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Denichiro "Denny" Otsuga

Rockies Venture Club
Director, Venture Community Development
Fort Collins
Denichiro "Denny" Otsuga is an entrepreneurial-minded venture ecosystem and community builder.
Denny believes in a balance of economic progress by creative destruction process while ensuring equitable opportunities for people to participate in economic advancement.

True to his belief, on the for-profit side, Denny co-founded EnConnect Holdings, which was acquired for more than 20x the initial value in 18 months. To balance it, Denny is also a co-founder of a non-profit company, Girls in the Spotlight, to improve equitable participation by women in corporate, community, and political leadership positions through communication skill building.

Denny supports entrepreneurs in the community with his time, talent, and treasure. Denny is an angel investor through a non-profit economic development organization, Rockies Venture Club (RVC), investing in highly scalable venture startups and volunteering to mentor the company founders. In 2022, Denny was recognized by RVC as the mentor of the year for his dedication to the venture startup community.