformed it into a career leading the information technology strategies of one of Denver’s largest companies.

Cullop is now chief information officer for DaVita (NYSE: DVA), where he leads the implementation of the health company’s technology efforts.

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