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KO Client Wedderspoon Secures $5.5 Million Credit Financing Image

KO Client Wedderspoon Secures $5.5 Million Credit Financing

Wedderspoon, the largest seller of Manuka honey in North America and first U.S. company to introduce the product, has secured a $5.5 million from Business Capital, a leading commercial finance firm. Wedderspoon’s customers include major national grocers and food retailers, online retailers and food distributors, including Kroger, Whole Foods, CVS…

KO Expands Corporate Practice with New Attorney Keenan Weatherford Image

KO Expands Corporate Practice with New Attorney Keenan Weatherford

Koenig, Oelsner, Taylor, Schoenfeld & Gaddis PC (KO Law Firm) has expanded its corporate practice with the addition of attorney Keenan Weatherford. Keenan brings corporate expertise from an international law firm to KO’s team, which has grown 26 percent in the last two years. Keenan’s practice focuses on corporate and…

KO Partner Charles Ciaccio Named Who’s Who in Energy by Denver Business Journal Image

KO Partner Charles Ciaccio Named Who’s Who in Energy by Denver Business Journal

For the second year in a row, KO partner Charles Ciaccio was recognized on the Denver Business Journal’s shortlist of Who’s Who in Energy. The recognition goes to key players in the energy market. Charles is an advocate for strong business growth in the renewable energy space. His practice focuses on representing a variety…

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

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

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…

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

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…

Charles Ciaccio Promoted to Partner at KO Image

Charles Ciaccio Promoted to Partner at KO

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…

Front Range Biosciences Growing Cannabis and Hemp Cloning Operations Image

Front Range Biosciences Growing Cannabis and Hemp Cloning Operations

As cannabis and hemp operations continue to grow in size and scale, KO client Front Range Biosciences has recently closed a $10 million Series A funding round. The deal, supported by KO team members Jennifer Rosenthal, Ryan Sykora and Krystal Rushton, will help the leader in cannabis, hemp and coffee…

KO Client Dapix Preparing for Launch After Securing Seed Funding Image

KO Client Dapix Preparing for Launch After Securing Seed Funding

At a time when the blockchain industry is seeing major growth, KO team members Jennifer Rosenthal and Ian Kuliasha recently supported their client Dapix on an incubation and seed funding round to support the public launch of Dapix’s  platform to revolutionize blockchain with inter-wallet usability. The seed funding, led by Access Venture Partners, will support…