Entries by Emily Klein

RVC Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Tis the season! This holiday season, we are so grateful for our portfolio companies and the awesome products they make. We are excited to share gift ideas from local Colorado companies, so you can find the perfect gift for your friends and family while supporting our local economy and startup community. Check out our list […]

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What A Biden Presidency Means For Cleantech Funding

Read More Here According to a new Crunchbase article on cleantech investing under the Biden Administration, venture investors and startup founders believe the president-elect will likely spark renewed private-sector investment in cleantech and clean energy. With Biden’s agenda focusing on steering away from fossil fuels, cutting greenhouse gas emissions, investing in climate progress, investors anticipate […]

Building supportive ecosystems for Black-owned US businesses

Read More: McKinsey & Company In a recent report analyzing the Black-white wealth gap, McKinsey & Company consultants highlight the barriers and interventions to developing community wealth through business ownership and entrepreneurship. The racial wealth gap, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, is projected to cost the US economy $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion per year […]

Venture Capital Funding Remains Strong Through Q3 2020

Read Full Report from PwC / CB Insights Two weeks ago, we highlighted Pitchbook data showing quarterly VC funding for female founders had dropped to three-year low in Q3 2020. Despite this contraction in funding for women-led startups, Q3 funding to US-based, VC-backed companies is the second strongest quarter ever. VC investments to US-based companies […]

Sustainable Investment Landscape

Read Full Report: Pitchbook Last week, Pitchbook released the results of a global survey of investors and advisors about sustainable investments. Across a mix of LPs, GPs, Fund of Fund Managers, and other private market ecosystem participants (including angel investors), survey participants provided insights into impact investing, environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) policies, and […]

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Quarterly VC funding for female founders drops to three-year low

Read Full Report on Pitchbook In a new report focused female-founded ventures, Pitchbook has identified a concerning downward trend in VC funding for women-led companies. Their data reflects a decline in both deals and capital invested, with firms investing a total of $434 million in Q3—the lowest figure since the second quarter of 2017. Q3 2020 […]

Social Distance Survival Guide

Supporting Local Businesses From the Comfort of Your Own Home Are you looking for ways to support small businesses and startups during this time? Our RVC portfolio companies have gotten creative with ways to help you homeschool, donate money, handle employee leave, buy or sell a home, protect your IP, and even share video to […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2019

This holiday season, we are so grateful for our portfolio companies and the awesome products they make. We are excited to share gift ideas from local Colorado companies, so you can find the perfect gift for your friends and family while supporting our local economy and startup community. Check out our list below for gift […]