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Peter Adams

Rockies Venture Club
Executive Director
Denver CO
Peter Adams is the Executive Director of the Rockies Venture Club a non-profit organization furthering economic development in Colorado by connecting investors and entrepreneurs through conferences (Angel Capital Summit and Colorado Capital Conference), networking events, educational offerings and facilitation of Colorado’s largest angel investor groups. His role includes creating deal flow of 500+ firms per year, screening for investable companies, developing best practices for due diligence and negotiation, and providing education for angel investors in the areas of valuation, term sheets, negotiation, syndication, and portfolio strategies. Adams has over twenty five years of business experience beginning in the 1980s with a technology company responsible for fulfilling a sole-source contract for all personal computers for the Colorado state government including universities, agencies and related offices. Adams is a serial entrepreneur, having founded five companies and he has also served over a dozen years as Economics Director and as CIO of an international professional services firm. Adams is also the CEO for BizGirls.org, a non-profit summer camp for high-school girls to learn entrepreneurship and Omniportraits, a for-profit e-commerce venture. Adams is a co-author of “Venture Capital for Dummies,” John Wiley & Sons, 2013. - See more at: http://daniels.du.edu/faculty-staff/peter-adams/#sthash.SVV9ehf7.dpuf