With Innovation and Adaptability, Colorado’s Startups will propel us forward

Excitement and optimism met with innovation and creativity thrust the entrepreneurial spirit into gear. Startups are solving some of Colorado’s and the world’s biggest challenges.

Cultivating the climate for startups to ideate, test, and build new products and services that are ripe for market introduction and ready for investment.

From ideation to IPO, Colorado has developed a growing and successful start-up culture that is disrupting industries with better solutions for consumers and other businesses.  With a shared passion for innovation, Energize Colorado brings innovative minds, financiers, and change-makers together to accelerate new businesses to market.

Colorado has welcomed some of the fastest-growing companies in the nation and our startup ecosystem continues to develop every day. We’re working to diversify our workforce by better facilitating pipeline development and inclusion and we’re helping ensure Colorado becomes the new home for additional startup and venture capital.

86%

The growth of capital invested in Colorado companies in the past five years

$10.5M

The average Colorado Series A funding round doubled in size since 2016

OUR GOALS

As new solutions that challenge the status quo accelerate to market by Colorado’s entrepreneurs, unifying the start-up community across Colorado’s geographies and demographics will create even more opportunities for shared success. Energize Colorado provides mentorship and mental health services, access to professional networks and promotes a resilient and equitable state-wide start-up ecosystem to attract investors and talented professionals.

DID YOU KNOW?

SaaS is the leading industry for Colorado based startups and Colorado ranks 6th in the US for total amount of VC deals

RESOURCES FOR STARTUPS

VOLUNTEERS ARE THE ENGINE OF ENERGIZE COLORADO

We have an active group of 100 volunteers across the State. We’re building a better, more equitable future together.

Jason Reuter is Vice President of Product Strategy and Research at Brown Brothers Harriman. At Energize Colorado, he serves as a mentor.

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