Accelerating innovation: 7 U Colorado research teams receive commercialization grants

By | June 1st, 2017|Colorado|

Seven CU Boulder research teams have been selected to receive grants for the development of commercially-promising technologies. A total of 21 applications were reviewed by a panel of external judges made up of entrepreneurs, investors, business executives and intellectual property attorneys from around the country.

Six of the seven awards are funded by the Advanced […]

Colorado Boulder research seed grant program accepting proposals for interdisciplinary research, creative work

By | January 25th, 2017|Colorado, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|

Now in its 11th year, the 2017 Innovative Seed Grant Program (ISGP)—designed to stimulate new, compelling areas of research and creative work on the University of Colorado Boulder campus—is accepting proposals through Sunday, Feb. 12.

With a focus on interdisciplinary ventures that take investigators in high-risk, high-reward directions, the program has set aside $1 million […]

Venture Grants Fund Growth and Exploration for Colorado College Students

By | November 1st, 2016|Colorado, Foundation-support|

Keller Venture Grants, made possible by the Keller Family Foundation, allow hundreds of Colorado College students to create and implement their own research projects by providing students up to $1,000. Last year, the program provided nearly $150,000 in student research funds and saw 146 CC students pursue their own individual research projects on campus, across […]

Venture Grants Fund Growth and Exploration for Colorado College Students

By | November 1st, 2016|Colorado, Foundation-support|

Keller Venture Grants, made possible by the Keller Family Foundation, allow hundreds of Colorado College students to create and implement their own research projects by providing students up to $1,000. Last year, the program provided nearly $150,000 in student research funds and saw 146 CC students pursue their own individual research projects on campus, across […]

Consortium of Spin-Out Companies from University Tech Transfer Collaborate on Beta to Raise Early Stage Investment through Equity-Based Funding Platforms for Life Sciences Startups | University of Colorado

By | June 18th, 2015|Colorado|

Consortium of University Tech Transfer Spin-Outs today announces participation in a beta launch to test the application of a new funding statute passed through the JOBS act in 2013. Known as Reg D 506c exemption, this modification to private placement law enables early stage companies (private issuers) to publicly raise funds through general solicitation of […]

University of Colorado Student Fund Puts $30K Into Manufacturing Connection Online Plaform

By | December 2nd, 2013|Colorado, Student Funds|

Elihuu, a startup company whose slogan is “meet your manufacturer,” has met an investor – a group of University of Colorado-Boulder graduate students.

The students last week put $30,000 into Elihuu, an online software platform that connects product designers with manufacturers who can make their wares. […]

University of Colorado Student Fund Puts $30K Into Manufacturing Connection Online Plaform

By | December 2nd, 2013|Colorado, Student Funds|

Elihuu, a startup company whose slogan is “meet your manufacturer,” has met an investor – a group of University of Colorado-Boulder graduate students.

The students last week put $30,000 into Elihuu, an online software platform that connects product designers with manufacturers who can make their wares. […]

Colorado Announces Creation Of $20M Start-up Fund

By | November 26th, 2013|Colorado, State or Government|

More money for early stage startups could be coming to Colorado, thanks to ongoing efforts by an incubator based in Fort Collins and a nonprofit lender to small businesses to bring more capital into the northern Colorado region.

The Rocky Mountain Innosphere and Colorado Enterprise Fund announced this week they are in the process of creating a $20 million fund that will make seed investments in Colorado startups. […]

Colorado State University Takes Crowdfunding To the Next Level

By | October 7th, 2013|Colorado, Crowdfunding|

Colorado State University, the first university in the state to open a web-based crowdfunding platform to potential donors, is taking its beta test to the next level.

After a successful initial test of the Charge platform with 10 student businesses over the summer, Colorado State University is now piloting community-based fundraising for projects in the School of Biomedical Engineering. […]

Colorado State University Ventures awards $1.5M to eight start-ups

By | August 19th, 2013|*Fund Types, Colorado, New Investments/Awards, Startup Fund|

DENVER – The Colorado State University System today announced that eight projects will move forward with funding from the CSU System Venture Capital Fund, a new initiative to support innovation and promote collaboration in higher education […]