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 1 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 1 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

Driverless car in my future? No way

Driverless car in my future? No way

Im generally a fan of new tech, although usually not as an early adopter. This will be particularly true when the self-driving cars become available to the general public, now expected within... Read More

By: Steve Porter Friday December 30, 2016 1 comments Tags: Steve Porter, driverless cars

Tectonic helps companies use Big Data analytics to better target customers needing their services

Tectonic helps companies use Big Data analytics to better target customers needing their services

DENVER -- Whats more important for a business than connecting in a personalized way with a customer? Tectonic , a Denver-based company specializing in Big Data analytics and customer... Read More

By: Steve Porter Tuesday November 22, 2016 0 comments Tags: Denver, Tectonic, Blair Linville, CRM, Big Data, insight to Action

Tendril’s Adrian Tuck named ‘Innovator of the Year’ at CCIA’s annual Cleantech Awards

Tendril’s Adrian Tuck named ‘Innovator of the Year’ at CCIA’s annual Cleantech Awards

DENVER -- Adrian Tuck , CEO of Boulder-based Tendril , was named Innovator of the Year at the 7 th Annual Colorado Cleantech Awards Celebration in downtown Denver on Wednesday. Tuck was... Read More

By: Steve Porter Thursday October 27, 2016 0 comments Tags: Denver, CCIA, CCIA Cleantech Awards, Christine Shapard, Adrian Tuck, Tendril, Stacy Bare, Tom Teynor, Xcel Energy, Lightning Hybrids, Agribotix, John Palizzi, Paul Spencer, Sen. Owen Hill