Annual Gold Sponsors

Thrive Workplace

Thrive is an innovative and dynamic coworking space with four locations across the Front Range in Cherry Creek North, Downtown Denver Ballpark, Denver South Tech Center, and Arvada. Coworking is a style of work that involves various businesses and independent workers who use a variety of workspaces, both shared and private, to collaborate, work, and grow their companies. Thrive provides a range of workspace options, conference and training rooms, and hosts various events for members and nonmembers alike.

Come in for a tour, work for the day, and see what Thrive can do for you!

Contact: info@businessatthrive.com

CBIZ MHM LLC

CBIZ MHM, LLC is a leading provider of professional business services, including accounting and tax, and a wide range of consulting services. We provide our clients with access to extensive national resources, uniquely combined with local decision-making and quality control by experienced Colorado-based professionals. Beyond traditional accounting and tax services, we focus on strategic business planning and financial advisory services to help our clients develop the foundation for a successful business and to support them through the life cycle of their growth and development.

CBIZ MHM is associated with Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C.*, a national, independent CPA firm. Through this association, we offer audit and attest services. Together, CBIZ and MHM rank as one of the Top Ten accounting providers in the US.

www.cbiz.com

Annual Silver Sponsors

CFOshare

CFOshare believes small businesses deserve professional financial strategy. That’s why we built an outsourced finance and accounting department for small businesses. Our team of specialists – from bookkeeper to strategist to CFO – are available as a team to help your business grow.

Visit https://cfoshare.org/ or contact LJ Suzuki of CFOshare to learn more: LJ@cfoshare.org

Series Code

Series Code builds your startup’s software. We help entrepreneurs spend up to 82% less cash by tapping into your venture’s future equity potential. By stretching your development dollars, you avoid having to compromise on the quality of your software. In addition to technical strategy and long-term planning, we can help with your mobile app, web app, web API, integrations, back-end systems, and big data analysis. We employ a Lean Startup process to get your product to customers quickly and we follow an Agile methodology to adapt to the market. There are no predetermined equity grants; our program automatically adapts to your needs. Software we’ve built is used daily by global Fortune 500 companies and small startups alike. We’ll build your software from the grassroots and we’ll get it done right.

 

Check them out at seriescode.com

Obsidian HR

Obsidian HR is a local, Colorado-based PEO (Professional Employer Organization) that becomes an extension of your team focused on critical HR activities. Our mission is to empower employers to succeed. We partner with you to help you hire, pay, manage, and protect your people. Obsidian HR helps small and medium sized businesses secure and maintain top talent by getting them access to world-class benefits through buying power and scale. Additionally, we provide expert guidance on navigating small business regulation and compliance and offer up one point of contact and one system to handle all HR-related matters. By simplifying your employee administration and human resource functions, you can achieve your goals and drive the growth of your business.

 

Check them out at www.obsidianhr.com/

Simple Startup

Simple Startup is a Boulder-based finance and accounting firm focused on helping entrepreneurs grow their business and their impact on the world. They go beyond the numbers, analyzing the financial data they gather to help their clients make better, more metric-focused decisions for growth. Their packages are tailored to companies of all stages and sizes, from idea to IPO, and they offer everything from day-to-day bookkeeping to strategic accounting to financial modeling, fractional CFO support, online finance workshops and more. If it all sounds boring to you, don’t worry, they get it – they love finance and accounting so you don’t have to!

 

Check them out at www.simplestartup.com, email verity@simplestartup.com, or book a call to learn more!

Goldstone Partners

Goldstone Partners is the premier search and talent acquisition advisory firm in Colorado. Our team is uniquely qualified to address the special challenges inherent in early stage and high growth companies who are moving at warp speed while building their foundational human capital assets.

www.goldstonepartners.com

CSU Executive MBA Program:

Executive MBA students dare to do more. Busy executives with varied expertise and goals meet with peers and world-class faculty in downtown Denver every other Saturday. Between class meetings, students learn online and at their own pace. Graduates leave with the confidence to inspire teams and thrive in leadership roles across industry and around the world.

Learn More Here

Annual Bronze Sponsors

BOK Financial

At BOK Financial, we’re proud to trace our roots to a small energy bank founded in Tulsa, Oklahoma over 100 years ago during an oil boom. Today, as a top 25 U.S.-based bank with more than $35 billion in assets, BOK Financial has successfully diversified into a variety of industries, businesses and geographies throughout the U.S. We have banking operations in eleven states, with services throughout the nation, and a full-service brokerage firm, BOK Financial Securities, Inc., which has become one of the largest municipal bond underwriters in the country. Our wealth management division also continues to grow, offering a full suite of services to individuals and institutions nationwide. Our focus each day is on meeting the needs of our clients by bringing the right people, services or solutions to the table.

We know the challenges our clients face because we’ve faced the same highs and lows over the past 100 years. Regardless of the economic cycle, BOK Financial continues to be a strong and stable company, adapting to ever-changing economic conditions. We work with you, side by side, to help you make the most of your money.

www.bokfinancial.com

Upsuite

How do you find and secure the kind of office space your team needs, without killing productivity with lots of research, touring, and negotiations?

Upsuite has created a service that helps you get your teams set up with a new office in an average of 23 days from the first call with us, and save 90 percent of the research time comparing different options compared to doing this yourself.

Upsuite Offer to RVC Members: Upsuite provides discounted flexible or coworking space RVC entrepreneur, investor, and partner member companies. The Upsuite perk includes:

–One trial (free) month space for any RVC member Company at participating Upsuite Operator partners.
–5% off monthly rent for up to one year at any verified Upsuite operator partner.

Contact Sean McManus to learn more @ seanm@upsuite.com, 303.746.5121

www.upsuite.com/

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Dorsey’s lawyers and staff can help you gain that edge by applying superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of your business and industry. We serve clients in nearly all industries, but focus on six industries in which we have great depth and a history of achieving client success. Our banking, energy, food and agribusiness, health care, mining and natural resources and public-private partnerships industry groups help coordinate our teams serving these industries across geographies and practice areas, keeping them at the cutting edge of industry needs and trends and sharing collective experience and expertise. With locations across the United States and in Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, we provide an integrated, proactive approach to our clients’ legal and business needs around the globe.

https://www.dorsey.com

CSU Ventures

Our goal is to translate cutting edge research into meaningful products and services that can enrich people’s lives locally, nationally and globally. We engage in corporate partnerships and cultivate networks to support the thriving culture of innovation at Colorado State University, in Northern Colorado and across the Front Range. Since CSU Ventures was founded in 2007 there have been more inventions disclosed, more licenses, more startups, more patent applications, and more revenue than the previous 40 years.

https://csuventures.org