Website to register for event: http://www.meetup.com/Sustainable-Ventures/events/203319402/
Event Dates: 09/09/2014 11:30 am - 01:00 pm
Category: Founders, Networking, Startups
Boulder-based team sports tech company TeamSnap is on a mission to soak up an over 40 million-person market opp in the world of organized team sports. Today, the team is announcing its third acquisition, the acquisition of online team management company Easy Team Manager from Lone Tree-based Kranitz Enterprises, in its five-year history.
Colorado continues to outperform other states when it comes to fostering start-ups, generating patents and minting graduates with degrees in technology, engineering and the sciences.
But the state needs to do more to attract early-stage angel and venture capital funding and to boost public financing for higher education, according to the 2014 State of Innovation Colorado Report.
Colorado is a hub for startup and job creation, but struggles to garner interest from venture capitalists, according to the Colorado Innovation Network's 2014 report, released Monday. COIN's third annual index analyzes the role innovation plays in the state's economic performance. The report defines innovation as, "a product, process or service that generates new value in the marketplace.
Denver Startup Week, which begins Sept. 15 and runs through Sept. 20, celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of Denver and Colorado by bringing together the public, private and nonprofits in the region to cross-pollinate ideas and teach people about starting a business. In its third year, the event is the largest free entrepreneurial event in the country, jam-packed with sessions, presentations by successful entrepreneurs, workshops, happy hours and more.
Under the leadership of CEO Howard Diamond, MobileDay just closed a $6 million round MobileDay just closed from Foundry Group, Bullet Time Ventures, Google Ventures and others.
Wells Fargo, the largest bank in Colorado, began accepting applications Wednesday from young companies with financial services technology to join the new Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator program, which includes an equity investment from the bank. San Francisco-based Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) will take applications from startups through Oct. 1. The program includes a semiannual boot camp for innovators whose technology ideas in payments, deposits, fraud and other fields that could help “shape…
LAKEWOOD – The 2014 JeffCo Innovation Faire will be held Sept. 12-13 in Lakewood to spotlight Jefferson County’s newest innovations and products.
A startup company with its roots in mining and analyzing data about the oil and gas industry has turned its sights on another critical commodity: water in the West.
Water, in Colorado and much of the west, is considered a property right, similar to land. It’s a right that can be bought, sold, or inherited as part of an estate.
But the details of those rights — such as who owns the water, how much water, from which stream, and what it can be used for — are often scattered across court records,…
Sometimes, the next innovation can be as close as the radio right in front of you in the car.
That’s how it was for Clip Interactive founder Jeff Thramann, who created a new way for listeners, terrestrial radio stations (aka non-satellite, Internet stations) and the music and advertising industries to work together.
BRECKENRIDGE -- “Startups are fun.”
On the third and final day of Breckenridge Startup Weekend, that was the giddy, almost deceptively simple post left on the event’s Facebook wall. It came paired with sights and sounds from the weekend, one of more than 80 like-minded events meant to inspire – and hopefully uncover – some of the best entrepreneurial minds across the world.
FORT COLLINS – The path to commercial success for a startup business is usually not a smooth one, and the entire effort can be derailed by a lack of sufficient seed capital.
To help our city's new developers, fresh out of local universities and programs like gSchool, find the best opportunities, Built In Colorado is highlighting some our city's great tech companies. The companies on this list go the extra mile to push new developers to constantly learn and showcase their talents. To see what developer positions are currently open at these growing companies, visit our job board.
Photobucket, the 11-year-old image and video hosting site based out of Denver, raised a $3.2 million round this week, CEO Tom Munro said.
First up on thePhotobucket team’s list is launching a new printing feature this fall. The service will allow users to print photos stored on Photobucket, Facebook, Instagram, Dropbox (and more) straight from web, iOS and Android.
Zerista, the Denver-based maker of apps for events, conferences and expos, just closed a $2 million round to claim its spot in the largely untapped market of corporate event apps.
BOULDER ndash Startup mobile-app developer Clip Interactive LLC has landed its first international customer through a partnership withnbspSphera Holding, an Italian radio-holding company, to bring interactive radio to five Sphera stations.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Boulder-based Clip Interactive,...
Big names in U.S. business and technology will be among the speakers and delegates at the third annual summit of the Colorado Innovation Network being held Aug. 26-27. The invite-only event brings 275 attendees representing business and industry, nonprofits, research labs, academia and government to network and hear discussions. Organizers of the COIN Summit unveiled a lineup Tuesday that includes:
Jeff Immelt, chairman & CEO, General Electric Co. Safra Catz, president and CFO of Oracle Corp.…
LONGMONT ndash The year of new breweries in Longmont appears ready to spill over into 2015.Ted Risk said Tuesday that he and business partner Ryan Wibby are just days away from inking a lease on an 8,000-square-foot space in downtown Longmont where they plan to open Wibby Brewing in the first quarter of next year.
Whether you're searching for a pint of pilsner or a swill of sauvignon, a new app created by Denver startup Craft Boom Corp. can help you track down just the right place to find it. Launched in July, Crafted Here is the culmination of more than a year's worth of work that began at a "hackathon" in Denver in May 2013, said Craft Boom CEO Chase Doelling. The purpose of the app, called "Crafted Here," is to help users track down spots for beer, wine, spirits, marijuana and coffee across Colorado,…
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