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Monday, May 16
 

8:30am

#BSW16 Basecamp
Need a place to work or want to feel welcomed to the community? Join us downtown for coffee, food, demos, wifi, programming and community at Basecamp. 

This will be the central spot where a lot of the organizers and community evangelists will be hanging out so if you want to meet some great new people come down and hang out. There will be lots of swag, surprises, meetups, and more! 

Speakers
avatar for Lauren Seaton

Lauren Seaton

Market Development Strategist, Bluespark
Love digital technology, innovation, mistakes, New Yorker cartoons and Colorado. Dislike rules.


1:30pm

Future of Entrepreneurship in Boulder
Limited Capacity full
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By 2020, 1 in 6 people will be entrepreneurs. This dramatic change is being influenced by paradigm shifts not only in the way that we work, but also in the way we live. But are we ready for that shift? We will discuss what this could mean for the Boulder startup ecosystem and/or the Global startup community.

This event will also include a book signing of Ja-Naé and Steven's new bestseller, The Startup Equation: A Visual Guide to Building Your Startup.

Speakers
avatar for Ja-Nae Duane

Ja-Nae Duane

CO-AUTHOR, STARTUP EQUATION
For over 20 years, Ja-Naé Duane focused on one mission: make life better for as many people as possible. This award-winning innovator, angel investor, and co-author of “The Startup Equation,” Ja-Naé Duane has been written up and seen in dozens of media, including by Associated... Read More →
avatar for Steven Fisher

Steven Fisher

Director of Product Design, Imprivata
Head of Innovation and Experience for SeaChange. Entrepreneur, Film Maker, Author, Funny Guy. Passion for #innovation #UX #futureofwork and #craftbeer
avatar for Andrew Hyde

Andrew Hyde

Head of Community, Origin Protocol
I founded Startup Week. And Startup Weekend, which is similar. I now work in blockchain technology and you should too.


Monday May 16, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Riverside 1724 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302

2:00pm

New Tech Boulder
Limited Capacity filling up

Special New Tech for BSW!
 

Moderators
avatar for Robert Reich

Robert Reich

Managing Partner, Real
As a mentor and executive, Robert helps companies achieve growth and profitability by focusing on the right product, process and growth strategies.

6:00pm

Hack the Dot Hackfest
Limited Capacity seats available

Gear up for a little friendly competition! Programmers, creatives and entrepreneurs with gather for an evening of code collaboration, working together to build out applications in 3 hours. Teams will be provided with domain names, which they must use to create an innovative application concept. We'll present these applications at the end of the night where the hackers will have a chance to win prized. Not a coder? No worries, come network with us!

Speakers
avatar for Name.com

Name.com

Name.com
avatar for Nadine Struzziero

Nadine Struzziero

Director of Marketing, Quick Left
Nadine is a curious, new to Boulder Marketer. She is looking to meet new people and learn about the Boulder community!

Core Team
avatar for Simone Johnson

Simone Johnson

Marketing Manager, Quick Left
Simone is a digital marketer focusing on achieving marketing success in an ever-changing technological landscape. She is an advocate for women, people of color and LGBTQ people in tech, and enjoys working in the community to help further young people's interests in programming, design... Read More →


Monday May 16, 2016 6:00pm - 9:30pm
Quick Left 902 Pearl St., Boulder, Colorado
 
Tuesday, May 17
 

8:00am

Boulder Open Coffee Club
Limited Capacity full
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Boulder Open Coffee Club is an informal meetup that serves as a great way to take the pulse of the startup community. BOCC begins with newcomer introductions followed by job and event announcements. The balance of the hour is a group discussion about startups, with topics including new products, industry trends, and other current events.


Moderators
avatar for Bing Chou

Bing Chou

Managing Director, MojoTech
Bing Chou is a managing director at MojoTech, a leading team of software engineers, designers, and product managers creating web and mobile products for customers across North America.  Before joining MojoTech, Bing launched a small business of his own, earned his MBA, and joined... Read More →

Tuesday May 17, 2016 8:00am - 9:00am
Boomtown 2060 Broadway Street Boulder, CO 80302

8:30am

#BSW16 Basecamp
Need a place to work or want to feel welcomed to the community? Join us downtown for coffee, food, demos, an Enbliss massage chair, wifi, programming and community at Basecamp. 

