Presenting Companies

We know that searching for the perfect venture investment is sometimes a bit challenging. That’s why our selection committee of venture capitalists is hard at work screening business plans and selecting the brightest talent the Rocky Mountain region has to offer.




 


2008 Presenting Companies

Albeo Technologies, Inc.

www.albeotech.com

Albeo Technologies develops and sells patented solid-state lighting (SSL) systems for industrial and commercial businesses. The products improve profits for customers by reducing energy, maintenance, materials, recycling, and cooling costs. Albeo products are designed to replace the billions of lighting systems found in buildings in every city around the world.

 

Altela, Inc.

www.altelainc.com

Altela serves customers in need of creating clean, pure water from highly salinated and contaminated water sources. Altela’s products desalinate and decontaminate highly challenged water sources without the energy intensive equipment, high temperatures, and high pressures of other water desalination technologies such as reverse osmosis.

 

AVA Solar, Inc.

www.avasolar.com

AVA Solar has commercialized an advanced process for manufacturing cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin-film photovoltaic modules. AVA Solar has perfected a robust, industrial-scale, continuous process for producing solar PV modules at an industry-leading cost per watt.

 

Control4

www.control4.com

Control4 is the platform for the “Digital Home’. Control4’s hardware and software allow all the systems of the home to work together to create a truly “smart” home while leveraging the products consumers already own. Control4 home automation software allows almost any home appliance from a Surround Sound Receiver, to a refrigerator, to a TV to become the “heartbeat” for the home. Control4 hardware fills in the gaps to make automation possible for every consumer today.


DAZ Productions, Inc.

www.DAZ3d.comm

DAZ strives to bring 3D art directly to the masses by delivering the highest quality digital 3D content and software at the most affordance prices. With a continuing effort at creating realism and diversity in every figure DAZ makes, and a commitment to providing excellent service and support, DAZ works to inspire 3D fans to “Unleash the Artist Within”. DAZ also offers premier 3D software programs such as Bryce 5 (a 3D environment package), Mimi Pro (a 3D lip-sync program), and DAZ Studio (a 3D proposing application) all at rock-bottom prices.

 

FamilyLink.com

www.familylink.com

FamilyLink.com uses technology to connect families to their history and to each other. The goal is to become the leading genealogy company in the world, and to build the largest social network for families.

 

FiltrBox

www.filtrbox.com

FiltrBox is focused on distilling the chaos of online content into relevant, actionable intelligence for knowledge workers. The innovative content monitoring service allows users to define and customize “topic filtrs” that find new articles from both mainstream and blog sources that are directly relevant to the users’ business world or personal interests.

 

FormatDynamics

www.formatdynamics.com

Format Dynamics makes print advertising work for the online world, delivering media solutions that advertisers want and web publishers need. The company creates new ad inventory by optimizing how web pages print and extending onscreen advertisements into print, enabling new revenue opportunities.

 

Go Fast Sports & Beverage Company

www.gofastsports.com

Go Fast created a leading premium energy drink and well recognized lifestyle brand.. Go Fast Energy drink contains a balance of high quality, energy-enhancing ingredients, and provides consumers with a longer, smoother, more sustained energy boost, without the “jittery crash,” of many other energy drinks.


HiveLive

www.hivelive.com

HiveLive’s on-demand LiveConnect Community Platform enables companies to more effectively connect and converse with their customers. HiveLive’s people-centered solution is the first to seamlessly integrate social networks with information networks, enabling companies to rapidly configure and deploy custom-fit enterprise communities built around people, their relationships, and their shared knowledge.

 

ISONAS Security Systems, Inc.

www.isonas.com

ISONAS designs, builds and distributes the first control panel-free, computer network-based security Access Control system. ISONAS Security Systems’ hardware and software Access Control products provide the most advanced physical access security for buildings and workplaces across a wide range of industrial applications. ISONAS’ products connect directly to the building’s TCP/IP network, eliminating dependence on old fashioned, hard wired panel-based systems.

 

Nilar, Inc.

www.nilar.com

Nilar produces an innovative family of advanced bipolar nickel metal hydride (“NiMH”) batteries. The patented Nilar battery technology provides the safety, power, and cycle life to address high capacity stationary applications and high performance mobile applications. Nilar uses a standard NiMH chemistry, but a unique battery construction that provides for significant improvements in energy and power density over traditional NiMH batteries.


Newmerix

www.newmerix.com

Newmerix provides a comprehensive software suite designed to manage strategic, lifecycle change across enterprise applications. The Newmerix Automate! Suite gives senior management of enterprise IT organizations control and visibility at every stage of the application lifecycle. Newmerix delivers Configuration Management, Change Management and Release Management which streamline IT processes and ensuring business success.

 

Socialthing, Inc.

www.socialthing.com

Socialthing! consolidates popular social websites into one interface. Socialthing! is a digital life manager that puts what you do online into one place. It allows users to see everything that’s going on with your friends in all the sites they use and to post stuff to multiple places at once.

 

Tendril Networks

www.tendrilinc.com

Tendril builds an Energy Management System (EMS) that facilitates a dialogue between Utilities and their consumers on how best to manage energy consumption. Tendril’s EMS is an open standards based platform comprising Utility load management software, in home devices such as thermostats and smart outlets and a web-based consumer energy portal.

 

WBS Connect

www.wbsconnect.com

WBS Connect is a leading international provider of high bandwidth Internet Protocal (IP)-based telecommunications services to the rapidly growing IP network services market. The Company has created a very cost efficient, private broadband network and a sales distribution structure that allows it to provide a comprehensive suite of products and services in North America and Europe.

 

Yieldex

www.yieldex.com

Yieldex is providing unique technology for in-depth, accurate, and fast analysis of online ad inventory and availability, providing ad sales and operations personnel with the visibility needed to identify, quantify, and recover the lost revenues that result from inefficient use of available inventory.

 

Zayo Group

www.zayo.com

Zayo acquires and operates fiber optic based telecommunication carriers. Zayo has gained new and broader sets of service offerings that appeal to different customer verticals each with diverse telecom needs.

 

Zonder

www.zonder.com

Zonder provides a highly-scalable on line inventory management and distribution platform that enables consumers to instantly find and book vacation homes, cabins, condos and villas across the Caribbean, Central and North America, through a variety of channels. Zonder consolidates inventory from thousands of professional property management companies into a searchable database with real-time availability.

 




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