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CEF receives first Impact Catalyst Award for impact investing awareness

CEF receives first Impact Catalyst Award for impact investing awareness

DENVER -- Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF) received the first-ever Impact Catalyst Award at the CO Impact Days event presented by CO Impact Initiative. CEF was recognized with the award for... Read More

Thursday November 30, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Colorado Enterprise Fund, Ceyl Prinster, CO Impact Days and Initiative

GoSpotCheck closes on $21.5M in new funding

GoSpotCheck closes on $21.5M in new funding

DENVER -- GoSpotCheck has closed on $21.5 million in Series B1 funding, led by existing investors Insight Venture Partners and Point Nine Capital. GoSpotCheck said it has now raised $47.5... Read More

Wednesday November 22, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, GoSpotCheck, Matt Talbot, Nicolas Wittenborn, Insight Venture Partners, Point Nine Capital

 Colorado Office of Economic Development awards over $3M to support Advanced Industries startups

Colorado Office of Economic Development awards over $3M to support Advanced Industries startups

DENVER --Colorado companies with technologies that could prevent blindness in glaucoma patients, create more effective ways of delivering medications in the body,... Read More

Monday November 20, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, OEDIT, Advanced Industries Accelerator Grants, Michelle Hadwiger

SendGrid raises $131M in IPO

SendGrid raises $131M in IPO

DENVER -- SendGrid raised $131 million this week in a successful IPO with shares generally priced at around $18 each. SendGrid has previously raised about $194 millionfrom private investors.... Read More

Friday November 17, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, SendGrid, Isaac Saldana, Jose Lopez, Tim Jenkins, TechStars

Choozle secures $6M in Series B funding

Choozle secures $6M in Series B funding

DENVER -- Choozle , a self-service programmatic ad platform, today announced it has raised $6 million in a Series B funding round from previous investors. Choozle said it will leverage the... Read More

Tuesday November 14, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Choozle, Andrew Fischer, Jeffrey Finch

Aytu BioScience announces stock uplisting to NASDAQ Capital Market on Oct. 20

Aytu BioScience announces stock uplisting to NASDAQ Capital Market on Oct. 20

ENGLEWOOD -- Aytu BioScience, Inc. (OTCQX: AYTU), a specialty life sciences company focused on global commercialization of novel products in the field of urology, today announced its shares of... Read More

Wednesday October 18, 2017 0 comments Tags: Englewood, Aytu BioScience, Josh Disbrow

Ampio seeks to raise $6.75M through stock sale

Ampio seeks to raise $6.75M through stock sale

ENGLEWOOD -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced it has entered into a securities purchase agreement with investors for the registered sale of approximately$6.75... Read More

Tuesday October 17, 2017 0 comments Tags: Englewood, Ampio Pharmaceuticals

Report: Colorado ranks No. 13 in VC funding in Q3 2017

Report: Colorado ranks No. 13 in VC funding in Q3 2017

COLORADO -- Colorado startups raised $178 million in venture capital funding in the third quarter of 2017, according to a PwC MoneyTree report. The amount was up from $169.9 million raised... Read More

Thursday October 12, 2017 0 comments Tags: PwC MoneyTree Report


Investing blogs

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

Peter Adams joins Angel Capital Association board

Peter Adams joins Angel Capital Association board

DENVER -- Angel Capital Association (ACA) -- the world's leading professional organization for angel investors -- announced it elected Peter Adams , executive director of Rockies Venture Club... Read More

Monday June 19, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Angel Capital Association, Peter Adams, Rockies Venture Club, Marianne Hudson

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