This will be the central spot where a lot of the organizers and community evangelists will be hanging out so if you want to meet some great new people come down and hang out. There will be lots of swag, surprises, meetups, and more! 

Core Team
avatar for Lauren Seaton

Lauren Seaton

Market Development Strategist, Bluespark
Love digital technology, innovation, mistakes, New Yorker cartoons and Colorado. Dislike rules.


Tuesday May 17, 2016 8:30am - 2:30pm
Basecamp at Wild Standard 1043 Pearl Street Boulder, CO 80302

11:30am

Living and Working With Boulder's Housing Choices
Limited Capacity full
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Finding housing in Boulder—a beautiful location with a booming economy—is ever challenging. Hear from and ask questions to our panel of Boulder locals who have lived in or near the city for a diverse amount of time, working in different types of jobs, and have wrestled with the difficulty of buying a home or starting a family.


Moderators
avatar for Eric Budd

Eric Budd

he/him, Boulder Housing Coalition
Eric Budd is a community builder, political organizer, and has a passion for connecting people. As a former candidate for Boulder City Council, he ran on a platform of building sustainable housing and transportation systems and creating a more inclusive, open city. Eric joined Ingram... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Grant Blakeman

Grant Blakeman

gb Studio
i type into a box and internet comes out the other end.
avatar for Tara Calihman

Tara Calihman

Director of Content, VictorOps


Tuesday May 17, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm
Basecamp at Wild Standard 1043 Pearl Street Boulder, CO 80302

11:45am

Hiring Hacks and Best Practices from Twitter and Techstars
Limited Capacity filling up

Leaders from TechStars and Twitter explore the realities of hiring and retaining the best talent. Do you hire for attitude or aptitude? Is it easier to retain an A-Player then attract one? Come find out!

Moderators
avatar for Dave Mayer

Dave Mayer

CEO, Technical Integrity
We are excited to be involved with our NINTH Boulder Startup Week this year, sponsoring the Dev track!Technical Integrity's core mission is to build an inclusive and collaborative community, help great companies and candidates thrive, and to be a conduit to a better world.We are a... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Greg Greenstreet

Greg Greenstreet

Director, Engineering, Twitter
Director of Engineering @Twitter Boulder.
avatar for Lee Mayer

Lee Mayer

CEO, Havenly
avatar for Jud Valeski

Jud Valeski

CTO Techstars
TW

Tim Wolters

CEO RoundPegg


5:30pm

Building Community Housing at Boulder City Council
Come participate in a Boulder civic event! Meet and join with Boulder residents trying to legalize cooperative housing at the City Council. See what makes Boulder a great city to work, live, and play.

Come for food, board games, and to learn more about shared housing in Boulder. The City Council meeting starts at 6PM (and will go late—stay as long as you want!)

Core Team
avatar for Eric Budd

Eric Budd

he/him, Boulder Housing Coalition
Eric Budd is a community builder, political organizer, and has a passion for connecting people. As a former candidate for Boulder City Council, he ran on a platform of building sustainable housing and transportation systems and creating a more inclusive, open city. Eric joined Ingram... Read More →


 
Wednesday, May 18
 

8:00am

BSW Day Kickoff Tacos
Get ready for a busy day around Boulder with Breakfast Tacos from t|aco! Our treat. 

Speakers
avatar for Andrew Hyde

Andrew Hyde

Head of Community, Origin Protocol
I founded Startup Week. And Startup Weekend, which is similar. I now work in blockchain technology and you should too.


Wednesday May 18, 2016 8:00am - 10:00am
T|ACO 1175 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302

8:30am

#BSW16 Basecamp
Need a place to work or want to feel welcomed to the community? Join us downtown for coffee, food, demos, an Enbliss massage chair, wifi, programming and community at Basecamp. 

