Daily Camera – When Sunnyvale, Calif.-based NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) announced in December that it would buy Boulder startup SolidFire for $870 million, it made news for a couple of reasons. Learn more.
BizWest – Steve Hughes — founder of Boulder Brands and chairman and CEO of the company until last year — announced Thursday that he has partnered with a New York private equity firm to launch a new investment firm geared primarily toward the natural-foods sector. Learn more.
BizWest – The city of Boulder’s planning board on Thursday, March 3, will consider Boulder Community Health’s conceptual plans to build a 76,000-square-foot medical building next to its Foothills Hospital campus in the Riverbend Office Park off Arapahoe Road. Learn more.
The Denver Post – Boulder Brands could be a springboard for Pinnacle Foods to acquire smaller natural and organic companies, the packaged and frozen food giant’s CEO, Bob Gamgort, said Thursday. Learn more.
Daily Camera – Ever since Steve Hughes resigned as Boulder Brands CEO in June, rumors abounded about his next venture. Today they were confirmed as Hughes announced he is heading up a $200 million investment fund to grow small natural food businesses, Sunrise Strategic Partners. Learn more.