Since our inception in 2007, InspiringApps has been passionate about designing and developing mobile apps — ones that are creative, intuitive, and so functional that they become indispensable to those who use them.
That’s possible because we’re committed to staying on the cutting edge of technology - not to be hip and trendy, but to enable our clients to achieve greater gains through the use of it. We believe a large portion of our success comes from truly collaborating with our clients, so we immerse ourselves in understanding what they need to achieve.
Jaunt is pioneering the future of creative storytelling through cinematic virtual reality. Founded in 2013, Jaunt is the leading developer of the hardware, software, tools, and applications to enable cinematic VR and put the power of virtual reality in the hands of today’s best content creators. Jaunt works with leading creatives – from brands to artists to filmmakers – to create cutting-edge content accessible across all devices and platforms.
Headquartered in San Mateo, California, the company also maintains a presence in Los Angeles, CA through its studio arm, Jaunt Studios and a European business office in London. In 2016, Jaunt established Shanghai-based Jaunt China, a VR company formed in partnership with Shanghai Media Group (SMG) and China Media Capital (CMC).
OpenView, the expansion stage venture firm, helps build software companies into market leaders. Through our Expansion Platform, we help companies hire the best talent, acquire and retain the right customers, and partner with industry leaders so they can dominate their markets. Our focus on the expansion stage makes us uniquely suited to provide truly tailored operational support to our portfolio companies. Learn more about OpenView at openviewpartners.com.
Scott Maxwell, Carlie Smith, Adam Marcus
We help people achieve their best through deliberate practice. Through our unique approach to deliberate practice, we develop software platforms that connect creators, instructors, and performers allowing them to publish, teach and train using the proven principles of deliberate practice: set a specific goal, get expert instruction, perform focused practice and receive immediate feedback. This shared approach is the common thread connecting our brands: MakeMusic, Alfred Music, TrainingPeaks, TrainHeroic, and Best Bike Split.
Prime, a digital health integrator, accelerates the development and implementation of digital health technologies to enhance access, improve patient experience and clinical outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. Unlike organizations focused on the creation and "acceleration" segments of the product development value chain, Prime functions as an integrator, connector, and community builder for the digital health community. Prime delivers competitive advantage for our ecosystem by identifying digital health companies and evaluating their solutions to accelerate ecosystem connection and adoption.
ReadyTalk delivers audio and web conferencing services that inspire collaboration and enable the Future of Work for today’s increasingly digital and mobile workforce. By combining intuitive, innovative technology with unmatched customer service, ReadyTalk provides a seamless collaboration experience for anyone, across any device, platform or location. Everything you need, anywhere you are, for before, during and after your online event. ReadyTalk is headquartered in Denver, CO and was founded in 2001.
Rockies Venture Club's mission is to advance Colorado's Economic Development by connecting entrepreneurs with investors. RVC offers educational programs benefiting both angel investors and entrepreneurs through its RVC Academy. The organization also holds monthly pitch events with educational speakers/panels and hosts the Angel Capital Summit and Colorado Capital Conference each year. The organization is committed to furthering the role of women in entrepreneurship through its 1820 Club and Biz Girls programs.
For more than 30 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. With commercial, international and private banking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators. Forbes named SVB one of America’s best banks (2015) and one of America’s best-managed companies (2014).
SparkFun is an online retail store that sells the bits and pieces to make your electronics projects possible. No matter what your vision is, our products and resources are designed to make the world of electronics more accessible to the average person. In addition to products, SparkFun, through our Department of Education, offers classes and online tutorials designed to help educate individuals in the wonderful world of embedded electronics. Our ever-growing product catalog boasts over 2,000 components and widgets designed to help you unleash your inner inventor.