This will be the central spot where a lot of the organizers and community evangelists will be hanging out so if you want to meet some great new people come down and hang out. There will be lots of swag, surprises, meetups, and more! 

Speakers
avatar for Lauren Seaton

Lauren Seaton

Market Development Strategist, Bluespark
Love digital technology, innovation, mistakes, New Yorker cartoons and Colorado. Dislike rules.


Wednesday May 18, 2016 8:30am - 2:30pm
Basecamp at Wild Standard 1043 Pearl Street Boulder, CO 80302

9:00am

Code && Coffee
Limited Capacity filling up

Details: http://boulder.coden.coffee

We gather people for various Meetups and happy hours on a regular basis. This is a weekly, informal, gluten-friendly gathering of developers - and anyone else who works relatively quietly with a lap top.  Many who come are of the Ruby persuasion, but all are welcome.

**WHO:** You, your laptop.
**WHAT:** Code && Coffee (&& Bagels && Tea)
**WHEN:** Wednesdays, 9AM - 12PM
**WHERE:** 2030 17th St. Boulder, CO 80302


Speakers
avatar for Fred Jean

Fred Jean

Owner, Command-Shift-N, LLC


Wednesday May 18, 2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
DOJO4 2030 17th St, Boulder, CO 80302

10:00am

Chair Massage Refresh
Come to the Dragontree Spa for a break from Boulder Startup Week for a free 10 minute chair massage provided by The Dragontree Spa! Come in and ask for the signup sheet for the next available massage on the day of and also inquire about discounted full body massage specials! 

Wednesday May 18, 2016 10:00am - 3:00pm
The Dragontree Spa 1521 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302

11:30am

How To Build an Online Community
Limited Capacity full
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Your brand is stuck in the Facebook trap. Besides likes, comments and targeted advertising you yearn for a true community. In this 45min session we'll break down a series of success stories and failures to focus on methods for building a community beyond today's most tired social media strategies.


Speakers
avatar for Andrew Baron

Andrew Baron

Co-Founder, Humanwire
Andrew Baron created and led two innovative products that established entirely new markets: founded Rocketboom, the first large-scale online video product on the internet, most known for its leadership role in the democratization of the moving image and founded Know Your Meme, the... Read More →


Wednesday May 18, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm
Spark 1310 College Ave, Suite 100, Boulder, Colorado

1:00pm

Turnpikers Podcast
Turnpikers is coming to Boulder Startup Week!
 
Turnpikers is a local podcast -- one that convenes the personalities that make up the Denver & Boulder technology community. This is an informal and inclusive show that brings together the people in the community to talk about product, people, and trends. 

Website: http://turnpikers.com/ 
Twitter: @Turnpikers

Speakers
LB

Luke Beatty

Luke is the President of Media Brands at AOL, where he oversees the operation of a number of brands, including TechCrunch, Engadget, Autoblog, Mapquest, Moviefone, among others. Prior to this, Luke served as Vice President and General Manager at Yahoo, where he managed Local, Flickr... Read More →
avatar for Danny Newman

Danny Newman

Co-Founder/CEO of Roximity


Wednesday May 18, 2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Basecamp at Wild Standard 1043 Pearl Street Boulder, CO 80302

3:30pm

The Startup Showcase
Limited Capacity seats available

Meet and connect with founders and their teams at Startup Showcase and be inspired by what’s being built in our community.

We're clearing the floor of Boulder Theater for an expo-style afternoon with plenty of room to visit with companies from the current Techstars class, Techstars alumni, teams from Startup Weekend, and other community-driven companies. They'll be sharing their journeys and products, answering questions and gathering feedback.

Feel free to stop in between 3:30 - 5:30; can add to your Sched but no RSVP required.

Core Team
avatar for Julie Penner

Julie Penner

Techstars


Wednesday May 18, 2016 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Boulder Theater 2032 14th St, Boulder, CO 80302

4:30pm

FullStackEvents - Design our Year of Programming
FullStackEvents is hosting a meet+greet happy hour to support plans for our quarterly #EventProf event series.

