Helping great startups become successful
Innosphere is a nonprofit 501(c)3 incubator focused on supporting entrepreneurs who are building potential high-growth companies in cleantech, software, biosciences and digital health. Innosphere’s incubation program for startups focuses on mentoring, capital, strategy and growth. Headquartered in Fort Collins, CO, Innosphere has multiple locations across the state to better serve entrepreneurs and provide access to office and meeting space, and access to specialized test and demonstration equipment. Other locations include: Colorado State University; Denver at the INDUSTRY Denver building; and in Golden at the Colorado Center for Renewable Energy Economic Development (CREED), co-located with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
Innosphere prides themselves on the work they do to understand each company’s specific needs in order to better customize a high-performance plan for each company based on capital, talent and growth strategies. Once accepted into the program, Innosphere’s exclusive orientation process allows companies to attend valuable sessions with other founders to help scale their business. Innosphere then conducts ongoing check-ins to make sure they are giving companies the resources they need to grow.
Innosphere's Year-End Economic Impact Metrics
Innosphere supported 42 high-tech Client Companies in 2015. These 42 companies raised $31.8M total capital in one year and have raised $87.9M total capital to date. They employed 296 full and part-time jobs, the second highest job creation year in Innosphere history. Innosphere had the largest number of graduating Client Companies in history, with 18 Clients successfully graduating from the program, with three being acquired and four being venture-backed.
View Economic Impact Metrics Infographic.
Innosphere has many Innovation After Hours and Lunch & Learn events, some open to the public and others for Client Companies. To view the larger entrepreneur ecosystem calendar, please view: Innosphere's Calendar of Events