Colorado startups raised a total of $295 million in the month of November, according to a BusinessDen tally of Form Ds filed through the SEC.
That’s more than double the same month last year; when startups in the Centennial state raised $120 million in November 2016.
In Denver, Liberty Resources led the charge, raising a total of $125 million. The company operates hydraulic fracturing and other technologies in North Dakota.
In total, Denver startups raised $234 million, while startups in Boulder and the rest of the state raised $43 million and $17 million, respectively.
BusinessDen defines a startup as a company that is less than 10 years old and excludes funds and real estate ventures.
Including non-startup companies, Colorado businesses raised a grand total of $628 million during November, according to Form D filings.
You can download a spreadsheet of last month’s capital raises here.
Here is BusinessDen’s previous coverage of startups that raised money in November:
– Gravity One Climbing & Fitness, a new climbing gym opening in Broomfield, raised $1.4 million.
– MeetMindful, a dating website for yogis, raised $1 million.
– MassRoots, a marijuana social network, raised $545,000.