The first month of fall brought in $361 million from Denver startups, with Colorado startups as a whole raising $446 million, according to a tally of SEC Form Ds.
That is, if startups include energy companies: Denver-based Roundtable Energy Holdings LLC raised $300 million in September, leaving the rest of the area raising $61 million.
Last year, startups around the state raised $68.8 million in September.
BusinessDen defines a startup as a business formed within the last 10 years and excludes real estate ventures and funds.
Bear Mtn. Resources, an oil and gas company based in Evergreen, was another leader in last month’s capital raises, bringing in $45.5 million.
All told, companies throughout the state raised $494 million last month. Boulder startups raised $18.4 million, while startups outside Boulder and Denver raised $66.8 million.
You can download a spreadsheet of BusinessDen’s Form D tally here.
Previous coverage of startups from September’s Term Sheet:
Good Buy Gear, an app for buying and selling used children’s gear, raised $300,000.
TekDry, a company that makes machines to dry out wet electronics, raised $2.4 million.
Tokken, a payment app for marijuana, raised $150,000, according to its Form D.
Homebot, a wealth management system for homes, raised $4.5 million.
MassRoots, a cannabis social network, raised $950,000, according to its Form D.
Bhakti, a Boulder-based maker of chai tea, raised $5.3 million.
DispatchHealth, a startup delivering in-home medical care via car, raised $30.8 million.