Tagged: colorado

Colorado Pro-Crypto ICO Bill Fails

A bill (HB 1426) that would have made Colorado a haven for ICO’s (Initial Coin Offerings) failed to pass a third reading Wednesday in the Colorado Legislature by a narrow margin of 18-17, the Denver Post reports. ICO’s are a type of tradable “digital asset”… Read More

Alpine Bank Selects Fintech Avoka to Build Customized Account-Opening Experience

On Tuesday, fintech startup Avoka announced that Colorado-based Alphine Bank has selected the Avoka Transact Platform to enhance its digital presence. Avoka reported that it will deliver completely digital account openings that include ID verification, funding, and immediate establishment of the account. The company noted… Read More

Funding Circle Expands US Ops into Rocky Mountain State, Poised for Mile High Growth

Funding Circle, a leading small business loans platform, has expanded its U.S. operations with a second office in Denver, Colorado. With the move Funding Circle will look to hire around 290 new employees in the Denverarea over the next two years to support the company’s… Read More

Bouck Brothers Distillery Seeks Growth Funds on Indiegogo/Microventures

Bouck Brothers Whiskey, a distillery located in Idaho Springs, Colorado, has launched a funding round on Indiegogo/Microventures’ equity crowdfunding platform. The company describes itself as a small batch distillery and tasting room that specializes in unique whiskey and adventurous spirits. Bouck Brothers Distilling currently offers five spirits,… Read More

Recoup Fitness Syncs with WeFunder for First Capital Raise, Already Counts NHL, NBA, NFL & MLB Players as Clients

Recoup Fitness founder and CEO Matt Hyder has partnered with WeFunder, a US regulation crowdfunding portal, for his company’s first capital raise.  The Colorado-based fitness company aims to raise $1.07 million, having quickly secured over $20K from 7 investors. Funding will be used to increase manufacturing and… Read More

iFunding Selects The Bruckal Group For Denver Senior Bridge Loan

Over the weekend, real estate crowdfunding platform iFunding announced it had raised a total of $750,000 for a senior bridge loan in Denver, Colorado. The website confirmed that this loan is structured to accommodate a dynamic real estate strategy. The Bruckal Group was selected for the loan… Read More

Lendio Reveals Top 10 Best States for Small Business Lending (Infographic)

Lendio, an online service that helps business owners find small business loans, announced on Friday its top 10 best states for small business lending. This list was created in celebration of National Small Business Week and is based on lending data from the platform, which… Read More

XTI Aircraft CEO on Expanding StartEngine Initiative: We Had Received 2,000 Expressions of Interest

Last month, Colorado-based XTI Aircraft Co. (XTI) announced it has extended its TriFan 600 campaign on StartEngine. This was after the company secured $20.6 million in non-binding expressions of interest. XTI has designed a 6 seater, vertical take-off and landing aircraft that has the potential to… Read More

Dealstruck Success CAUTION: Brewing Co. Expands Business By Opening New Location

On Wednesday, Dealstruck announced one of its customers, Colorado-based CAUTION: Brewing Co., finalized a second location called CAUTION: West. The marketplace leader revealed that since the sale of its first beer in 2011, CAUTION: has experienced marked revenue growth. Before launching the second location, the company received numerous… Read More

Family of Planned Parenthood Attack Victim Receives Nearly $240,000 Through YouCaring Initiative

  Last month, Officer Garrett Swasey, a police officer at the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs, was killed during the recent attack on the city’s Planned Parenthood office. Immediately following the deadly situation, a YouCaring campaign was launched to help the victim’s family. The… Read More

YouCaring Announces “10 Most Compassionate Compassionate Cities And States” & Service Promise to Users

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform YouCaring announced “The 10 Most Compassionate Cities and States,” which highlights the areas of the U.S. that best demonstrate the spirit of helping others and giving back.YouCaring, which provides free crowdfunding for personal and charitable causes, such as medical expenses and… Read More

InvestLocal is First Investment Crowdfunding Platform Under Colorado Exemption

InvestLocal is the first investment crowdfunding platform to take advantage of the  Colorado Crowdfunding Act which went into effect this past August. But expect it to be joined by several other platforms which have filed the Form CF-3 to act as an online funding intermediary… Read More

Colorado’s Sunflower Seed Butter Good Luck Chuck Launches CircleUp Initiative to Raise $750,000 For Expansion

Good Luck Chuck LLC, a Boulder-based sunflower seed butter company, announce this week that it has initiated its first round of funding through crowdfunding platform, CircleUp. The brand stated: “Good Luck Chuck seeks to gain a national acceptance by appealing to groups that are typically ignored… Read More

Brief: EquityEats & EzyXchange First to Register Under Colorado’s Crowdfunding Act

Last month, Colorado government officials announced that its new crowdfunding law was set to go into effect on August 5th, which allows residents participate in equity projects. Governor John Hickenlooper signed the Colorado Crowdfunding Act into law back in April, which allows the state’s residents to be able to… Read More

Colorado’s Equity Crowdfunding Law Is Set to Go Live August 5th

Just four months after Colorado announced its equity crowdfunding law, the Centennial State’s government officials announced that its residents will be able to participate in equity funding projects starting this upcoming Wednesday. Governor John Hickenlooper signed the Colorado Crowdfunding Act into law back in April, which will allow the state’s… Read More

SlamData Raises $3.6M During Seed Funding Round to Build “Tableau” for NoSQL Data

SlamData Inc., commercial developer of the SlamData open source project, today announced the company has raised a significant seed funding round led by True Ventures. The financing will be used to enhance the visual analytics and Enterprise capabilities of the project as well as expand… Read More

GoFundMe Shuts Down Campaign Dedicated to the Family of Colorado Murder Suspect Dynel Lane

It’s a devastating story that has been shocking America for a couple months now. A Colorado woman by the name of Dynel Lane took to online personal website Craigslist to sell some baby clothes. Future mom Michelle Wilkins responded to the ad and met with Lane on March 18th… Read More

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Signs Equity Crowdfunding Act into Law

On Monday, Governor John Hickenlooper signed the Colorado Crowdfunding Act into law which will allow the state’s residents to be able to stock in local companies without becoming an accredited investor. Earlier this year, a drafted crowdfunding legislation for Colorado was presented that will facilitate crowdfunding by authorizing… Read More

Colorado Votes Yes to Expand Crowdfunding

Colorado’s Senate today approved a bill that would make the state at least the 15th to create more straightforward regulations for residents who want to invest in Colorado companies through online intermediaries, noted the Associated Press. House Bill 1246, the Colorado Crowdfunding Act, would expand the pool of… Read More

Colorado’s Stryd Hits Kickstarter For Wearable Running Power Meter; Captures Over $50,000 in Four Hours

Starting today, runners and coaches can get their hands on Stryd, a wearable device to measure running power, through a campaign on crowdfunding giant, Kickstarter. Created by Princeton engineers and backed by some of the biggest names in endurance sports, Stryd gives runners a way to accurately measure… Read More