Startup Weekend Boulder Youth
Friday, April 24 - 26, 2015
Friday, April 24 - 26, 2015
Event starts at 6:30 pm
This is our 2015 event. Interested in this year's event? Visit www.bit.ly/swboulderyouth2016
The 2016 event, held February 20-21, 2016 at TechStars in downtown Boulder, will be even bigger and better.
To see information and register for the 2016 event, visit www.bit.ly/swboulderyouth2016.
Friday April 24th
Saturday April 25th
Sunday April 26th
Prior to joining the Boulder Chamber, John served as Public Affairs and Communications Director for the pharmaceutical manufacturing company, Roche Colorado Corporation, and as Policy Development Director in the Boulder City Manager’s Office. John also spent six years as the elected representative for the Boulder area to the Regional Transportation District.
A native of Brookline, Massachusetts, John earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the University of Colorado. He now resides in South Boulder with his wife, Molly, the head of elections for Boulder County.
President of the Board Boulder JCC
He currently works for UBS and manages a team that provides Wealth Management, Investment Banking and Corporate Services to individuals and Corporations across the country.
He is currently the President of the Board for the Boulder JCC and has previously served on several non-profit and for profit boards and have invested in multiple start up companies ranging in sectors from Technology to Health Care.
He enjoys doing community work with several non-profits including There With Care and Community Food Share. Matthew's been married for 16 years and has two daughters ages 13 and 11.He loves playing tennis, skiing and traveling with his family.
Now, as Vice President at Watson University, a new university model which brings in 15 of the most promising next generation leaders to Colorado where they learn the skills needed to solve the world’s toughest intractable problems, Romain loves helping students who are looking to make an impact discover the power of entrepreneurship. He’s lived in the townships of South Africa and was voluntarily homeless in the streets of Scandinavia in order to test the dogma that “need is the mother of all invention.”
Coaches and Mentors
Director of Online Production & Development at Active Interest Media
After learning some of the inner workings of startups both by helping others with theirs and by working for one, she set out to create a business of her own. Currently Rachel is building curriculum and programming for young women around self-love, body image, relationships, and holistic health. Her artist’s heart is expressed through facilitation, coaching, graphic design, and her soul-passion, dance, all of which weave into her workshops. She plans to begin a masters program in counseling psychology this fall to increase her clinical skill and healing abilities.
Intra-preneur and entrepreneur expertise leveraging brand, product, partner, cause, channel and customer assets to define innovation and sustainable growth at legacy brands, startups, social ventures and nonprofits, including Mrs. Fields, TCBY, PepsiCo Foods, Sylvania, Eaton, IBM, Hasbro, Firehouse Subs, Genzyme Genetics, United Way Worldwide, YWCA, Inside|Good, ReWork, Giveo and KULA Causes.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Boulder Youth team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.
Techstars Startup Weekend Boulder is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
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