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Monday, May 16
 

10:00am

Equity Crowdfunding Is Live (Today)!
Limited Capacity full
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Monday, May 16, 2016, will be a very big day in the world of crowdfunding.

More people will be able to invest in entrepreneurs through crowdfunding than they were just the day before. And that means that more entrepreneurs with more innovative ideas will be able to launch more businesses.

Join our panelists to learn and discuss the following topics: 

What is equity crowdfunding?

What does it mean for angel investors?

What does it mean for VCs?

How do the platforms work?

Where's dealflow coming from?

Join our experts to learn how to navigate the world of equity crowdfunding on this symbolic day! 

Speakers
avatar for Jack Donenfeld

Jack Donenfeld

General Counsel, Boomtown Accelerator
Jack A. Donenfeld is a securities lawyer. He and his firm, Donenfeld Law, serve start-up and emerging businesses, venture capital and private equity groups, investors and securities broker-dealers. He is a co-founder and partner in the Boomtown Startup Accelerator in Boulder, for... Read More →
avatar for Alicia Robb

Alicia Robb

CEO, Next Wave
Dr. Alicia Robb is the Founder and CEO of Next Wave , which has launched three angel funds and training programs in the United States and Europe and that are focused on bringing more women into angel investing. She was a senior fellow with the Kauffman Foundation for nearly 12 years... Read More →


Monday May 16, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
madelife 2000 21st St, Boulder, CO 80302
 
Tuesday, May 17
 

10:30am

It Takes Two To Tango - The Working Relationship Between Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors
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Angel investors and VCs often work together on deals, either co-investing or on different rounds in a startup's journey. Join our panelists to discuss the ins and outs of working together to get these deals done.

Speakers
avatar for Brad Feld

Brad Feld

Managing Director, Foundry Group
Brad has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures, a company that helped launch and operate software companies. Brad is also a co-founder of ... Read More →
avatar for David Gold

David Gold

Managing Director, Access Venture Partners
David Gold is a Managing Director at Access Venture Partners a 15 year old early stage venture capital fund investing mostly in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region. Notable fund investments include LogRhythm, Craftsy, Inspirato, AlchemyAPI and Nexgen Stoarge. David earned a Bachelor... Read More →
avatar for Alicia Robb

Alicia Robb

CEO, Next Wave
Dr. Alicia Robb is the Founder and CEO of Next Wave , which has launched three angel funds and training programs in the United States and Europe and that are focused on bringing more women into angel investing. She was a senior fellow with the Kauffman Foundation for nearly 12 years... Read More →
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Kate Shilo

Kate Shillo manages investments for Galvanize Ventures. Previously she helped build and manage Lerer Ventures as Director of Operations for 4 years. Prior to she was an EA to Kenneth Lerer, Founder of Lerer Ventures and The Huffington Post, and launched her career as an EA to Martha... Read More →


4:30pm

CanopyBoulder Demo Day (OK, early evening)
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us for an evening with 10 amazing startups focused on the cannabis/marijuana industry. Be wow'd by amazing presentations, stunned by cool science, and impressed with viral traction. Oh, and it's all for a good cause; it's a fundraiser for the Students for Sensible Drug Policy, one of the country's premier organizations focused on legalizing marijuana.

Tickets (free) required: http://bit.ly/1r2Xlr3

Doors open at 4:00 & Demo Day begins at 5pm.

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Rea

Patrick Rea

CEO & Co-Founder, CanopyBoulder
17-year veteran of startups, growth companies and big corporate entities. Background in M&A and venture capital with a focus on health, wellness and self-care.

Core Team
avatar for Micah Tapman

Micah Tapman

Partner, CanopyBoulder
Investing in the cannabis (marijuana) industry; startups; technology; cybersecurity; finance.



Tuesday May 17, 2016 4:30pm - 8:00pm
Boulder Theater 2032 14th St, Boulder, CO 80302
 
Wednesday, May 18
 

2:00pm

The Value Of Investing In Diversity: A Fireside Chat
Limited Capacity filling up

More and more diverse investors (age, gender, ethnic, etc.) are investing in startups. How is this change impacting what companies are being funded and the direction of startup investing.

