Fresh crop of local innovators

IQ Awards given out at 10th annual Business Report event

| Aug 26, 2010

IQ GUYS: Winners at the 10th anniversary of the IQ Awards in Boulder gathered on stage. (Photo: Jerry Lewis)

The Boulder County Business Report recognized nine area companies for their innovative products and services this week at the 10th anniversary celebration of the IQ (Innovation Quotient) Awards.

Winners and sponsors gathered on the stage of the Boulder Theatre for a group photo after all of the winners were announced. Some 65 companies were nominated, with finalists in nine different categories.

Denny Hanson, founder of Apex Sports Group, won IQ award in Sports & Outdoors category. Apex has put the comfort of a snowboard boot into a downhill ski boot.

Pictured above on stage, left to right, are: Liam Davis-Mead and Shane Taylor, ScriptPad Inc., winner in Social Media/Apps; Gary Horton, Western Disposal Services Inc. (event sponsor); Stuart Batty, Stuart Batty Enterprises LLC, winner in Consumer Products/Services; Yancey Spruill, DigitalGlobe Inc., winner in Business Products/Services; Nathan Thompson, Spectra Logic Corp., winner in Computer Products/Services; Steve Moulton and Greg Grudic, Flashback Technologies LLC, winner in Life Sciences; Bill Quinn, Trada Inc., winner in Internet/Software; Justin Dodge, Ehrhardt Keefe Steiner Hottman PC (event sponsor); Cory Dixon, Stratom Inc., winner in Robotics; and Denny Hanson, Apex Sports Group LLC, winner in Sports and Outdoors. Not pictured, George Howard, Heartland Renewable Energy LLC.

For more information on the winners, read the Boulder County Business Report story.


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