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miRagen Therapeutics completes merger with Signal Genetics, raises $40.7M in equity financing

miRagen Therapeutics completes merger with Signal Genetics, raises $40.7M in equity financing

BOULDER -- Miragen Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGEN), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of microRNA-targeted therapies, announced its merger with... Read More

Monday February 20, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, miRagen Therapeutics, Signal Genetics, William S. Marshall

Convercent closes $10M round to speed leadership in biz ethics, compliance

Convercent closes $10M round to speed leadership in biz ethics, compliance

DENVER -- Convercent, a leading provider of SaaS enterprise ethics and compliance management software, today announced it closed a $10 million round of funding. Existing investors Sapphire... Read More

Wednesday February 15, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Convercent, Sapphire Ventures, Tola Capital, Doug Higgins, Patrick Quinlan, Kurt Drake

Ascent Solar secures $20M in new funding from Asian-based strategic investor

Ascent Solar secures $20M in new funding from Asian-based strategic investor

THORNTON -- Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ASTI), a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, lightweight, and flexible thin-film photovoltaic (PV) solutions, today announced that... Read More

Tuesday February 14, 2017 0 comments Tags: Thornton, Ascent Solar Technologies, Boone Group, Song Liang, Victor Lee

Finalists announced in eighth annual UNC Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge

Finalists announced in eighth annual UNC Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge

GREELEY -- Five finalists have been selected to compete for a portion of $50,000 in prize money at the Monfort College of Business eighth annual Entrepreneurial Challenge on April 28. ... Read More

Thursday February 9, 2017 0 comments Tags: Greeley, Monfort College of Business, Monfort Entrepreneurial Challenge, Paul Bobrowski, Class Composer, EZ Protein, Lacuna Diagnostics, Stow, To Market

Greenline Ventures launches $20M fund to help underserved small biz

Greenline Ventures launches $20M fund to help underserved small biz

DENVER -- Greenline Ventures today announced the launch of its $20 million Small Business Capital Fund (SBCF) to deliver much-needed financing to underserved small businesses nationwide. The... Read More

Wednesday February 8, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Greenline Ventures, Patrick Vahey, Michael Hancock, Beth Bafford, Maria Bustria-Glickman

OEDIT accepting Advanced Industry Investment Tax Credit applications

OEDIT accepting Advanced Industry Investment Tax Credit applications

DENVER --The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced it is now accepting applications for the Advanced Industry Investment Tax... Read More

Monday February 6, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, OEDIT, Advanced Industry Investment Tax Credit, Jeff Kraft

TeamSnap raises $25M led by Foundry Group

TeamSnap raises $25M led by Foundry Group

BOULDER -- TeamSnap, a company specializing in integrated sports team, club and league management, today announced a $25 million financing led by the Foundry Group . TeamSnap said it has... Read More

Wednesday February 1, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, TeamSnap, Dave DuPont, Foundry Group, Jason Mendelson

Rockies Venture Club closed 18 fund rounds in '16

Rockies Venture Club closed 18 fund rounds in '16

DENVER -- Rockies Venture Club (RVC), one of the largest and most experienced angel investing organizations in the U.S., reported it closed 18 funding rounds in 2016. RVC said it has... Read More

Wednesday February 1, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Rockies Venture Club, Dave Harris, Julian Denaes, Logrr, Ascent360, Scott Buelter , Andrew Romans, Peter Adams


Investing blogs

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

ComCap Colorado capital conference set for Feb. 1

ComCap Colorado capital conference set for Feb. 1

PARKER -- ComCap Colorado , a statewide conference focused on matching community capital with local businesses, social enterprises and community projects, will be held Feb. 1, 2017 in Parker. ... Read More

Tuesday October 18, 2016 0 comments Tags: Parker, ComCap Colorado, Capital Communities, Karl Dakin