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Applications being accepted for Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant programs

Applications being accepted for Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant programs

DENVER-- The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) today announced it is accepting applications for the first grant cycle of the 2021 Advanced Industries... Read More

Thursday July 2, 2020 0 comments Tags: Denver, Colorado OEDIT, Advanced Industries Accelerator Grants

Crestone secures NIH funding for development through phase 1 of novel antibiotic candidate

Crestone secures NIH funding for development through phase 1 of novel antibiotic candidate

BOULDER -- Crestone, Inc. today announced a contract award from the National Institutes of Health for the advancement of its antibiotic candidate CRS0540 to treat infections caused by... Read More

Wednesday July 1, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Crestone, Urs Ochsner, NIH

DispatchHealth raises $135.8M in Series C round

DispatchHealth raises $135.8M in Series C round

DENVER -- DispatchHealth , a provider of tech-enabled in-home health care, today announced the closing of$135.8 milliongrowth capital financing. The Series C round was led by Optum Ventures ... Read More

Wednesday June 24, 2020 0 comments Tags: Denver, DispatchHealth, Mark Prather

CU Boulder announces $2.5 million endowed chair in optics and photonics

CU Boulder announces $2.5 million endowed chair in optics and photonics

BOULDER -- A new $2.5 million endowed chair at JILA, a joint institute of CU Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will open doors to... Read More

Monday June 22, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Tom and Jeanne Bauer, Philip DiStefano

OEDIT seeds infrastructure innovation with $1.7M in grants to fund two Colorado organizations

OEDIT seeds infrastructure innovation with $1.7M in grants to fund two Colorado organizations

DENVER­ -- The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced its latest cycle of infrastructure grantees for the Advanced Industry Accelerator Grant Program with... Read More

Friday June 19, 2020 0 comments Tags: Denver, Colorado OEDIT

Neurexis Therapeutics awarded $250K Colorado Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant

Neurexis Therapeutics awarded $250K Colorado Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant

AURORA -- Neurexis Therapeutics, Inc. announced it has been approved for funding as part of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade’s (OEDIT) Advanced Industries... Read More

Wednesday June 3, 2020 0 comments Tags: Aurora, Neurexis Therapeutics, Ulli Bayer, Advanced Industries Accelerator Grants, Michael Artinger, Katie Woslager

Colorado Enterprise Fund processes $11.9M in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for 389 Colorado small businesses

Colorado Enterprise Fund processes $11.9M in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for 389 Colorado small businesses

DENVER -- Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF), a certified SBA lender, raised $11.2M in capital and has processed more than $11.9 million in loans to 389 Colorado businesses through the Small Business... Read More

Thursday May 28, 2020 0 comments Tags: Denver, Colorado Enterprise Fund, Ceyl Prinster, COVID-19

$7.3 million in Advanced Industries Awards fuel 27 Colorado startups

$7.3 million in Advanced Industries Awards fuel 27 Colorado startups

DENVER -- A Colorado company with revolutionary technology to develop and market a safe helmet liner using a patented energy absorbing material and state-of-the-art additive manufacturing to a... Read More

Friday May 22, 2020 0 comments Tags: Denver, Advanced Industries , Katie Woslager


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