A sweet spin on eGifting. We are changing the way people send gifts. With Suarwish, you send an eCard letting them know they have received a sweet gift and then receiver picks what candy they would like to receive. Sweet Happiness. Delivered.
Ibotta is a technology company building tools to empower consumers and simplify their daily lives. We've done this by completely reimagining the way consumers learn about and interact with their favorite brands. The result is a mobile experience that replaces couponing with fun game-like interactions giving consumers what they actually want: rebates redeemable in all major retailers, and real cash rewards instead of credit or points.
Junior Achievement’s mission is to prepare young people to thrive in the 21st century workplace and global economy by inspiring a passion for free enterprise and entrepreneurship, and instilling an understanding of personal financial literacy.
We power our local economic future by reaching students in grades K -12 through business volunteers and JA’s engaging curriculum that focuses on financial literacy, workforce readiness and entrepreneurship.
Blue Star Recyclers is a social enterprise with a mission of providing ethical recycling to create jobs for people with autism and other disabilities.
ShareLingo is a social enterprise that believes in connecting communities through language. We do this by offering outreach in the form of classes with 5 native speakers of both Spanish and English. We believe that through the medium of language, we can help break down barriers such as fear of embarrassment, location, motivation, technology, and cost, to create a more unified and accepting society. We have a goal of having one million students, and of taking our language classes national, then global!
BlueIron finances patents for startups and midsize companies, giving you better and faster patent protection than you can get at any law firm - but at an affordable monthly payment.
The battlegrounds over video games between kids and parents has been ongoing for decades. Currently parent's are losing - Media Leash is looking to change that with simple and transparent technology to keep kids lives a bit more balanced.
A start-up company focused on creating innovative, American made watches and watch accessories. Started by four Penn State University students, Vortic Watches has multiple patents pending regarding watch bands and watch cases. Vortic is based in Fort Collins, Colorado building custom made watches and designing the future of wrist wear.
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Personalized martial arts for professionals and individuals of all ages.
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College newspapers are the most widely read news source amongst the 20+ million college students in the U.S., more than half of them read every single issue. Ads in college newspapers perform about twice as well as ads in traditional print at prices comparable to ads online. Before College Press Club, advertisers had to call and contract with a student at every paper they wanted to be in. Our automated buying platform makes it easy to buy and manage ads in college newspapers.
Snipcart is a developer-centric e-commerce solution that lets developers add a fully customizable, extensive shopping cart platform to any website with a single line of code. We connect to existing payment gateways like Stripe and PayPal. Without ever leaving the website, customers can go through the checkout process in a mobile friendly environment. Store owners can manage all of their sales, products and discounts directly through Snipcart’s administration dashboard or through our API.
V3 Media Marketing produces high-quality, highly-engaging video marketing content to help companies raise awareness and generate sales for their products and services.
EdgeRocket offers a new and dramatically better way for companies to provide online learning for their employees. Based on a saas model, the EdgeRocket web application allows employees to identify and access great learning resources (such as online courses, videos or articles) so they can build knowledge and skills, and track their learning accomplishments. EdgeRocket also provides social learning tools and administration functionality for company managers.
Innovative Investments Inc. (referred to as "The Parent Company") of which is, a multi-project startup entity. The parent will provide the sales of our Work Cafe' Studio/MTS 4 Rents Region Franchise. The parent will leverage its mission, of (1) "To bring cost-effective solid waste reduction through pay-by-weight waste collection into municipalities and rural areas worldwide." (2) "Providing affordable Green-Smart home ownership & Tool Rental of those priced out of the current housing market"
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BillTrack50 tracks legislation from all 50 states and Congress. Searching is free and unlimited. Tracking services are available to our subscribers
We are the market leaders in the IP management and technology transfer software industry primarily serving the academic sector. For 22 years we have been providing innovative software and services to 400 customers in 22 countries. In upcoming months, we will be introducing a new product line and growing a team around that effort to provide SaaS and services to SMEs.
We are building a B2B business intelligence platform for small and medium businesses. “Ben” calculates a 2.0 credit score via our advanced algorithm to more fairly depict a company’s image by today’s standards.
geekrowd loves social, so we have built the first Social Platform that is agnostic to what device, language, or thing you love. The best part is, we built it for you! No more do you have to worry about: where am I gonna host, what technologies am I gonna use, how am I gonna scale when I get my first million users. We figured that out for you!
