Startups

Another booze business sets sights on RiNo

Block Distillery ftd

A startup distillery hopes to raise $1million to get its Larimer Street production and taproom off the ground while other area distilling companies pick up speed.

Health tech firm raises $33M

precision biopsy ftd

An Aurora company working on launching a new method for prostate cancer screenings has raised a large chunk of cash to make new hires and push the product to market.

Berkeley deli and meat market preps for launch

Il Porcellino Miner Albano ftd

Preparations are heating up for an upcoming deli and homemade cured-meat market, where two former caterers are converting their meat-curing hobby into a business.

Bike startup victorious at $30K pitch contest

Guerrilla Gravity bike manufacturing ftd

A mountain bike maker’s third run at an annual startup competition has paid off, and now the company is looking at new models, increased production, and a larger space.

90 seconds will win one business $20K

FirstBank elevator pitch competition ftd

The elevator pitch could finally come in handy for Colorado startups as an area bank launches its first video pitch contest next month with a prize of $20,000.

Athlete health center reaching into new markets

denver sports recovery ftd

A startup offering sports chiropractors and other health services for athletes is bulking up its Highlands home and also looking for new locations in Boulder and the southern part of the Denver metro area.

Food truck owner kicks up sauce startup

Chile Billy ftd

Hoping to spread his bottled sauces to more stores, a food truck operator is bumping up production and online sales and is on the lookout for a distribution deal.