Katherine Blunt

Katherine Blunt is a BusinessDen reporter. She covers residential real estate, nonprofits, startups and energy. Katherine is a graduate of Elon University in North Carolina. She can be reached at [email protected]

Wash Perk has new owner

One of the baristas behind the bar at Wash Perk now owns the local hangout. On July 1, Liz Snyder, 32, took ownership of Wash Perk coffee shop at 853 E. Ohio Ave. She previously ran her own coffee shop in the college town of Oxford, Ohio, for 10 years. Snyder decided to leave Ohio… Read more »

Denver’s Indaba sold for $2 million

A California firm is buying an e-commerce startup in RiNo, with the latter’s employees staying put. Santa Barbara-based Warp 9 will purchase online storefront builder Indaba by the end of September. The two companies will combine their web retail services to create Indaba Group, a Denver-based subsidiary with an office in California. “There are a… Read more »

Startup Q&A: Bart Lorang, CEO of FullContact

BusinessDen caught up with Bart Lorang, whose 4-year-old contact management system just finished up a $10 million venture capital raise. He filled us in on how the company got started and where it’s headed next.

Safety startup gets investment boost

A startup that manufactures an emergency alert device has earned another funding bump from a Boulder accelerator program.

Aurora brewery aims for expansion

A family-run brewpub is hoping to raise $2 million that will be used to get its beer flowing outside of the state and launch new locations.

Indoor farm flourishes without sunlight

What started as a mini farm inside a shipping container has grown into a busy produce supplier for several area restaurants. And the hyrdroponic venture is about to open a much larger facility to keep up with demand and add more crops.

Organic meal startup growing to East Coast

With $15 million in the bag, a meal delivery service is giving its production a huge boost with a new Aurora facility and plans to break into the East Coast market.

Bubble soccer business balloons

Quickly growing interest in the goofy sport has given a boost to the startup that introduced the game to Denver last year. And its founder is rolling out more retail and a plan to capitalize on next month’s Major League Soccer All-Star Game.

Ranch wear brand ropes in The Broadmoor

Longtime Western apparel brand Rockmount has landed a deal to sell in The Broadmoor resort as the LoDo brand continues its international expansion.