Denver Startup Week

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Denver Startup Week kicks off today in Denver.

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The Organizing Committee is in countdown mode to Monday’s launch of the third annual Denver Startup Week, the  largest free entrepreneurial and innovation-focused event in the country.  Denver Startup Week 2014 features 140 distinct activities – thousands of registered participants and the return of Basecamp launched by Chase on the 16th Street Mall – all focused on growing the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Colorado.

Highlights of the week include Women who Startup, Sifting Through The BS, Denver Founders Network and the kick-off breakfast featuring keynote speaker Dave McClure.

Denver Startup Week has attracted notable speakers and startup experts such as Zayo Group CEO Dan Caruso; Bryan Leach, CEO of Ibotta; Wayin CEO Elaine Wood; Mike Davis, VP Product at The Trade Desk; Erik Swain, COO at SpotXchange; Jess Mckean, VP Product at Datalogix; Dean DeBiase, Startup Partner, KIN & 1871; Erik Mitisek, CEO at Colorado Technology Association and Denver’s Startup Mayor, Michael B. Hancock.

A sample of events include:

  • Startup Job Fair aims to connect talented job seekers with the best Denver-based startups and growth-mode companies.
  • Best of Colorado Speaker Series – Colorado is home to many inspiring entrepreneurs and growing startups looking to become the next big company. The speaker will be Leo Yuffa of Dazbog, which is a company that realized the American dream.
  • Women Who Startup, an event to celebrate, connect and empower women featuring Kathleen Warner, Startup America founding team, Jane Miller, Rudi’s Bakery prior CEO and more.
  • Startup Resource Fair is offering a chance for you to connect accounting, legal, technology support and more.
  • Startup Week Olympics – Innovative Manufacturing Partnerships, held at Infinite Monkey Theorem, learn how startups are partnering with Fortune 500 companies to bring innovations to the market.
  • Working with Distributed Teams – Speakers will share their tales of bridging space and time with Jim Ball from Alpine Access leading the event.
  • The Next Advertising Frontier: Get a crash course look into what the Digital Advertising Technology realm entails. Paneled Mike Davis, Erik Swain, Jess McKean, Cordell BaanHofman and Andrew Fischer.
  • Entrepreneurs Rising – Hosted by CSU and Chad Yakobson of Crooked Stave – enjoy an educational and fun happy hour in the Source.

 

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