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Get Ready for the 25th annual Colorado Capital Conference!

On November 6th and 7th, the Rockies Venture Club will host the 25th annual Colorado Capital Conference in Denver and Golden, CO. 12 companies will be selected to pitch to investors, and the 2-day event will focus on recent successful exits from other Colorado businesses. 2013 CCC speakers include Jim Lejeal, CFO of Rally Software that […]

Denver Startup Week is over, what’s next?

By Michael Price, Executive Director of Coalition for a Connected West michaelprice@connectedwest.org Innovation takes action. That’s a core takeaway from Denver Startup Week and the APEX Conference the prior week.  Both events were jam packed with amazing entrepreneurs who told inspiring stories of perseverance and anecdotes of how they made their ideas a reality.  Now […]

Book Review Contest

Review Contest!   Review this book on Amazon.com and get automatically entered into a drawing for a Full Year of Keystone Membership to the Rockies Venture Club.   Keystone members have access to everything that Rockies Venture Club does in a year for free!  Classes, conferences, pitch sessions, workshops, socials – all free!   Instructions: […]

Connecting Parallel Startup Universes

Denver Startup Week was huge for the Denver entrepreneurial scene! It was vibrant with a ton of activities and wide participation from the Denver area. Also in Denver during the same week was the Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor and Partnering Conference, put on by the Colorado BioScience Association. For a bio nerd and startup junkie like […]

P2Bi Raises Series A, Helps Small Businesses Via Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has been a growing force in the financial industry, disrupting sectors each time it reaches a new one. Microloan platforms like Kiva and peer-to-peer lending such as Prosper have proven to be a quickly growing alternative in debt, and have increased access and choice for those looking for financing. Companies such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter have […]

Angels Love Health Care

Angel investors put their money into all kinds of early stage companies with the goal of helping entrepreneurs and getting great financial returns.  There are misconceptions out there that angels shy away from health care investments, but nothing could be farther from the truth. Health care investments can carry the traditional market and execution risks […]

Rocky Mountain Innosphere Expands Cleantech Activities

Rocky Mountain Innosphere, an incubator focused on high impact scientific and technology startup companies, recently announced the launch of the cleantech focused “Innosphere at CREED”. CREED is the Colorado Center for Renewable Energy Economic Development, co-located with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado. Until now, Innosphere’s sole physical location has been in […]

Biz Girls 2013 Recap

  Every year Biz Girls gets better and better.  We’ve evolved from the first year’s amazement that the girls could actually complete the program and get their companies live within the tight time limits of the program to this year’s re-branding of the program from “Biz Girls Camp” to “Biz Girls CEO Development Program.” While […]