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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 Staffing Client Onyx M.D. Acquired by Health Carousel

KO client Onyx M.D., an award-winning locum tenens physician and advanced practice staffing firm, was recently acquired by Health Carousel, a large healthcare staffing provider. With corporate offices in Denver and Dallas, Onyx M.D. will still operate under its brand and be led by co-founder, president and CFO Jim Chandler.…

KO Client Good Buy Gear Raises $2 Million for Expansion

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

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…

Why Emerging Life Science And Pharma Companies Should Apply The CRO Model To Commercial Contracts

2019 is off to a fast start in the life science, pharmaceutical and medical device industries with unprecedented market growth. Life sciences, in particular, continue on an upward trend, accounting for nearly 15 percent of venture deal flow in 2018, more than 60 percent of which were deals of $50…

KO Client Uplight Acquires Energy Tech Startup EEme

KO client Uplight, 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 Uplight to offer next-generation, appliance-level disaggregation which enhances its already best-in-class data analytics capabilities…

KO Client Enbala Inks Deal with Operator of Australia’s Largest Electricity Generation Portfolio

Enbala was selected to provide the cloud-based control and optimization platform for AGL Energy’s Virtual Power Plant (VPP) project in South Australia. Enbala’s technology ensures stability of the world’s power grids through the power of distributed energy. KO partner Dan Fredrickson worked closely with the Enbala team to negotiate the deal.…

KO Client Access Venture Partners Closes $2.2 Million Funding Round for TurboTenant

KO client Access Venture Partners recently led a $2.2 million round of funding for TurboTenant, a free, online rental real estate platform for tenants and landlords. The capital will be used to grow TurboTenant’s team and accelerate product and marketing efforts. KO team members Jennifer Rosenthal and Ryan Sykora worked…

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

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,…