Lane Hornung’s introduction to the real estate industry came while working with a real estate startup. He saw that the industry was broken, and he knew with the power of the internet, it could be fixed.
Nine years ago, Andrew Graham purchased Clinic Service and began shifting the culture from the normal command/control model to a new one of collaboration.
Denver-based startup Utivity aims to encourage its user base to “Do More,” connecting adventure seekers with teachers – from athletes to instructors to artist – across a wide range of activity. And the company lives by its own creed, as evidenced by its recent growth.
A visionary on the horizon: Emergy, a company that uses a fungus cultivated in brewery wastewater to create the carbon-based materials needed to make batteries for smartphones and laptops.
The American health care system benefits when tech innovators with fresh ideas and a passion for speed are able to work hand-in-hand with physicians who bring real-world clinical experience and a focus on patient care.
Veteran-owned Oakman Aerospace contributes to Colorado’s impressive standing in the industry, providing cutting-edge products and services involved in space systems architectures, spacecraft and satellite design.
Find out more about the 2016 Colorado Companies to Watch that are offering services and creative solutions to a wide range of problems.
“Avid4 Adventure is on a mission to serve as many children as possible,” founder David Secunda says. “We firmly believe that kids need to spend as much time as possible at an early age away from the lure of video games and other screens.”
So why are the lawn sprinklers running while it’s raining? That was the “Aha!” moment that led to the Iro, Rachio’s wi-fi enabled controller and mobile app that allows users to set it and forget it, making water conservation painless.
Given the state of parking in any big city, it’s tough to believe there are actually more than 100 million parking spaces nationwide. The problem, Parkifi founders Ryan Sullivan and Rishi Malik discovered, was a lack of data.
Their first Durango location was a vacant gas station. Their second, perched along the Animas River, featured live music and an existing mini golf course, a perfect blend of fun and food. Serious Texas Bar-B-Q was a hit.
Here are the medical disruptors named in Colorado Companies to Watch's class of 2016.