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The Local Crowd chooses Community Funded to help raise money for rural eco-devo organizations

The Local Crowd chooses Community Funded to help raise money for rural eco-devo organizations

LARAMIE, Wyo. -- The Local Crowd , a Laramie-based organization providing education and technology to help rural businesses and nonprofits raise funds locally via online crowdfunding, has chosen... Read More

Thursday November 12, 2015 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, community funded, McCabe Callahan, The Local Crowd, Diane Wolverton, Kim Vincent

How far into the future should my proforma projections go?

How far into the future should my proforma projections go?

Im often asked how far into the future a proforma should go. Usually, someone asking seems to think that since theres so much uncertainty after two years, that the proforma is useless after... Read More

By: Peter Adams Wednesday October 7, 2015 0 comments

How is hitting a grand slam in baseball like investing in a startup unicorn?

How is hitting a grand slam in baseball like investing in a startup unicorn?

By Peter Adams Executive Director Rockies Venture Club Here are two things that are very similar in that they are very rare and its awesome when they happen. Theres a lesson to be... Read More

By: Peter Adams Thursday September 3, 2015 0 comments

Why angel investors don't require private placement memorandums anymore

Why angel investors don't require private placement memorandums anymore

By Peter Adams Rockies Venture Club Many years ago almost all companies raising money used a PPM (Private Placement Memorandum) as the document to put the deal together.The PPM... Read More

By: Peter Adams Wednesday July 29, 2015 0 comments

How to avoid a venture capital due diligence disaster

How to avoid a venture capital due diligence disaster

By Peter Adams Rockies Venture Club Why do some company founders seem hell-bent on destroying their chances of getting funded? Ive seen so many due diligence disasters that Im starting... Read More

By: Peter Adams Thursday July 2, 2015 0 comments Tags: Peter Adams

The two customers any startup should know

The two customers any startup should know

By Peter Adams Executive Director Rockies Venture Club There are two customers every venture-backed company must understand and build a value proposition for and those value... Read More

By: Peter Adams Monday June 8, 2015 0 comments Tags: Peter Adams, Rockies Venture Club

Crowdfunding bill to be signed by Gov. Hickenlooper today

Crowdfunding bill to be signed by Gov. Hickenlooper today

DENVER -- Access to capital for Colorado businesses is expected to be significantly improved by Gov.John Hickenlooper s signing of a new law today that authorizes sale of securities through... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Monday April 13, 2015 0 comments Tags: Denver, Colorado Capital Con, Karl Dakin, Crowdfunding, Gov. John Hickenloop, Sen. Michael Bennet, SEC, Rep. Pete Lee, Rep. Dan Pabon

How much angel capital should a company raise?

How much angel capital should a company raise?

By Peter Adams Rockies Venture Club Startups raising angel capital should follow this rule when raising capital: Raise as much as you can AND as little as you can." Building your... Read More

By: Peter Adams Wednesday April 8, 2015 1 comments Tags: Peter Adams, Rockies Venture Club