Techstars Startup Weekend Boulder
Friday, August 10 - 12, 2018
Friday, August 10 - 12, 2018
Event starts at 6:30 pm
Black Lab Sports
3550 Frontier Ave.
Your idea in 54 hours
Hurry to secure your spot; this event will sell out quickly!
Techstars Startup Weekend is the best place to learn how to build a startup in a weekend and connect with your community; a melting pot of the area’s most creative thinkers, builders and implementers. It’s a 3-day long sprint to launch new products and services that solve real-world problems.
Grow with Google is an initiative that draws on Google’s 20-year history of building products, platforms, and services that help people and businesses grow. Through Grow with Google, Google aims to help everyone across America – those who make up the workforce of today and the students who will drive the workforce of tomorrow – access the best of Google’s training and tools to grow their skills, careers, and businesses.
Friday August 10th
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Her mission is to spread the word and promise of these philosophies on a global scale and to make an impact by teaching these ideas. She is the Producer of the Creative Business Cup—Adventure Zone featuring a business pitch challenge focused on human performance entrepreneurs.
Cosper recently completed a book and a documentary that explore the deep economic and cultural impact heralded by the global entrepreneurship movement. She is an award-winning editor and writer and strongly adheres to the idea that “on the other side of your fear, is your success.” And she would know, since she rides a Ducati and only does sports that require a helmet.
Coaches and Mentors
Dominic Thompson has spent over 20 years in startups, nonprofits, and law working in six countries. He started his career in Silicon Valley as a founding employee of Zip2 and is now in the telecom industry at Zayo in Boulder, Colorado.
A J has co-founded 4 companies, created numerous go-to-market strategies and sales deployments in retail, wholesale & technology areas over three decades. He currently contributes to regional strategy / thought leadership on innovation in health care, biosciences, mental health resources and IoT. A J remains passionate about creating partnerships and experiential connections that benefit startups, businesses, and organizations. Providing 18-24 mo market opportunity strategy is oft times missing for scaling S’Ups. I bring that view. He is active in Rockies Venture Club, 10.10.10, Prime Health & WomenWhoStartUp.
Two successful startups and exits in defense and social media software. From idea to international expansion I've learnt the hard roads of startup life and now assist new and growth entrepreneurs in their journey of success.
Dirk Dykson is partner and COO at Integral Performance (https://integral-performance.com/). After an early career in corporate finance with Fortune 100 companies, Dirk spent a decade in sales, marketing, and organizational performance leadership roles with global and national scope. During his 18-year career with Hewlett-Packard, Dirk led a $20M turnaround of HP’s iconic Calculator business and gained extensive global experience in sales, marketing, finance, strategy, general management, and customer service.
International business consultant providing full-service advisory and implementation support specializing in China. Entrepreneurship professor for 12 years. Extensive operational experience in academic and art nonprofits. Student of Brazilian percussion.
Over 25 years experience in Executive Management and C-Level positions. . Worked across an number of disparate industries including Manufacturing, Health Care, Brewing, Property /Building design, E-commerce and Internet Online Marketing solutions.
Ken Carlson is Managing Director and Founder of Boreas Ventures. Boreas Ventures provides financial leadership and growth solutions to Colorado based small and middle-market companies. Ken is a seasoned financial professional with over 12 years of experience in private equity, FinTech, structured finance, banking, and real estate.
Sumanth is an entrepreneur, technology executive, and investor. He loves to work on globally impactful innovations that deliver market-based returns.
Marc is an accomplished strategic marketing professional working with established and emerging companies across industries in Denver and San Francisco developing go to market strategies. With a roll-up your sleeves, lets get it done style guides development and implementation.
Ex-consultant, Wharton alum, current Googler with experience in sales operations, analytics, and pricing strategy. Born and raised in San Francisco Bay area as a die-hard warriors fan, trivia junkie, and board game enthusiast.
Brandon is the Head of Marketing of Gradient Ventures, Google's new AI-focused early-stage venture fund.
When he was 10, Brandon started his first business and instantly became addicted to entrepreneurship. After founding two more companies with some success, he bought a one way ticket to San Francisco and joined Google. In his free time, Brandon coaches startup founders, competes in American Ninja Warrior, and captures the world through photography.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Techstars Startup Weekend Boulder team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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Techstars Startup Weekend Boulder is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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