GEA Retreat | Sep 26th 2012

17 Sep

In a restaurant  not far up Boulder canyon, graduate students, entrepreneurs, angels, VCs, and entrepreneurial faculty will gather to be inspired and connect with the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Boulder.

When: Sep. 26th from 9:30am to 5:00pm

Where: The Red Lion Restaurant (link) (map)

Dress: Business Professional


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Less than two weeks away, the GEA at CU-Boulder will hold a full-day retreat to promote entrepreneurship and introduce new graduate students to fellow entrepreneurial students, faculty, alumni, and the Boulder community.

This is the most anticipated GEA event of the year and will include a number of panels, lunch, breakout sessions, speakers, and even a cocktail hour to mingle with the creme dela creme! A limited number of spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis, so join us, get motivated, and start the new academic year on a high note!


You’ll notice some pending speakers below. We’ll be updating this with more information over the next week, so stay tuned for more details.

  • 9:30 am – Mingle and settle in
  • 10:00 am – Intro
    • Paul Jerde (video) | Executive Director at the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship at University of Colorado Boulder
  • 10:30 am – Keynote  (video)
    • Brad Feld | Managing Director at the Foundry Group
  • 12:30 am – Lunch
  • 1:30 pm – Debate about entrepreneurship in big and small companies (video)
    • Brad Bernthal | Director of the Entrepreneurship Initiative at the Silicon Flatirons Center
    • Joe Zell | General Partner at Grotech Ventures
  • 2:30 pm – Breakout session with special guests representing 4 topics
    • Green Tech
    • Outdoor Industry
    • Organics and Naturals
  • 3:15 pm – Alumni panel (video)
    • Adam Shepler | Product Marketing Manager at LinkSmart, Inc.
    • TBD | 4th member of panel
  • 4:00 pm – Cocktail hour and mingle

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