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Monday, May 15
 

9:00am

Mentor Community Office Hours
Limited Capacity seats available

Community Mentors give back and share their perspectives and experiences with founders and entrepreneurs of all walks of life in fast paced 20 minute sessions. Choice your own adventure! Please limit to 1 booking for each day of mentor office hours as slots are very limited.  Unfilled or cancelled time slots are available FCFS the day of the event - just check in with the event host at the event.

Please note that by adding this event to your event Sched you are NOT signed up to meet with a mentor.  We will, however, email you as soon as our booking system becomes avaiable where you will be able to specfically book an appointment with a particular mentor. Thank you!

Monday, May 15th @ Boomtown -9am-11am


Moderators
avatar for Glenn Reese

Glenn Reese

President/Founder, RiverCloud Media
Glenn Reese is a community-oriented outdoorsman with a passion for adapting innovative technologies to real-world problems. After working as a geospatial engineer for 14 years, Glenn has moved to the realm of entertainment in a leadership role as President of RiverCloud Media, where... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Peter Adams

Peter Adams

Executive Director, Rockies Venture Club
Peter Adams is the Executive Director of the Rockies Venture Club a non-profit organization furthering economic development in Colorado by connecting investors and entrepreneurs through conferences (Angel Capital Summit and Colorado Capital Conference), networking events, educational... Read More →
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Nicole Casanova

CEO, Casanova Ventures
I am an internet veteran who did her master's thesis on Targeted Marketing on the Web in 1995. As an early founder in three San Francisco companies that went public, a sales star that oversold my quotas by millions and a witness to hundreds of companies in high growth mode, I've seen... Read More →
avatar for Paul Foley

Paul Foley

Co-Founder & CEO, SmartCapital
Paul is the Co-Founder & CEO of SmartCapital, which for the first time ever allows anyone to invest in VC funds. | | Paul's also a Colorado native, born in Boulder, and is enthusiastic about building startup communities.
avatar for Joshua Hallock

Joshua Hallock

Director of Outreach and Stakeholder Engagement, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Originally from Idaho, Joshua directs Outreach and Stakeholder Engagement for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Rocky Mountain Regional Office in Denver, Colorado. In this role, he serves as the chief advisor to the Regional Director and the USPTO on outreach and... Read More →
avatar for Josh Horwitz

Josh Horwitz

Enterprise B2B, customer marketing, cycling, VW campers...
avatar for Jason Knoll

Jason Knoll

Founder, Being Imaginal
Jason offers a unique combination of visionary insight and grounded skill. He is a versatile business leader with a proven career focus on inspiring the conditions for peak performance. Jason brings 30 years experience in general management, strategic planning, business development... Read More →
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 Mike Sitrin

Mike Sitrin

Serial Entrepreneur
Mike Sitrin is an entrepreneur and start-up veteran with over 25 years of experience building and launching leading consumer-facing brands including Crackle (sold to Sony), Spinner (sold to AOL) and Velo Press (sold to Competitor Group.) | | | | Having started out in Boulder... Read More →
avatar for Kristin Stiles

Kristin Stiles

Co-founder, Sitter
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John Tayer

President & CEO, Boulder Chamber


 
Tuesday, May 16
 

9:00am

Mentor Community Office Hours
Limited Capacity seats available

Community Mentors give back and share their perspectives and experiences with founders and entrepreneurs of all walks of life in fast paced 20 minute sessions. Choice your own adventure! Please limit to 1 booking for each day of mentor office hours as slots are very limited.  Unfilled or cancelled time slots are available FCFS the day of the event - just check in with the event host at the event.

Please note that by adding this event to your event Sched you are NOT signed up to meet with a mentor.  We will, however, email you as soon as our booking system becomes avaiable where you will be able to specfically book an appointment with a particular mentor. Thank you!

Tuesday, May 16th @ 1% Pledge - 9am - 11am


Moderators
avatar for Glenn Reese

Glenn Reese

President/Founder, RiverCloud Media
Glenn Reese is a community-oriented outdoorsman with a passion for adapting innovative technologies to real-world problems. After working as a geospatial engineer for 14 years, Glenn has moved to the realm of entertainment in a leadership role as President of RiverCloud Media, where... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Kristin Apple

Kristin Apple

Managing Director, Health, Egg Strategy
As the Managing Director of Egg Strategy’s Health vertical, Kristin is intimately involved in developing strategy, uncovering insights and fueling innovation for some of the world’s largest healthcare and pharmaceutical companies. She is passionate about patient self-advocacy... Read More →
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Amy Baglan

CEO, MeetMindful
avatar for Brian Baker

Brian Baker

Partner, First User Group
I run the experience design firm 'First User Group' of Boulder and San Francisco; Where Experience meets Design. | | Talk to me about understanding your customer through experience design! | | I'm also fluent in energy companies/policy, consumer electronics manufacturing... Read More →
avatar for Brad Bernthal

Brad Bernthal

Director of the Entrepreneurship Initiative, Silicon Flatirons Center
Brad is an Associate Professor of Law at Colorado Law School and the Director of the Entrepreneurship Initiative for the Silicon Flatirons Center. As a professor, Brad leads the law school's Entrepreneurial Law Clinic. In addition to his clinical instruction, Brad teaches doctrinal... Read More →
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 →
avatar for Dan DeGolier

