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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 Client Zeon Corporation Announces Merger with Antigo Sign & Display Image

KO Client Zeon Corporation Announces Merger with Antigo Sign & Display

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  • March 19, 2019

KO client Zeon Corporation, a leading provider of retail point of purchase visual marketing solutions, recently announced its merger with Antigo Sign & Display. The combined company called Antigo Zeon provides innovative sales, marketing, design and customer service solutions for retail brands. KO partner John Gaddis and attorney Ryan Sykora represented Zeon in the…

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 Tendril Acquires Energy Tech Startup EEme Image

KO Client Tendril Acquires Energy Tech Startup EEme

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  • February 13, 2019

KO client Tendril, the leading home-energy management provider, recently acquired EEme, a pioneering energy technology startup with proven Disaggregation-as-a-Service™ (DaaS) technology that can differentiate various household loads from an electric meter’s data. The acquisition will enable Tendril to offer next-generation, appliance-level disaggregation which enhances its already best-in-class data analytics capabilities…

Charles Ciaccio Promoted to Partner at KO Image

Charles Ciaccio Promoted to Partner at KO

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  • January 15, 2019

Ciaccio’s renewable energy and transactional expertise are key to KO’s corporate practice KO Law Firm is pleased to announce the promotion of Charles Ciaccio to partner, effective January 2019. Charles’ practice focuses on business transactions, including company formation, mergers and acquisitions, and debt and equity financings, and he represents clients in a…

KO Client Connect First to be Acquired by RingCentral Image

KO Client Connect First to be Acquired by RingCentral

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  • January 14, 2019

KO client Connect First recently entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by RingCentral, a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions. Connect First’s cloud-based outbound/blended customer engagement platform for midsize and enterprise companies will complement RingCentral’s current customer engagement portfolio. KO team members Jon Taylor, Matt Burns and Samantha…

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.

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KO Supports Acquisition of SOFT Style, LLC

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  • August 13, 2018

This month, with the guidance of KO team members Jennifer Rosenthal and Melissa Mellen, KO client SOFT Style, LLC (Bamboobies) was acquired by Apothecary Products. Bamboobies was started by entrepreneur Kerry Gilmartin and manufactures a wide range of breastfeeding support products. Click here to read more.