Startups

Sigmon says: Denver startup connects leagues with refs

iRef

Rob Sigmon knows his pitch sounds a little cliché. “Everybody wants to be the next Uber,” said Sigmon, the founder of Centennial-based startup iRef, which has just raised $200,000. “But we’re kind of designed around that concept of being an Uber for referees.”

iRef

Gear rental startup puts $1M raise in the crosshairs

getOutfitted

A Colorado Springs startup that rents skis and parkas to out-of-state visitors is looking to raise $1 million, as it adds more summer gear and lets customers use rentals as credit toward buying equipment.

getOutfitted

VCs pump $1.5M into imaging startup

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The founders of a Westminster startup have their hearts in the right place. CardioNXT co-founders Jerome Edwards and Dr. Bobby Kurian raised $1.5 million to test a tool they say will let doctors see inside the heart without increasing the cost of surgery. They like to say the heart is like a house, with plumbing… Read more »

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Software startup raises $11M

Convercent website

Denver-based compliance software startup Convercent has raised $11 million as it prepares to increase its workforce by a third.

Convercent website

Local entrepreneur creates ‘valet’ storage service

SquirrelBox - Cameron and Lindsey Smith

Cameron Smith is betting that all those Denver transplants moving into smaller and smaller dwellings will need a separate place to squirrel away those skis and mountain bikes. And snow tires.

SquirrelBox - Cameron and Lindsey Smith

Cybersecurity firm raises $4M, adds U.K. office

After acquiring a United Kingdom-based competitor in October, a Denver cybersecurity company has raised $4 million as it expands overseas and keeps developing its software.