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KO Client Arryved Raises $5 million Series A Led by Foundry Group Image

KO Client Arryved Raises $5 million Series A Led by Foundry Group

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  • May 16, 2019

Arryved, a point-of-sale system designed for brewery and taproom use, recently closed a $5 million Series A round to expand its marketing and branding efforts. The round was led by the Foundry Group. KO partner Jon Taylor and attorney Matt Burns represented Arryved in the financing. Read more.

Food and Beverage Trends at Expo West: Plant-Based Products Drive Innovation, Increased Competition for Funding, Shelf Space and Consumer Wallets Image

Food and Beverage Trends at Expo West: Plant-Based Products Drive Innovation, Increased Competition for Funding, Shelf Space and Consumer Wallets

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  • April 16, 2019

Much of the focus this year at Expo West, the premier natural foods trade show, was on plant-based products. From “real” food to medicinal infusions and environmentally friendly packaging trends – plant-based products are everywhere. As head of the firm’s food and beverage industry practice, I joined attorney Samantha Pjesky…

KO Partner Jennifer Rosenthal Named Super Lawyers Rising Star Image

KO Partner Jennifer Rosenthal Named Super Lawyers Rising Star

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  • March 18, 2019

For the second year in a row, KO partner Jennifer Rosenthal was selected as a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star. This recognition goes to the top 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state who are under 40 or in practice 10 years or less. Jennifer leads KO’s natural foods practice group and…

KO Client Good Buy Gear Raises $2 Million for Expansion Image

KO Client Good Buy Gear Raises $2 Million for Expansion

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  • March 15, 2019

KO client Good Buy Gear, an online marketplace for secondhand baby gear, recently announced it has raised $2 million to hire more employees and expand into new markets. The round was led by Be Curious Partners, an Atlanta-based venture capital fund. Another KO client, Access Venture Partners, previously invested in…

KO Client Delivery BIZ Pro Acquired By SaaS Provider GetSwift Image

KO Client Delivery BIZ Pro Acquired By SaaS Provider GetSwift

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  • February 22, 2019

KO client Delivery BIZ Pro, a leading delivery management SaaS platform for the food and beverage industry, was recently acquired by GetSwift, a SaaS logistics technology provider. Delivery BIZ Pro provides a subscription-based, cloud service for businesses with recurring product orders in the produce, meal kit, dairy, farm-to-table, water, home…

KO Client CircleUp Growth Partners Closes Round of Financing for The Good Crisp Image

KO Client CircleUp Growth Partners Closes Round of Financing for The Good Crisp

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  • February 1, 2019

KO client CircleUp Growth Partners, a leading venture fund for emerging consumer brands, closed on a new round of financing for The Good Crisp Company, a brand of guilt-free stacked chips taking on the $8 billion potato chip market. The capital will be used to grow The Good Crisp’s team,…

KO Client Hope Foods Raises $2 Million in Equity Offering Image

KO Client Hope Foods Raises $2 Million in Equity Offering

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  • January 15, 2019

KO client Hope Foods LLC, producer of Hope hummus and other spreads, recently closed on $2 million in capital. The funds are being raised through an equity offering. Read more about the deal worked on by KO team members Jon Taylor and Ian Kuliasha.

KO Supports Bobo’s in Major Growth Funding Image

KO Supports Bobo’s in Major Growth Funding

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  • September 13, 2018

Boulder-based Bobo’s, maker of oat bars and other natural baked products, has secured new financing from investors for production expansion to meet growing demand. KO team members Jennifer Rosenthal and Melissa Mellen supported the funding to help Bobo’s in their next phase of growth.