Colorado Business News

Colorado Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Colorado, U.S.A. (Colo., CO), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


The 2020 Black Hole Recession – COVID-19 Effect on Metro Denver Home Values

DENVER, Colo., May 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clear Realty and their real estate technology division Sell-Star released today an in-depth report on how the economic freefall triggered by fear of death from COVID-19 instantly formed the 2020 Black Hole Recession and now affects Metro Denver home values and the safety of 250,000 or so families and individuals wishing to sell or buy a home over the next two-and-a-half years.

TeamSnap Raises $5.5 Million in Funding as Sports Activities Begin to Resume

BOULDER, Colo., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the leader in sport management technology, announced today a $5.5 million convertible notes financing led by Foundry Group and Bolt Ventures. The funding comes as TeamSnap prepares for sports activities to return after the global shutdown.

ARMCO Launches QC NOW Web Series to Support QC Professionals

DENVER, Colo., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the lending industry, announced the launch of QC NOW, a web series covering current regulatory and operational changes related to quality control, compliance and risk for independent mortgage lenders, banks and credit unions.

ARMCO Expands Integrated Third-Party Vendor Offerings Within ACES Audit Technology

DENVER, Colo., May 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the lending industry, announced several major enhancements to its ACES Audit Technology platform to aid lenders’ loan defect categorization and post-closing quality control efforts.

Epix Gear Launches Made in the USA Custom-Designed Sports Apparel

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. and TEMPE, Ariz., May 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Colorado-based sports apparel company, Epix Gear, has announced the re-shoring of their apparel production with the opening of a made in the USA facility in Tempe, Arizona.

Digital Mortgage Provider Maxwell Extends Product Offering with New Fulfillment Platform

DENVER, Colo., May 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Digital mortgage provider Maxwell today announced a new way for small and midsize lenders to scale processing capacity to meet market needs through the launch of the Maxwell Fulfillment Platform.

Author Releases Acclaimed Memoir Opening With ‘Memoirs Really Suck’

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Colorado author Wayne McFarland breaks memoir mold with release of a hilarious, often moving 27-story chronicle of life events, like shark fishing in (ones) underwear, getting shot or blowing town with a monkey. The memoir is “Tales From The Day” (ISBN: 978-1645503347).

TeamSnap Appoints Tech Leaders to Executive Team

BOULDER, Colo., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap CEO and co-founder Dave DuPont announced today new additions to its executive team. Global tech leader Woody Hartman joins TeamSnap as President and Head of Product, overseeing business operations for the industry-leading sports platform. Partnership executive Alex Underwood has been named General Manager of Advertising and Commerce.

Paralympic Medalist and Gulf War Vet Launches Business Leadership Book

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paralympic Games Silver Medalist, Persian Gulf War veteran and TEDx Motivational Speaker John Register marks 26 years since he embraced a “new normal” – becoming an amputee following a misstep over a hurdle while training for the Olympic Games – in a new business leadership development book set to launch May 17, on Amazon.

Colorado Optometric Association Warns Patients to Be Cautious of ‘At-Home Eye Exam’ or ‘Vision Test’ Product Claims

DENVER, Colo., May 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Some companies are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and asserting that their devices make it easy to conduct an eye exam at home. The Colorado Optometric Association, together with the American Optometric Association (AOA), warns that it is more important than ever to be aware of products that give the mistaken impression that their devices can substitute for a comprehensive eye examination or that they can shortcut getting a contact lens or eyeglasses prescription.

ARMCO Launches ACESXPRESS for Early Payment Defaults

DENVER, Colo., May 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the lending industry, announced the release of ACESXPRESS for Early Payment Defaults (EPDs) to bolster lenders’ existing audit programs in light of the recent increases in required monthly EPD audit volume.

Altavera Founder Brian Simons joins Maxwell executive team

DENVER, Colo., May 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Digital mortgage leader Maxwell has announced Altavera Mortgage Services founder and former CEO Brian Simons has joined the company as president. Simons comes to Maxwell with 23 years of experience in the mortgage industry, including capital markets, loan origination and default management.

David and Laura Merage Foundation Donates 500 Toy Boxes to Children of Healthcare Workers

DENVER, Colo., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The David and Laura Merage Foundation launched the Merage Mini Heroes project to bring joy to the children of courageous frontline healthcare workers who are putting in extraordinarily long hours away from their families. Working in partnership with Timbuk Toys and several other local businesses, the foundation created 500 age-appropriate toy boxes that were gifted to parents at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Denver Health.

