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Monday, May 15
 

3:00pm

Red Flags when working at a Startup
Limited Capacity filling up

Whether you are looking to join a new startup or are presently working at a rising startup there are a few things to keep in mind to kepe the rug from being pulled out from beneath you. Having trouble getting the details around your options? Will you be working 100 hour weeks? Do you like being yelled at? Culture comes from the top, do you know the leadership?

Speakers
avatar for Bob Goodman

Bob Goodman

I am a Boulder-based, senior executive and company founder with considerable experience in technology related companies and a vast network of investors, strategic companies and startup support groups. I look forward to meeting you.
avatar for Susan Trapp

Susan Trapp

CSO & Cannabis Consulting, TreatmentX
Susan Trapp, PhD  is one of 2 co-founder of TreatmentX. TreatmentX is building the world's most robust cannabis consumption and patient-reported outcomes (PRO) database. We are an early-stage company honored to participate in Canopy Boulder's 2018 Spring Cohort of cannabis start-ups... Read More →
avatar for Evan Walden

Evan Walden

CEO of Monday


Monday May 15, 2017 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Riverside 1724 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302
 
Tuesday, May 16
 

10:00am

Why do Startups Fail?
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90% of startups fail, that is the cold reality. Learn what it takes for that 10% to thrive and why the remaining 90% flop.

Speakers
avatar for Mandaline Godown

Mandaline Godown

Principle, SHYFTco / MOXIE & STARS
| Mandaline has a background in startups, culture & belonging, community building, tech and branding. She’s a people geek and has a *healthy* obsession with research & processes that help leaders create teams and cultures that are engaged, inclusive, and innovative.She heads up... Read More →
avatar for Nick Rancis

Nick Rancis

CTO, Clear Comfort Water
Nick Rancis’ experience spans numerous roles including CTO, Founder and Executive specializing in venture creation, manufacturing and corporate growth within the renewable energy and water sectors. Mr. Rancis is the Co-Founder and CTO at Clear Comfort Water, focusing on a patented... Read More →
avatar for Patrick Woods

Patrick Woods

Patrick joined Red Idea in 2016 in a dual role serving the consulting practice and venture works efforts. He spent more than a decade at Cargill, the world’s largest agribusiness firm, working in a variety of operations and management roles. | | An ideator and maximizer at... Read More →


Tuesday May 16, 2017 10:00am - 10:45am
Madelife 2000 21st St, Boulder, CO 80302

4:00pm

Failure 101
Limited Capacity seats available

Failure, as much as it hurts, is a part of life and through its life altering lessons,
makes us into better people. These 5 minute flash presentations showcase how the
failures of our startup community has helped them evolved into pillars.

Speakers
avatar for Robin Behrstock

Robin Behrstock

iZen Bamboo
avatar for Marshall Hayes

Marshall Hayes

Founder, Amplio
Marshall has spent the better part of the last decade in Digital Advertising and more specifically, how the future of retail is shifting into eCommerce through major retailers like Amazon. Currently he runs Amplio Digital, a Digital Advertising Agency focused on helping brands grow... Read More →
avatar for Katy Jeremko

Katy Jeremko

Co-Founder, re:3D, Life-Sized Affordable 3D Printing
Katy Jeremko translates strategic thinking into design, user experience, and media that authentically reflects a brand’s values. Her experience includes launching a series of high-profile kickstarter campaigns and co-founding a successful 3D Printing hardware start-up re:3D.  She’s... Read More →
avatar for Ben Travis

Ben Travis

Marketing Lead, Bonusly
Ben is the Marketing Lead at Bonusly, a recognition and rewards platform based in Boulder that aims to enrich company culture. With a background in strategy and analytics, he uses data to drive high-impact business efforts.


 
Wednesday, May 17
 

12:00pm

Hire Slow, Fire Fast
Limited Capacity filling up

Consider how harsh it is to have an entire team held hostage by someone who should not have been hired in the first place. It is not easy. It takes having hard conversations. It takes leadership. Still, if we can do it then, ultimately, people, teams and organizations win.

Speakers
avatar for Samantha Martin

Samantha Martin

CEO & Founder, Via TRM
Hello! I'm the CEO and founder of Via TRM (Traveler Relationship Management), an edtech startup powering the next generation of global citizens with a program matching, advising, application, and travel tracking software. Prior to Via, I got a MA in Peace & Conflict Studies and worked... Read More →
avatar for Kendra Prospero

Kendra Prospero

CEO & Founder, Turning the Corner LLC
Kendra Prospero founded Turning the Corner, LLC to help people connect to work they love and to end suffering in the workplace. She helps companies fully support their employees and helps individuals find jobs they are passionate about. Kendra believes that people who love their jobs... Read More →
avatar for Michelle Van Veen

Michelle Van Veen

People Operations Generalist, Techstars
I am the People Operations Generalist at Techstars which means that I support the people that enable and empower entrepreneurs around the world. With a background in Psychology and Women’s Studies, I have a passion for trying to figure out how to create inclusive environments in... Read More →


Wednesday May 17, 2017 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Galvanize 1023 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302, USA
 
Thursday, May 18
 

10:00am

Customer Validation
You could have plenty of funding, a technically sound team and an amazing product but if there is no market for it, you have failed.

Speakers
avatar for Chris Clearman

Chris Clearman

founder, ceo, Matador
CEO Founder at Matador.
avatar for Jesse Lawrence

Jesse Lawrence

CEO/Founder, Boulder Bits
Jesse describes himself as a family man, a thinker, an advocate of entrepreneurs and a total geek.  Having grown up in an entrepreneurial family, Jesse can’t help but appreciate and promote the entrepreneurial spirit in others.  He understands the dedication it takes to build... Read More →
avatar for Nick Rancis

Nick Rancis

CTO, Clear Comfort Water
Nick Rancis’ experience spans numerous roles including CTO, Founder and Executive specializing in venture creation, manufacturing and corporate growth within the renewable energy and water sectors. Mr. Rancis is the Co-Founder and CTO at Clear Comfort Water, focusing on a patented... Read More →


Thursday May 18, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am
Spark 1310 College Ave #100, Boulder, CO 80302