Innosphere connects with Israel to create Israel-Colorado Innovation Fund

Innosphere connects with Israel to create Israel-Colorado Innovation Fund

FORT COLLINS -- Innosphere is working with the nation of Israel to create the Israel-Colorado Innovation Fund, a first-of-its-kind initiative aimed at transforming innovative Israeli startups... Read More

By: Steve Porter Friday March 10, 2017 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Innosphere, Israel-Colorado Innovation Fund, Mike Freeman, Gili Elkin, Gov. John Hickenlooper

Fort Collins Startup Week organizer says community rallied to make this year’s event another success

Fort Collins Startup Week organizer says community rallied to make this year’s event another success

FORT COLLINS #FCSW17 -- Andrew Schneider hasnt been getting much sleep lately. Schneider, 32, is a spokesman for a group of organizers for this years Fort Collins Startup Week , which... Read More

By: Steve Porter Friday March 3, 2017 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Fort Collins Startup Week, Andrew Schneider, TechStars, Christine Hudson, Emily Wilson, Charisse Bowen, Christiana Bailey, Sam Houghteling, Nick Armstrong, Jesse Elliott, NoCoast, Create Places

CSU Ventures throws spotlight on CSU spinoffs in startup company pipeline

CSU Ventures throws spotlight on CSU spinoffs in startup company pipeline

FORT COLLINS #FCSW17 -- CSU Ventures , the technology transfer arm of Colorado State University, spotlighted three CSU-spinoff companies Thursday during a Fort Collins Startup Week presentation... Read More

By: Steve Porter Friday March 3, 2017 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Fort Collins Startup Week, CSU, CSU Ventures, Steve Albers, Gregg Steinberg, Grocentia, Syed Reza, Nexus BioEnergy, Elizabeth Ryan, Sahti

RVC: Be thoroughly prepared before seeking angel investment

RVC: Be thoroughly prepared before seeking angel investment

FORT COLLINS #FCSW17 --Startups looking to tap into angel investment had a chance to hear a primer on the subject Wednesday when Rockies Venture Club , the longest-running angel investment group... Read More

By: Steve Porter Thursday March 2, 2017 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Fort Collins Startup Week, Dave Harris, Rockies Venture Club, RVC Pitch Academy, angel investment

Capital is the lifeblood of a new business but doesn’t always mean cash

Capital is the lifeblood of a new business but doesn’t always mean cash

FORT COLLINS #FCSW17 -- Getting that check from an investor or a loan from a lender arent the only ways to obtain the monetary help a startup needs to move forward. There are many other... Read More

By: Steve Porter Thursday March 2, 2017 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Fort Collins Startup Week, Karl Dakin, Dakin Capital Services

Corporate collaborations can be fruitful but also fraught with pitfalls

Corporate collaborations can be fruitful but also fraught with pitfalls

FORT COLLINS #FCSW17--Startup entrepreneurs dream of connecting with a big established company that can buy their intellectual property and give them an early exit. But while that is the goal... Read More

By: Steve Porter Wednesday March 1, 2017 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Fort Collins Startup Week, Innosphere, Mike Freeman, Mark Newhouse

Co-working spaces can be startup owner’s salvation

Co-working spaces can be startup owner’s salvation

FORT COLLINS #FCSW17 -- Startup business owners know only too well how difficult it can be to find the right space to conduct their business when their company is still too small to afford its... Read More

By: Steve Porter Tuesday February 28, 2017 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Fort Collins Startup Week, Angel Kwiatkowski, Logan Hale, Julie Sutter, Sara Durnil

Mentors and ‘mentees’ work together to give startups a leg up

Mentors and ‘mentees’ work together to give startups a leg up

FORT COLLINS #FCSW17 -- Mentors can help startup entrepreneurs avoid costly missteps and advance their companies much more rapidly than doing it all on their own. But how to find that perfect... Read More

By: Steve Porter Tuesday February 28, 2017 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Fort Collins Startup Week, Jeff Icenhower, Paul Harter, Mike Schott