TechStars Boulder’s Q3 acquisitions and funding

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Boulder-based startup accelerator TechStars reported that from July through September, seven TechStars alum startups were acquired and 17 received funding across its programs worldwide.

Here are Colorado successes, with TechStars location and year:

Acquisitions 

Roximity, Boulder 2012

Denver-based Roximity manages a network of beacons in stores across the United States. The mobile ad company Verve acquired Roximity in order to help retailers track whether mobile ads are driving traffic. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Conspire, Cloud 2013

Boulder TechStars graduate FullContact acquired Boulder-based Conspire this past August. FullContact plans to use Conspire’s web analytics offerings to help users tap into personal contacts and social media for business networking.

FullContact plans to double its workforce in the coming year.

Uvize, Kaplan 2013

Behavioral health company SonderMind acquired Boulder-based Uvize, Inc. for an undisclosed sum back in August. SonderMind plans to make use of Uvize’s cloud-based mentorship software to enable its network of therapists to engage clients between sessions, officials said in a statement.

Funding

FullContact, Boulder 2011

In August, Denver-based FullContact closed a $25 million round of funding led by Foundry Group.

GoSpotCheck, Boulder 2011

GoSpotCheck is a merchandising data and team management platform based in Denver. They raised $16.5 million to expand their headquarters, TechStars reported.

Read the full list of Q3 acquisitions and fundings here.

Seedrankings named TechStars one of the best startup accelerators in the United States for two consecutive years. TechStars’ 13-week program has nurtured such companies as ClassPass, Sphero, Sendgrid, Localytics, Cloudability and Plated.

Startups admitted to the program receive up to $120,000 in funding, office space and lifetime access to TechStars perks and resources.

Multimedia business & healthcare reporter Chloe Aiello can be reached via email at caiello@denverite.com or twitter.com/chlobo_ilo.

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