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The Next Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley has sat confidently on the throne of the entrepreneurial kingdom for a long time now. We all know the reasons this region has thrived: large numbers of smart people with entrepreneurial spirit, an excellent university (Stanford) consistently producing more of them, and a great environment where these people want to stay and live. […]

The RVC Post-pitch Process

It’s well known that companies seeking investment pitch with RVC almost every single month. The events that unfold after the pitch are a bit more of a mystery. The RVC Investor Forums meet and discuss the deal. Ok, that makes sense. So, what happens after the Investor meeting? I’ve heard a legend that checks are […]

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Pay to pitch?

[Clarification Note: See bottom of post for FAQ about which RVC services require a fee.] Pitching companies contact me all confused about having to pay for Pitch Academy before they pitch to investors. Another thing I get a lot of guff for is the fact that we require pitching companies to pay for their conference […]

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Crowdfunding in Colorado – Pitch Event

Location: American Mountaineering Center Theater, 710 Tenth Street Golden, CO 80401 (map) Time: February 12, 5-7:30pm Basic Members get 50% off registration. Full and Keystone Members get in free and are welcome to bring a guest for free! Event Schedule 5:00-5:55 Networking Happy Hour 5:55-6:45 Updates on Crowdfunding Panel 6:45-7:30 Four great pitches Crowdfunding Panel […]

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Crowdfunding Myth Busting Series – Quick Fixes

Peter Adams, Executive Director at Rockies Venture Club Let’s tackle crowdfunding myth busting to better prepare for raising capital. What are the most commonly believed myths in crowdfunding? Here we look at crowdfunding as a quick fix. Myth #6: Once the SEC releases its guidelines, funding will become easy and freely available. Reality: Even if […]

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Crowdfunding Myth Busting Series – Public Offerings to Non-Accredited Investors

Peter Adams, Executive Director at Rockies Venture Club Let’s tackle crowdfunding myth busting to better prepare for raising capital. What are the most commonly believed myths in crowdfunding? Let’s look at many of them to find what’s truth and what to debunk. Here we look at how existing offering exemptions already allow for public offering […]