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Cherwell Software secures $50M investment from KKR to advance service management leadership

Cherwell Software secures $50M investment from KKR to advance service management leadership

COLORADO SPRINGS -- CherwellSoftwareLLC , a leading provider of IT service management(ITSM) solutions, announced it secured $50 million from KKR, a global investment firm. Cherwell said... Read More

Tuesday March 7, 2017 0 comments Tags: Colorado Springs, Cherwell Software, Vini Letteri, Craig Harper, Steve Rodda

jobZology closes $750K seed round to fuel national expansion, add 15 jobs

jobZology closes $750K seed round to fuel national expansion, add 15 jobs

FORT COLLINS -- jobZology announced it recently closed on $750,000 in additional funding to fuel expansion and keep up with expected operational growth. The funding round was led by Gary... Read More

Tuesday March 7, 2017 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, jobZology, Travis Hevelone, Eric Leftwich, Bill Schleicher, Raju Venkatraman

Matrix Analytics receives Mark Cuban investment

Matrix Analytics receives Mark Cuban investment

DENVER -- Matrix Analytics , creator of LungDirect, announced it closed a seed round with an investment frombillionaire investor Mark Cuban . The company did not reveal the amount of the... Read More

Monday March 6, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Matrix Analytics, LungDirect, Christine Spraker, Mark Cuban, Aki Alzubaidi

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

CSU's BioMARC secures $3M DoD grant to create vaccine to protect soldiers

CSU's BioMARC secures $3M DoD grant to create vaccine to protect soldiers

FORT COLLINS -- Colorado State Universitys vaccine manufacturing facility, BioMARC, is developing a drug to protect U.S. soldiers from a mosquito-borne pathogen that can cause severe illness and... Read More

Tuesday February 28, 2017 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, CSU, CSU BioMARC, Dennis Pierro, Raymond Goodrich, CSU Infectious Disease Research Center

Muse bio secures $23M Series B funding led by Venrock investor group

Muse bio secures $23M Series B funding led by Venrock investor group

BOULDER -- Muse bio , a privately-held company leading the development of next-generation genome engineering capabilities, today announced completion of a$23 millionSeries B financing. The... Read More

Tuesday February 28, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Muse bio, Venrock, Bryan Roberts, Dr. Kevin Ness, ForgeCraft


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Rockies Venture Club 10th annual Angel Summit set for March 21-22 in Denver

Rockies Venture Club 10th annual Angel Summit set for March 21-22 in Denver

DENVER -- Rockies Venture Club will host Angel Capital Summit 2017 on March 21-22 in Sturm Hall on the Denver University campus. The 10 th annual event will feature three panels with an... Read More

Monday March 13, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Rockies Venture Club, 2017 Angel Capital Summit

Being at “Break Even” is a good-news/bad-news kind of thing

Being at “Break Even” is a good-news/bad-news kind of thing

By Peter Adams Executive Director Rockies Venture Club Ive heard a lot of founders who say after this round, well be at break-even. In half of the cases, Im thinking that this is... Read More

By: Peter Adams Tuesday January 24, 2017 0 comments Tags: Peter Adams, Rockies Venture Club

CSU Ventures seeks applications due by Jan. 30 for Creative Works Commercialization Awards

CSU Ventures seeks applications due by Jan. 30 for Creative Works Commercialization Awards

FORT COLLINS -- CSU Ventures is seeking applications from Colorado State University innovators who have created intellectual property that can be protected via copyright, trademark or design... Read More

Monday January 23, 2017 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, CSU Ventures, CSUV Commercialization Award

Due diligence for founders is free consulting

Due diligence for founders is free consulting

By Peter Adams Executive Director Rockies Venture Club Many founders enter into due diligence kicking and screaming. They fight the process and in doing so discredit themselves... Read More

By: Peter Adams Thursday January 12, 2017 0 comments Tags: Peter Adams, Rockies Venture Club

Amazing tax breaks for angel investors

Amazing tax breaks for angel investors

By Peter Adams Rockies Venture Club Angel investors take risks in backing startup companies but recent tax breaks make it a lot less risky than you may think! Experienced angel... Read More

By: Peter Adams Monday November 28, 2016 0 comments Tags: Peter Adams, Rockies Venture Club, angel investing

Colorado Community Capital PBC forms Space Capital Community to support space industry

Colorado Community Capital PBC forms Space Capital Community to support space industry

DENVER -- Colorado Community Capital PBC announced a working group has been established to support businesses, social enterprises, charities and community projects in raising capital within... Read More

Monday November 28, 2016 0 comments Tags: Colorado Capital Congress, Karl Dakin, Wayne Dicksteen, Colorado Community Capital PBC, Denver, Space Capital Community

Rockies Venture Club to host 28th Colorado Capital Conference Nov. 15-16

Rockies Venture Club to host 28th Colorado Capital Conference Nov. 15-16

DENVER -- Now in its 28 th year, the annual Rockies Venture Club (RVC) Colorado Capital Conference will be held Nov. 15-16 at the McNichols Building in downtown Denver. In previous years,... Read More

Tuesday November 8, 2016 0 comments Tags: Denver, Rockies Venture Club, Peter Adams, Colorado Capital Conference, Scott Bergquist, Sean Lawson

Ten reasons why a five minute pitch is a good thing for entrepreneurs

Ten reasons why a five minute pitch is a good thing for entrepreneurs

By Peter Adams Rocky Mountain Ventures Entrepreneurs like to complain how hard it is to present their companies in five minutes but they should realize that even though its hard its... Read More

By: Peter Adams Wednesday November 2, 2016 0 comments Tags: Peter Adams, Rockies Venture Club