Allen Lim didn’t grow up with the dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Through coaching CU Boulder cycling, USA Cycling, and multiple Pro Cycling Tour teams, he was surrounded by athletes throughout his life. One thing that was always a concern was the sugary sports drinks they consumed.
CU Boulder startup LongPath Technologies, a leading provider of patented continuous emissions detection and quantification technology, has raised $22 million in Series A funding. The round included Buff Gold Ventures, a firm focused on deep tech investments coming out of the University of Colorado.
Forbes—Using a technology called reversible metal electrodeposition, Tynt makes windows with the ability to adjust their tint to optimize visual and thermal comfort and reduce building energy consumption from light and HVAC use. Cofounders Tyler Hernandez and Michael Strand were named on Forbes' 30 Under 30 list.
Commercialization activities led by Venture Partners at the University of Colorado Boulder had an economic impact of $8 billion nationally and $5.2 billion in the state of Colorado over the last five years, according to a new report from the Leeds School of Business, a four-fold increase in impact since the previous report published in 2019.
With this technology, once accessible only to professional scientists but now free to all, researchers can remotely use CU Boulder startup ColdQuanta’s quantum-matter machine to design potentially transformative innovations.
Twelve teams of University of Colorado faculty, researchers and graduate student innovators competed for a combined $1.25 million in startup funding grants in this year’s Venture Challenge (LVC). Judges from CU Boulder’s entrepreneurial network heard Shark-Tank-style pitches across two nights, one for innovations in biosciences and another for physical sciences and engineering.