Connect & Educating Investors & Entrepreneurs

At Rockies Venture Club, our culture is based on three pillars:

Education

At RVC we believe that the best investments get done when investors and entrepreneurs have a strong understanding of how angel investing and venture capital work best together. We have developed a curriculum of over 16 classes that are packed with information relevant to investors and entrepreneurs no matter what their experience level.

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Events

RVC holds over 120 events every year, so there's something happening nearly every week. For our active members, all events are free. RVC Events include pitches from curated companies, keynote speakers, interesting panels and ample networking opportunities. Additionally we hold dozens of events including Investor Forums, Deep Dives, Quarterly Retrospectives, Screening Committees, and more.

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Investment

RVC is one of the most active Angel groups in the country, funding 25-30 companies annually. The club runs professional due diligence teams that produce industry leading reports which encourage syndication with other Angel Groups across the U.S. RVC Investors have the option to invest in individual companies via SPVs, or to join one of the Rockies Venture Funds and leave the diligence and professional management to us.

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Upcoming Events

June 2024 Investor Forum

June 12th, 2024
Please join us downtown for a quick investor update, pitches from a few great companies, discuss what we’re seeing in the world of angel investing, socialize, and just get to know one another better. The personal side of the RVC community is part of our secret sauce, and we're hoping to see as many of you as possible in-person to make this a great event.
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Goodie Bag Investor Deep Dive

June 13th, 2024
Goodie Bag is a marketplace for surplus food, connecting people to local shops' unsold food at discounted prices for pickup. The purpose of this meeting is to meet face-to-face with the company executive leadership team in order to get crucial questions answered.  The Deep Dive will take place virtually and will cover all the major due diligence questions such as IP, competition, leadership, funding strategy, exit strategy, use of funds, milestones, etc.
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June 2024 Equal Access HyperAccelerator

June 17th - July 19th, 2024
The HyperAccelerator is an ultra-intense mentor-driven program that dives deep into the tough strategies and questions that need to be developed to land angel or venture investing.  At the end of the program companies have got a detailed and sophisticated exit strategy, OKRs, Go To Market, Five Valuation Models, Capital Strategy, Scaling Strategy and more.
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RVC Pitch Academy

July 9th, 2024
The RVC Pitch Academy is a half-day workshop designed to do much more than just polish a founder’s pitch and presentation skills. From delivering a compelling presentation to negotiating a successful deal, this workshop will prepare founders to understand many of the terms and processes used by VCs and sharpen their venture strategy.
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Colorado Life Sciences Night

July 17th, 2024
Life Sciences offer special opportunities for entrepreneurs and angel investors alike. There are huge markets in healthcare and the acquisition is often different and more robust than other industries as large companies often use acquisition as an R&D strategy. Attend Colorado Life Sciences Night to learn about startup and investment strategies in the Life Sciences. This event will feature an investor panel, pitches from innovative life sciences startups, great networking, and an RVC Investor Forum (for accredited investors).
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June 2024 HyperAccelerator Demo Day

July 31st, 2024
After an intense week, RVC's Equal Access HyperAccelerator® cohort will pitch to the community, angel investors, and VCs, showcasing venture-ready companies. Post-presentation discussions will allow investors to explore opportunities. Demo Day is free, open to the public, and available both in-person and virtually!
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Become an Entrepreneur Member to gain access to one of the largest and most active angel groups in the country. This includes discounted registration to RVC's world-class educational events as well as invitations to all RVC networking events.

The RVC Pitch Academy is a half-day workshop designed to do much more than just polish a founder’s pitch and presentation skills. From delivering a compelling presentation to negotiating a successful deal, this workshop will prepare founders to understand many of the terms and processes used by VCs and sharpen their venture strategy.

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The RVC HyperAccelerator® is an innovative immersion program to develop and prepare tech, healthcare, and consumer product companies for investment and fast growth. Companies that graduate from the program are more likely to raise angel and VC funding and to grow quickly and demonstrate key milestones.

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Become an Investor Member to gain access to high quality deal flow, professional due diligence, investor education, monthly investor forums, and RVC's network of strategic partners and angel groups across the country.

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RVC's Active Deals
If you are an investor member please follow the link below to access the list of current deals in play, due diligence materials, and investment information.

Deals in Play

High Quality Deal Flow from Companies Nation-Wide
RVC screens 1500 applications per year, nation-wide. We've funded companies in many sectors including Tech, Life Sciences, Clean Energy, and more.

Portfolio

Building a Community that Engages & Educates Women Investors
WIN's mission is to increase diversity in our investing community, and to engage and educate women on opportunities to invest.

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18 Classes with High Quality Content for Both Investors & Entrepreneurs
RVC's educational programs are tailored for current and future investors to help them develop successful investment strategies.

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140 Events, 2 Major Conferences Per Year
RVC holds over 100 events per year, including conferences, monthly pitch events,  education workshops and more.

Events

Economic Development
The Rockies Venture Institute, the educational branch of the Rockies Venture Club (RVC), is dedicated to accelerating economic development educating and connecting investors and entrepreneurs. Recently, we have begun to team with Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) to bring our education and connection programs to foster growth of venture-funded, local startup companies.

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Sponsorship
We are dedicated to connecting quality service providers with quality clients. This network has a consistent need for Legal, Accounting and Financial Services, Mobile, Web, and Product Design, Hiring, Office Space, and much more.

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