Peter Adams
Peter AdamsManaging Director, Rockies Venture Fund

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”
– Bill Gates

Peter Adams serves as the Managing Director of the Rockies Venture Fund, an early-stage venture capital co-investment fund and as Executive Director of the Rockies Venture Club, the longest-running angel investing group in the U.S.  RVC is a non-profit organization furthering economic development in Colorado by connecting investors and entrepreneurs and facilitation of Colorado’s largest angel investor groups. Peter is co-author of Venture Capital for Dummies (John Wiley & Sons. 2013) presenting entrepreneurs with an inside view of what is needed to raise angel and venture financing in a competitive and fast-moving market. Peter has over thirty years of business experience in corporate leadership roles as CIO and economics director and as a CEO/serial entrepreneur. Peter taught the Capstone course for the Executive MBA program at Colorado State University in Denver. Peter is also the founder of, a non-profit summer CEO Development Program for young women.  

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