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Monday, May 15
 

8:30am

Diversity Is The Answer: After The Accelerator
Limited Capacity filling up

The data is in: diversity provides a strategic business advantage. As companies leave accelerators, they often experience a let-down. No more are they surrounded by mentors, investors, and peers who are driving towards short-term goals. By putting themselves in environments full of people of diverse backgrounds, they can gain the long-term perspective needed to build a company over longer cycles. We explore how diverse professional communities support the ongoing development of business, and how to cultivate advisors, friends, colleagues and staff from broad backgrounds to help support your company's adolescence.

Speakers
avatar for Greg Berry

Greg Berry

Greg Berry has been part of Colorado’ entrepreneurial ecosystem for 25 years.  He is a co-founder, Board Director, and was the founding Managing Director of Impact Hub Boulder, which serves the diverse social impact community as a co-working and event space, community catalyst... 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 →


Monday May 15, 2017 8:30am - 9:45am
Impact Hub 1877 Broadway, Suite 100 Boulder, CO 80302

10:30am

Sound Mind + Balanced Body = Successful Community
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Mission of the panel discussion: to explore how Boulder can influence the integration of health and balance into a new era of business/ entrepreneurship, and how by doing so a more innovative and successful society is born.

  1. What is the old story of health (or the lack thereof) in business? What’s the new story that is emerging?
  2. Why is prioritizing your health actually more beneficial for your business and your productivity? 
  3. What are your top hacks and tips to being a healthy and vibrant entrepreneur on a mental, emotional and physical level? (What are the easiest way to get healthy and stay healthy? tools/tips/tricks)
  4. How do do you create a healthy culture for your team?
  5. What is the impact of businesses that value health on the local community?-- How does being in an optimum state of health generate new wealth for not only your business, but your community as a whole?
  6. How can Boulder be an influencer in creating a culture of health in the new era of business and entrepreneurship? 

Additional Topics for discussion/ Q&A (Optional):

Health products
Physical & Mental Well being
Balanced Lifestyle
Workaholic and impact on health
Diet’s impact


Speakers
avatar for Gareth Hermann

Gareth Hermann

COO, Magic
My personal north star is systems change- I am a student of Theory U and using business as a force for good. I co-founded a digital marketing agency called Magic- we serve purpose driven businesses and help them scale their impact by growing their online sales.
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Shari Leidich

Founder, myknowbrainer
Twelve years ago, I founded Two Moms in the Raw after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. I relied on food to heal. As I learned about nutrition, I realized how desperately the body wants balance and wellbeing. During the past few years, I learned that I, as well as most other... Read More →
avatar for Jo Schaalman + Julie Pelaez

Jo Schaalman + Julie Pelaez

co-founder, Conscious Cleanse
Jo Schaalman and Jules Peláez are co-authors of the book The Conscious Cleanse: Lose Weight, Heal Your Body and Transform Your Life in 14 Days, a best-selling, step-by-step guide to help you live your most vibrant life. Together they’ve led thousands of people through their online... Read More →
avatar for Dr. David Tusek

Dr. David Tusek

Founder / CEO
Dr. Tusek is a board-certified family physician who also has experience as an emergency physician. He is a member of the Academy of Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, and the Institute of Functional Medicine. He relishes the close connectivity with his... Read More →


Monday May 15, 2017 10:30am - 11:50am
Impact Hub 1877 Broadway, Suite 100 Boulder, CO 80302

12:00pm

Future of Our Cities: Civc Innovation
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Social impact always starts from our immediate sphere of influence. Local City of Boulder officials, tech entrepreneurs, conscious leaders, and civic change-makers converge to kickoff Boulder Startup Week at Impact Hub Boulder! Join us as they will discuss how Boulder, Denver, and cities across the world can create systems that disrupt 'business as usual' and empower citizens to co-create solutions. If you are an entrepreneur looking to revolutionize your community, this panel will offer you creative insights and an opportunity to network with movers and shakers in this arena. Bring your burning civic questions and business cards!

