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Colorado Enterprise Fund among entities offering Bank of America lending for vet entrepreneurs

Colorado Enterprise Fund among entities offering Bank of America lending for vet entrepreneurs

COLORADO -- Bank of America announced a $20 million Veteran Entrepreneur Lending Program to connect U.S. military veteran business owners with affordable capital to help kick-start and grow their... Read More

Monday June 11, 2018 0 comments Tags: Colorado Enterprise Fund, Bank of America

Vortic Watch Company closes $500K seed round

Vortic Watch Company closes $500K seed round

FORT COLLINS -- Vortic Watch Company , a Colorado-based company that recovers and refurbishes antique American-made pocket watch movements to create bespoke wristwatches, announced it has closed... Read More

Monday June 4, 2018 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Vortic Watch Company, David Cohen, David Brown, R.T. Custer, Tyler Wolfe, Dave Harris

Colorado Venture Summit party set for June 7

Colorado Venture Summit party set for June 7

DENVER -- Access Venture Partners will host the Colorado Venture Summit Evening Party on June 7. The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m. at the ViewHouse Rooftop, 2015 Market St., will feature... Read More

Friday June 1, 2018 0 comments Tags: Denver, Colorado Venture Summit, Access Venture Partners

Study: VC funding favors men despite success of women startup founders

Study: VC funding favors men despite success of women startup founders

TAMPA BAY, Fla. -- New data reveals that venture capital (VC) investments remain heavily biased toward men. The study showed that, in 2017, companies with all-female founders closed 368 VC... Read More

Tuesday May 29, 2018 0 comments Tags: VC funding, women in tech

 Conga announces strong growth following acquisitions, $47M in new funds, promotions

Conga announces strong growth following acquisitions, $47M in new funds, promotions

BROOMFIELD -- Conga , a global leader in Intelligent Document Automation, announced a strong start to 2018 growth fueled by the acquisitions of Octiv, Orchestrate and Counselytics and $47... Read More

Friday May 25, 2018 0 comments Tags: Broomfield, Conga, Matthew J. Schiltz

Swiftpage announces strategic investment from SFW Capital Partners

Swiftpage announces strategic investment from SFW Capital Partners

DENVER -- Swiftpage , provider of Act!CRM software, a leading cloud-enabled platform aimed at helping small and mid-sized businesses grow, today announced it has received a significant... Read More

Wednesday May 23, 2018 0 comments Tags: Denver, Swiftpage, H. John Oechsle, SFW Capital Partners, Omair Sarwar

 OEDIT awards $4.7M in Advanced Industries Awards to 20 startups

OEDIT awards $4.7M in Advanced Industries Awards to 20 startups

DENVER -- A Colorado company with the transformative technology toimprove agricultural crops and enhance farming productivityis among 20 Colorado startups recently approved for funding as part... Read More

Friday May 18, 2018 0 comments Tags: Denver, OEDIT, Advanced Industries Accelerator Grants, Michelle Hadwiger

OnKure closes $7M Series A financing round to advance drug development

OnKure closes $7M Series A financing round to advance drug development

BOULDER -- OnKure, Inc. , the epigenetics-focused drug discovery and development company advancing the first Largazole-derived, histone deacetylase inhibitor into Phase 1 clinical trials,... Read More

Thursday May 3, 2018 0 comments Tags: Boulder, OnKure Therapeutics, Delian Capital, Tony Piscopio


Investing blogs

Angel investors should focus on IRR vs. ROI multiples

Angel investors should focus on IRR vs. ROI multiples

By Peter Adams Executive Director Rockies Venture Club In a panel on angel return data at the Angel Capital Association Summit recently the speaker went back and forth between... Read More

By: Peter Adams Friday May 25, 2018 0 comments Tags: Peter Adams, Rockies Venture Club, angel investing

Brewing Investors Guild launched for 'crowd' investing in craft brewing

Brewing Investors Guild launched for 'crowd' investing in craft brewing

DENVER -- The Brewing Investors Guild LLC is a new for-profit association whose members will act collectively as a crowd to provide financial sponsorship, perform non-monetary support and... Read More

Tuesday May 15, 2018 0 comments Tags: Denver, Brewing Investor Guild, Karl Dakin, Invest Local Colorado

How to pick winners in times of uncertainty

How to pick winners in times of uncertainty

By Peter Adams Executive Director Rockies Venture Club If youve read ANYTHING about cryptocurrencies and ICOs (Initial Coin/Token Offerings), youve read opinions from people who... Read More

By: Peter Adams Monday April 16, 2018 0 comments Tags: Peter Adams, Rockies Venture Club

RVC’s HyperAccelerator program accepting applications through May 6

RVC’s HyperAccelerator program accepting applications through May 6

DENVER -- Rockies Venture Club is now accepting applications through May 6 for its 6 th HyperAccelerator program set for June 18-25. The HyperAccelerator is designed for companies... Read More

Monday April 16, 2018 0 comments Tags: Denver, Rockies Venture Club, HyperAccelerator

RVC: 15 angel-led funding rounds closed in 2017

RVC: 15 angel-led funding rounds closed in 2017

DENVER -- Rockies Venture Club (RVC), one of the largest and most experienced angel investing organizations in the country, announced it led and closed 15 funding rounds over the past year. ... Read More

Wednesday February 28, 2018 0 comments Tags: Denver, Rockies Venture Club, Peter Adams, Ashley Colpaart, The Food Corridor, Dave Harris, CirrusMD, Rockies Venture Fund, Women's Investor Network

Colorado Life Science Night set for Feb. 13 in Denver

Colorado Life Science Night set for Feb. 13 in Denver

DENVER -- Rockies Venture Club and Colorado BioScience Association will host the annual Colorado Life Science Night on Feb. 13. The event, which focuses on the latest aspects of investing... Read More

Monday February 5, 2018 0 comments Tags: Denver, Rockies Venture Club, Colorado BioScience Association, Colorado Life Science Night

Angel investor: Not all investments pan out, but those that do can make it all worthwhile

Angel investor: Not all investments pan out, but those that do can make it all worthwhile

By Steve Porter InnovatioNews Editor FORT COLLINS Pioneer angel investor DuWayne Peterson doesnt worry too much about the startup companies hes invested in over the years. Thats... Read More

By: Steve Porter Friday January 12, 2018 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Innosphere, DuWayne Peterson, Mike Freeman, angel investment, Innosphere Investor Network, Rockies Venture Club, Business Angels

Is Denver the No. 3 U.S. location for micro venture capital?

Is Denver the No. 3 U.S. location for micro venture capital?

By Peter Adams Executive Director Rockies Venture Club Weve known for years that Colorado has more startups per capita than anywhere else. Yes per capita. Its a great... Read More

By: Peter Adams Monday November 20, 2017 0 comments Tags: Peter Adams