HyperAccelerator Application Window Closes Sunday!
The HyperAccelerator is a unique program designed for companies who are seeking to become venture capital ready. The program is mentor-driven and is based on a powerful combination of content and hands-on development of the key strategic elements that venture capital and angel investors are looking for.
The Edge of Venture – Investing In Physical Products
Tuesday May 9th | 5-7:30 PM | P2Bi Offices 1120 Lincoln St. Denver, CO 80203
This event will explore how investing in the right physical product based companies can generate the same returns as investing in tech or life-science companies. We will start out with a keynote speech from Comsero founder, Anthony Franco, who recently raised a round through RVC investors. Anthony’s speech will be followed by four, high-quality, pitches from some incredibly different companies.
This event is available via livestream
Investor Forums This Week
Thursday May 11th | Thrive Ballpark
Friday May 12th | Holland and Hart, Boulder
These forums help to make Angel Investing fun and more efficient by pooling the wisdom, efforts and funding of many individuals and syndicating on investments. By sharing in due diligence and negotiation we are able to fund many more deals than if we pursued them as individuals.
Denver & TiE Rockies Investor Forum w/ Special Demo Day Showcase
- Thursday May 11th | 4-7:00 PM | Thrive Ballpark, 1415 Park Ave. West Denver
- Available via livestream. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for info
- Boulder Investor Forum
Friday May 12th | 9:30-12:00 | Holland & Hart, 1800 Broadway, Boulder
RVC is going to be participating in many Boulder Startup Week events, as it is heading into its 8th year! As the original Startup Week we set the tone for how startup communities come together to build the next great things. We have 200 events that are free and open to the amazing community.
- BSW Office Hours(Peter): Mon May 15th, 9-11:00 AM
- The State of Venture(Peter): Monday May 15th, 2-3:00 PM
- BSW Investment Agreements Panel(Peter): Thursday May 18th, 10-11:00 AM
- Building Your Venture Portfolio(Dave): Friday May 19th, 1-2:00 PM
The Final Steps Class Cluster: RVC’s Due Diligence & Term Sheets Workshops
Tuesday May 23rd | 2-5:00 PM | Thrive Ballpark 1415 Park Ave. West
During this cluster we will be focusing on the last couple of steps when it comes to fundraising for and funding startup companies. We will start with Due Diligence.This is one of the most critical phases for BOTH founders and investors because deals can be made or broken by what happens here. We will follow this with our Term Sheets workshop where we will discuss key terms and points of negotiation.
Water Entrepreneurs: How they did it and what they learned
Thursday May 11th | 5-7 PM | Galvanize Golden Triangle, 1062 Delaware St. Denver, CO
TAP-IN, Galvanize, and the Denver Botanic Gardens invite you to Water Entrepreneurs: How They Did It & What They Learned featuring Rachio, TERSUS, Clear Comfort, and Water Sage. Gain valuable insight into the challenges these successful water entrepreneurs faced, as well as their lessons learned and the resources and funding sources they tapped into.
Leading Edge for Entrepreneurs
Info Session 5/11 5:30-7 PM | Course Sessions 5/25-7/27
Put together your business plan in this 10-week program that combines interactive classroom sessions and exercises, an online learning platform with a variety of resources, expert guest speakers and peer based feedback.
Traxion is an early stage boutique startup accelerator with a preference for STEM companies offering a 10-week customized program focused on market validation, new customer acquisition, and financial projections which become the foundation for a presentation tailored to the needs of early stage investors.
Rocky Mtn CleanTech Open: Application Deadline Extended!
The Cleantech Open Business Accelerator is now accepting applications for their 2017 session. They welcome companies of all stages (from concept to commercialized) with a mission to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems through cleantech and sustainable solutions.
The application window has now been extended to May 15th! Use the code RVC20 to receive a 20% discount off of the application fee.
2017STUDENTAPP for $50 off application fee through May 1.
2017STUDENTPART for $250 off participation fee through June 5.
UPS Store: Small Biz Salute
Wed May 17 | 6-8:00 PM | Mile High Station
Small Biz Salute offers small business owners the opportunity to network, celebrate, win prizes, enjoy free food and drinks and make valuable connections! The event also includes a chance for local small business owners, startups and entrepreneurs to compete in a live Pitch Off competition to win $5,000 to grow their business. The Pitch Off will give contestants three minutes to pitch their business to a live audience and panel of judges, explaining how an investment can help start or grow their business. The best pitch will win $5,000.
May 23rd, 5:30-8:00 | Thrive Ballpark 1415 Park Ave West Denver, CO
93% of what you communicate comes from your presence, body language and vocal tone; only 7% comes from what you actually say. It’s time to stop obsessing over decks and start obsessing over your presentation. Like a great comedy performance, a great presentation is all about delivery. Learn how to better utilize your body and voice to pitch in a clear, entertaining and unforgettable way using proven techniques from your favorite comedians.
FREE Jumpstart Conference for Cannabis Startups and Entrepreneurs
There will never be a better time to jump into the cannabis industry. Find out what you need to know to launch a successful business in this dynamic, growing industry at Canopy’s FREE one-day conference for entrepreneurs. Don’t miss this opportunity to get real information from the experts on all facets of starting a cannabis business.
Colorado Venture Summit – Evening Party
June 14th | 6:30-10:00 PM | Great Divide Barrel Bar, Denver
Join more than 60 National VCs and dozens of venture-backed tech CEOs from the Summit Main Event as well as hundreds of your fellow tech founders and angel investors for an evening of high impact networking and fun! Use the discount code RVC-Summit to receive 30% off of registration!
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