Startups

Longboard startup races for funding

A RiNo longboard startup is hoping to make a big investment in new equipment it thinks could transform the industry.

Home sensor startup scores $2M

After getting off the ground with help from a $280,000 crowdfunding campaign, a home monitoring system has raised $2 million from investors to fuel its product launch.

Denver’s newest ride: the tuk tuk

Three buddies have just launched a RiNo business that sells tuk tuks, electric trikes that can be used to shuttle goods or passengers. And they’ve got three of the exotic vehicles cruising through downtown Denver picking up fares at $3 a pop.

Valet startup rolls out app downtown

Hoping to capitalize on the frustrations of downtown drivers, a new mobile app is offering on-demand valets in some of the city’s most cramped neighborhoods.

Hot Kickstarter campaign for cooler

A Denver startup with a prototype cooler that slips inside a backpack has its first round of funding in the bag.

Doggie fro-yo startup fetches angel investor

After making an appearance on “Shark Tank,” a local startup that makes frozen yogurt for dogs has found a way to get its treats into the hands of more pet lovers.