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Investment Philosophy

Entrepreneurs: Service

Flexible capital and an experienced, local partner for Colorado companies

CIF delivers dedicated and reliable support to entrepreneurs and their team. We understand that it is your vision that makes your company special. CIF helps you achieve your goals with capital, experience and relationships.

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Investment Size

We invest $500K to $3 million in initial rounds and reserve capital for future raises over the course of the partnership. In some cases, this will take the form of two or more rounds of investment, depending on the company's growth trajectory and capital requirements.

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CIF typically invests in Late Seed, Series A, Series B, or growth stage rounds. CIF looks for investment opportunities where the business model is beyond proof of concept.

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The principals of CIF are experienced investors across a variety of sectors. Our strategy is focused on Colorado based industries where the state has native talent and demonstrated sector leadership. Our investments range from natural foods to health care to technology and education.

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 We seek to partner with entrepreneurs who believe that business can be a force for good in the community. Our partner companies achieve positive community impact either through the nature of their products or services or by leading with the highest environmental, social and governance standards, or by creating jobs and opportunity in rural Colorado.

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How do we add value?

Strategic & Operational Support
Talent Recruitment & Development
 Industry Knowledge & Network
Mission & Impact Alignment

Eric Smith, CEO of Keystone Tower Systems 

"The Colorado Impact Fund has been an invaluable extension of our team, supporting financing efforts, strategic planning and talent acquisition. CIF is truly a hands-on investor, helping to develop our strategy and operational disciplines"

Lorena Cantarovici, CEO of Maria Empanada

"The Colorado Impact  Fund team had been a great resource in helping to recruit and attract new talent for a young and fast growing company. We are grateful for CIF's partnership and willingness to be a hands-on investor"

Andy Altorfer, CEO of CirrusMD

“CIF has understood our business model from the beginning. Their expertise and relationships in the healthcare industry had added value. CIF has proactively made customer and distribution introductions that are accelerating our growth”

Charlie Coglianese, CEO of Schoolrunner

'"It’s rare to find an institutional investor that is as committed to driving positive community impact as maximizing shareholder value. We are lucky to have a partner like CIF, who is aligned with our mission and goals”

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