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MoneyTree report ranks Colorado No. 4 for most VC-backed deals in Q3 2018

MoneyTree report ranks Colorado No. 4 for most VC-backed deals in Q3 2018

COLORADO -- The PwC MoneyTree Report for Q3 2018 ranks Colorado No. 4 on the list of Top 10 U.S. states for venture capital-backed deals during the quarter. The report said Colorado had 48 VC... Read More

Wednesday October 10, 2018 0 comments Tags: PwC MoneyTree Report

Colorado State University's research enterprise generates record $374.9M

Colorado State University's research enterprise generates record $374.9M

FORT COLLINS -- It was another record year for Colorado State Universitys prodigious research enterprise, which generated $374.9 million in research expenditures in fiscal year 2018 a 10.8... Read More

Friday October 5, 2018 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, CSU, Alan Rudolph

Front Range Biosciences raises $10M in Series A funding round, largest by cannabis biotech company

Front Range Biosciences raises $10M in Series A funding round, largest by cannabis biotech company

BOULDER -- Front Range Biosciences , a leading agricultural biotech company specializing in tissue culture propagation of high-value crops, today announced it completed a$10 millionSeries A... Read More

Friday October 5, 2018 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Front Range BioSciences, Jonathan Vaught

Colorado Enterprise Fund hires new COO, grows top leadership team

Colorado Enterprise Fund hires new COO, grows top leadership team

DENVER -- Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF) announced the hiring of Nim Patel to fill a newly created chief operating officer (COO) position overseeing enhancements to CEF operations and IT... Read More

Monday October 1, 2018 0 comments Tags: Denver, Colorado Enterprise Fund, Ceyl Prinster, Nim Patel

XTI Aircraft receives SEC approval to increase crowdfunding share price

XTI Aircraft receives SEC approval to increase crowdfunding share price

DENVER -- After a pause in its crowdfunding campaigns, XTI Aircraft Company (XTI) announced the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has qualified its latest round at an increased price of... Read More

Friday September 21, 2018 0 comments Tags: Denver, XTI Aircraft, Robert LaBelle, TriFan 600

Entries now open for 10th annual Monfort Entrepreneurial Challenge

Entries now open for 10th annual Monfort Entrepreneurial Challenge

GREELEY -- Entries for the 10th annual Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge are now being accepted through Nov. 5. The competition is open to pre-launch, or early-stage,... Read More

Tuesday September 18, 2018 0 comments Tags: Greeley, Monfort Entrepreneurial Challenge, Dallas Everhart, UNC BizHub

BridgeSat receives $10M Boeing investment to build optical ground stations

BridgeSat receives $10M Boeing investment to build optical ground stations

DENVER -- BridgeSat is receiving a $10 million investment from Boeing to scale up the companys global network of optical ground stations, according to a story in the Denver Business Journal . ... Read More

Tuesday September 11, 2018 0 comments Tags: Denver, BridgeSat, Boeing, NASA

Solid Power closes $20M Series A investment round

Solid Power closes $20M Series A investment round

LOUISVILLE --Louisville-based Solid Power , an industry leader in safe, high-energy, and cost competitive all solid-state batteries (ASSB), today announced it has closed$20 millionin a Series A... Read More

Tuesday September 11, 2018 0 comments Tags: Louisville, Solid Power, Doug Campbell


Investing blogs

Innosphere adopts pledge program to help inspire corporate philanthropy

Innosphere adopts pledge program to help inspire corporate philanthropy

FORT COLLINS -- Innosphere, Colorados leading incubator for science and technology-based startup and scaleup companies, announced a partnership with the Community Foundation of Northern... Read More

Monday October 22, 2018 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Innosphere, Community Foundation of Northern Colorado, Pledge 1% Colorado, Matt Zwiebel, Scott Sampl, Ray Caraway, Ella Fahrlander

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