Hall Estill, in Collaboration with CTRL Collective, TiE Denver, and Perpetual Ventures, to Launch Rare Air Venture Studio in Denver’s Dairy Block

DENVER– (Monday, Sept. 16, 2019) – Hall Estill, a regional Southwestern law firm with offices in Denver, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, and Northwest Arkansas, has announced a collaboration with CTRL Collective, TiE Denver and Perpetual Ventures to support the Launch of the Rare Air Venture Studio.

The studio will serve as the downtown home of TiE Denver and will facilitate the interactions between TiE’s Charter Member Investor network and TiE Mentors. Hall Estill attorneys will provide on-site mentorship and host regular office hours for startups and entrepreneurs co-located in the studio.

“TiE Denver, the leading non-profit, mentorship-based entrepreneurship support organization in Colorado, has the unique capability and responsibility to facilitate both startup support and investment opportunities,” said Jeff Schell, President-Elect of TiE Denver and Of Counsel for Hall Estill. “We intend to lead the growth of the startup ecosystem in Colorado, and leveraging the beautiful CTRL Collective space as an important hub.”

“At CTRL, we are proud to have built an unsurpassed environment for creative startup energy at Dairy Block in LoDo,” said Floyd Mitchell, chief operating officer for CTRL Collective. We are excited to watch as the Rare Air Venture Studio evolves into the leading entry point for investment into Colorado ventures, and an opportunity to attract leading ventures into our community and space.”

Schell, who has spent nearly his entire career assisting clients in the venture capital and intellectual property arenas, said the effort, aimed to facilitate additional partnerships with out-of-state venture capital firms and family office investors, bridges corporate innovation efforts into Denver’s booming startup ecosystem.

“We are extremely excited to mentor and share our expertise with hopeful entrepreneurs in the Denver metro area,” said Kip Hunter, senior shareholder for Hall Estill Denver. “We believe strong mentorships are integral to founder’s success.”


About Hall Estill:

Founded in 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Hall Estill is a full-service law firm with clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations and medium-sized companies to nonprofit organizations, emerging businesses and individuals. More than 150 legal professionals work in the firm at offices in Denver, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, and Northwest Arkansas assisting a diversified base of local, regional, national and international clients.



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