Anthony Franco often gets a surprise reaction when people find out what he’s doing since leaving the Denver web-technology business he founded and sold to one of the world’s largest advertising conglomerates.
BROOMFIELD — The idea for Anthony Franco’s fifth company sprouted while he was trying to solve what he called at the time an “introvert problem” at company No. 4.
Whole Foods Market has partnered with Boulder’s BoomTown Accelerator to feed tech professionals healthy food and help the grocer improve its own technology.
Boulder and Brisbane, Australia, don’t share much. But they do share Pixmoto, a tech startup with an online video platform that helps retailers keep traffic on their site.
In 2015, when digital health funding – which had exceeded four billion dollars the year before – showed no signs of slowing, Boomtown partnered with Colorado Permanente Medical Group (CPMG) and launched the Boomtown Health-Tech Accelerator.
“Healthcare startups are hard,” said Vic Gatto, the founder and CEO of Jumpstart Foundry, a Nashville based innovation fund. “And if you decide to do healthcare startups in Middle America, where there isn’t any capital, that’s not just hard – that’s crazy.”
In the fifth interview of the series, Chris Titley spoke with Simon Knapp, co-founder of Pixmoto. Pixmoto allow retailers to sell product directly from their published video content. Pixmoto has just finished a three month working accelerator program in Colorado called “Boomtown”.