SendGrid, a born-in-Boulder tech company, made its initial public offering in November 2017 and less than a year later announced it had been acquired by one of its partners, Twilio, in a stock deal that valued the Colorado company at $2 billion. SendGrid will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of San Francisco-based Twilio, but executives say it will keep its downtown Denver headquarters. (Photo provided by SendGrid)

Denver’s tech ecosystem is a work in progress as companies come and grow — and others get sold

SendGrid was a Front Range darling, a born-in-Boulder company that had made it. Now it’s been acquired.

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Colorado’s attorney general says sheriffs who won’t carry out a red flag bill court order “should resign”

A growing number of counties have declared themselves so-called “Second Amendment sanctuaries.” But does that mean commissioners want their sheriffs to disobey court-issued extreme risk protection orders?

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To catch sex traffickers and protect kids, Colorado is using a new screening tool statewide

Screening tool is part of a national effort to cut down on the pipeline from foster care to sex trafficking

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Donations to Colorado charities fell flat last year. Some blame federal-tax reform

While the dollar amount of giving is down by millions of dollars, the number of Colorado charities and individual giving is actually up