Space Angels Network...
About Space Angels Network
Space Angels Network is a professionally managed national network of seed- and early-stage investors focused on aerospace-related ventures. Space Angels Network members share a common passion for promoting the development of the aerospace industry and related technologies while also earning attractive returns on private investments. Space Angels Network facilitates investment in new aerospace ventures by connecting accredited investors with aerospace entrepreneurs on an online platform and through regular Aerospace Venture Forums, which offer entrepreneurs opportunities to pitch their ideas directly to investors specifically interested in aerospace.
Through our extended strategic relationships with venture capital firms, federal science and technology agencies, state economic development organizations, research universities, incentive prize organizations, incubators, and other partners, Space Angels Network creates a robust ecosystem for angel investors to connect with aerospace ventures that are seeking capital. For more information, please visit www.spaceangelsnetwork.com.
Innovation Center of the Rockies...
About Innovation Center of the Rockies
Founded in 2005, the Innovation Center of the Rockies is one of Americaís premier entrepreneurial support organizations. With its highly specialized team of mentors and advisers, the ICR defines a new model for business incubation across key industry sectors holding the most promise for the community, global economies and the environment. The industry sectors supported include clean technology, engineering, bioscience, IT/software, aerospace, and natural & organic foods. Located in one of the most dynamic entrepreneurial ecosystems for early-stage companies, the ICR blends the resources of business and academia to optimize opportunities for the technologies and companies of the future.
The Innovation Center of the Rockies is a non-profit incubator unique in that we concentrate on job creation and leverage the local entrepreneurial community in our efforts. About 75% of our effort is directed at commercializing technology emerging from the University of Colorado, Colorado State University and the Colorado School of Mines. About 25% of our effort is aimed at helping established high growth early stage companies overcome their key challenges. The commercialization effort has resulted in the Innovation Center of the Rockies working with 80+ research teams with 8 start-ups based on University Intellectual Property being formed. Our program helping established companies has touched almost 400 local start-ups.