The Term Sheet: Startup funding roundup for April

Yai’s Thai received a $150,000 capital raise for expansion of its Thai sauces into grocery stores. (Yai’s Thai)

Colorado startups raised $86 million in the month of April.

Excluded from April’s roundup of capital raises was LongPoint Minerals, which raised $335 million last month.

Startups in Denver raised $25 million and peers in Boulder raised $14 million.

Across the rest of the state, young companies brought in $47 million in fresh funding, according to a tally of SEC Form D filings.

BusinessDen defines a startup as a company that’s less than 10 years old and excludes publicly traded companies, funds and real estate ventures.

Last year, startups raised $387 million in April, including the funding from LongPoint Minerals. In 2016, startups raised $71 million.

Companies across Colorado – not just startups – raised $748 million in total.

Download BusinessDen’s spreadsheet of funding from April here.

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

Cannabis company Dixie Brands in Denver raised $4 million.

Coworking and tech school company Galvanize raised $7 million.

Boulder-based sauce startup Yai’s Thai raised $1 million.

Salida-based snack company Don’t Go Nuts raised $3 million.

Payment processing firm QRails raised $1 million.

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