Colorado-based Boom Technologies is looking to overturn the ban on domestic supersonic flight

“Supersonic flight will eliminate hours of misery aboard slow aircraft — while making Earth’s wonderful people and places more accessible,” Boom CEO Blake Scholl said.

Boom Technology prototype of a supersonic jet. (Courtesy Boom Technology)
Boom Technology prototype of a supersonic jet. (Courtesy Boom Technology)

Don’t worry. It won’t be that loud.

That’s Boom Technology’s reassurance for the new generation of supersonic planes that the Colorado company is developing in an attempt to revive super-fast air travel after the demise of Concorde.


Denver-based Blinker wins SXSW Interactive Innovation Award

The mobile app allows people to buy, sell, finance or refinance their car using their phone, eliminating the need for outside parties.

A screen capture of the Blinker app. (Courtesy of Blinker)
The Blinker app. (Courtesy of Blinker)

Denver-based Blinker beat five other finalists to a 2017 South by Southwest Interactive Innovation Award in the new economy category.

The mobile app allows people to buy, sell, finance or refinance their car using their phone, eliminating the need for outside parties.


Denver startups begin 2017 strong with $49.5 million in funding

In industries ranging from cannabis to healthcare, API integration to cybersecurity, these startups are as innovative as they are varied.

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The Rocky Mountains seen from the Colorado State Capitol. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

These five startups got off on the right foot this year, pulling in a combined $49.5 million in funding within the first month.

In industries ranging from cannabis to healthcare, API integration to cybersecurity, these startups are as innovative as they are varied. And you can bet they’re feeling pretty good about 2017.


The Food Corridor emerges to promote local food, as an incubator for kitchen incubators

The Food Corridor helps kitchen incubators and other commercial kitchens fill their space with aspiring food businesses.

STARTUP OF THE WEEK: The Food Corridor

Working in a commercial kitchen. (Courtesy of The Kitchen Corridor)
Working in a commercial kitchen. (Courtesy of The Food Corridor)

In this series, we visit Denver-metro, Boulder and Rocky Mountain region startups. Fill out the form at the bottom of the page to be considered or nominate other startups for a chance to win a free week at Galvanize. 

The local food movement is gaining momentum. And the West is on the forefront, with a higher concentration of shared kitchens and kitchen incubators than anywhere else in the United States.

What’s a kitchen incubator? Think tech accelerator, for food startups.

And The Food Corridor, based in Fort Collins, is like an incubator for incubators, having designed a platform for commercial and commissary kitchens and kitchen incubators to share their space with small food businesses.


Two Colorado startups named 2017 finalists at SXSW

A screen capture of the Blinker app. (Courtesy of Blinker)
A rendering of the Blinker app. (Courtesy of Blinker)

Two Denver startups, Blinker and Tokken, may be honored at South by Southwest for the way they’re redefining the economy.

Both were among 65 finalists in the Interactive Innovation Awards hosted by the media, music and technology festival – and the odds are decent that one of the Denver companies will win in their category.