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New To Boulder [clear filter]
Monday, May 16
 

5:00pm

New To Boulder Dinner
Limited Capacity full
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Are you new to Boulder? Join us and connect with Boulder residents working in the startup/tech industry. Your dinner captain can answer your questions and tell you about Boulder, while partaking in food and drinks. 

First round's on us! 


Meet up in the back courtyard of Trident Coffee on the west side of Pearl Street. We'll parse you out by restaurant and pair up with a dinner captain and send you off to try out Boulder's culinary scene.

 


Moderators
avatar for Rylan Bowers

Rylan Bowers

Web Development Consultant, BeneFix / Resco Solutions, LLC
Director of Platform Engineering at BeneFix | | Ruby on Rails :: HTML :: CSS :: JavaScript :: Consultant Full-Stack Web Developer. | | Organizing the New to Boulder Track for Boulder Startup Week.
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.

Monday May 16, 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Trident Cafe 940 Pearl Street Boulder CO 80302

6:00pm

BoulderBeta 4.0.0 Opening Party
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us for the official Boulder Startup Week opening party - a celebration of and for Colorado's startup community! 

We'll have ten-ish minty-fresh demo companies, plenty of tremendous tunes, drinks, shenanigans, and, as always, simply wonderful people out the wazoo. Oh yea, and no need to get dinner, we've got a full taco bar so you're covered ;)

Come one, come all! 

Speakers
CM

Carey Mott

Founder, anglr
avatar for Fletcher Richman

Fletcher Richman

Data Analyst, Galvanize
Fletcher Richman is a engineer, entrepreneur, and a VC. He studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he started a couple of failed startups before cofounding Spark Boulder, a student incubator and coworking space that teaches students mo... Read More →

Exhibitors
MC

Martha Carlin

CEO @ The Bio Collective
avatar for Ashley Colpaart

Ashley Colpaart

Founder/CEO, The Food Corridor
CEO at The Food Corridor
AD

Adam Dill

CEO @ DailyDrip
CF

Christine Fanchiang

CEO @ The Space Research Company
avatar for Patrick Latcham

Patrick Latcham

Founder, ProEditors
CEO @ Proeditors
avatar for Jim Moscou

Jim Moscou

Co-Founder, Spiffly
CEO @ Spiffly | | Innovator, entrepreneur, and strategist, Jim Moscou has brought positive disruption and solutions to all he has done. For more than 20 years, he has led at the highest levels in three professions — journalism, advertising, and social entrepreneurism—and... Read More →
avatar for Michael Riddering

Michael Riddering

Co-Founder, Trendly
Co-Founder @ Trendly
avatar for Nigel Sharp

Nigel Sharp

Global Entrepreneur in Residence, CU Boulder
An excellent go-to person for discussions around software and hardware product design / development along with team building and culture forming, as well as early stage fundraising and pitch preparation.
avatar for Kristin Stiles

Kristin Stiles

Co-founder, Sitter
avatar for Cole Winans

Cole Winans

CEO, Flyreel
CEO @ Flyreel


Monday May 16, 2016 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Boulder House 1109 Walnut St, Boulder, Colorado
 
Tuesday, May 17
 

1:00pm

Boulder Walking Tour
Limited Capacity seats available

Join veterans and newbies alike for our walking tour, Downtown Boulder, Pearl Street and Beyond: Described as a “…. gem not to be missed!” Our experienced local guides weave together stories of history, planning, people and environment to offer a foundation for your time in vibrant downtown Boulder ~ slightly condensed into an hour and fifteen minutes!

The Boulder Walking Tour gets 5 stars on TripAdvisor -- it’s top-notch, period. This fun and informative walking tour explores the convergence of characteristics that make Boulder a truly special place. Total of 45 spots available, with 15 reserved for BSW fly-ins.

We will meet outside the Boulderado on the East side near Corner Bar to begin the walking tour. The location is just one block north of Pearl on 13th (2017 13th Street).

Even more information: http://boulderwalkingtours.com/details-about-the-tours/best-of-downtown-boulder-the-tour-that-tops-tripadvisor/"


Moderators
avatar for Rylan Bowers

Rylan Bowers

Web Development Consultant, BeneFix / Resco Solutions, LLC
Director of Platform Engineering at BeneFix | | Ruby on Rails :: HTML :: CSS :: JavaScript :: Consultant Full-Stack Web Developer. | | Organizing the New to Boulder Track for Boulder Startup Week.
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.