Speakers
avatar for Becky Boone

Becky Boone

Software Engineer, Freelance
Becky Boone is a software engineer with a focus on civic technology. Influenced by her experiences growing up in Saudi Arabia and Indonesia, the idea that everyone should have access to information and decisions is central to her being. She spent two years working for Code for America... Read More →
avatar for Amy Lynn Herman

Amy Lynn Herman

Founder, Boulder POV, LLC
Hi, I'm Amy Lynn. I'm a creative entrepreneur who believes in a better world by design. By day, I'm an event strategist specializing in community activation for large-scale, high-impact arts and cultural productions (500-150K people). I care about community wealth practices, equity... Read More →
avatar for Nikhil Mankekar

Nikhil Mankekar

Nikhil Mankekar is a community leader, entrepreneur and artist. Nikhil is the Chairman of the City of Boulder Human Relations Commission. He is the first Indian and Sikh-American to be appointed to any city board or commission in Boulder. Nikhil has been recognized for his leadership... Read More →
avatar for Julia Richman

Julia Richman

Chief Innovation and Technology Officer, City of Boulder


Monday May 15, 2017 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Impact Hub 1877 Broadway, Suite 100 Boulder, CO 80302
 
Tuesday, May 16
 

6:00am

Daybreaker BSW// Superheroes for Social Impact @ Impact Hub
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You will need register separately from BSW and purchase a ticket for this event, visit https://www.daybreaker.com/event/superheroes-social-impact/

At Daybreaker, we dance our faces off before work and feel gloriously healthy while doing so. We gather in community to participate in something greater than ourselves. Daybreaker is about choosing to live life differently, choosing to be happy, and choosing to pursue the best versions of ourselves. 

Join us for a special BSW version at the Impact Hub to see what Daybreaker surprises are in store. We start with a one hour yoga + fitness experience and then dance with reckless abandon for two hours! Superhero costumes are strongly encouraged. 

We don’t need alcohol. We don’t need to pretend to be someone else. We come as we are to sweat, dance and connect with ourselves and each other. 

We will be donating a portion of the proceeds to Impact Hub's Academy where they bring the local community together to learn, evolve, collaborate, and take action on today’s biggest challenges. This is where change goes to work. https://impacthubacademy.org


Tuesday May 16, 2017 6:00am - 8:45am
Impact Hub 1877 Broadway, Suite 100 Boulder, CO 80302
 
Wednesday, May 17
 

4:00pm

Social Media for Social Good
Limited Capacity full
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When done right, social media marketing can be a powerful tool for spreading the word about your mission. In this workshop, you'll walk away with a roadmap for growing a huge community of action takers.

In this workshop we'll cover strategies on how you can hone in on your audience and demonstrate your value. We'll go beyond the basics, and dive into methods for growing an audience online.

For a recap of this presentation please visit: https://vireomedia.com/social-media-for-social-good/

Speakers
avatar for Katie Davidson

Katie Davidson

UX Designer, Strategy by Katie
After 140+ projects - I've seen some things. If you're not sure why your customers aren't biting, or if you're struggling to communicate the value of your product, I probably have something up my sleave.


Wednesday May 17, 2017 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Spark 1310 College Ave #100, Boulder, CO 80302
 
Friday, May 19
 

7:30am

Coffee Conspiracy
Entrepreneurs from all backgrounds learn about radical collaboration from the social entrepreneurship community. This fast-paced morning meetup provides exposure to a wide range of professionals, join us to meet with people and learn from different sectors and together share experiences, offer advice, and help each other solve problems. Come prepared to share a need or challenge you face and seek input from the rest of collective on how to best solve that problem.

Speakers
avatar for Greg Berry

Greg Berry

Greg Berry has been part of Colorado’ entrepreneurial ecosystem for 25 years.  He is a co-founder, Board Director, and was the founding Managing Director of Impact Hub Boulder, which serves the diverse social impact community as a co-working and event space, community catalyst... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 7:30am - 9:15am
Impact Hub 1877 Broadway, Suite 100 Boulder, CO 80302

10:00am

Shift The Game: How Bringing Consciousness to Technology and Business will Power the Revolution
Every fear, trigger and limiting belief comes up when you're an entrepreneur. The companies that win know that mindset is represented in every business decision they make. What we offer, how we monetize, who we hire, the clients and partners we serve and most importantly, our bottom line are all direct reflections of our beliefs.

So, how many of us actually know what's driving us? And, how many of us are deliberately creating what we want to experience?

You are the entrepreneurs that are imagining our tomorrows and your technologies will provide the most speed, scale and wealth creation. Your self knowledge and mastery of mindset is critical because those that leverage the power of tech and money while leading from love will change the world.

When we put the resources in the hands of the people who will consciously lead, that's when we will change the way business works - from the inside.

This interactive workshop will make you a player that's Shifting The Game.

You will:
See why you do what you do
Identify and drop your defenses
Re-pattern your limiting beliefs
Learn how to lead a revolution and win

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Casanova

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 →


Friday May 19, 2017 10:00am - 11:15am
Galvanize 1023 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302, USA