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A big problem launched a new company

Entrepreneurs John Slump and Jared Garfield have gotten it right. They founded their company for the right reasons and are holding fast to those principles. Many medical device companies have technologies that come out of the lab and go in search of a problem. Not these two. They identified a large clinical need and built […]

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Banking strategies for startups

Article by Bryant Burciaga, Guest Blogger Essential tips for budding entrepreneurs seeking funding Despite banks inability to enter into a Series A round of venture funding, banks can offer the essential “make or break” capital needed during the Series B or C rounds for many early stage companies. The Banking Strategies for Startups event that the Rockies Venture Club hosted on […]

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RVC Academy: Due Diligence

RVC Academy – Due Diligence  by Thought Leader: Lauren Costantini, Ph.D. from CID4 When: June 25, 5-7pm Where: Shift Workspaces, 383 Corona Street, Denver Investors, Ask the right questions to uncover the risks that could jeopardize your investment. Learn to devote a short 10-20 hours of due diligence and discover what you need to make a smart decision. […]

Valuation for Early Stage Companies

A workshop to learn how to price early stage companies by Thought Leader: Peter Adams, MBA Executive Director, Rockies Venture Club Free to Keystone Members When  Tuesday, May 28, 2013  5:00 PM – 7:30 PM Location  Shift Workspaces 383 Corona St. Denver CO, 80218 This class is designed for both investors and entrepreneurs to learn valuation side by side. How can you assign value to a […]

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Colorado Angels Have Unfair Advantage Investing in Cleantech

Colorado has a lot to offer cleantech entrepreneurs, from targeted grants, to easy access to NREL’s technology commercialization resources, to cleantech focused entrepreneurial programs at top research universities, to name just a few. There is no more supportive place in the country to launch a cleantech company, which gives local angels a distinct advantage when […]