Startups

Airstream rental startup hits lawsuit speed bump

A local business that renovates and rents out vintage Airstreams has been sued by the trailer company for copyright infringement, and the owner says he is planning on switching up the company name.

Diet company sets $2M New Year’s resolution

More than halfway to its goal already, a manufacturer of diet supplements and snack lines known for its celebrity endorsements has a $2 million capital raise in the works.

Fitness franchise zeroes in on over-50 crowd

In a departure from yoga studios and CrossFit gyms, a new fitness venture in Lakewood is combining low-impact machines and personal training to cater to the growing baby boomer population.

Capital raise delivers for meal startup

A young company with a big-name local chef as a partner is hoping to expand in the Denver metro area with an additional $310,000 it raised from investors last week.

Broker dives into business side of pot

With the marijuana industry’s moving-target regulations, a former developer has built a new business on brokering the deals of Denver’s cannabis companies.

Software startup for cannabis clients raises $8M

A company that helps marijuana shops and growers track, manage and supervise their inventory has finished up its first capital raise, drawing in $8 million from about a dozen investors.

Portable solar startup raises $5.4M

A company that has developed a small solar charger for smartphones and other devices has closed out another capital raise and is planning to expand its Westminster solar facility.