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Startup Success: What You Need to Know to Start Your Business Image

Startup Success: What You Need to Know to Start Your Business

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  • October 28, 2019

You’re ambitious, hardworking, you’ve got a brilliant idea and you’re ready to start your business. But what do you really need to know to achieve startup success and to protect your business down the road? Statistics around startups can be intimidating: 50 percent of new businesses fail within five years…

KO Client Madwire Acquires SpaceCraft  Image

KO Client Madwire Acquires SpaceCraft 

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  • October 28, 2019

KO client Madwire helps small businesses grow by streamlining a wide variety of digital marketing and customer management services. The Fort Collins-based technology company recently acquired its second company in the last 15 months, SpaceCraft, Inc. The acquisition will enhance Madwire’s Marketing 360 platform by adding powerful website-building technology for…

KO Client SSB Acquires HEPdata Image

KO Client SSB Acquires HEPdata

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  • September 24, 2019

SSB, a leading data management and analytics platform for the higher education and sports industries, recently acquired HEPdata, an industry-leading gift matching solution and employment data provider. The acquisition allows SSB, which is backed by Strattam Capital, to expand its products to boost revenue and fundraising efforts for the higher…

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KO Client New Century Software Acquired by MISTRAS Group

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  • September 24, 2019

New Century Software, a leading pipeline data management provider, was recently acquired by MISTRAS Group, a global provider of technology-enabled asset protection solutions used to maximize the uptime and safety of critical energy, industrial and public infrastructure. New Century’s software suite complements MISTRAS’ facility data management capabilities. KO partner Jennifer Rosenthal and…

M&A 101: Four Key Strategies to Lay the Groundwork for Success Image

M&A 101: Four Key Strategies to Lay the Groundwork for Success

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  • September 24, 2019

Entrepreneurs and business owners spend years building their businesses and handle countless day-to-day challenges that come with running a business. Yet when the time comes for one of the biggest business milestones – an acquisition or an exit – they often feel unprepared and have little experience in how the…

KO Professional Services Client hrQ Acquired by LandrumHR Image

KO Professional Services Client hrQ Acquired by LandrumHR

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  • June 27, 2019

Award-winning professional services firm hrQ, which delivers human capital services and expertise to hundreds of multinational companies, has been acquired by LandrumHR, a full-service human resources firm. hrQ will maintain its leadership and brand identity. KO partner Jennifer Rosenthal and attorney Samantha Pjesky represented hrQ in the acquisition. Read more.

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KO Client Kapost Acquired by Upland Software

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  • May 31, 2019

Kapost, a leading content operations platform provider for sales and marketing, recently announced its sale to Upland Software, a publicly traded leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software. KO represented Kapost in the acquisition, and partner Kevin Gibson led the deal team that included Matt McKinney, Ryan Sykora, Kelsey Green and Krystal Rushton. Kapost was purchased for…

KO Client Verblio Acquires Automagical, an AI-based Video Platform Image

KO Client Verblio Acquires Automagical, an AI-based Video Platform

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  • May 21, 2019

On-demand content creation platform Verblio recently acquired Automagical, a social video platform created by a HubSpot executive that uses AI to turn blog posts into video instantly. KO partner Dan Fredrickson and attorney Matt Burns represented Verblio in the acquisition. Learn more.