Venture Capital in the Rockies Wrapup

I'm at the Beaver Creek Resort in Avon, Colorado today for the Venture Capital in the Rockies event. 20 startup and growth companies, including 14 from Colorado and 4 from Utah are here to present business plans to 200-300 venture capitalists from 8 states. Our company,, was selected as a presenter. We each get 15 minutes and then 5-10 minutes of Q&A. Here is a brief rundown of the presenters: - Albeo Technologies (Colorado) markets solid-state lighting systems based on white light-emitted diode (LED) technology. Lighting accounts for 40% of all electricity consumption in the commercial market. Have raised $1.55 million in two rounds of funding. - Altela (New Mexico) has raised $10 million to develop a new energy-reuse water desalination product that operates at remote locations such as oil and gas wells. - AVA Solar (Colorado) was spun out of Colorado State University. They