Wayne Heilman

Business Reporter

  • Colorado Springs cybersecurity provider's assets to be auctioned Aug. 31

    Updated: Sat, Aug 19, 2017

    A financially troubled Colorado Springs cybersecurity company is one step closer to going out of business, even as it fights to stay alive. The assets of root9b Holdings Inc. are scheduled to be auctioned off Aug. 31 as its creditors seek to foreclose on $10.7 million in defaulted...

  • Cherwell Software founder creating accelerator focused on security technology

    Updated: Fri, Aug 18, 2017

    Former Cherwell Software LLC CEO Vance Brown is starting an accelerator aimed at turning entrepreneurs' ideas for cybersecurity, block-chain currencies and artificial intelligence businesses into thriving Colorado Springs-based companies . The Exponential Impact accelerator will...

  • Colorado Springs' Better Business Bureau spinning off social impact unit

    Updated: Fri, Aug 18, 2017

    The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado has spun off its social impact business operation into a separate nonprofit that previously had been the bureau's fundraising foundation. The Colorado Institute for Social Impact will help entrepreneurs start and grow ventures that...

  • U-Haul buys former Colorado Springs fashion mall

    Updated: Fri, Aug 18, 2017

    Tiffany Square, built 33 years ago as a shopping mall for high-end fashion retailers, has been sold to U-Haul, which plans an indoor self-storage facility in part of the building. A limited liability company formed by U-Haul International Inc. paid $12.2 million in March for the...

  • Seven Colorado Springs companies make Inc. 5000 list

    Updated: Thu, Aug 17, 2017

    Infinity Systems Engineering LLC is among seven Colorado Springs companies to make the Inc. 5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, making the magazine's annual ranking for a record 10th time. That puts Infinity in rare company - fewer than 50 companies on this...

  • USAA to add more than 100 employees in Colorado Springs office

    Updated: Thu, Aug 17, 2017

    San Antonio-based financial giant USAA announced plans Wednesday to add more than 100 employees to its Colorado Springs regional office, becoming the third local call center in about a week to announce hiring plans. USAA is renovating its offices at 1855 Telstar Drive in part to...

  • Colorado Springs satellite communications provider could outgrow addition quickly

    Updated: Wed, Aug 16, 2017

    By the time Kratos RT Logic moves into its expanded northern Colorado Springs complex late next year or early 2019, the satellite communications equipment provider likely will have to be planning another addition or building if it continues to grow at its current rate. The company...

  • Colorado Springs cybersecurity firm warns of financial troubles

    Updated: Tue, Aug 15, 2017

    Stock in Colorado Springs-based cybersecurity provider root9B Holdings Inc. has plunged more than 50 percent since the company told stockholders late last week that it likely would violate its pledges to lenders, thus triggering a default, unless it raised "significant capital...

  • Colorado Springs Startup Week narrowing event focus as part of major makeover

    Updated: Sat, Aug 12, 2017

    Startup businesses typically revise their business plans several times before they sell their first product or land an initial investment. They pivot to a new market or make major changes in their product to adjust to changes dictated by the marketplace, investors or government...

  • Colorado Springs medical practice rides membership model to rapid growth

    Updated: Thu, Aug 10, 2017

    A 3-year-old medical practice that charges patients a monthly fee instead of copays or insurance deductible payments is expanding rapidly in both the Colorado Springs and Denver areas and is launching a new mobile medical service that allows its doctors to make house calls for...

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