We're meeting at the World Famous DarkHorse on 5/18 from 4:30-6:30pm. 

Get ready for beer, a photobooth, prizes and surprises. $3 entry - includes one drink ticket 

Have an idea for a panel? Want to talk about content? 
We'll have interactive stations to design/explore what members want to get out of the series.

Together, we'll get playful in brainstorming some proposed topics: 

 

  • August 2016 -  A mixer, a microphone and a drone walk into a bar...new tools/tech for events
  • Late Nov / Early Dec 2016 - A Modest (Event) Proposal - How to Create Value / Secure Sponsors to Support your Event... (without eating the young)
  • March or June - Your Avatar is Showing - Identifying Brand Ambassadors + Target Audiences for Events
  • March or June -  Playing Nice with Misfits + Millionaires - How to Attract Outliers and Influencers to Make your Event a Success

 


See you there! 

FullStackEvents offers amplified career advice and business solutions for #EventProfs

Reach out for more info at fullstackevents@gmail.com or check out our Facebook page.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Lynn Herman

Amy Lynn Herman

Founder, Boulder POV, LLC
Hi, I'm Amy Lynn. I'm a creative entrepreneur who believes in a better world by design. By day, I'm an event strategist specializing in community activation for large-scale, high-impact arts and cultural productions (500-150K people). I care about community wealth practices, equity... Read More →


Wednesday May 18, 2016 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Dark Horse 2229 Baseline, Boulder, CO

5:00pm

CO Ed Tech Meetup Happy Hour

Join us for happy hour, networking and conversation about all things EDU!  This event brings together educators, technologists, entrepreneurs, and others interested in learning more about what's happening with edtech in Colorado.  We’ll have plenty of time for networking before we showcase some of the great edtech startups from around Denver and Boulder. Plus – there will be drinks!


Speakers

Wednesday May 18, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Wonder 946 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302

5:00pm

Jews, Brews, and Startup Gurus
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/565592700269308/

In honor of Boulder Startup Week, we are having our 5th annual, "Jews, Brews, and Startup Gurus" happy hour. Join us for a drink, meet some other Jewish entrepreneurs, network with the local startup community, or just come to grab a delicious taco. 

Thank you to Boulder Jewish News and Camp Inc. for sponsoring this event. Thanks to their generosity, we will have some appetizers going around and the first 50 people to get there will get a free drink!

Moderators
MR

Michael Rosenzweig

Marketing Director, Boulder JCC

Wednesday May 18, 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm
T/Aco 1175 Walnut St., Boulder, CO

6:00pm

Boulder Ruby Group
RSVP Here: http://www.meetup.com/boulder_ruby_group/events/229899805/ 

The regular Boulder Ruby Meetup falls during Boulder Startup Week
this year! 

The beginner's track will start at 6:00pm. At 7:15, we will start presentations. 

As the date gets closer, we will update this notice with details of the scheduled presentations.

If you would like to present at this meeting, or at upcoming events, reach out to @boulderruby on Twitter. :-)  

Here's the event on Meetup.com: http://www.meetup.com/boulder_ruby_group/events/229899805/ 

Speakers
avatar for Mike Gehard

Mike Gehard

Software Engineer, Pivotal
Mike heads up the content development group within Pivotal's Education team. He also serves on the Pivotal Labs practices council as the lead technical representative. Previous experience includes working on the Spring Cloud Services team as well as a Labs consultant. He loves speaking... Read More →
avatar for Marty Haught

Marty Haught

Founder, Haught Codeworks
Software architect/entrepreneur that runs Haught Codeworks building both great software and teams. Actively involved in the software community, most notably as an organizer of RailsConf and RubyConf. Beyond his love for the outdoors, food and music, Marty is busy raising his two children... Read More →
JH

