Take control of your sprinkler system with Rachio


Rachio was announced the winner of the Glorious Failure competition on day 2 of the Coin Summit in Denver, Colorado in 2013. The prize for this outstanding accomplishment was $50,000 in cash. The Founders stated that they would use the prize money to put their product into production which is […]

Webroot’s renewed success through significant transformation


We know Webroot as the one that pioneered anti-spyware in the late 1990s. During that time, its product Spysweeper was a best-seller when desktop computers dominated offices. The company has quite lost the limelight when other anti-spyware products emerged from other industry leaders McAfee, Kaspersky Labs and Symantec. But the […]

Dining made easy with Splick.it


One of Denver’s new rising stars is Splick.it. The founders have developed a system of mobile applications and websites that bring dining out straight to your mobile device. Their startup runs a convenient mobile and web based ordering, billing and loyalty system for some of the most popular restaurants. The […]

Nanoly Bioscience, A Dedicated Humanitarian Spotlight


Humanitarian necessity is at the heart of what drives Nanoly Bioscience in the development of a chemical that enables vaccines to be transported, delivered and stored all over the world with no refrigeration needed. Based in Boulder, Colorado, Nanoly Bioscience is making a difference to say the least with their […]

Solar Cell Maker Ampulse Announces $8M Series A Round


Ampulse Corporation announced that it has closed an $8M Series A round led by Globespan Capital Partners and El Dorado Ventures. Also participating in the round were existing investors Battelle Ventures an Innovation Valley Partners. Ampulse seeks to combine the conversion efficiencies of crystalline-silicon solar panels with the convenience and cost […]

Luca Technologies Receives Notification of Allowance of Key Patent


Luca Technologies, Inc announced that it was notified by the US Patent and Trade office that one of its key patents has been allowed. Based in Golden, Colorado, Luca is developing technology to harvest natural gas from underground hydrocarbon deposits using microorganisms that process the large hydrocarbons into methane in the […]

31 Companies Present at 2011 Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor Conference


The second Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor and Partnering Conference brought together a diverse group of 31 companies and investors at the Brown Palace hotel on Friday. The program included discussion of the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes and The Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology at the University […]

Second Class of Boettcher Investigators Announced


The Boettcher Foundation announced its second class of investigators in the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program. This program provides grants of between $200,000 and $300,000 to assist early-career investigators (ECIs) engaged in biomedical science research in Colorado. These grants provide ECIs, defined as those who are four years or less from […]

Sophono Receives FDA Clearance for Hearing Device


Sophono announced that it has received FDA clearance for its implantable Otomag Alpha 1(M) Bone Conduction Hearing System. The Alpha 1(M) can treat several hearing disorders including conductive and mixed hearing loss, as well as single sided deafness. The offers distinct advantages from current implanted bone conduction hearing devices that require […]

GoldLab Symposium Discusses Genomics, Rare Diseases, and More


The Second Annual GoldLab Symposium brought together a diverse group of presenters for a two day event. According to Larry Gold, the leader of the event and founder and CEO of Somalogic, this year’s event had a dual focus on the various “omics” – genomics, proteomics, transcriptionomics, etc – and […]