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Rally Software Acquires Agile iPhone Product

I love when companies I’m an investor in use acquisitions to build out their product line.  In April Rally Software did one when they acquired AgileZen; yesterday they announced that Rally Software has acquired the ScrumAway iPhone app from Blue Hole Software. Rally has re-released the product (previous a $15 download) as a free product…

eBay Acquires RedLaser

Another TechStars company has been acquired.  Well – part of it has been acquired.  Today it was announced that eBay has acquired the RedLaser product from Occipital. The Occipital guys tell the story in their post titled Arrival at the Launchpad. Occipital’s founders – Jeff and Vikas – are the epitome of bootstrap entrepreneurs.  Every…

Rally Acquires AgileZen

How could you not fall in love with a company named AgileZen?  Today, Rally Software – a company I’ve been an investor in since 2003 – announced that they have acquired AgileZen.  If you are an Agile software development shop, or follow ALM, Rally just added Kanban to the mix. This is the second acquisition…

Gist Acquires Startup Weekend Project Learn that Name

Gist just announced that they have acquired Learn that Name and incorporated it in the Gist iPhone app.  There are a lot of fun connections here for me.  For starters, as many of you know, I’m an investor in Gist.  If you haven’t tried it – or haven’t played with it for a while –…

Kerpoof Acquired By Disney

Congrats to all my friends at Kerpoof – it was announced a few weeks ago that Kerpoof was acquired by Disney.  Krista Marks – the CEO and co-founder – emailed me the Kerpoof mouse ears photo which inspired me to blog about them.  It’s another great example of a local Boulder software / Internet company…