Moderators
avatar for Elizabeth Kraus

Elizabeth Kraus

CIO & Co-Founder, MergeLane
Elizabeth Kraus is an entrepreneur and angel investor, and founder of the Impact Angel Group, a group of investors equally dedicated to making a difference and realizing a return.  Prior to founding the Impact Angel Group, Kraus ran her own startup, myUsearch.com, and has been founding... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for David Cohen

David Cohen

Founder, Techstars


Wednesday May 18, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
madelife 2000 21st St, Boulder, CO 80302
 
Thursday, May 19
 

11:30am

Investing At Ground Zero - What To Look For When Investing In A Startup At Day Zero
Limited Capacity seats available

Mar Hershenson is one of the two partners of Pejman Mar Ventures, a Palo Alto based VC firm.

She has invested in DoorDash, Bonafide, Gusto, Homejoy, Mattermark, Washio, Wevorce and many others. 

Mar will talk about what she looks for when she invests in companies that are pre-product, pre-team and pre-traction.

 

Speakers
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Mar Hershenson

Mar Hershenson is Managing Partner of PejmanMar, a VC firm based in Palo Alto. | Mar brings operational and technical expertise to the investment team. She has over 13 years of founder experience, having co-founded three start-ups in the mobile, e-commerce, enterprise software and... Read More →


Thursday May 19, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art 1750 13th St, Boulder Colorado

1:00pm

UberPITCH

Calling all Boulder entrepreneurs, inventors, and self-starters – your big break is arriving now. UberPITCH is coming to Boulder for Boulder Startup Week, and we’re pulling out all the stops. 

We’ve teamed up with David Cohen of Techstars and other top investors to bring entrepreneurs a one-of-a-kind opportunity to pitch business ideas to local investors at the tap of a button.

On May 19th, request PITCH in your Uber app and we’ll bring you one of Boulder’s top investors, ready to hear your big idea.

Enter code PITCHBOULDER in your app to unlock the PITCH view.From 1pm–3pm on Thursday, May 19, request an investor on-demand and pitch your idea.

Speakers
avatar for David Cohen

David Cohen

Founder, Techstars


Thursday May 19, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

2:00pm

Seth Levine: Let's Get Real About Angel Investing In Colorado
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Seth Levine of Foundry Group will give a presentation about the state of angel investing in Colorado and what we can do together to make the industry great going forward.

Speakers
avatar for Seth Levine

Seth Levine

Managing Director, Foundry Group
Managing Director at Foundry Group - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sethjlevine/ | | Financial and operations background - venture capital/private equity/corporate development/mergers and acquisitions | | Other affiliations include:  | Board member at Unreasonable Institute, Advisor to Sadara Ventures, High Country Ventures, Confluence Capital | | I'm als... Read More →


 
Friday, May 20
 

11:00am

Let's Get Technical: The Tech Stack For Startup Investors
Limited Capacity seats available

Angels and other early stage startup investors now have a wide range of tools available to them to vet, screen, do due diligence on and manage portfolio companies. We will discuss these tools.

Moderators
avatar for Jakub (Kuba) Kostecki

Jakub (Kuba) Kostecki

CEO, StartupFactcheck
In anticipation of the tsunami of capital that will make its way into startup investing I'm building a set of tools (StartupFactcheck.com) to allow early-stage investors to automatically screen and do due diligence on the startups they want to invest in.

Speakers
avatar for Dave Harris

Dave Harris

Director of Operations, Rockies Venture Club
Dave Harris is the Director of Operations for Rockies Venture Club (RVC), and is a Managing Partner with Rockies Venture Fund (RVF) and Rockies Impact Fund (RIF); two Colorado-centric venture funds. RVC is the longest running angel investor group in the US and is a non-profit organization... Read More →
avatar for Mary Juetten

Mary Juetten

Founder, CEO, Traklight
Mary Juetten, founder and CEO of Traklight, has dedicated her more-than-25-year career to helping businesses achieve and protect their success. Specializing in leading companies in transition or start-up phases and helping them create sustainable, operational, and financial growth... Read More →
avatar for Josh Maher

Josh Maher

Josh Maher is the author of Startup Wealth: How the Best Angel Investors Make Money in Startups. Startup Wealth delivers engaging interviews with early-stage investors in Google, Invisalign, ZipCar, Uber, Twilio, Localytics, and other successful and not so successful companies. You... Read More →


Friday May 20, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Boomtown 2060 Broadway Street Boulder, CO 80302