Dan DeGolier

Founder, Ascent CFO Solutions
Dan is recognized as a financial leader who will “do whatever it takes” to insure his clients have robust financial practices and clarity into its financial forecasts.I work with a variety of clients and have a highly customized approach to suit each entrepreneur’s individual... Read More →
avatar for David Gold

David Gold

Managing Director, Access Venture Partners
David Gold is a Managing Director at Access Venture Partners a 15 year old early stage venture capital fund investing mostly in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region. Notable fund investments include LogRhythm, Craftsy, Inspirato, AlchemyAPI and Nexgen Stoarge. David earned a Bachelor... Read More →
avatar for John McIntosh

John McIntosh

How to get your company off the ground. What are the things you need. to focus on.
avatar for Kristin Stiles

Kristin Stiles

Co-founder, Sitter
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Romain Vakilitabar

Recent CU Grad and VP at Watson University.
avatar for Milena Zilo

Milena Zilo

Founder and CEO, Zilo International Group


 
Wednesday, May 17
 

9:00am

Mentor Community Office Hours
Limited Capacity seats available

Community Mentors give back and share their perspectives and experiences with founders and entrepreneurs of all walks of life in fast paced 20 minute sessions. Choice your own adventure! Please limit to 1 booking for each day of mentor office hours as slots are very limited.  Unfilled or cancelled time slots are available FCFS the day of the event - just check in with the event host at the event.

Please note that by adding this event to your event Sched you are NOT signed up to meet with a mentor.  We will, however, email you as soon as our booking system becomes avaiable where you will be able to specfically book an appointment with a particular mentor. Thank you!

Wednesday, May 17th @ Galvanize - 9am - 11am

 

Moderators
avatar for Glenn Reese

Glenn Reese

President/Founder, RiverCloud Media
Glenn Reese is a community-oriented outdoorsman with a passion for adapting innovative technologies to real-world problems. After working as a geospatial engineer for 14 years, Glenn has moved to the realm of entertainment in a leadership role as President of RiverCloud Media, where... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Bing Chou

Bing Chou

Managing Director, Boulder, MojoTech
Bing Chou is a managing director at MojoTech, a leading team of software engineers, designers, and product managers creating web and mobile products for customers across North America.  Before joining MojoTech, Bing launched a small business of his own, earned his MBA, and joined... Read More →
avatar for Jason Cole

Jason Cole

CEO, Da Primus Consulting
CEO of Da Primus Consulting, fractional CTO, and Boomtown CTO mentor. Love to talk about anything having to do with technology and your new startup ideas.
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Matt Cutter

Founder, Upslope Brewing Company
avatar for Nicole Glaros

Nicole Glaros

Techstars Partner, Techstars
Nicole has entrepreneurship in her blood. As a second generation American, with both her father and grandfather starting companies, she learned at a young age that being an entrepreneur means being in charge of your own destiny. She got her entrepreneurial start in the 4th grade... Read More →
avatar for Dan Konigsberg

Dan Konigsberg

CEO/Founder, CampMinder
I began building web applications when I was 13, when it was way more nerdy than cool. When I was 20, I won a VH1 myMusic Award for best fan website for a site about The Dave Matthews Band. My love for music didn’t end there, as I learned the guitar at camp and later went on to... Read More →
avatar for Kyle Lefkoff

Kyle Lefkoff

Founder & General Partner, Boulder Ventures
avatar for Edward Likovich

Edward Likovich

Entrepreneur in Residence, Meritage Funds
I'm new to Denver/Boulder! (Just moved here from Boston). Previously, I was CEO of GoodLux Technology, makers of the SunSprite wearable light tracker. I'm focused on getting integrated into the startup community, and I'm specifically looking to connect with technical/software people... Read More →
avatar for Brian Long

Brian Long

President, FMAdata
I have bootstrapped two successful companies and still own both of them. Not every business needs VCs, banks, or an IPO. Exits are optional when you have positive cash flow! My background is in commercial real estate and data gathering. | | I have enjoyed mentoring CU student teams... Read More →
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Chris Marks

Managing Director, Blue Note Ventures


Wednesday May 17, 2017 9:00am - 11:00am
Galvanize 1023 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302, USA
 
Thursday, May 18
 

4:00pm

Mentors' Happy Hour
Due to weather - we moved todays Mentors' Happy Hour to Niche Workspaces at 944 Pearl StreetBoulder, CO 80302 (Alley entrance) located next to the Trident Cafe alley entrance (between Walnut and Pearl Street). Complimentary beer (courtesy of Upslope Brewing Co.), wine, soft-drinks and hors d'oeuvre will be provided at this curated, modern co-working location (check it out here - www.nicheworkspaces.com). This is a great chance to mingle with other mentors, colleagues and organizers.

Volunteers
avatar for Glenn Reese

Glenn Reese

President/Founder, RiverCloud Media
Glenn Reese is a community-oriented outdoorsman with a passion for adapting innovative technologies to real-world problems. After working as a geospatial engineer for 14 years, Glenn has moved to the realm of entertainment in a leadership role as President of RiverCloud Media, where... Read More →