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Work with a Purpose [clear filter]
Tuesday, May 16
 

2:00pm

Companies that start with purpose
Limited Capacity full
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Interested in meeting local companies who drive business towards their purpose? Join the conversation.

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Shannon Bertucci

Shannon Bertucci

I’m a life long full stack software developer currently with a company called Gloo. I am passionate about test driven development, pair programming, and process. I also spend a lot of extra time with a company called Bloc mentoring junior developers through their learning processes... Read More →
avatar for Lisa White

Lisa White

Software Engineer, Twitter
Data APIs, Community Involvement, Hiking, Yoga, & Tai Chi


Tuesday May 16, 2017 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Riverside 1724 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302
 
Wednesday, May 17
 

10:00am

Be a BCorp: Why Choosing Purpose Might Be the Best Business Decision You Ever Make
Limited Capacity filling up

Similar to an organic certification for food, being certified as a B Corp lets your clients and users know what you’re about, and sets you apart from the competition. Being a B Corp means claiming your organization’s purpose, and is much easier than it might seem. Hear from startup owners who chose this path and have never looked back.

Speakers:

Corey Kohn - Co-Founder of dojo4 
Robb Shurr - Co-Founder of Walden Hyde
Blair Young - Principal Consultant at Cultivation Center
Mike Higuera - Director of Resource Investments at Conscience Bay Company

Speakers
avatar for Mike Higuera

Mike Higuera

Director of Resource Investments, Conscience Bay Company
At Conscience Bay we are working to solve environmental problems by developing creative business models. I lead our company's investments in water and agriculture which focuses on helping solve our water scarcity problems. I have worked in conservation for The Nature Conservancy... Read More →
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 Robb Shurr

Robb Shurr

CEO, Walden Hyde
I believe that brands are the biggest levers for change that we have in our communities and the world.
avatar for Blair Young

Blair Young

Principal Consultant, Cultivation Center
After spending nearly 2 decades on the frontline of mission-driven (nonprofit) work, it finally occurred to me that I do my best work behind the scenes. I thrive, and am happiest, as a back-end producer and coach. Cultivation Center is a B Corp. Talk to me about B Corp. Talk to me... Read More →


Wednesday May 17, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am
BMoCA 1750 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302

4:00pm

BSW Basecamp Happy Hour Sponsored by Gloo!
Limited Capacity full
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Come party with a Purpose!  This Work with a Purpose track happy hour at Basecamp is sponsored by Gloo.  Enjoy a refreshing beverage and some munchies while you mingle with like-minded folks who are pursuing careers with a greater sense of community.

Speakers
avatar for Nico Valencia

Nico Valencia

Partner, 2C | Two's Complement
Building technology and design for startups!


Wednesday May 17, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Galvanize 1023 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302, USA
 
Thursday, May 18
 

4:30pm

B Corp Taco Truck Happy Hour
Learn why it's very cool and advantageous to your business and your community to have your startup certified as a B Corp and how to do it. Connect with other people who are B Corps or thinking about certifying. Taco truck in full effect. 

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.


Thursday May 18, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Impact Hub 1877 Broadway, Suite 100 Boulder, CO 80302