Among those that raised cash: A robotics firm, two aerospace companies, and a business with an app for insurance agencies.
Golfkicks’ on-air deal with Mark Cuban in 2019 fell through but the TV exposure boosted awareness of the brand and sales have been climbing each year.
Moonshine Golf aims to fit the Colorado lifestyle and markets its clothing as good for the course, brewery, river or mountain.
Denver’s Guild Education, an employee training firm, raised the most of 38 Colorado startups with a $139.3 million haul.
“If the trucks are making good food and money, we’re happy,” said Blake Sanchez, co-owner of Run Westy Run.
“Colorado has really nice characteristics in terms of concentrations of wealth,” said Vino Vault CEO Jeff Anthony.
The Fathercraft bag, which will retail for $300, will suit most men better than the Kate Spade polka dot bag a founder had to use.
An aerospace company raises cash for the fourth month in a row, plus investors fund a wine brand, a health insurer, a solar energy firm and a bottle maker.
“Trade shows are our primary source of revenue growth,” said Safe Rx CEO Milton Cohen, who expects to visit 20 shows this year compared to four in 2021.
The $660 million raised was up $444 million compared to March, with $308 million going to one Denver company.