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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 Stio Raises $20 Million to Accelerate Growth

KO client Stio, the outdoor lifestyle and technical apparel leader, recently announced that it has raised $20 million in growth capital. The investment will support new retail locations, future product category development, and a diversified, omnichannel approach. “Expanding our reach and entering into new categories is a direct outcome of…

KO Client Pluto Biosciences Raises $3.7M Seed Round

KO client Pluto Biosciences, a cutting-edge life sciences software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, recently announced the closing of a $3.7 million seed round. The investment will expand Pluto’s innovative, web-based, computational biology platform that empowers researchers to analyze and visualize biological data. “Pluto is breaking down the obstacles that have traditionally prevented…

KO Law Firm’s Founding Principles Endure Over 20 Years

As KO Law Firm continues to celebrate our 20th anniversary in 2023, we’re proud to celebrate our growing practice and our founding principles that have endured over the last two decades. Providing superior client service at a better value KO was founded in 2003 by former big law attorneys on…

5 Tips to Accelerate Enterprise Contracting

As companies scale, many will experience growing pains with enterprising contracting. As companies look upstream in terms of deal size and deal sophistication from small, one-off pilots to bigger enterprise-level deals, they typically sign fewer, larger contracts and the contracting process gets harder and takes longer which can have a…

Top Food & Beverage Trends at Expo West

Natural Products Expo West, the industry’s largest trade show, hosted more than 3,000 exhibiting companies and top retailers as well as 65,000 attendees at this year’s event. The show featured new food, beverage, and consumer goods products and innovations. Here’s a closer look at top trends that we expect to…

KO Client Big Compass Joins Argano

KO client Big Compass, a multi-technology consulting company specializing in data agility, recently joined Argano, a global leader in digital transformation and business consulting, focused on integrating, automating, and optimizing client operations. According to the press release, “Big Compass’ expertise in integrating data for process automation and analytics is a…

KO Client PAIRIN Acquires AI Startup Savviest

KO client PAIRIN, a social impact technology company that is revolutionizing the way workforce and education intersect, recently announced the acquisition of Savviest, which offers a powerful AI-driven resume and cover letter creator as well as coaching assistance and job application tracking. The acquisition of Savviest positions PAIRIN as a…

KO Client Backbone PLM Acquired by Bamboo Rose

KO client Backbone PLM, a product development platform that enables brands to make products smarter, faster, and at scale, was recently acquired by Bamboo Rose, the leading collaborative product development, sourcing, and supply chain platform for retailers and consumer brands. According to the press release, this combination catapults creativity and…