Boulder Daily Camera – Online retail giant Amazon is planning a small distribution center and office in Boulder that could be operational by late summer, according to building permits filed with the city. Read more.
Biz West – Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. is designing and building a cryostat for NASA. The device will be used for the Galactic/ Extragalactic Ultralong Duration Balloon Spectroscopic Terahertz Observatory mission, or GUSTO — essentially, a large balloon with equipment that will be sent into space for an extended period of time. Read more.
Denver Post – Venture capital investment rose in Colorado and nationwide during the first quarter of this year, according to the second report in as many days that points to a robust VC environment in the state. Read more.
BizWest Media – Sphero Inc., the toy and robotics company that catapulted to success in 2015 with its make of the Star Wars BB-8 droid — has raised nearly $24 million in private equity and looks to raise another $19 million more, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read more.
The Denver Post – Boulder telecom selects Andrew Couch as incoming president. Read more.