Steamboat Springs’ U Grok It business raises $200K

Steamboat’s Carrie and Tony Requist, owners of U Grok It, announced Wednesday the closing of their seed funding round, with the completion of a $200,000 convertible note by five investors, according to a news release.

The investment allows U Grok It — a smartphone attachment that allows people to locate, identify, track and inventory items using economical radio-frequency identification tags, or RFIDs — to create about 20 demo units for customer and partner testing as well as begin taking pre-orders.

The product makes the supply chain technology more affordable for small- and medium-sized businesses, according to the release.

“Completing this round of funding is another vote of confidence that U Grok It will succeed,” Carrie Requist said.

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