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The Food Corridor raises $555K in seed round

The Food Corridor raises $555K in seed round

FORT COLLINS -- The Food Corridor announced it closed a seed round and officially raised $555,000 last week from Colorado-based investors. Co-founder and CEO Ashley Colpaart said the... Read More

Monday February 12, 2018 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, The Food Corridor, Ashley Colpaart

Bye Aerospace closes $5M Series C financing round

Bye Aerospace closes $5M Series C financing round

ENGLEWOOD-- Bye Aerospace , an aerospace company applying innovative electric and solar-electric propulsion technologies to aviation markets, announced it raised more than $5 million in a Series... Read More

Wednesday February 7, 2018 0 comments Tags: Englewood, Bye Aerospace, George Bye

Yonomi, Innosphere graduate startup, closes $5M Series A round

Yonomi, Innosphere graduate startup, closes $5M Series A round

BOULDER --IoT company Yonomi announced completion of a$5 millionSeries A financing round led by Gentex, a leading supplier of connected car and digital vision features for the global automotive... Read More

Friday January 12, 2018 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Yonomi, Gentex, Steve Downing, Kent Dickson

Colorado companies receive more than $1B in venture funds in 2017

Colorado companies receive more than $1B in venture funds in 2017

COLORADO -- More than $1 billion was invested in Colorado companies in 2017, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights. The investment was the highest amount of... Read More

Thursday January 11, 2018 0 comments Tags: Colorado, venture capital

Inocucor raises $9.5M in Series B second close

Inocucor raises $9.5M in Series B second close

DENVER -- Inocucor Corporation , a developer and producer of biological crop inputs for high-value produce and row crops, announced the $9.5 million second close of its Series B financing... Read More

Tuesday January 9, 2018 0 comments Tags: Denver, Inocucor, Donald Marvin

FoodMaven secures $8.6M in Series A fund round

FoodMaven secures $8.6M in Series A fund round

COLORADO SPRINGS -- FoodMaven , an innovative tech-enabled marketplace that captures food otherwise lost in the U.S. food system, today announced the close of a $8.6 million Series A financing... Read More

Tuesday January 9, 2018 0 comments Tags: Colorado Springs, FoodMaven, Chris Onan, Walter Robb, Patrick Bultema

SomaLogic closes $200M financing round

SomaLogic closes $200M financing round

BOULDER -- SomaLogic today announced it capped its $200 million funding round, anchored by iCarbonX with substantial investments from Nan Fung Life Sciences and Madryn Asset Management. The... Read More

Thursday January 4, 2018 0 comments Tags: Boulder, SomaLogic, SOMAscan, Al Reynolds

Cannabis marketing platform Baker secures $8M in Series A round

Cannabis marketing platform Baker secures $8M in Series A round

DENVER -- Baker, a leading marketing automation platform for marijuana dispensaries and brands, announced it secured$8 millionin Series A funding, bringing its total amount of capital raised... Read More

Friday December 15, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Baker, Joel Milton, Poseidon Asset Management


Investing blogs

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

100 social ventures chosen to take part in CO Impact Days event Nov. 15-17

100 social ventures chosen to take part in CO Impact Days event Nov. 15-17

DENVER -- CO Impact Days and Initiative announced the top 100 social ventures invited to meet with investors to seek millions of dollars of impact investments at CO Impact Days Social Venture... Read More

Monday November 13, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, CO Impact Days and Initiative, Stephanie Gripne, Ceyl Prinster, social venture investing

Invest Local Colorado launches Build Your Own Crowd funding program

Invest Local Colorado launches Build Your Own Crowd funding program

DENVER -- Invest Local Colorado announced it has launched a special program to enable businesses, social enterprises and community projects build their fan base of supporters. According to... Read More

Tuesday October 31, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Invest Local Colorado, Karl Dakin, Build Your Own Crowd

MicroVCs are changing the landscape of venture capital

MicroVCs are changing the landscape of venture capital

By Peter Adams Executive Director Rockies Venture Club As the cost of starting a tech company has gone down, VCs have moved upstream, funding bigger and bigger deals while angels... Read More

By: Peter Adams Wednesday October 25, 2017 0 comments Tags: Peter Adams

Invest Local Colorado hosts Paradox Pride fundraise on ILC crowdfunding platform

Invest Local Colorado hosts Paradox Pride fundraise on ILC crowdfunding platform

DENVER -- Invest Local Colorado kicked off its investment crowdfunding platform with the listing of Paradox Pride , a Western Slope startup business engaged in the farming of hemp and... Read More

Monday October 16, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Invest Local Colorado, Paradox Pride, Karl Dakin, Sen. Don Coram

Invest Local Colorado launches investment crowdfunding platform

Invest Local Colorado launches investment crowdfunding platform

DENVER -- Two years after passage of the Colorado Crowdfunding Act, Invest Local Colorado announced it has completed its investment crowdfunding platform that enables Colorado residents to... Read More

Tuesday October 3, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Invest Local Colorado, Karl Dakin, Colorado Capital Club, Colorado Crowdfunding Act