Performa is a concept start-up that tracks athletic history, records, performance and activity for the everyday athlete and coach. With use of athletic identification numbers (AINs) given to athletes and coaches, Performa allows users to register and create a transferable athletic record profile regardless of age, sport, level or location. Manage. Monitor. Connect. Engage.
Schmack is an iOS app that standardizes the platform of the "Confessions" Facebook pages that have materialized at nearly every major university across the US. The app enables a student to post text or picture to their college feed in real-time either anonymously or as themselves. Students can also "schmack talk" to other university feeds for a .99 option. It is set apart from other anonymous sharing apps by being niche to the user and enables sharing either anonymously or not.
Yonomi is a mobile app and Cloud service that simplifies and automates consumers’ interactions with connected devices such as Sonos, Nest, FitBit and Philips Hue. Unlike multi-radio hub based solutions such as SmartThings, Yonomi creates powerful automation and coordination capabilities without the need for a bespoke hardware controller. Instead, it leverages the inherent power of the pervasive smart phones and tablets already in the home as a means to relay messages to other devices.
Year of Yes is a Law of Attraction focused business development and personal coaching business. Tracee's belief is that if you really step into your souls purpose your business and life will be successful. Tracee coaches individuals to truly step into their life's purpose and create their dreams in business and life.
IT Liquidators is a nationwide buyer of surplus corporate IT equipment, specializing in IT asset recovery and advocating reuse as a sustainable model for decommissioned technology. Instead of paying to have equipment hauled away, we purchase it. All systems are wiped of confidential data with our certified data destruction process. We only partner with R2 and e-Stewards certified recycling facilities; this means zero landfill disposal, and the highest commitment to environmental stewardship.
CY3D Printing is a new 3D printing service in Fort Collins. This isn't like any "maker-space" you've seen because of the high-quality parts, fast delivery speed and professional service.CY3D Printing uses the ProX-500 Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) production printer. This new machine produces tough nylon parts that are smooth, line free, much stronger than ABS plastic, and suitable for end-use in manufacturing & prototyping.
Locals Love Us is a group of people who believe that there is a lot to love in every community, but that it’s not always easy to find. Our world of constant negative news and online attacks can cause us to lose sight of what we really love about where we live. Our passion is to sift through the noise, discover what the locals love and then let everyone know about it. We call it sharing the love.
RAMP coordinates and mentors junior broadcasters to produce professional quality interviews, as well as giving local emerging musicians the opportunity to be heard locally and internationally.
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We picture a world where all children have access to an abundance of books that celebrate their languages and cultures.
We create picture book abundance by employing the convenience of digital technology and the power of community-based funding to put books in every home.
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We are a social enterprise company that brings private-sector cause marketing together with public and civic organization’s efforts to eliminate illiteracy at a community, state, national and global scale. Our innovative pricing and publishing models create new roles for corporations, cultural institutions and civic groups to play in solving this significant social issue.
P2Binvestor is the first and only social funding platform for receivables-backed lines of credit. We provide small businesses with necessary working capital by crowdfunding their receivables to investors on our website. P2Binvestor is disrupting the 136 billion dollar receivables finance market. Our platform is making it easier and more efficient for small businesses to get the working capital they need to grow.
InnovatioNews is a publishing company focused on telling stories of innovation in Colorado. We publish an online news website that is updated daily with digest newsletters published daily and weekly.
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Career Life Planning
Employee engagement and retention tools
Dregalla Medical Technologies LLC
The medical technology industry promises to make advancements which will improve human life, and high-impact companies, capable of delivering solutions to previously unmet medical needs, offer significant potential for profit to shareholders. The founders of Dregalla Medical Technologies, LLC have identified a chronic problem in the wound healing field and have engineered a solution to improve both clinical outcomes and patient quality of life following injury by blocking scar tissue formation.
A social funding and collaboration platform designed to exchange resources to support ideas and impact community.
Your Local Connection (YLC) works with manufacturing companies to understand the total cost of their manufacturing operations and sourcing locations (capturing all incidental costs such as freight, tariffs and regulatory compliance). Then YLC looks at alternative manufacturing locations and suppliers closer to customer markets to reduce lead time, operational and inventory costs. YLC also works with start ups to scale manufacturing efforts from beginning phases to world-class, enterprise scale operations.
