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Innovating in Golden

Click on the pie chart to see who is coming to this event –>     Rockies Venture Club is the heart of private equity in Colorado. To honor the new partnership between RVC and City of Golden we are excited to hold our January Pitch and Networking Event in the American Mountaineering Center! Basic […]

Designing a Good Investment Deal

Upcoming Workshop: Designing a Good Investment Deal When: January 28th, 4-6pm Where: Holland and Hart’s Denver Office 555 Seventeenth Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO Cost: $149 for Non-Members Keystone members get in for free and are invited to bring a guest also free Full members get 33% off workshops Basic members get 17% off workshops […]

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It's Angel Capital Summit Time Again!

Date: Tuesday March 19th and Wednesday March 20th Location: University of Denver, Sturm Hall, Room 346, 2000 E. Asbury Ave. Denver CO Registration is open! (Updates added on Jan 28th, 2013) Angel Capital Summit is a two day conference designed to bring together angel investors and vetted companies that are serious about raising private equity. […]

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RVC Shark Tank Forums

The holidays are a time of reconnecting with old friends and much-missed family. Inevitably, over the last month, my conversations have turned to work and how things are going in the new job I began this year. I’ve been with the Rockies Venture Club since the end of January 2012. We’re a small staff (only […]

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How to Export to China: Recycle!

Guest Post by Chris Holmes at Cohort Capital It’s amazing how quickly a simple concept to recycle smartphones, a dorm room hobby really, can grow into an actual business propelled by the energy and enthusiasm of one person. It’s not an uncommon story, and in fact, it’s one that has been over-popularized to the point […]

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Women investors far from risk averse

Women investors are under-represented in private equity investment and folks are starting to notice. This month the Harvard Business Review posted an article by Sarah Granger about women in angel investing. She notes that there are a number of groups and organizations devoted to getting women more involved. She discusses Pipeline, Golden Seeds, Astia, 500 […]

Impact Angel Investing Event

Rockies Venture Club has noticed a theme this year. All investors are looking for a strong ROI. Sometimes ROI stands for Return on Investment. Sometimes it stands for Return of Impact. This month we will discuss social and ecological impact companies. Does a high return of impact preclude a high return on investment? Can impact […]

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Funding for Life Science Companies through Angel Investors

Guest Post Article by Joni Kripal, Healthcare Consultant and Co-founder of Ji Smart Stuff This success story about a Colorado company called VetDC shows that funding for lifescience companies can come from angel investors. Further, VetDC dispels a widely-held myth that funding for life science companies can only be found in funds or angel groups […]