Colorado Inno: Former Amazon exec invests in Denver warehouse technology startup

The Denver-based team behind warehouse management startup Fulfilld has brought on its first round of capital. TenOneTen Ventures led the round, with other investors including European proptech firm Pi Labs, Colorado’s Matchstick Ventures and Jeff Wilke, former CEO of Amazon’s worldwide consumer business.

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Colorado Inno: Colorado-based impact investor drives $500K in funding to founders of color

Seeing a need to support underrepresented founders, a Colorado-based investor has facilitated half a million dollars in venture funding to founders of color. In May, Glenwood Springs-based Next Wave Impact hosted its second annual Founders of Color Showcase to drive investment to early-stage startups led by a diverse founder. The organization invited six companies from across the country to pitch in order to win a slice of the $500,000 investment.

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Built in Colorado: WHY THIS PEOPLE LEADER CHAMPIONS ADAPTABILITY FOR REMOTE WORK SUCCESS

The ability to acclimate to change on the fly is a hallmark for any successful organization, but it’s an imperative that’s been even more pronounced over the last year-and-a-half. It’s a truth that’s rang true for people leaders like Colleen McGarity, who helped spearhead CyberGRX’s implementation of a remote-friendly policy.

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Built in Colorado: VORTO HIRES 5 ENGINEERS EVERY WEEK

It takes about 58 days to hire an engineer, according to data from recruiting platform Workable. At Vorto it takes seven or less. Leaders behind the AI-driven autonomous supply chain platform implemented an accelerated hiring process last year that has helped Vorto scale to nearly eight times the size it was at the time of its adoption.

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Colorado Inno: Autonomous startup Outrider opens 200K-square-foot testing site in Colorado

As it scales its autonomous solutions, Golden startup Outrider has opened a new 200,000 square foot distribution yard in Colorado to test and mimic the operations of its customers. Located in Brighton, the distribution yard has 49 dock doors and operates 16 hours per day, five days per week. 

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Colorado Inno: Boulder entrepreneur teams up with Kayak co-founder to build the TikTok of podcasts

Mike Chambers’ career has been winding and unique, taking him across the globe and through a variety of focuses. The Massachusetts native began his career in Washington, D.C., working for Congressman Barney Frank. But during the 2008 financial crisis, Chambers became disillusioned by D.C. politics and sought to pursue a purpose-driven career.

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