February 16, 2016
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Insight from Kansas City and Denver-Based Custom Software Development Firm, Twentyseven Global: Solving Tech Talent Scalability

Kansas City and Denver-based custom software development company, Twentyseven Global, was created to solve the nightmare midsized companies are facing as a result of talent shortage in software development. This shortage results in wage pressures, difficulty finding key skill sets and an inability to scale a team quickly enough to meet business milestones. Midsized companies are currently forced to spend heavily on recruiting firms, hire expensive consulting boutiques or risk their projects being developed by hard to manage offshore teams. Steve Roatch, CEO of Twentyseven Global, learned about these challenges first-hand in his prior role as the COO of another […]
May 23, 2017

Boulder Startup Week Sparks Innovation and Collaboration in Colorado Technology Community

Last week, the eighth annual Boulder Startup Week took place. As the original startup week in Colorado, this year’s event focused on engaging the entire Boulder innovation community by breaking down silos and encouraging collaboration among various industries. Although Twentyseven Global currently operates out of Denver, Colorado, Creighton O’Neal, vice president of client service, emphasized how united the Colorado technology community is, extending far outside of the Denver city limits. O’Neal said, “The Denver metro is a huge ecosystem. From Aurora to the High Rockies, and from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs, there’s startup activity and tech innovation happening, so […]
May 18, 2017

A Closer Look the Digital Health Funding Surge in Q1

The first quarter of 2017 was impressive to say the least for digital healthcare funding. According to MobiHealthNews, 46 deals were completed in January, February and March for a grand total of $1.47 billion ($1.35 billion in equity and $12 million in debt). The largest of the deals went to Verily, an Alphabet subsidiary formerly known as Google Life Sciences, which raised $800 million in funding from Temasek, a Singapore-based investment company. A common trend among the various startups that received funding in Q1 was an abundance of patient-related apps. In general, Creighton O’Neal, vice president of client services, weighed […]
May 18, 2017

Twentyseven Global’s CEO Steve Roatch Attends 2017 KC Tech Council Retreat

Earlier this month, Steve Roatch, CEO of Twentyseven Global, attended the first Tech CEO Retreat hosted by the Kansas City Tech Council. The retreat was comprised of Kansas City CEOs from enterprise companies with household names alongside mid-level technology firms. The focus was on addressing the state of the industry and looking forward to the future of tech in Kansas City. The retreat kicked off with the unveiling of a report commissioned by the Tech Council, asserting Kansas City as an emerging tech hub in the Midwest, but with a significant lack of skilled workers. In the last quarter of […]
May 4, 2017

What’s Up Next? Kansas City’s Smart City Initiative Looks to the Future

The Midwest is thriving as a new area for technology and Kansas City, in particular, is taking full advantage of the region’s newfound technological prowess. Since the implementation of Google Fiber, the city has created a new connected grid, downtown streetcar line and made multiple other digital advancements. This smart city push has marked Kansas City as a worldwide leader in connectivity and technical integration. The smart city initiative began in 2016 with the advent of the of the streetcar line. In addition to the line, the city installed 25 smart kiosks and 328 WiFi access points which allows the […]
April 30, 2017
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Denver’s Tech Sector Continues Maturation Process

Over the past few years, Denver has made a name for itself as a burgeoning tech hub. New companies are being founded every day and some top tech talent is even leaving the coasts and headed to the Mile High City to help support its entrepreneurial ecosystem. Now, as Denver continues to grow, it’s starting to transition into an even more mature tech scene than in previous years. Companies aren’t just starting in the area and bolting to the coasts. They’re launching, growing and maturing in Colorado. Denver’s transition from being more of a startup-focused city to a leading center […]