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Thursday, November 19
 

8:30am

Foundry Group
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: "It Takes A Community"

Session Description: "It takes a community" - conversation about the importance of community in building a business (both inside and outside your company)

Presenters
avatar for Seth Levine

Seth Levine

Co-Founder and Director, Foundry Group

Host Companies
avatar for Foundry Group

Foundry Group

Foundry Group
Foundry Group is a venture capital firm focused on making investments in early-stage information technology, Internet and software startups. Our passion is working alongside entrepreneurs to give birth to new technologies and to build those technologies into industry-leading companies... Read More →

Volunteers
avatar for Rich Maloy

Rich Maloy

Co-Founder, Engage Colorado
Rich Maloy manages Catalyst, the global incubator program for SoftLayer, an IBM Company. His mission is to transform the world through innovation and entrepreneurship, which he does by providing resources for startups including credits on SoftLayer’s platform, mentorship, and connections. Why... Read More →
avatar for Kevin Owocki

Kevin Owocki

Founder, GitCoin
I spin bits for fun & profit. Watch out for my megabyte.
avatar for Paul Cullen Rowe

Paul Cullen Rowe

Founder / Development Lead, Silverleaf Limited
Freelance Web Developer, Serial Entrepreneur, Extreme sports enthusiast

Thursday November 19, 2015 8:30am - 9:30am
Techstars 1050 Walnut Street, Suite 202, Boulder, CO 80302
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  • Company Description Foundry Group is a Boulder-based venture capital firm.

10:00am

Techstars
Limited Capacity seats available
We've had a great response to this session, and can no longer accept any new attendees.
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Session Title: "Building Start-Up Communities"

Session Description:
 The talk will be around fostering entrepreurship around the world and Techstars role in building communities. 



Presenters
avatar for David Brown

David Brown

Managing Partner, Techstars

Host Companies
avatar for Techstars

Techstars

Techstars

Volunteers
avatar for Kevin Owocki

Kevin Owocki

Founder, GitCoin
I spin bits for fun & profit. Watch out for my megabyte.
avatar for Chelsea Rogers

Chelsea Rogers

Techstars

Thursday November 19, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Techstars 1050 Walnut Street, Suite 202, Boulder, CO 80302
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  • Company Description TBD

11:30am

CanopyBoulder
Limited Capacity seats available
We've had a great response to this session, and can no longer accept any new attendees.
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Session Title: "Cannabis 101- Business, Entrepreneurship, and Investing"

Session Discription: Come learn from one of the most active investors in the cannabis industry - CanopyBoulder - and the Executive Editor of The State of the Legal Marijuana Markets, Patrick Rea. Attend this session and get up to speed on cannabis industry investing, entrepreneurship and business. 

Presenters
avatar for Patrick Rea

Patrick Rea

CEO & Co-Founder, CanopyBoulder

Host Companies
avatar for CanopyBoulder

CanopyBoulder

CanopyBoulder

Volunteers
KE

Karen Ellenberger

Founder, Report Spark
avatar for Paul Cullen Rowe

Paul Cullen Rowe

Founder / Development Lead, Silverleaf Limited
Freelance Web Developer, Serial Entrepreneur, Extreme sports enthusiast

Thursday November 19, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
CanopyBoulder 3269 28th Street, Suite 200, Boulder, CO 80301
  • Sort by Neighborhood East
  • Company Description Seed-stage, mentorship-driven business accelerator for the cannabis industry's ancillary products and services sectors.

11:30am

Boomtown
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: "A Look Inside Boomtown" 

Session Description:
Come on in and take a look on what goes on inside Boomtown. We'll walk you through what a typical week in the program looks like, talk about the brand new Connectivity Lab, and answer any questions you might have about what we do.

Presenters
avatar for Toby Krout

Toby Krout

Managing Director, Boomtown

Host Companies
avatar for Boomtown

Boomtown

Boomtown

Volunteers
avatar for Nate Floyd

Nate Floyd

Seeking Employment Opportunities, Self
avatar for Kevin Owocki

Kevin Owocki

Founder, GitCoin
I spin bits for fun & profit. Watch out for my megabyte.
avatar for Chelsea Rogers

Chelsea Rogers

Techstars

Thursday November 19, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
Boomtown 2060 Broadway Suite B1, Boulder, Colorado 80302
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  • Company Description Boomtown is a startup accelerator focusing on companies in ad-tech, Internet of things, and media.

11:30am

Spark
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: "Student Entrepreneurship: Funny Stories and Lessons Learned"

Session Description: Come Learn and laugh with a panel of student entrepreneurs as they share their trials and tribulations that come from being a young student trying to hack it in the Start up world. 


 

Volunteers
avatar for Terra Grantham

Terra Grantham

Finance and Product, bridge21

Thursday November 19, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
Spark
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  • Company Description Spark Boulder is a space for entrepreneurship, designed and created by students to foster creativity, cultivate talent, and accelerate innovative ideas. Spark Boulder is a student entrepreneur’s playground that will allow Boulder and the University of Colorado to remain at the forefront of student innovation and entrepreneurship.

1:00pm

Watson University
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: "The World is F*** Awesome (and the secret reason why we need to believe it)"

Session Description: It seems as if we've lost hope in the future of our world. There are more dilemmas than ever before, the political system is a mess, and problems don't seem to have any feasible solution. Watson is a university of promising changemakers, a place where we haven't lost hope, and we've got some insights as to how we can make a sustainable difference.

