Tech news roundup: Colorado's healthy entrepreneurs, Zayo acquires Clearview and more

by Jess Ryan
April 7, 2016

Health-focused Colorado shines in the spotlight yet again

Colorado was once again ranked among the nation’s slimmest states. This article by Virgin Media takes a deep-dive into what makes Colorado’s entrepreneurial ecosystem more than just not obese. The profile examines the lifestyle choices, company incentives and community culture that makes Colorado so healthy. [Is Colorado the home of the world’s healthiest entrepreneurs?, Virgin Media]

 

Zayo Group acquires Texas-based Clearview International

Boulder’s

Our Boulder campus is located in the 29th Street Mall where employees can benefit from access to restaurants, retail, fitness and more!
announced this week they’ve acquired Texas-based data center operator Clearview International. The deal was worth $18.9 million and adds to Zayo’s streak of acquisitions in the past few months. [Zayo Acquires Texas Data Center Operator Clearview, TechRockies]

 

SuiteHop announces new Suite Tours tool

Denver’s

, an online marketplace for luxury suites at sports and entertainment events, announced a new “Suite Tours” feature this week, which allows companies to coordinate suites nationwide. The feature will also come with an online app that automates planning and execution. [Press release]

 

Nest to disable all revolv units, possibly compensate users

Following its acquisition by Nest in 2014, Boulder smart home company

’s units will no longer work next month. It’s caused a bit of an uproar among revolv owners, leading Nest to say they may reimburse them for up to $300. [Nest says it may offer 'compensation' to Revolv users for disabling smart home hub, The Verge]

 

Choozle to partner with Digital First Media

Denver-based

announced this week a new partnership with Digital First Media. The programmatic advertising company will work with Digital First Media, which owns publications like the Denver Post, to operate targeted online advertising displays across a number of media.

[Press release]

 

newmedia moves to Union Station neighborhood

Denver web design agency

moved from their office near Coors Field to one closer to Union Station this week. They cited major growth with their primary business as well as spinoffs 1FEE and DRUD as reasons for the move. All three companies will occupy the fourth floor of 1900 16th St. in the roughly 14,000 square foot space. [Blog post]

 

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