ARMCO Launches ACES Consumer™ Quality Management Platform for Financial Institutions

DENVER, Colo., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the lending industry, announced the official release of ACES Consumer, the next iteration of its ACES Audit Technology platform designed specifically for financial institutions.

Sunstate Laboratories Introduces Revolutionary Cleaning Products That Help Eliminate Plastic Waste and Save Consumers Money

DENVER, Colo., April 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the midst of celebrating Earth Day’s 50th anniversary this month, SunState Labs is setting the standard for environmentally-responsible businesses, by employing sustainable production practices and conserving resources along the entire supply-chain. The company’s product, DAZZ, is a non-toxic concentrated cleaning tablet, made with natural ingredients and designed to curb the need for single-use plastics.

ARMCO Updates ACES IQ to Provide Guidance on Regulatory Changes Made in Response to COVID-19 National Emergency Declaration

DENVER, Colo., April 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, announced it has created a new question set category within its ACES Intelligent Questionnaire (ACES IQ) functionality to house all temporary regulatory provisions issued by state and federal agencies and the GSEs in response to the COVID-19 national emergency declaration.

Refinance Spike Drives Continued Decrease in Critical Defect Rate, According to Q3 2019 ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report

DENVER, Colo., March 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, announced the release of the quarterly ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report covers third quarter (Q3) 2019 and provides loan quality findings for mortgages reviewed by ACES Audit Technology™.

Kendra Lee to be Featured Speaker at Global Sales Conference

DENVER, Colo., March 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally recognized sales and marketing leader Kendra Lee, president and CEO of KLA Group Inc., Centennial, has been selected to be a featured speaker at OutBound, the “biggest, baddest” conference in the sales profession. The conference, focused exclusively on sales prospecting, pipeline and productivity, will be in Atlanta May 5-8.

ARMCO Makes HW Tech100 Mortgage List for Sixth Consecutive Year

DENVER, Colo., March 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, announced today it has been named to the 2020 HW Tech100™ Mortgage list published by mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire.

ARMCO Enhances ACES IQ with Addition of HMDA Questionnaires

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, announced today it has added questionnaires related to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) to the ACES Intelligent Questionnaire (ACES IQ) functionality contained within the ACES Audit Technology™ system.

ARMCO Reports Strong 2019, Eyes Further Growth and Expansion in 2020

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a remarkable 2019, ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, is looking ahead to 2020 for what promises to be an outstanding year. In addition to adding several lenders to its growing roster of clients ARMCO also achieved a company record in 2019 of one million audits conducted in a single year in its flagship audit platform ACES Audit Technology.

Latest ARMCO QC Trends Report Draws Correlation Between Lenders’ Profitability and Adaptability to Market

DENVER, Colo., Dec. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk management solutions, announced the release of the quarterly ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report covers second quarter (Q2) 2019 and provides loan quality findings for mortgages reviewed by ACES Audit Technology.

Partnering Together to Preserve the Western Colorado Experience

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., Nov. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four distinct Western Slope Land Trust organizations have formed an alliance to help preserve our western Colorado natural resources and open space. West Slope Conservation Partners is a new collective group, spanning the southwestern corner of Colorado that includes conservation efforts from the following organizations: Colorado West Land Trust, Crested Butte Land Trust, Montezuma Land Conservancy and La Plata Open Space Conservancy.

TeamSnap Named One of the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Inner City Businesses for Second Year in a Row

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) announced that Boulder’s TeamSnap was named to the 2019 Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in America. This marks the second year in a row that TeamSnap has been named to the prestigious list.

Whole Brain Consulting Acquires JL Dale and Associates LLC

LOVELAND, Colo., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boulder, Colorado area’s Brandon Hernandez, co-founder and senior partner of Whole Brain Consulting, announces acquisition of JL Dale and Associates, LLC.

TeamSnap Strikes a New Partnership with Top Canadian Baseball Association

BOULDER, Colo. and TORONTO, Ontario, Sept. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management announced today it has launched a new partnership with Toronto Baseball Association, one of the largest minor baseball associations in Canada.

Digital Mortgage Platform Maxwell Announces Strategic Partnership and Bi-directional Integration with Integra’s EPIC Loan Origination System

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Digital mortgage platform provider Maxwell announced their strategic partnership with Integra to offer seamless, bi-directional integration with Integra’s EPIC Loan Origination System.