Presenters
avatar for Eric Glustrom

Eric Glustrom

President, Watson University
Eric Glustrom is the founder of Watson and Educate! – two sister organizations transforming education worldwide. Watson is a new university model in the US dedicated to supporting next generation leaders and entrepreneurs to solve the toughest challenges facing the world.  Educate!, which Eric founded in high school in 2002, currentl... Read More →

Host Companies
avatar for Watson University

Watson University

Watson University

Volunteers
avatar for Ryder Dale

Ryder Dale

Founder, Field Wheel
avatar for Lisa Lehndorff

Lisa Lehndorff

owner/consultant, Customer Support Services
Available for consultations on the natural organic food category through three agencies. Primary background is leading consumer relations teams for leaders like The Hain Celestial Group and Whole Foods Markets. Customer Support Services provides start up organizations with customer... Read More →

Thursday November 19, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Impact Hub 1877 Broadway St. #100 Boulder, CO 80302
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  • Company Description Watson is a new model of higher education in Boulder, Colorado for student innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs aged 18-23 that includes short master courses from the world?s foremost leaders, entrepreneurs, and thinkers including a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, one of Time Magazine?s 100 most influential people and more; intensive mentorship; and training in the entrepreneurial skills of empathy, creativity, resilience, grit, bootstrapping, team building and fundraising. Watson helps students develop and advance solutions to the toughest challenges facing the world.

1:00pm

Red Idea Partners
Limited Capacity seats available
We've had a great response to this session, and can no longer accept any new attendees.
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Session Title: "Selling Yourself, Your Idea, Your Future"

Session Description: Learn what investors look for when meeting an entrepreneur or small business. What really leaves them with a lasting impression both good or bad.

Presenters
avatar for Ross Shell

Ross Shell

CEO, Founder, Red Idea Partners
Ross has spent his professional career as a marketer and business strategist, as well as an entrepreneur and early stage investor. His career has included serving as President of Tesser, a nationally regarded branding firm focused on the restaurant and food sectors, and working for... Read More →

Host Companies
avatar for Red Idea Partners

Red Idea Partners

Red Idea Partners

Volunteers
avatar for Jolene Dreith

Jolene Dreith

Fractional CFO, Consultant

Thursday November 19, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Red Idea Partners 4760 Walnut St, Boulder, Colorado 80301
  • Sort by Neighborhood East
  • Company Description We help clients and portfolio companies scale realistically and intelligently. As a trusted advisor, we help companies face challenges while remaining focused on their best opportunities.

2:30pm

madelife
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: "Design Thinking Applied to You"

Session Description: In order to best share with our guests madelife's values in how we run our company and what we offer to our participants, we will use our session time to guide attendees through a school inspired exercise. Last year we used a gift giving exercise to engage the crowd and to best showcase the creation based learning and self analysis. We invite you to join us in this experiential activity!
 

Presenters
avatar for Angelo Keely

Angelo Keely

Creative Director, madelife

Host Companies
avatar for madelife

madelife

madelife

Volunteers
MJ

Meg Johnson

Badass, Myself
avatar for Christine Ramirez

Christine Ramirez

Director of Design, Upland Kapost

Thursday November 19, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
madelife 2000 21st Street, Boulder, CO 80302
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  • Company Description madelife is a launchpad for artists and entrepreneurs founded on mentorship and collaboration. Our mission is to support and promote artists and creative entrepreneurs. We do this in numerous ways out of our 6000-square-foot retail store, gallery spaces, black-box theater and sound studio in Boulder, Colorado. We curate indie-modern furniture and art from hundreds of local artists and designers, host monthly art shows, produce live events and performances, record and produce video and music projects, and launch creative careers through our unique Creative Accelerator program. Our core values are collaboration, mentorship, honoring the uniqueness of each person, and the drive to help creative people be financially successful.

2:30pm

Mergelane
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: "The Why Behind Mergelane"

Session Description: Mergelane is a business accelerator for startup companies with at least one female in leadership. Come and learn the Why Behind Mergelane, how we came to be, and why our goal is to become obsolete. You'll leave this session understanding what Mergelane does, and how an accelerator works as well as what is happening in global discussion of women in business.

Presenters
avatar for Hannah Davis

Hannah Davis

Program Director, Merge Lane
Hannah is an extraordinary community builder and startup supporter. She is the Program Director at MergeLane, an investment fund and education platform focused on accelerating high-potential female leaders. Before joining MergeLane, Hannah was an integral force at the Impact Hub Boulder... Read More →

Host Companies
avatar for Galvanize

Galvanize

Galvanize

Volunteers
avatar for Tobin Kaestner

Tobin Kaestner

Bookseller, Boulder Bookstore
avatar for Michelle Renee

Michelle Renee

Owner, Streamlined Web Design, LLC
WEB DESIGNER EXTRAORDINARE! We understand small business owners and their unique needs – it is why we offer effective website solutions starting at just $499. Whether you need a traditional website or one of our other creative solutions, we are here to help you grow your business... Read More →

Thursday November 19, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Galvanize 1035 West Pearl St FL 5 , Boulder, CO 80302
  • Company Description Mergelane is a business accelerator for startup companies with at least one female in leadership. Come and learn the Why Behind Mergelane, how we came to be, and why our goal is to become obsolete. You'll leave this session understanding what Mergelane does, and how an accelerator works as well as what is happening in global discussion of women in business.
 


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