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77 Best & Most Active Denver Investment Partners

Investment Partners play an important role in the startup ecosystem. We have curated a list of the top Denver Investment Partners. We have tried to select a variety of different types of investors across a variety of niches.

This list is designed to show off the investors with exceptional track records, industry experience and a unique understanding of the ecosystem.

Top Denver Investment Partners

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.


Keri Gohman

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Keri Gohman is the Partner at Bain Capital Ventures.


Tihan Seale

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Tihan Seale – Director @ Splash Capital


Danielle Morrill

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Danielle Morrill is a co-founder and the chief executive officer of [Mattermark](http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/mattermark), a data …


Chris Scoggins

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture, Seed

Chris Scoggins has spent his entire career building and investing in high-growth technology companies. Most recently he founded the digital…


Elle Bruno

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Convertible Note, Early Stage Venture, Seed

Elle Bruno


Bill Miller

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Bill Miller is the founder and Managing Partner of Miller Investment Management. Bill is responsible for the overall investment strategy of …


Michael Shehan

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mike Shehan is the CEO & Founder at SpotX.


Graham Forman

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Graham is the founder and managing director of Edovate Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in early stage and growth stage companie…


David Moll

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

David is the Founder and Managing Director of Infield Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm specializing in clean technology for the …


Andrew Kalmar

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Andrew joined Irving in 2019 as a Portfolio Manager with a dedicated Healthcare focus. Andrew runs a crossover strategy focusing on both pub…


Peter Hudson

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Dr. Peter Hudson is a physician and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience founding and growing healthcare-related businesses. I…


Peter Adams

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Peter Adams is managing partner at Pandemic Impact Fund.


Chris Onan

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Chris has extensive venture capital experience and enjoys working with entrepreneurial management teams to help sharpen their product defini…


Luke Beatty

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mr. Luke Beatty serves as the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Brandfolder. He served as the President, Media Brands at AOL …


Aaron Stachel

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage: Seed

Aaron joined FirstMile in 2013. Since joining the firm, Aaron has led 15 investments. Most of his investments are in Colorado, but they co…


Joseph Zell

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Joe Zell, retired from Grotech Ventures after over 18 years with the firm in 2020. Joe had joined Grotech Ventures in 2002 as a General Par…


Brian Abrams

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Brian Abrams is a Partner at Lazarus Israel Opportunities Fund. Mr. Abrams has experience in capital markets, private equity, M&A, and entre…


John Francis

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

John is a Founding Partner of Stout Street Capital. Prior to Stout Street, he managed TechMotion Capital, a private investment shop special…


Carl Ledbetter

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Carl Ledbetter joined Pelion Venture Partners in 2003. He has served on the board of nine Pelion portfolio companies. Previously, Carl serve…


Dave Harris

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Dave Harris is the Director of Operations for Rockies Venture Club (RVC), the longest running angel investor group in the US. Rockies Ventur…


Jason Chapman

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Founder of Whim


Krishna Kunapuli

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Krishna Kunapuli – General Partner @ 3Lines


Eric Stegemann

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Eric Stegemann brings years of experience and expertise to his role as Director of Strategy for TRIBUS. Having become a REALTOR before reach…


Duane Primozich

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Duane Primozich – Managing Partner @ Boulder Investment Group Reprise


Hendrik Jordaan

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Hendrik Jordaan – President & CEO @ One Thousand & One Voices


Matt Warta

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Matt Warta is the Venture Partner of Village Ventures. He has been a mainstay in the entrepreneurial community over the past 15 years co-fou…


Taylor McLemore

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Taylor McLemore is a Managing Director at Techstars since 2020. He was Managing Director and COO of Able from 2014 to 2020.


Mark Hopkins

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Mark Hopkins is the Managing Partner at Rallyday Partners.


Kevin Custer

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Kevin Custer, Founding Principal, Arc Capital Development. Custer offers over 25 years of experience in technology solutions for the educati…


Bill Shaheen

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Bill Shaheen


Andrew Welch

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Prior to joining Revelstoke, Mr. Welch was a Vice President in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Morgan Stanley, where he executed over $9…


Jenna Walker

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Jenna Walker is a CEO & Co-Founder at Artifact Uprising.


Tiby Erdely

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

At KEY Investment Partners, Tiby is responsible for conducting due diligence on deal opportunities, leading co-investment syndication proces…


Tony Yao

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Tony Yao – Portfolio Manager @ ArrowMark Partners


John Raeder

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

John Raeder is a proven private equity fund manager, serial SaaS CEO, and University Trustee; University of Colorado Foundation Trustee and …


Jack Tankersley

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Jack Tankersley has more than 30 years of experience as a venture investor and has raised and managed more than $1.0 billion of venture capi…


Reilly Flynn

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Reilly Flynn joined Global Accelerator Network as Managing Partner in 2016.


