Broncos? Panthers? Here's your call on Super Bowl 50 Who will win Super Bowl 50? You told us what you think in our DBJ Business Pulse Super Bowl poll.
Two-thirds of Denver Business Journal readers who took part in our unscientific online poll are confident that the Denver Broncos will ride off with the Vince Lombardy trophy.
Another 28 percent pick the Carolina Panthers to win Sunday in Santa Clara, California. And about 6 percent say they have no idea.
As of 2 p.m. Saturday, the day before the big game, 1,321 DBJ readers had responded to the unscientific…
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 21:05:53 +0000 Super Bowl 50: Here are the top commercials to look for The faceoff between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers at Super Bowl 50 is Sunday, and the game broadcast will feature the usual assortment of new and unusual commercials.
Brands are paying big bucks to be featured during commercial breaks. According to AdAge.com, each ad spot could go for more than $5 million.
Over the last five seasons, the approximate asking price for a 30-second Super Bowl ad has increased by an average of 11.1 percent each year. The Super Bowl itself — this year…
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 19:16:43 +0000 Lawyer convicted of insider trading in connection with Harleysville-Nationwide deal A former Fox Rothschild partner was convicted Friday of insider trading after making moves with stock of Harleysville Group in advance of the 2011 announcement of a $760 million merger between the insurance carrier and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.
A federal jury in Philadelphia also convicted Herbert Sudfeld, 64, of Doylestown, Pa. with making a false statement and he now faces possible jail time and a fine. There is no word on when he will be sentenced.
Sudfeld was indicted last summer. At…
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 19:01:26 +0000 Super Bowl 50: Fans (and a Broncos player) celebrate in San Francisco (Slideshow) San Francisco is one of the greatest places in the world to have fun -- even when there isn't a Super Bowl.
In the week leading up to Sunday's clash between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers, this spectacular city has opened its golden gate to football fans.
It's offering a sprawling Super Bowl City free fan attraction with games, exhibits and high-tech marvels along the waterfront, as well as the NFL Experience exhibit at the nearby Moscone Center convention complex.
And many visitors…
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 18:40:54 +0000 Does your tech startup have BloomThat's problem? (Video) Like many tech startups, BloomThat had a cool pitch. The startup's pledge to deliver flowers within an hour for $35 made it very popular across the Bay Area and New York.
At some point, something went very wrong.
Last summer, "they looked down at their numbers and realized they had three months of money left, they were burning $600,000 a month and they had to lay off 40 percent of their staff," says Bloomberg's Ellen Huet in the video above. "They really weren't making ends meet."
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:47:10 +0000 From 9News, 9 things to do in Colorado this weekend: Ice sculpting, Cajun food and (oh, yeah) Super Bowl 50 If you’re heading to Steamboat Springs this weekend to revel in the recent fresh powder, you’ll also be treated to a long-running carnival.
The 103rd Steamboat Winter Carnival is the oldest running Winter Carnival west of the Mississippi and features winter racing, ski jumping and a parade.
Be sure to check out the Night Extravaganza on Saturday for an impressive winter sports show lit up in colors. You can register for the carnival, and see the full schedule of events online.
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Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:44:41 +0000 Super Bowl 50: DBJ's 25 most popular stories and slideshows The Denver Broncos are back in the Super Bowl, and Colorado (to quote John Elway) is "kicking and screaming" for them to win.
Besides the fun of the game, Colorado business is stepping up: Showing pride, taking advantage of a marketing opportunity, and playing a role in staging the biggest event in American sports.
Over the last few weeks, the Denver Business Journal staff -- including sports-business reporter Monica Mendoza, digital producer Caitlin Hendee and I -- have been writing about the…
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:00:00 +0000 Meet UpTech's newest graduates: PHOTOS Covington-based informatics startup accelerator UpTech graduated its latest class on Feb. 4, with eight startups pitching to a sold-out crowd in the organization's fourth demo day.
UpTech provides its companies with six months of mentoring, office space, access to service providers and customers, and $50,000 in equity investment. It's backed by Duke Energy, PNC Bank, CBTS, the city of Covington and the state of Kentucky.
Click on the photos above to see the event and meet the eight companies that…
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