Edit ModuleShow Tags

TiE Denver Unveils Startup Ranking System

Using venture capital metrics, the organization announced the debut of the Colorado Startup Power Rankings


Published:

TiE Denver, the Colorado chapter of nonprofit TiE Global and formerly known as TiE Rockies, announced the creation of its Colorado Startup Power Rankings, a ranking system to assess promising statewide startups. The launch and initial judging session took place at the Propel Pitch event at Denver Startup Week last night at Galvanize (Platte Street), and will be followed by quarterly Power Ranking Socials.

In its re-brand and restructuring, the organization is calling upon community partners to collaborate with local entrepreneurs and investors with a new evaluation method. 

"Within our cluttered investor space, there is a huge challenge for investors and entrepreneurs alike to arrive at a reasonably standard approach to ranking companies ready for funding," says Jeff Schell, director of community partnerships with TiE Denver. "

Budding local startups will be assessed and ordered, creating the Colorado Startup Power Rankings. Once organized, the rankings will allow investors – both within and outside TiE – a speedy guide when sourcing investment opportunities. The evaluation will follow a standardized rubric, and the "Power Panel" of three judges will evaluate each startup's presentation according to the scoring rubric. Judges are vetted as TiE Charter Members and qualified officials of a TiE Community Partner. 

TiE Denver and Community Partners will celebrate the top 50 companies in the Colorado Startup Power Rankings at a gala event in November. 

Edit Module
ColoradoBiz staff

Get more content like this: Subscribe to the magazine | Sign up for our Free e-newsletter

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Related Articles

A Break-Even Analysis of Social Security Considerations

Our analysis for determining the right strategy for clients considers the following factors: 1) break-even analysis, 2) portfolio withdrawal needs, 3) earnings test and 4) planning for married couples. For this article, we will be focusing on break-even analysis.

The difference between marketing and branding

Too many good companies are held back by not knowing when to focus on branding and when to focus on marketing. Know when to double down on branding, double down on marketing and where the two overlap.

An overabundance of plastic, and irony

As the world becomes more aware of plastic, and the harm plastic is doing to the world, has grown exponentially. However, eliminating plastic entirely would require a complete lifestyle change for most consumers.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags