The Term Sheet: Startup funding roundup for April

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Denver startups raised a total of $250 million in the month of April, with Boulder startups chipping in another $123 million, according to SEC Form D filings.

Denver’s capital raises were led by LongPoint Minerals, an oil and gas company, which raised $200 million, according to SEC documents. The firm also raised $525 million in 2016.

BusinessDen defines startups as firms less than 10 years old, and excludes funds and real estate ventures.

Including LongPoint Minerals, startups across the state raised a total of $387 million in April. In total, Colorado businesses raised $854 million, with Denver businesses raising $649 million and Boulder raising $153 million.

BusinessDen takes Form Ds filed through the SEC and tallies them together to come up with funding totals.

For more details on April’s capital raises, download our spreadsheet here.

Here is BusinessDen’s previous coverage of startups that raised money last month:

  • Apto, a software platform for real estate agents, raised $6 million this April.
  • Orderly Health, a health tech startup that answers health questions through texts or online platforms, received $150,000 in fresh funding in April.
  • Schoolrunner, an education tech startup, received $500,000 for its software that saves teachers and administrators time.
  • Rovr, a fancy cooler from Boulder, pocketed $400,000 in fresh capital.

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