Explore the latest news about Venture Partners at CU Boulder and keep up to date on the impact CU's startups and technologies are making.


Cities of the future may be built with algae-grown limestone

June 23, 2022

Minus Materials is propelling eco-friendly construction with carbon-neutral cement


Methane: As concerns rise about this greenhouse gas, CU startup works to plug leaks

June 8, 2022

Venture Partners spinout LongPath Technologies CTO discusses research journey after testifying before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee June 8


Inaugural deep tech accelerator opens new doors and markets for campus startups

June 7, 2022

Deep tech cohort pitches progress after inaugural accelerator.

Solid Power

Powering the next generation of vehicles: Solid Power begins pilot production of solid-state EV batteries

June 7, 2022

Based on CU Boulder's patented technology, Solid Power has begun pilot production of an innovative solid-state battery cell that promises to offer electric-vehicle owners more range and shorter recharging times at a lower cost. Testing will begin with Ford and BMW later this year.


Prometheus Materials raises $8 million for their zero-carbon building alternatives

June 6, 2022

The biotech and engineering spinout closed its Series A Funding Round with $8 million to decarbonize the building materials industry.


Promising Venture Partners startups awarded $1.75 million in state commercialization grants

May 24, 2022

These grants will help companies accelerate their entry into Colorado's deep-tech industries and increase access to early-stage capital.

CU Boulder

Venture Partners and Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology convene for possible international program

May 19, 2022

Delegates from Stockholm's KTH Royal Institute of Technology Innovation Office visited Boulder to begin talks for future collaborations with not only CU Boulder, but the Front Range’s premier research labs.


Meet Hilbert, the world's first cold atom quantum computer from ColdQuanta

May 11, 2022

On top of a major acquisition, the CU Boulder spinout beta launched their one-of-a-kind technology for commercial availability

Ayar Labs

Ayar Labs Raises $130M Series C Funding

May 11, 2022

This CU Boulder-founded leader in chip-to-chip optical connectivity announced that the company has secured $130 million in additional financing to drive the commercialization of its breakthrough optical I/O solution.


Mallinda to present at international World Materials Forum in June

April 25, 2022

The CU Boulder startup has been nominated for the 2022 Scale Up Challenge for the industrialization of Vitrimax, their malleable thermoset and composite technologies.