BAUS Tech is a drone service providing company. Our fleet of aerial drones can offer a birds-eye-view advantage that can help customers and businesses alike. We currently specialize in aerial photography but we are researching a number of other custom applications including: agriculture, real-estate, mapping, search&rescue, inspection, and delivery.
CDP Innovation’s product, SnapSurance is a home inventory system that uses a cloud-based interface system with smart phone/smart device app capabilities. SnapSurance uses UPC codes of home products and the camera system of smart devises to scan the UPC and then SnapSurance categorizes, catalogs, and stores information about insured items. The information is securely stored in the cloud where it is accessible anywhere there is internet service. This creates a highly accurate record of belongings that can be used at any time and can be directly linked to an insurance company’s database.
The Silver Seed is the newest addition to the rapidly evolving food truck dining scene in Fort Collins. Coming May 2014, The Silver Seed stands apart with its strong connection to local farms and CSAs in the Northern Colorado area, supporting intense focus on providing healthy and delicious nourishment to our community. Owners, Taylor Smith and Melanie Boyna, have a combined 14 years of experience in the service industry giving this duo an edge in understanding the in’s and out’s of both back-of-house and front-of-house operations.
The app formally known as Beacon helps your business find the best place to call home by producing a single score based on a comprehensive evaluation of factors and public data.
GCA was a finalist from the Go Code Colorado challenge weekend in Fort Collins.
Next Generation Systems (NGS) is a start-up company that is developing a product that gives parents and teachers better ways to teach English grammar. It’s called WordParts and will soon be available for home and school use. The cornerstone of our solution is the use of 3-D shapes to represent parts of speech. This uniqueness is found in our physical kits and software APPs that provide a complete toolkit for the teaching of English grammar.
We help cloud computing companies increase customer loyalty and business performance.
The Scoop Blog Network is developing hyper-local niche blog content to help residents discover lifestyle aspects of Fort Collins.
Living Ink Technologies has developed a patent pending living ink process using algae to create a more unique and sustainable world. The living ink has many applications, but the initial product is a time-lapse greeting card where the ink forms by harnessing carbon dioxide and sunlight.
Fort Collins Startup Week is a celebration of everything entrepreneurial in Northern Colorado from leading edge tech to social innovation, maker labs to music, tasty hops to leaps in bioscience, and some of the coolest and quirkiest main street establishments anywhere in the country. Fort Collins has a rich 150 year history grounded by innovation and inspired by entrepreneurial successes. This week will celebrate that rich history and the exciting future that NoCo will play a critical role in leading the world into in the years to come. The event will crescendo with the inaugural Blue Ocean Enterprise Challenge which is the world's largest prize ($250k) business pitch competition! The event is intended to unite the entrepreneurial community across the Front Range of Colorado and will celebrate the great companies, people, innovation and ideas happening in our city and state. Enjoy several tracks including - Capital Access, Design & Creation, Talent, Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation, & Public Policy. Events include sessions, presentations, panels, workshops, happy hours, social events, job fairs, bike races, phenomenal beer, music, and much more.
College Pedi Cabs is a sustainable tourism company that is designed to help colleges sell their most under utilized asset, the city they are located. Many colleges lack the resources to show potential students the city around the campus and help them understand how the University and the city help each other. These students get the opportunity to experience the city culture first hand and get to see where all of the popular destinations are in town. College Pedi Cabs use start of the art cabs that place students and their families in front of the driver instead of having them behind the driver. This gives them the benefit of being able to see 360 degrees and have our drivers be able to communicate with them easier. The cabs are also equipped with electric assist engines that allow the bikes to travel quickly and put less strain on the driver. The engines also capture the kinetic energy of the biker while they are pedaling creating for energy for the bike.. This 100% electric engine is the first of its kind to be place on a pedi cab.
Fargreen is a social enterprise selling socially responsible, eco-friendly, high quality mushrooms produced by rural farmers in Vietnam. Fargreen exists with the mission of using entrepreneurship as the tool to solve social and environmental problems.
InteliVideo provide an eCommerce payment platform for digital assets. We help people who have educational content. We make sure the proper parties are paid that the video is protected and distributed to customers.