Partnering with Ambitious Founders to Build Category Winners
Range is a Denver-based partnership of former founders, operators, and builders at heart.
We’ve been in the trenches from day 1 through IPO, and we understand the demanding and complex journey that is entrepreneurship. We’ve built our fund to provide the resources to help you move quickly and succeed – all while making the journey a bit easier.
If you’re an early-stage founder with massive ambitions and want a true partner for the hard journey ahead, let’s chat.
We’ve been there
As former operators, founders, and team builders, we know what you’re doing is hard and we have empathy for the journey you’re on. We bring our unparalleled experience and network to the table to help you go big – and win.
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Chris Erickson is deeply passionate about building great products and leveraging technology to improve people’s lives. Over the past decade he has founded three successful tech companies, the largest being Apartment List. As co-founder and COO, he raised $110M and while leading product, engineering, analytics, and growth marketing grew the company to become the leading rental marketplace in the US. Chris honed his strategy and operations skills working for The Boston Consulting Group. He earned an MBA from The Stanford Graduate School of Business and a degree in computer engineering from Northwestern University. In 2019, Chris moved to Denver from the Bay Area and is committed to accelerating Denver into one of the top tech markets in the world.
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Over the last decade, Adam Burrows has been instrumental in building several of the most successful tech companies in Denver and is dedicated to partnering with the most ambitious founders in Colorado to create the next generation of big winners. As senior vice president and general manager at HomeAdvisor, Adam was part of the executive team that grew the company from $100M to over $1B in revenue, taking the company public in 2017 in Colorado’s largest tech IPO. As the first C-level executive at Guild Education, he helped the company raise its Series C and sign their largest clients towards a $1B+ valuation. Additionally, Adam has served as an advisor to the founders of two other successful Denver exits, Artifact Uprising and FareHarbor. Adam started his career in business strategy at The Boston Consulting Group and is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the University of Michigan.
Hayfa has spent the past 15 years building and scaling programs, people, and teams across the public and private sector. Her extensive experience as an operator spans across startups at various stages ranging from Pre-Seed to Series E – building and scaling high performing teams at companies including Gusto, Opendoor, Rupa Health, CampusLogic, etc. She most recently spent the past year advising many growth stages companies on go-to-market strategy and operations.
Prior to venturing into startups, Hayfa was a Teach for America Corps member and a Fulbright Scholar. She graduated with a degree in Business Management from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and completed her Masters of Education from Arizona State University while serving in the TFA corps. Hayfa has a deep passion for transforming lives through technology and building a world class tech community here in Colorado.