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

Growth Strategies: 4 Things Your Business Can Learn from Simple Energy (Now Uplight) Founder Justin Segall

KO partner and contracts subscription practice lead Dan Fredrickson recently sat down with Simple Energy’s (now Uplight) founder and president Justin Segall to discuss several strategies that helped the company double its revenue in 2018 and increase its client base 50 percent to reach more than 40 million households in…

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

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.

KO Client Invenergy Transfers Wyoming Wind Energy Projects to PacifiCorp

KO energy practice client Invenergy, America’s leading privately held developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, recently transferred the Ekola Flats and TB Flats wind projects in Carbon County, Wyoming to PacifiCorp. Invenergy developed the 250-megawatt (MW) Ekola Flats and 500 MW TB Flats wind energy projects for PacifiCorp in…

KO Client Arryved Raises $5 million Series A Led by Foundry Group

Arryved, a point-of-sale system designed for brewery and taproom use, recently closed a $5 million Series A round to expand its marketing and branding efforts. The round was led by the Foundry Group. KO partner Jon Taylor and attorney Matt Burns represented Arryved in the financing. Read more.

KO Client Pana Raises $10 Million Led by Bessemer Ventures

Business travel service Pana recently closed a $10 million Series A round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. Pana uses an omni-channel combination of automation and human concierge services to provide seamless business travel to customers like Shopify, Quora and Logitech. KO partner Jon Taylor and attorney Samantha Pjesky represented Pana in the financing. Read more in TechCrunch.

Via Coloradobiz Mag: Doing Business in California? Key Privacy Act Update

KO’s privacy attorney and Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) Chris Achatz recently authored this ColoradoBiz Magazine article on how to prepare for compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), a strict new data privacy law. Learn what the CCPA includes, when it comes into effect and what organizations need to…

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…

KO Client BIGR Ventures Invests in CBD Company RE Botanicals

The growth equity fund for early-stage natural and organic products, BIGR Ventures, recently invested in RE Botanicals Inc., a Denver-based, USDA-certified organic hemp CBD company. KO partner Jennifer Rosenthal and attorney Samantha Pjesky represented BIGR Ventures in the deal. Read more.