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Portable solar startup raises $5.4M

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A company that has developed a small solar charger for smartphones and other devices has closed out another capital raise and is planning to expand its Westminster solar facility.

Backpack brand scores Kickstarter hat trick

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A backpack startup has now raised a total of $58,000 over three crowdfunding campaigns, using online fundraising platforms not just to get off the ground, but to fuel each big step in the business.

Longboard startup to hit CNBC

A longboard startup that didn’t reach its recent crowdfunding goal is hoping to get some help from big-time investors and will appear on CNBC’s “The Profit” this week.

Health tracking startup raises $83M

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In two separate capital raises, a Denver firm that helps users make and stick to health plans raked in $83 million, some of which it used to acquire a Massachusetts-based company.

Cycling shop startup rolling into Arvada

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Two bike industry friends are hoping to fill a hole in the Arvada market left by another shop’s closure and will also provide some services on wheels of their own.

Coffee roaster brings beans to Denver

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With plans to open its first cafe in Aurora next year, a Grand Lake coffee roaster has relocated its roasting operation to RiNo.