Tuesday May 17, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Boulderado 2115 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302

2:30pm

So I joined a Startup and...
Limited Capacity full
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Come listen and ask questions of people who have been in the trenches at startups of all sizes. Startups have a certain exciting mystique and we sometimes only hear the positives about working at one. Here, we'll have a panel of 6 people discussing the good and the bad of working for a startup. We want you to have a better insight on what its like coming to Boulder and joining a technology startup before you make the leap!

Bring your questions and come find out what it's like to be in the trenches at a startup!

Topics: Work/Life balance, Commitment, Culture, Why Transition, Overall Experience.

Current or former employees of WhimseyBox, Gowalla, WorkBright, PivotDesk, DealerHQ, Brandzooka, Brandcards. **

** No disrespect of the startups themselves is allowed, this event is based around an honest conversation of what its like to work at a startup as an introduction to Boulder tech life. We have no intention of disrespecting or piling onto any company that was or is currently in operation.

Moderators
avatar for Emma Straight

Emma Straight

Sr. Recruiter, TechStars

Speakers
avatar for Arlynn Ilgenfritz Memsic

Arlynn Ilgenfritz Memsic

Senior Strategist, Match MG
avatar for Niraj Naik

Niraj Naik

Co-Founder, Brandcards
avatar for Patrick Navarro

Patrick Navarro

Senior Software Engineer, WorkBright
avatar for Jeremy Straight

Jeremy Straight

SVP, Strategic Partnerships, SpotX


 
Wednesday, May 18
 

9:00am

So You Want To Work At A Startup...
Limited Capacity full
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Sometimes getting your foot in the door is the hardest part about landing a job at a startup. This will be an open discussion with folks who have deep understanding of the Boulder startup ecosystem. You’ll get a better understanding of your risk profile and how that matches up with startups at various stages, info on local resources, and best practices and hacks for landing your startup dream job.

This event is also open to startups who are trying to score their next awesome employee. As with last year’s event, we expect that jobs will happen because of it. We’ll make sure there's an opportunity for job seekers and startups seeking talent to find each other.

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.

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Barratt

Patrick Barratt

Product Manager, ShipCompliant
ShipCompliant started in 2005 following a supreme court ruling that opened up Direct-to-Consumer interstate wine sales. I began in 2009 on the Client Services team helping some of the largest wineries, breweries, distilleries and importers in the country manage the complex world of... Read More →
avatar for Jeff Casimir

Jeff Casimir

Executive Director, Turing School of Software & Design
Jeff created the Turing School, a 501c3 non-profit, to continue and expand the mission of growing great people into great developers. The school runs a seven-month full-time developer training program with new groups starting every seven weeks.
avatar for Ashley Colpaart

Ashley Colpaart

Founder/CEO, The Food Corridor
CEO at The Food Corridor
avatar for Jim Franklin

Jim Franklin

Board member, Yonomi
Jim Franklin is an active angel investor, board member and | advisor to the startup community.  Jim was most recently the  | CEO of SendGrid, Inc., a cloud developer infrastructure  | services company.   Prior to his tenure with SendGrid, Jim was  | the Vice President of Enterprise... Read More →
avatar for Denise Franklin

Denise Franklin

Denise Franklin is an active angel investor, board member, and advisor to the startup community. Denise was most recently the VP of Revenue at SendGrid, Inc., a cloud infrastructure company. Previous to her tenure with SendGrid, Denise held various roles at Logitech, @Last Software... Read More →
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Ginger Robitaille

Turning the Corner
avatar for Jonathan Woodard

Jonathan Woodard

Flightless Co
Obsessed with: Coffee, beer, CrossFit, board games, grammar. Building all kinds of crazy stuff over at @FlightlessCo. | | https://www.linkedin.com/in/woodardj


Wednesday May 18, 2016 9:00am - 10:00am
Riverside 1724 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302
 
Thursday, May 19
 

5:00pm

TechFriends Happy Hour
Limited Capacity full
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Let's talk shop, discuss your passion project, work through a tough problem, find your next hire, and raise a glass with Boulder's TechFriends.

Find out more about TechFriends and their awesome community here: http://www.gettechfriends.com

Moderators
Thursday May 19, 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Mojo Tech 1731 15th St #103, Boulder, Colorado
 
Friday, May 20
 

9:00pm

MediaLive: Afterparty
Limited Capacity filling up

Join MediaLive 2016 for our Friday afterparty featuring rare local appearance by DJ Thug Entrancer (aka Ryan McRyhew) and BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer), an open invitation for video artists to bring projectors and screen their own works on provided outdoor screens. Beer garden by Finkel & Garf, food truck by Rat's Woodshack BBQ. Co-curated by Communikey.

Speakers

Friday May 20, 2016 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Civic Plaza 1770 13th St, Boulder, Colorado