Built in Colorado: 31 tech startups raised $87.7M in Q1 2014, 8 startups acquired for $225M

Built in Colorado: 31 tech startups raised $87.7M in Q1 2014, 8 startups acquired for $225M

DENVER - A report by Built in Colorado released today shows 31 Colorado tech startups raised $87.7 million during the first quarter of 2014. Another eight startups were acquired during the... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Tuesday April 8, 2014 0 comments Tags: Accuvant, Built in Colorado, Denver, Examiner.com, Global Healthcare, GRASP Systems, Photobucket, PlaceWise Media, Push IO, TeamSnap, Telerus, Welltok

Closely picks up $3M in Series A funding round led by Grotech Ventures

Closely picks up $3M in Series A funding round led by Grotech Ventures

DENVER - Closely , a mobile-first company that empowers small businesses to participate more effectively in digital marketing, today announced it has attracted $3 million in Series A funding. ... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Tuesday April 8, 2014 0 comments Tags: Closely, CNF Investments, Denver, Grotech Ventures, Joe Zell, Perch, Perry Evans

Lighter Capital provides three Colorado startups with loans through revenue-based financing

Lighter Capital provides three Colorado startups with loans through revenue-based financing

SEATTLE - Seattle-based Lighter Capital , a leading pioneer of revenue-based financing, today announced it has provided growth funding to three emerging Colorado technology companies. The... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Monday April 7, 2014 0 comments Tags: B. J.Lackland, Envisiontel, Lighter Capital, Matt Lee, YogaDownload

Venaxis selling 8,335,000 common stock shares to raise $18.4M to advance APPY1 Test in U.S.

Venaxis selling 8,335,000 common stock shares to raise $18.4M to advance APPY1 Test in U.S.

CASTLE ROCK - Venaxis Inc. (Nasdaq: APPY), an in vitro diagnostic company focused on obtaining FDA clearance for and commercializing its CE-Marked Appy1 Test, announced a $2.40-per-share pricing... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Friday April 4, 2014 0 comments Tags: APPY1, Castle Rock, FDA, Venaxis

Blue Ocean Enterprises Challenge judges announced for May 24 $250K business pitch

Blue Ocean Enterprises Challenge judges announced for May 24 $250K business pitch

FORT COLLINS - Judges have been announced for the $250,000 Colorado State University Blue Ocean Enterprises Challenge on May 24. The judges will evaluate two tracks of 16 companies each. A... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Wednesday April 2, 2014 0 comments Tags: Alex Welch, Bill Reichart, Brian Thomas, Catharine Merigold, Charisse Bowen, Fort Collins, Greg Osberg, Tom Cripps

Cool Planet reaches $100M Series D funding round with 50 percent new investors outside U.S.

Cool Planet reaches $100M Series D funding round with 50 percent new investors outside U.S.

GREENWOOD VILLAGE - Cool Planet Energy Systems announced it has closed on its targeted $100 million Series D financing round. The company, which offers carbon-negative technology to the... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Tuesday April 1, 2014 0 comments Tags: biochar, CoolTerra, Frost and Sullivan, Greenwood Village, Howard Janzen

IX Power Clean Water snags $25K top prize at fifth annual UNC Monfort Entrepreneurial Challenge

IX Power Clean Water snags $25K top prize at fifth annual UNC Monfort Entrepreneurial Challenge

GREELEY - IX Power Clean Water was first-place winner of the fifth annual University of Northern Colorado Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge held March 29 in Denver. IX... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Monday March 31, 2014 0 comments Tags: 9News, Congo, David Thomas, Denver, Greeley, IX Power Clean Water, John "Grizz" Deal, OrganiClear, Tabrific

UNC Monfort Entrepreneurial Challenge to be broadcast on KTVD Channel 20 on March 29

UNC Monfort Entrepreneurial Challenge to be broadcast on KTVD Channel 20 on March 29

GREELEY - Five finalists selected for the fifth annual UNC Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge will compete for $50,000 in prizes in a televised business investment pitch... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Tuesday March 25, 2014 0 comments Tags: Brad Cheedle, Chris Onan, Congo, David Thomas, Dick Monfort, Greeley, IX Powerclean Water, LogiLube, Tabrific, UNC BizHub