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Nev. pot lab plants roots in Denver

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Working to get its foot in the door before a change in state marijuana testing laws, a company with a Las Vegas facility is planning a $1 million lab to check for pesticides in medical marijuana.

Co-working chain launches $5M raise

One of the big players on the local co-working scene is passing the hat around to investors and has already raked in more than $3 million in a planned $5 million campaign.

Defense lawyers team up on new firm

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A pair of criminal defense attorneys who were co-workers at a larger Denver firm have set up their own practice with a focus on pre-charge defense and various types of crimes.

Algae ink startup grows with crowdfunding

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Using algae and special paper to create invisible ink artwork, a local startup has brought in $60,000 from a Kickstarter campaign, blowing its original goal out of the water.

In Uptown, new recipe for ice cream parlor

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Dishing out a big investment to bring the bulk of ice cream production in-house, a dessert-loving couple is launching a new creamery in Uptown next month.

Education tech startups win federal dollars

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Sitting at the intersection of technology and education, four local startups are receiving grants from a federal foundation this year and have a shot at more money in the future.

Pot breeder outgrows seed operation

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With plans for a large grow operation and storefront, a veteran cannabis breeder is expanding into new parts of the pot business and hoping to reach markets nationwide.

Former city official kicks off development startup

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The former head of Denver’s development services department is hopping over to the other side of the table, launching a consulting business to guide developers through the maze of government approval.