Colorado’s passion for brewing is well documented, as evidenced by its No. 3 ranking among all states for number of craft breweries. And that passion is expanding beyond beer and into kombucha.
Following a kickoff that included Mayor Michael Hancock, DazBog coffee co-founders, a Denver fitness guru and the co-founders of The Skimm — here’s what’s new in the eighth year of Denver Startup Week.
The firm invested $630,000 in three Colorado nonprofits — The Commons on Champa, DreamSpring and Mi Casa Resource Center — that are supporting Denver’s underserved entrepreneurs and small business community.
Founder and CEO Nicholas Pardon says he sees the inbox as the first and last frontier of online media. And marketers, he says, don't always understand it.
Avid4 Adventure is an outdoor kid’s camp, but beyond the work it does at camp, the company focusing on the impact it makes on people. From ensuring its employees are happy, to committing to diversity, equity and inclusion practices, Avid4Adventure is leaning into the conversation.
With the accelerator, the hope is that these ten companies will gain the tools and resources they need to scale and grow not only their bottom line, but their impact.
Through work-based apprenticeship programs with local businesses, the new campus is attempting to create more successful pathways for students as they join either the workforce or a 4-degree program.
Al and Marianne Laws planned their whiskey out years and years before it ever came to life. Released this summer, the whiskey is the product of waiting and dedication.
While Kaiser opened in California in 1945, it expanded into Denver in 1969, starting in downtown Denver in its Franklin medical officer. 50 years later, it has grown from 712 members and six physicians to 31 Front Range Medical offices, 1,200 physicians, 6,700 employees and over 640,000 members.
The one-year-old bedding retailer is making quite a splash in a seemingly boring market. Sheets & Giggles won the 2018 Denver Startup Week pitch competition and was part of the 2019 class of Techstars Boulder.
For the 154 Colorado firms on the list, the average three-year revenue growth was 435% and the average revenue in 2018 was $22.34 million. In total, Colorado companies brought in a revenue of about $4.56 billion in 2018.
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck has recently been recognized for its practices in recruiting, retaining, promoting and developing women lawyers. Through establishing its Women’s Leadership Initiative and new benefits programs, the firm is putting diversity at the forefront of its business.