The Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) announced a new partnership with Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network Colorado (BEN Colorado) to manage the Denver Gazelles recognition program for Denver’s impressive network of fast-growing second-stage companies including such well-known local tech winners as Ping Identity, Welltok, Ibotta, and SendGrid. OED recognizes a new class of Gazelles annually during Denver Startup Week.
Silvergate Pharmaceuticals solves a significant problem in the health industry: when children are prescribed medication, there aren’t many compatible solutions for their age, and doctors often have to prescribe unconventional solutions like adjusted adult dosages. Frank Segrave and his team at Silvergate Pharmaceuticals are committed to developing and commercializing pediatric medications for children that are safe, effective, and readily available.
Rachio was founded during Denver Startup Week 2012 with the goal of getting sprinklers in-sync with rainstorms. However, the company was hardly more than a concept beforehand. Chris Klein, CEO of Rachio, said, “Going into the weekend, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I was in between ideas and was mostly looking to meet new people and work with any team that would have me. I ended up pitching a problem [sprinkler water efficiency] and a team formed around it..."
Denver, Colo.—March 29, 2017—The Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network Colorado (BEN Colorado) today announced that Nancy Phillips, president and CEO of ViaWest, Inc., and a member of the BEN Colorado Steering Committee, has contributed $25,000 to the Network’s Sustainability Initiative.
Denver, CO – Creating a tighter association and alliance, Blackstone Entrepreneur's Network (BEN), Colorado Companies to Watch (CCTW), and Colorado Thought Leaders Forum (CTLF) are pleased to announce the formation of the Entrepreneurs Consortium of Colorado (ECC). ECC is a consortium with the mission to foster a robust Colorado economic environment through the growth and support of entrepreneurial companies and their leaders.
Apto began as a brokerage team looking for a commercial real estate (CRE)-based CRM platform. Their options were limited: one solution was no longer in business, and the other was buggy and lacked support. There were no offerings that capitalized on cloud-based mobility, and many didn’t offer flexibility for unique business processes...
Before PaySimple, CEO Eric Remer and co-founder Allen Wolff owned a business that published ads for property managers. One day, they posed a question to their clients: “How can I make your life easier?” The response was unanimous: Make it easier to collect rent.
Prior to co-founding CirrusMD, Blake McKinney MD was an emergency physician who often helped his friends and family answer general medical questions. After an experience helping his sister with a sick baby over text and FaceTime, he realized there was a huge opportunity to connect doctors and patients by using smart devices...