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The KO team is always tracking and making news across various practice areas and key industries. See the latest below.

KO client Tilting Point Media receives investment from Metropolitan Partners Group

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  • August 15, 2018

Tilting Point Media, a leading publishing and marketing platform supporting live gaming, recently announced a major investment from Metropolitan Partners Group to finance their expanding user acquisition fund and support Tilting Point’s work to develop AI-driven marketing technology. KO partner Jon Taylor along with attorneys Charles Ciaccio and Melissa Mellen worked with Tilting…

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.

KO Client Left Hand Robotics Closes Deal on Major Seed Funding

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  • August 7, 2018

Longmont innovators, Left Hand Robotics recently closed a deal to receive major seed financing to initiate production of SnowBot Pro, its commercial class self-driving snow-clearing robot. The investment, led by Heroic Ventures will help Left Hand Robotics begin delivering units of its innovative product this fall. Click here to read…

KO Supports Longmont Startup Week

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  • July 25, 2018

For more than 15 years, KO has partnered with thousands of entrepreneurs and emerging companies to help them grow by providing strategic, practical business solutions and just the right amount of lawyering. This week, KO continued its support for local entrepreneurs by participating in Longmont Startup Week, an event organized…

KO Expands Commercial Contracts Practice, Adds Contracts Manager

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  • July 25, 2018

End to end contract management supports companies throughout business lifecycle KO has expanded its commercial contracts practice with the addition of contracts manager Andrea Policky. Andrea’s contract lifecycle management and legal operations expertise strengthens KO’s offerings for seed, startup, growth and mature companies. “Proactive contract management provides significant value to…

Streamlining the SaaS Contract Process

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  • July 25, 2018

Best Practices from Ben Oelsner All too often, software as a service (SaaS) deals get stuck in negotiation, with roadblocks popping up at each step in the process. In a recent interview with J. Ryan Williams of Sales Collider, KO partner Ben Oelsner shared his insights and best practices to…

Sphero Acquires KO Client Specdrums

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  • June 26, 2018

Boulder based connected toy company Sphero has acquired fellow Boulder based startup Specdrums. Specdrums offers app-controlled rings worn by users that can turn color into sound when touched. This can be used to create music as well as to help those with color blindness. Read the full story here.

Does your company work with a faculty or student advisor?

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  • June 25, 2018

Take these steps to protect your IP. Faculty and graduate students (collectively referred to as faculty) at large research universities are generally able to commercialize their expertise as employees or consultants in the private sector. However, those universities generally have detailed policies governing how much time faculty can spend on…