Gary W. Hansen Earns Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP) Designation

LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gary W. Hansen, President, Retirement Planning Center of the Rockies, LLC, has earned the Retirement Income Certified Professional(R) (RICP(R)) designation from The American College of Financial Services.

Brandon Hernandez of Whole Brain Consulting speaks at Food and Beverage Business Growth Summit

LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boulder, Colorado area’s Brandon Hernandez, co-founder and senior partner of Whole Brain Consulting, speaks at the Food and Beverage Business Growth Summit, held September 23 – 29, 2019. The summit provides guidance to emerging food and beverage brands across the country and globally

Oklahoma Soccer Association Scores New Technology Partnership with TeamSnap

BOULDER, Colo. and TULSA, Okla., Aug. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oklahoma Soccer Association, a national state association of the United States Soccer Federation, announced today it has launched a new technology partnership with TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management.

Gulftech Acquires ABL S.p.A. – Announces Expansion into Fresh Cut Produce Market

DENVER, Colo., July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gulftech International, Inc. (“Gulftech”) based in Denver, Colorado, USA, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of ABL S.p.A. (“ABL” or the “Company”). The Gulftech family of companies are the world’s recognized leaders in the engineering, manufacture, lease, sale and service of industrial equipment and components serving many of the world’s most important food production and processing companies.

Homebot Aims to Improve Prequal-to-App Pull Through with Buyer Enhancements to Its Customer Engagement Platform

DENVER, Colo., June 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Homebot, a customer engagement platform that delivers financial scenarios to help homeowners build wealth, today announced major enhancements to the homebuying side of its platform. The latest release inserts lenders into the market search process by integrating prompts for buyers to obtain a prequal or preapproval, lock a rate, and inquire about down payment with a single click.

TeamSnap and TeamGenius Partner to Deliver Industry Leading Athlete Evaluation Tools

BOULDER, Colo., and MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., June 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today it has partnered with TeamGenius, one of the leading athlete evaluation apps for tryouts, feedback and player development.

DiNoci Natural Foods Announces Whole Foods Colorado Launch and Plans to Exhibit at Food and Wine Classic in Aspen, June 14-16

BOULDER, Colo., June 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DiNoci Natural Foods, creator of revolutionary almond milk-based frozen desserts, today announced plans to exhibit at the 2019 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Colorado June 14-16, 2019. The company also announced the launch of four flavors – Salty Caramel, Lemon, Chocolate and Mint Ganache – at 15 Colorado Whole Foods Stores.

Ontario Volleyball Signs New Partnership with TeamSnap

BOULDER, Colo. and TORONTO, Canada, June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today it has partnered with the Ontario Volleyball Association, the governing body for the sport in Ontario. With this new partnership, TeamSnap becomes the official club and team management application for Canada’s largest provincial volleyball association.

The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame is Accepting Nominations of Amazing Women, for its Inductee ‘Class of 2020’

DENVER, Colo., June 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Do you know an amazing woman? The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame (CWHF) reports that there is only two months to go for its “Call for Nominations” for its next group of extraordinary women to be inducted into the Hall. The Nominations deadline is August 1, 2019. Representing the “Class of 2020,” up to ten women will be inducted in March 2020 during a special celebration in their honor.

Colorado Startup Launches Game-Changing Property Co-Buyer Platform

DENVER, Colo., May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HBU (Home Buyers Unite), a free property co-buyer platform is launching amidst the country’s record increase in home prices. Founded in 2018, HBU is a national property co-buying service offering a new process to help property investors and home buyers purchase a primary or investment property.

A New Light in Fort Collins – Brightscape Investments Integrity, Truth, and Trust

FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brightscape Investments (Brightscape Investment Centers) was founded by Eric Weiss, a Certified Financial Planner(tm) professional, who saw clients’ best interests not being served while working at a large financial institution. This experience motivated Eric to start a company that put the client’s interest first.

Pre-Certified Homes Take Off as Real Estate Market Pivots: Redesigned Realty Leads the Way

CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Traditionally, when buyers purchase a home, the buyers pay for an appraisal and home inspection after they put the home under contract. Not anymore. Brent Hilvitz, broker, president Redesigned Realty, LLC, had a vision that’s now become a reality: Pre-Certified Homes

TeamSnap Expands its Advertising Platform to Meet Increased Demand

BOULDER, Colo., April 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated youth sports management, announced today that it has expanded its popular advertising platform in response to increased industry demand.