Nanno’s plan was to build the best babysitting app around. But as a female-founded, consumer tech business heading into a global pandemic, that changed.
Colorado businesses pulled in many funding rounds last month supporting initiatives across different sects of tech. In April, five tech companies raised a combined $561 million — significantly more than the $74.5 million gained in March. Keep reading to find out how these brands will use their latest investments.
The digital divide is more apparent than ever, especially in low-income communities. In fact, according to Pew Research, 59% of parents with lower incomes who had children in schools that were remote due to the pandemic, said their children would likely face at least one of three digital obstacles to their schooling. Obstacles include a lack of reliable internet at home, no computer at home or needing to use a smartphone to complete schoolwork. This means that in those households, students were not likely to be able to keep up with their peers.
In a move that will accelerate the funding knowledge and business-building skills of Colorado startups, Rockies Venture Club today announced it is offering its HyperAcceleratorⓇ program at no cost to Colorado-based entrepreneurs developing companies in the state’s seven Advanced Industries. These industries include advanced manufacturing, aerospace, bioscience, electronics, energy and natural resources, infrastructure engineering, and technology and information.
California-based software company Freshworks is growing its presence in the Denver area, with plans to expand its local workforce by about 50% this year.
The Colorado tech scene was buzzing last week, as local companies raised capital, moved to bigger offices and supported underrepresented founders with a new pre-seed fund. Keep reading to learn more about the local tech news you may have missed. This is the Built In Colorado weekly refresh.
Colorado employment is on the rise, and Denver remains on the map for fintech and startups.
Colorado has a new unicorn in this cloud marketplace company.
What if every tenant was the perfect tenant? That’s the million-dollar idea behind Nomad, a Denver-based marketplace that offers small-time rental property owners guaranteed rent and full property management services.
Colorado tech companies made waves last week with new funding rounds, acquisitions and expeditions into the metaverse. Check out the latest tech news with the Built In Colorado weekly refresh.