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Exer Labs secures $2M in seed fund round bringing total raised to $4.5M

Exer Labs secures $2M in seed fund round bringing total raised to $4.5M

DENVER -- Exer Labs announced it raised an additional $2 million in seed funding, bringing its total raised to $4.5 million. Investors in the latest round include GGV, Jerry Yang's AME Cloud... Read More

Friday October 9, 2020 0 comments Tags: Denver, Exer Labs, Mike Lee, Albert Lee, Exer Studio

Liqid secures $32M contract to deliver world’s largest composable supercomputer for DoD

Liqid secures $32M contract to deliver world’s largest composable supercomputer for DoD

BROOMFIELD -- Liqid announced a new contract with the Department of Defense (DoD) to provide the world’s-largest composable supercomputer. The $32 million contract, shared with... Read More

Friday October 2, 2020 0 comments Tags: Broomfield, Liqid, supercomputer

NCATS awards Palantir Technologies $36M contract to support its Secure Scientific Platforms Environment service

NCATS awards Palantir Technologies $36M contract to support its Secure Scientific Platforms Environment service

DENVER -- Palantir Technologies Inc. (NYSE:PLTR) announced it was awarded a $36M, one-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with the National Center for Advancing... Read More

Friday October 2, 2020 0 comments Tags: Denver, Palantir , NCATS

ColdQuanta UK awarded $3.5M to commercialize new quantum technologies

ColdQuanta UK awarded $3.5M to commercialize new quantum technologies

BOULDER -- ColdQuanta has been selected to provide cold atom quantum technology for three separate efforts underway in the UK: to lead the development of a quantum gyroscope that will be... Read More

Tuesday September 29, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, ColdQuanta, ColdQuanta UK, Bo Ewald

CSU secures $3.1 million from NIH to advance SolaVAX coronavirus vaccine research

CSU secures $3.1 million from NIH to advance SolaVAX coronavirus vaccine research

FORT COLLINS -- A team of scientists at Colorado State University was awarded a base contract worth $3.1 million from the National Institutes of Health to continue development... Read More

Tuesday September 22, 2020 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, CSU, COVID-19, NIH, SolaVAX, Ray Goodrich, CSU Infectious Disease Research Center , CSU BioMARC

KromaTiD awarded Direct to Phase II SBIR grant by the National Human Genome Research Institute

KromaTiD awarded Direct to Phase II SBIR grant by the National Human Genome Research Institute

LONGMONT -- KromaTiD, Inc. today announced it has been awarded a Direct to Phase II SBIR grant by the National Human Genome Research Institute. The award supports development of a structural... Read More

Monday August 24, 2020 0 comments Tags: Longmont, KromaTid, National Human Genome Research Institute, Christopher Tompkins

GID BIO wins Richard King Mellon Foundation funding to study regenerative medicine for COVID-19

GID BIO wins Richard King Mellon Foundation funding to study regenerative medicine for COVID-19

LOUISVILLE -- Following FDA clearance of an expanded access protocol to treat a small group of COVID-19 patients using the GID BIO technology platform, The Richard King Mellon Foundation has... Read More

Thursday August 20, 2020 0 comments Tags: Louisville, GID Bio, William Cimino, Richard King Mellon Foundation, COVID-19

Aspero Medical receives $225K for development of endoscopic balloon tube

Aspero Medical receives $225K for development of endoscopic balloon tube

BOULDER -- Aspero Medical , a medical device startup focused on developing solutions and applications for the field of gastroenterology, has received a $225,000 grant from the National Science... Read More

Thursday August 20, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Aspero Medical, Mark Rentschler, Mike Freeman, Innosphere Ventures, National Science Foundation


Investing blogs

Partnership boosts angel investment in Denver South community

Partnership boosts angel investment in Denver South community

ENGLEWOOD -- Rockies Venture Club (RVC) was recently awarded $470,000 by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) to establish new angel investing communities... Read More

Thursday March 5, 2020 0 comments Tags: Englewood, Rockies Venture Club, Eric Byington, Denver South EDP

RVC: Colorado bucks national trend in angel investor funding

RVC: Colorado bucks national trend in angel investor funding

DENVER -- Colorado is defying national trends in startup funding with more Colorado startups raising capital through angel investors, according to Rockies Venture Club (RVC). On a national... Read More

Thursday December 19, 2019 0 comments Tags: Denver, Rockies Venture Club, Peter Adams

Rockies Venture Club awarded $470K in state funds to expand angel investors in Colorado

Rockies Venture Club awarded $470K in state funds to expand angel investors in Colorado

DENVER -- The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced grantees for 2019 Collaborative Infrastructure Grantswith a total of $1.12 million approvedby the... Read More

Thursday September 5, 2019 0 comments Tags: Denver, RVC , Rockies Venture Club, Peter Adams, OEDIT, Shelly Curtiss, CCIA, Advanced Industries

RVC to hold 8th HyperAccelerator in July; deadline to apply is June 1

RVC to hold 8th HyperAccelerator in July; deadline to apply is June 1

DENVER -- Rockies Venture Club will hold its 8 th HyperAccelerator Program in July for companies seeking to become venture/angel capital ready. The application window closes June 1 for... Read More

Thursday April 25, 2019 0 comments Tags: Denver, Rockies Venture Club, RVC Hyperaccelerator

Foundry Group leads $7.8M financing round for Boundless Immigration

Foundry Group leads $7.8M financing round for Boundless Immigration

SEATTLE -- Boundless Immigration , a Seattle-based technology firm that helps immigrants navigate the green card and citizenship processes, announced it raised $7.8 million in a Series A... Read More

Friday March 29, 2019 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Foundry Group, Brad Feld

RVC to host Dec. 11 impact investing event in Denver

RVC to host Dec. 11 impact investing event in Denver

DENVER -- Rockies Venture Club will hold Impact Investing 2018 on Dec. 11, part of RVCs Signature investing series. The event will be held at the Denver Metro SBDC, 1445 Market St., fifth... Read More

Tuesday December 4, 2018 0 comments Tags: Denver, Rockies Venture Club

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