How is hitting a Grand Slam in Baseball like investing in a startup Unicorn?

Here are two things that are very similar in that they are very rare and it’s awesome when they happen.  There’s a lesson to be learned, however, in the pursuit of these goals. Read more

Last call for Rockies Venture Club fall internship applications!

Rockies Venture Club is excited to offer four amazing internship opportunities this fall.

Interning with RVC is an incredible and unique opportunity to learn about the field of venture capital first-hand, apply skills you have learned in the classroom to the real world, develop professional skills, and gain inside connections to pitching companies, sponsors, mentors, professionals, and investors. Read more

Attendee Notes from the “Strategic Planning for Venture Backed Business” RVC Academy Workshop

RVC hosted it’s first workshop on Strategic Planning for Venture Backed Business earlier this week and Kathleen McFadden, Senior Account Supervisor at McGregor Graham Advertising Agency attended and shared her notes with us. Read more

WORKING WITH INVESTORS: A GUIDE FOR ENTREPRENEURS

The number of angel investors investing in early and mid-stage companies in the U.S. has increased significantly in recent years. So what does it take to raise angel funding today? Peter discusses how entrepreneurs should prepare for this kind of fundraising, what they should expect when a deal goes through, and how to manage ongoing relationships with investors. He also touches on the differences between friends and family money, angel investors, and venture capital funding. Read more

Is there a place for Angel Investors in Oil and Gas?

Some people think only the mega-corporations like Exxon and BP are leading the way in oil and gas investment, but Angel Investors are having an impact as well.  In Colorado oil wells can be drilled for $1.5 million – about the same amount as a typical Angel Investment Deal.  Angels are profiting from these investments – even after the recent cuts in oil prices. Read more

Cannabis Capital Summit 2.0: Cannabis Entrepreneurs and Investors Are Smarter

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Rockies Venture Club (RVC) will host its second annual Cannabis Capital Summit on June 16. And what a difference a year makes. The industry and the investors putting money into it have gotten a lot smarter. Read more

RVC Weekly Updates 4/27-5/1

Weekly Angel Investing news from Colorado Read more