Jeremy Hinegardner

Jeremy Hinegardner is a long time Boulder resident and programmer. He generally solves data integration and messaging issues for folks, has been active in the ruby world since 2001, and can be found most often at Dojo4 or Boxcar Coffee.
avatar for Dan Moore

Dan Moore

Culture Foundry
Dan Moore, director of engineering at Culture Foundry, has over 15 years of experience developing software for a diverse set of industries, including real estate, advertising, e-commerce, and the food industry. He has had consultant, management and IC roles in companies ranging from... Read More →
TR

Todd Resudek

Full-stack dev, working in Ruby on Rails for the last 4+ years. 10 years PHP before that. Into design and Javascript frameworks, IoT and iOS development in Swift.


Wednesday May 18, 2016 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Pivotal Labs 1701 Pearl Street, Boulder, CO

9:00pm

Techstars Boulder Demo Night After Party
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us for the official Techstars Demo Day After Party! Hosted at the Boulder Theater on May 18th at 9PM, following the Techstars Boulder 2016 Demo Night.

Techstars invites all of the Boulder community and Boulder Startup Week attendees to celebrate with the 2016 companies, program alumni, investors, mentors, family, and friends to cheers the class and Startup Week festivities. Food, drink, and fun guaranteed.

RSVP required by adding event to your Sched.

Core Team
avatar for Julie Penner

Julie Penner

Techstars
avatar for Zach Nies

Zach Nies

Zach Nies is Managing Director at Techstars for the Boulder program and a member of the faculty at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His whole career has been dedicated to entrepreneurship at startups and inside large companies. He is using that experience guided by his core... Read More →


Wednesday May 18, 2016 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Boulder Theater 2032 14th St, Boulder, CO 80302
 
Thursday, May 19
 

10:00am

Chair Massage Refresh
Come to the Dragontree Spa for a break from Boulder Startup Week for a free 10 minute chair massage provided by The Dragontree Spa! Come in and ask for the signup sheet for the next available massage on the day of and also inquire about discounted full body massage specials! 

Thursday May 19, 2016 10:00am - 3:00pm
The Dragontree Spa 1521 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302

11:00am

Boulder Startup Week Job Fair
Limited Capacity seats available

Looking for a job or an in with a start company in Boulder? This is a great opportunity to meet with over 30 + local companies looking for great talent. 

Participating companies:
Applied Trust
Aventeer
Baby Bath Water
BES
BSW
Code Craft School
LogRhythm
name.com
pivotal
Sovrn
Technical Integrity
Tendril
The Trade Desk
TruEffect
Zayo

Develop Intelligence
Gloo
Gorilla Logic
MojoTech
PivotDesk
Right On Mobile
Snap Logic
Sphero
Wunder Capital
University of Colorado at Boulder

Please check back often, we are updating the list above daily as we receive confirmations.  Questions? Please email rendl@startupweek.co


Core Team
avatar for Rendl Clark

Rendl Clark

Account Manager, Good Apples
New to Boulder & Community tracks for bsw16. Lead organizer for the job fair - get in touch if you'd like to participate - rendl@startupweek.co or @r3ndl Boulder Startup Week Organizer, board member Studio Arts Boulder. Community. Design. Art. Travel.


Thursday May 19, 2016 11:00am - 1:45pm
Spark Haus at Boulder Theater 2032 14th St, Boulder, CO 80302

1:30pm

Bike and Bosu
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

ONE Boulder Fitness is excited to offer a free class at their facility to Boulder Startup Week participants! 

Bikes and Bosu (with instructor Jessica Reiss) is a high energy high intensity class to rev up your metabolism with distinct power bursts.  Both bikes and Bosu balls are used to provide an amazing workout experience. We will offer a direct sign-up for participants.

All BSW participants are invited to enjoy the full use of the amenities at ONE Boulder Fitness for a special rate of $12 per visit. The 1:30 class on the 19th is complimentary. 

