Accelerating entrepreneurship

and job creation.


Innosphere’s mission: Accelerate job creation and entrepreneurship, and create long-term, regional economic impact by offering clients access to a broad network of specialized resources. This is accomplished through efficient, personalized growth strategies that streamline the entrepreneur’s path to success.

Innosphere, founded in 1999, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) startup incubator headquartered in Fort Collins with a satellite office in Denver and specialized facilities at Colorado State University. Innosphere supports highly motivated entrepreneurs working on innovations that matter in the industries of Health, Energy & Advanced Materials, and Enterprise Software & Hardware. Over the years, Innosphere has tracked a 75% success rate for client companies.

Innosphere has offices in Fort Collins, Boulder and Denver


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Mike Freeman
CEO li

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Scott Sampl
Director of Operations li

Eric Gricus
University Program Director li

Aziza Syed
Administrative Associate li

Ryan Vance
Research Associate li

Joshua Moser
Research Associate li

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Emily Wilson
Communications Director li

Alan Curtis
Digital Health Program Director li

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Ben Walker
Life Sciences Program Director li

Mark Gorham
Cleantech Program Director li

Warren Mauter
Program Director

Lindsey Frank
Marketing Associate li

Jakob Porter
Research Associate li

Board of Directors

Brent Coan
Board Chair
Coan Payton & Payne, LLC

DuWayne Peterson
Board Secretary
Colorado Angel Investors, Vice Chair
Innosphere, Angel-in-Residence

Josh Birks
Ex-Officio Board Member
City of Fort Collins, Economic Health Office

Jacob Castillo
Board Member
Larimer County Workforce Center

City of Loveland
Board Member
City of Loveland, Economic Development Department

Todd Headley
Board Member
Colorado State University Ventures

Bob Clancy
Board Member
Home State Bank: Vice President, Private Banking Officer

Eric Drummond
Board Vice Chair
Fairfield & Woods, P.C.

Mike Beckstead
Board Treasurer
City of Fort Collins: Financial Services

Kevin Cudney
Board Member
Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber and Schreck

Dr. Alan Rudolph
Board Member
Colorado State University, Vice President for Research (VPR) Office

Todd Campbell
Board Member
1st National Bank

Brent Hendricks
Board Member

Chris Christopher
Board Member
Innosphere, SAGE

The Innosphere Building

Innosphere is lucky to have a state-of-the-art building located in north Fort Collins: 320 East Vine Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80524 (Map)

Parking: Innosphere holds many large events and parking is limited, so there is an overflow parking lot location just east of Innosphere behind the wooden fence.

Building snapshot:

  • LEED Platinum, 30,000+ square feet, 3-story building
  • Private laboratory space equipped with fume hoods
  • Shared printer and kitchen area
  • Small workout room, showers, and changing area
  • A variety of large and small meeting and conference spaces
  • Outside patio area with firepit
  • Secure bicycle pavilion, and access to Poudre River bike trail system

For information on leasing space at our headquarters in Fort Collins, click here.

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320 East Vine Drive, Suite 101
Fort Collins, Colorado 80524
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(970) 221-1301

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