Accelerating the success of science and technology companies with a venture capital fund, a robust incubation program, and facilities.
Accelerating the success of high-impact science and technology startups & scaleups in Colorado.
Innosphere is Colorado’s leading science and technology incubator, accelerating the success of high-impact startup and scaleup companies.
Innosphere’s incubation program focuses on ensuring companies are investor-ready, connecting entrepreneurs with experienced advisors and early hires, making introductions to corporate partners, exit planning, and accelerating top line revenue growth.
Innosphere supports entrepreneurs in many industries, including but not limited to: bioscience; medical device; energy; advanced materials; hardware; enterprise software; fintech; IoT; and artificial intellegence.
Innosphere has been supporting startups for over 20 years, has locations in Fort Collins, Boulder, Denver, and Castle Rock, and is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a strong mission to create jobs and grow Colorado’s entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Exclusive programs and services for Startups and Scaleups: Client Companies work with experienced advisors, peer-groups, and their Innosphere liaison to develop a personalized plan around these key focus areas:
- Capital and Finance
- Growth Strategies and Business Development
- Talent Acquisition
- Achieving Operational Excellence
Facilities: Innosphere has offices in Fort Collins, Boulder, Denver, and South Denver/Castle Rock to better serve entrepreneurs across the Front Range. Innosphere is headquartered in Fort Collins where we offer class A office space inside our LEED Platinum innovation center with 30,000 square feet of office and wet lab space. Companies do not need to be tenants of the building to be in the incubation program.
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Some of our client companies.
Many of Colorado’s leading startups & scaleups have come out of Innosphere.
Innosphere is an impact organization, accelerating entrepreneurship and job creation.
In the last few years, Innosphere Client Companies have collectively achieved the following metrics.
Colorado jobs created
Innosphere maintains strong partnerships with Colorado’s flagship research universities: Colorado State University, University of Colorado, and Colorado School of Mines. Our University Partners program provides Innosphere with ongoing high-quality deal flow. Innosphere works directly with the Technology Transfer Offices at each university to connect inventors and business drivers, facilitate introductions to corporate partners, turn startups & scaleups into viable businesses, and to advance technologies to commercialization.
As a 501 (c) 3, Innosphere relies heavily on our financial supporters. Major funders, or Funding Partners, enjoy a close relationship with the organization and typically have a seat on the board of directors. Innosphere’s funders are highly committed, with many having funded the organization over an extended period of time. For more information on the Funding Partner program contact Mike Freeman at email@example.com
"The flexibility of the Innosphere model really works for startups. No two are the same so it's silly to apply a rigid formula to all of them. Innosphere gets that better than most."
"Innosphere was instrumental in introducing us to investors and helping us close on our first funding activity. The strong team at Innosphere continues to be an extremely valuable part of the RxAssurance growth and overall success."
"The Innosphere staff has been an integral part in learning how to scale up quickly and plan for the future. My liaison knows the challenges I’m going to face a week or two before they are going to come up.”