Mines Staff

Colorado School of Mines, EnerCom to launch energy tech investor conference

The inaugural Energy Venture Investment Summit will be held virtually Feb. 10-11, 2021

Colorado School of Mines and EnerCom, Inc., a nationally recognized management consultancy, will host the first annual The Energy Venture Investment Summit presented by Colorado School of Mines and EnerCom on Wednesday, February 10 and Thursday, February 11, 2021. Due to the pandemic, the conference will be hosted virtually on EnerCom's proprietary energy news platform, Oil & Gas 360, targeting more than 25,000 energy professionals and investors. 

"EnerCom has built a reputation over the past 25 years for hosting industry leading investor events that constructively bring capital markets and good investment ideas together. This year, at both our 2020 EnerCom Dallas and The Oil & Gas Conference® events, we highlighted sessions for energy related technology, alternative energy and traditional oil and gas start-up ventures to present their business to a captive audience of institutional and hedge fund investors, private equity, family office, high net worth investors and commercial energy bankers," said Aaron Vandeford, president of EnerCom. "In 2021, based on the tremendous success of these sessions, we have teamed up with the renowned Colorado School of Mines to launch a standalone event dedicated to highlighting leading energy technology companies while facilitating introductions to capital markets." 

Summit Format:  The event will provide invited presenters a venue to give a ten-minute live webcast presentation and post-presentation Q&A; and the ability to schedule virtual one-on-one meetings.  The conference presentations and post-presentation Q&A will be hosted on EnerCom's Oil & Gas 360 news website at

Attendee Registration Cost: There is no cost to attend the live presentation and post-presentation Q&A sessions. Replays of the event will be available to subscribers of EnerCom's Oil & Gas 360 news website at

Investor One-on-One Meetings:  EnerCom works in advance with presenting company management teams to arrange virtual one-on-one meetings with the attending investors. Advanced registration for qualified investors is required to request meetings.  Investment professionals can register for the event through the conference website at  

Presenter Inquiries: EnerCom is currently accepting requests to present during The Energy Venture Investment Summit presented by Colorado School of Mines and EnerCom.  Space is limited. The deadline for all presenter submissions is Thursday, January 7, 2021.  The fee for presenting is $1,500 and $1,200 for Colorado School of Mines alumni companies. Awards will be given to top presenters, including a presentation opportunity at EnerCom's The Oil and Gas Conference in Denver, August 15-18, 2021. Please contact Dan Genovese at or 303.296.8834; or Werner Kuhr at or 303-241-5209 with any questions and for conference participation details.

Sponsorship Opportunities: Please contact Aaron Vandeford at or 303.296.8834; or Emily Kelton at or 303.273.3148.

About Oil and Gas 360

Oil & Gas is a one-stop source of news, information, and analysis from the professionals at EnerCom, Inc.  The website is dedicated to all things energy: people, technologies, transactions, trends, and macro-economic analysis that impact our industry. Our goal with OAG360 is to be a trusted source of information and analysis for:

  • Portfolio managers
  • Equity research analysts
  • Private equity capital
  • Private investors
  • Oil & gas executives and professionals
  • Government officials involved in the oil and gas industry

About EnerCom, Inc.

EnerCom (Energy Communications) has a rich history of working with clients to differentiate and deliver targeted messages to investors.  EnerCom, Inc. is an internationally recognized management consulting firm advising companies on Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG), investor relations, corporate strategy/board advisory, marketing, analysis and valuation, media, branding, and visual communications design.

For more information about EnerCom and its services, please visit or call 303-296-8834.

About Colorado School of Mines

Colorado School of Mines is a public university focused on science and engineering, dedicated to educating and inspiring students, advancing knowledge, and innovating to address the great challenges society faces today—particularly those related to the Earth, energy and the environment.

For more information about Mines, please visit or contact Emilie Rusch, Director of Communications, at 303-273-3361 or


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