Startup companies in Colorado and throughout the country have long been the darlings of the tech and innovation worlds, catching the eye of investors and entrepreneurs. But what are the common mistakes to avoid?
Ever curl up by the fire in your favorite pajamas with a good book on securities law? Though quaint at first, the dense 1930s legalese gets old fast in any attempt to comprehend the statutes that stifle entrepreneurs to this day.
In 1997, a Steamboat Springs-based snowboarder named Gary Hammerslag had one of those insights that makes consumers lives’ easier and entrepreneurs wealthy. Hammerslag saw something that wasn’t there, a niche nobody had noticed.
Over scrambled eggs and smoked salmon with Jeff Bussgang of Flybridge Capital (he had yogurt), we talked about immigration reform and our broken immigration system.
Plenty of bars in Denver allow leashed dogs on their patios, but brothers Justin and Jerad Henry envisioned something grander when they opened the Watering Bowl in November 2013 on a property that includes a large A-frame building previously used for auctioning antiques.
Divorce can be a shattering experience. It knocks your socks off even when it is best to end the marriage. When you go through a divorce, you really go through four divorces: emotional, parental; financial and legal.
Christy Sports’ product line is just one linchpin in the Lakewood-based company’s steady expansion that now spans more than five decades. During that time the snow-sports retailer has weathered recessions, industry consolidation, the emergence of e-commerce, and competition from big-box stores and multi-sport giants.
The new Colorado law goes beyond current federal protections by prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, including transgender status, for all employers, not just those that are federal contractors.
Think about some of the famous brands you see every day. Everyone recognizes these brands, and expect a certain experience whether walking into a store selling that brand at the airport on the other side of the country, or a store down the street.
Ever wonder why some startups get investment capital while others struggle, fade and disappear?
Everywhere you look, Denver is growing. This means increased competition for top talent, customers and market share.
Recently, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) released a new financial reporting framework. The framework is available for private companies.