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Tuesday, May 16
 

9:00am

Building a Better Ecosystem for all Boulderpreneurs (a coffee chat with CU Boulder)
Limited Capacity seats available

A coffee chat session, facilitated by CU Boulder, to engage the Boulder community in their thoughts, desires, history, and perceptions of the CU Boulder campus, and how we can leverage and engage the community more in order to reach our goal of becoming the innovation university that supports the innovation/entrepreneurship community. 



Speakers

Tuesday May 16, 2017 9:00am - 9:45am
BMoCA 1750 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302

2:00pm

Making social change with entrepreneurship
Limited Capacity seats available

Format: Fishbowl (5 chairs in the front, 3 occupied with guests and 2 empty. Guests start the discussion and then members of the audience are invited to join the open chairs and join the discussion, either contributing or asking questions)

Description: We will discuss how can you make a real impact and work on solving social and environmental problems using entrepreneurial tools and skills, also sharing the process we have been through in BIG 5, a social and environmental bootcamp that happened at the University of Colorado during Spring. It will be a open and interactive session where audience and speakers will be together discussing the topic. Come and join the discussion!


 
Wednesday, May 17
 

10:00am

'Beyond the Boulder Bubble' - Global Entrepreneurial Thinking
Limited Capacity filling up

Presented by the first Global Entrepreneur in Residence in the US + International guests, this will be an interactive and high-spirited discussion around the importance of taking a global mindset and developing an understanding of other entrepreneurs worldwide. We'll explore immigrant and foreign entrepreneurial stories from around the World, taking lessons, ideas and best practices which when applied give you a leg up on the local and national market.


Speakers
avatar for Nigel Sharp

Nigel Sharp

Global Entrepreneur in Residence, CU Boulder
An excellent go-to person for discussions around software and hardware product design / development along with team building and culture forming, as well as early stage fundraising and pitch preparation.


Wednesday May 17, 2017 10:00am - 10:45am
Riverside 1724 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302

11:00am

Idea to Launch: Insight from an early stage founder
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This interactive session will guide participants through the process of taking an idea to launch and resources for additional help. Topics address with be how to decide if you should start a company, life management, how to ask family and friends for money, what is “real” traction, and cliche advice that doesn’t work for early stage companies.

Speakers

Wednesday May 17, 2017 11:00am - 11:45am
CanopyBoulder 3269 28th St, Boulder, CO 80301
 
Thursday, May 18
 

11:00am

Startup.coop: How to build a real sharing economy through shared ownership
Around the world, the "platform co-op" movement is bringing cooperative business models—sharing ownership and governance among workers or users—to the online economy. It's a way to build sustainable, transformative companies that are ultimately accountable not to short-term profits but to the people who depend on them most. Hear from leaders in this fast-growing ecosystem about how you can take part.

Speakers
avatar for Corey Kohn

Corey Kohn

foundering member-owner / COO, dojo4
I care about designing businesses to be the building blocks of a saner, healthier and more compassionate world.
avatar for Jason Wiener

Jason Wiener

Principal | Attorney, Jason Wiener|p.c., a public benefit corporation
Jason is the Principal at Jason Wiener, P.C., a boutique law and business consulting practice providing expertise to social enterprises and mission-driven business models of all sizes and in all phases. Jason’s specialty is in sharing economy law, social and regenerative enterprise... Read More →