Gear & Gadgets

Rachio Gen 2 Adds Brains to Your Sprinkler System [Review]

By | May 16, 2016 at 10:15 am

As the days grow longer and the heat starts to rise, lawns and gardens are going to start needing more water. Standard irrigation systems are essentially powered timers with zone controls – beyond that, they rely on users to manage their effectiveness. On top…


Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Tour Comes to Boulder

By | Oct 16, 2015 at 12:30 pm

We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote theirMachine Learning Accelerator in Seattle. Read the full series of stories, as they are published, here. The Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Tour is visiting 11 US cities to spread the word about their accelerator programs that…


Inbound Marketing And Tech: A Match Made In Heaven

By | Oct 9, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Unless you have been living under a rock the past few years, you should already know about inbound marketing. This phenomenon first came on the scene in 2006 and has since completely revolutionized the way that we think about marketing in general. And in…


Denver Startup Week Comes to a Close, but the Magic Lives On

By | Oct 2, 2015 at 4:00 pm

I can’t believe it’s already Friday: what a week it’s been. Looking back on my time in Denver, it’s hard to put into words how meaningful the experiences I had and the people I met at Denver Startup Week were. Without a doubt it…


Day Two of Denver Startup Week is in the Books

By | Sep 30, 2015 at 9:05 am

At one point today I pulled out my phone expecting to see the clock ticking around 10:00 AM, but I was floored to see it was past 12 noon. Where did the first half of the day go? Time really does fly when you’re…


Recap: Day one of Denver Startup Week Comes to a Close

By | Sep 29, 2015 at 9:00 am

I’ve been to the city of Denver before, but I don’t know if I’ve ever actually seen Denver before today. That is, anybody can come to a city and do a surface level exploration of what it has to offer. However, I’m sitting in…


I’m Going to Denver Startup Week: Here’s a Quick Preview

By | Sep 26, 2015 at 10:00 am

On Sunday I’m going to throw my bags into the back of a car and head to the airport – Denver, Colorado is calling my name. No, I’m not going to a concert at Red Rocks, I’m not going to visit friends, and I’m…


MuscleSound: A Look Into the Very Fabric of Your Muscles

By | Jul 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm

At the intersection of sports and technology we see a lot of wearables, partly because it’s a hot trend right now and partly because there’s a lot of room for new innovations. Look no further than Pulse Play and ShotTracker. I want to encourage…


Together We Can End ‘Laptop Hunching’

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Picture this: you’re in a coffee shop and you see somebody across the room. They’re hunched over their laptop, working incredibly hard on some big project. However, that’s when you realize the way their back is curved, and how unnatural and uncomfortable it looks….


Notion Raises $2M for Heightened Home Awareness Sensor

By | May 27, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Last week I wrote a post about a Denver-based company called Notion that’s made it their mission to bring a heightened level of consciousness to your home. Childhood friends Brett Jurgens and Ryan Margoles – CTO – built the device in response to one…


Notion: A Heightened Level of Consciousness for Your Home

By | May 22, 2015 at 11:00 am

If you took one look at the Denver based company Notion I would bet serious money that you would say something like: “Oh, it’s a home security system”. Now, to an extent you would be correct, but it goes well beyond that. Brett Jurgens,…


Galvanize Gets Major Legal Talent by Hiring Stephanie Donner

By | May 19, 2015 at 4:00 pm

It’s long been the goal for Denver-based Galvanize to create on-ramps for anyone with ambition and aptitude to have access to technical skill and entrepreneurship. They believe in making education and growth accessible to anybody, especially underrepresented groups in the tech industry. To that…


World Cannabis Week Heads to Denver for Third Year

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 8:00 am

It was recently announced that the Third Annual World Cannabis Week will be returning Denver, Colorado. The event will take place from April 16 to 20 and is slated to be one of the most educational, immersive, and entertaining events to ever debut in…


CannaBuild Offers Broad-Spectrum Access to Cannabis Data

By | Mar 3, 2015 at 11:00 am

“I come from an enterprise background. I lived in a corporate world for about six years, and to go from that world with all of your professionalism into the cannabis world is tough,” says Zach Marburger, CEO and founder of CannaBuild. But tough isn’t…


Relax, Retreat, and Learn How to Invest in Cannabis

By | Feb 24, 2015 at 11:00 am

I don’t have to say that the legal cannabis market is on fire anymore because you all know, whether from reading my content or just paying attention to the news. However, it can be difficult for everyday people to capitalize on the burgeoning market…


The Bureau: “Cannabis Needs to be More Like Fine Spirits”

By | Feb 3, 2015 at 2:30 pm

According to Josh Gordon, CEO of The Bureau (formerly RODAWG), it’s about time that the cannabis industry becomes more like the fine spirits industry. As it currently stands, the market is growing, but Gordon thinks there’s still an unhealthy amount of ‘black market’ feeling…


Bottles Waiting Taps Billion Dollar US Nightclub Industry

By | Jan 30, 2015 at 11:00 pm

I always knew the nightclub service industry was big, but I didn’t know it’s a multi-billion dollar economy within the US, per year. Las Vegas itself is one of the biggest centerpieces of the industry and they haul in $1.5 billion each year alone;…