Speakers

Thursday May 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
ONE Boulder Fitness 1800 Broadway Suite 190, Boulder, CO 80302

5:00pm

Startup Bus Happy Hour
Limited Capacity filling up

Meet the Startup Busreprenures that traveled to Boulder from all over North America! http://northamerica.startupbus.com

Speakers
avatar for Mitch Neff

Mitch Neff

Master of Lies, Talos
Mitch Neff is on the global Outreach team at Talos, the threat intelligence and research division of Cisco Security. Mitch is responsible for Talos communications, messaging, PR and other public outreach and marketing activities. If you are interested in working with Talos in any... Read More →


Thursday May 19, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bohemian Biergarten 2017 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302
 
Friday, May 20
 

9:30am

Half Baked Dot Com: Entrepreneurial Improv Theatre!
Limited Capacity filling up

Turn two random words into a company name, form a team, and pitch a fictional startup to a hodgepodge panel of people pretending to be venture capitalists! What could go wrong? In the longstanding tradition of BarCamps from around the world, Half Baked dot com is everything that's wrong (and oh so right) about the startup world all rolled into one highly participatory, chaotic, and consistently hilarious experience. Guaranteed fun for all!

Speakers
avatar for Amy Segreti

Amy Segreti

SHE-EO & Writer, Live All of You
Amy Segreti is a recovering editor-in-chief turned writer, self-inquirer, traveler, dancer and lifestyle alchemist. Fluent in Spanish, wine and AP style, she has written/edited for the Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, New Worker Magazine, Elephant Journal, The Baltimore Sun, The... Read More →

Core Team
avatar for Tony Bacigalupo

Tony Bacigalupo

Facilitator, Brainewave


Friday May 20, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Trident Cafe 940 Pearl Street Boulder CO 80302

12:00pm

House of Genius
Limited Capacity seats available

House of Genius reinforces the collaborative genius that we all may share in service to our community innovators, entrepreneurs, dreamers, and doers. Join us as one bold entrepreneur pitches their 'Ask' to our 'Genius panel, and you!

An attendee will be a participant in the process, sharing their best ideas on par with those from investors, serial entrepreneurs, mentors, and other talented members of our panel.

House of Genius abides by three rules:

  1. First Names only 
  2. No talking about what you do for work  / no titles
  3. Your statements can't be qualified ("I don't know anything about... / I know everything about...")
We save our REVEAL for the end of the session, flipping the typical who's who aspect on its head and leaving your best ideas to stand on their own.

Speakers
avatar for Tim O'Shea

Tim O'Shea

Founder, Engage Colorado
Co-Founder of Engage Colorado and Producer of NewCo Boulder, Tim O'Shea loves to build community through collaborative, creative events.


4:00pm

So You Want To Do A Startup Week in Your City
Limited Capacity seats available

Startup Week is a movement that started right here in Boulder! 

Join founder Andrew Hyde and some special guests on how you can take this model to your great city. 

Speakers
avatar for Rendl Clark

Rendl Clark

Account Manager, Good Apples
New to Boulder & Community tracks for bsw16. Lead organizer for the job fair - get in touch if you'd like to participate - rendl@startupweek.co or @r3ndl Boulder Startup Week Organizer, board member Studio Arts Boulder. Community. Design. Art. Travel.
avatar for John Hill

John Hill

Network Catalyst, Techstars
Traded one passion for another which led me to leave Michigan State University to become the Higher Education Evangelist at LinkedIn. Did it one more time moving from LinkedIn to become the Network Catalyst for Techstars. I have a thing for cool work titles. I also believe "changing... Read More →
avatar for Andrew Hyde

Andrew Hyde

Head of Community, Origin Protocol
I founded Startup Week. And Startup Weekend, which is similar. I now work in blockchain technology and you should too.
avatar for Chris Markl

Chris Markl

Social Entrepreneur in Residence, Florida State University


Friday May 20, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bohemian Biergarten 2017 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302

5:00pm

B Corp Taco Truck Happy Hour
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Learn why it's ultra 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.



Moderators
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.

Friday May 20, 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm
DOJO4 2030 17th St, Boulder, CO 80302