Carole Buyers

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Carole Buyers is a Managing Partner at Boulder Investment Group Reprise (BIGR) a venture fund that invests in early-stage natural and organi…


Monica Liley Skok

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Monica Liley Skok specializes in helping organizations, both for profit and non-profit, and their people, primarily executives and entrepren…


Richard Zane

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Richard D. Zane, MD Dr. Richard Zane currently serves as the George B. Boedecker Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine…


Russell Cassella

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Russell Cassella is the Managing Partner at Revelstoke Capital Partners LLC.


Doug Lunn

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Private Equity, Venture

Doug Lunn grew up in Southern California and Massachusetts. He completed his bachelor’s degree in Geology and Art from The University of Col…


Joel Gheen

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Joel Gheen Founder and CEO at Baseline Growth Capital


Doug Mandic

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage: Seed

Doug Mandic


Patrick Vahey

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Patrick Vahey


Chuck Doyle

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Chuck Doyle is the Managing Director of Business Capital and has over a decade of experience providing senior debt and growth capital financ…


David Robertson

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

David Robertson – CEO & Chief Investment Officer @ FrontRange Capital Partners


Josh Chapman

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Josh Chapman – Managing Partner and Co-Founder @ Konvoy Ventures


Rich Razgaitis

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Rich Razgaitis – CEO and Board Member @ FloWater


Marvin Caruthers

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Marvin Caruthers, Ph.D., is a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Colorado and a pioneer in the biote…


Pete Karabas

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture, Venture

At KEY Investment Partners, Pete is responsible for sourcing opportunities and strategic partnerships, conducting due diligence and executin…


Gary Graham

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Gary J. Graham has served as KTI’s Interim President and CEO almost uninterrupted since October 2009. Simultaneously and since 1995, he has …


Ashok Reddy

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Ashok is a founding partner at Unreasonable Capital—a fund that invests in entrepreneurs solving social and environmental challenges in emer…


Martha Tracey

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Martha Tracey – Vice President @ Crawley Ventures


Kevin Grossman

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Kevin Grossman Managing Director at CIBC Innovation Banking, Mezzanine Lending.


Drew Thomas

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Drew Thomas – Investor @ Harvard Business School Angels Chicago


Martha Crawley

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Martha Crawley is Vice President of Crawley Ventures, Inc. Crawley joined Crawley and opened its Denver office in 1995. She earned an MBA…


Ryan Kirkpatrick

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Ryan Kirkpatrick is the Co-Managing Partner at Colorado Impact Fund.


J.P. Bauman

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage: Venture

J.P. has spent his career investing and building value in growing businesses. Prior to joining Altira, J.P. was a Vice President at Perseus …


Ryan Glaws

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Mr. Glaws joined Excellere Partners in 2007 and has more than 13 years of private equity and leveraged finance experience working with middl…


AJ Dye

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

AJ sources and manages investments for Iron Gate. Prior to Iron Gate, AJ led originations in the Rocky Mountain region for Pacific Western B…


Brad Cornell

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Brad Cornell joined Excellere Partners in 2011 and is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and executing new investments and supporting man…


Bennett Thompson

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Bennett Thompson – Managing Director @ Mountaingate Capital


Jim Thorson

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Jim Thorson – Principal and Founder @ Free Radical Ventures, LLC


Jim Newell

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Jim Newell is the Managing Partner at Houston Ventures. Newell joined Houston Ventures in 2010. Newell previously was a Partner with Alt…


Derek Pilling

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Mr. Pilling joined Meritage in 2003, bringing seven years of experience as an operating executive at NetLibrary, a venture-backed digital me…


Stew Fisher

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Stew Fisher – Managing Director @ Mountaingate Capital


John Stephens

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

John is a Managing Director in Vestar’s Diversified Industries group. Most recently a principal of the firm, John joined Vestar in 2006 and…


Joe Chierotti

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Joe Chierotti grew up in Colorado where he attended school at the University of Colorado at Boulder. After graduating from CU Boulder, Joe …


Patrick O’Keefe

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Patrick O’Keefe – Partner @ Excellere Partners


Tuan Huynh

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Tuan Huynh is an Equity Analyst at ArrowMark Partners.


Steven Lindseth

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Steven Lindseth – Board of Directors @ Conversa Health


Steve Johnson

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Steve Johnson is a Founder, Partner and Member of Crest Rock’s Investment Committee.


Steve Phillips

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Steve Phillips is a Vice President, DaVita Venture Group.


Scott Fox

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Scott Fox


Anthony Hayes

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Anthony Hayes


Ryan Heckman

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Ryan Heckman

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