Startups

Backpack startup to debut on ‘Shark Tank’

A bag startup with three Kickstarter campaigns already is under its belt is taking on the shark investors on ABC’s “Shark Tank” in a new episode Friday.

Needle-free shot startup pulls in more investors

Hoping to sell its product to pharmaceutical companies, a Golden-based company that makes an injection system without using needles plans to have $6.7 million raised by the end of the month.

IV therapy startup plugs into Bonnie Brae

A former New York Met and Broncos cheerleader are teaming up on a new health startup that delivers a boost through IV drip sessions in Bonnie Brae.

New event venue springing up in Cherry Creek

A former furniture store is being converted into a new event space in Cherry Creek North, and its owners are hoping to start luring in Denver brides by the summer.

Nev. pot lab plants roots in Denver

Working to get its foot in the door before a change in state marijuana testing laws, a company with a Las Vegas facility is planning a $1 million lab to check for pesticides in medical marijuana.

Co-working chain launches $5M raise

One of the big players on the local co-working scene is passing the hat around to investors and has already raked in more than $3 million in a planned $5 million campaign.

Defense lawyers team up on new firm

A pair of criminal defense attorneys who were co-workers at a larger Denver firm have set up their own practice with a focus on pre-charge defense and various types of crimes.

Algae ink startup grows with crowdfunding

Using algae and special paper to create invisible ink artwork, a local startup has brought in $60,000 from a Kickstarter campaign, blowing its original goal out of the water.

In Uptown, new recipe for ice cream parlor

Dishing out a big investment to bring the bulk of ice cream production in-house, a dessert-loving couple is launching a new creamery in Uptown next month.