Archive | February, 2013

And the winner is … not you, Renee Zellweger. This Week in Entrepreneurship

25 Feb

Good morning! Welcome back after a snowy and Oscar-y weekend. Here’s what ahead in entrepreneurship this week — if you need motivation to stay up to speed and not fall off the wagon, check out Renee Zellweger, back at the Oscars after totally falling off the map a few years ago, trying to remember how to stand up straight and speak coherently in front of an audience.

 

Silicon Flatirons presents, “Entrepreneurs Unplugged: Bart Lorang, CEO and Co-Founder of Full Contact.”

In addition to heading up Full Contact, a startup dedicated to solving contact information database problems for businesses, Mr. Lorang is a proven entrepreneur, angel investor, and active member in the Boulder start-up scene.

When: Wednesday, February 27 | 6:15 pm

Where: ATLAS Institute, Room 100 | CU Boulder Campus | 1125 18th Street, Boulder, CO. 80309

Info & RSVP: http://www.siliconflatirons.com/events.php?id=1239

 

NVC: “How to Pitch,” with Tech Stars’ Nicole Glaros

Entrepreneurs often have great ideas – they don’t always know how to sell them to the people with the money. Hear first-hand from one of the head honchos at Tech Stars that listens to a lot of pitches and knows what it takes.

When: Thursday, February 28 | 6 pm

Where: Wolf Law Building, Room 204 | CU Boulder Campus | 2450 Kittredge Loop Drive, Boulder, CO. 80309

 

Nlab Co-Working

Come work on start-up ideas and get mentorship, or just come do homework with fun people.

When: Friday, March 1 | 11 am – 2 pm

Where: University Memorial Center Dining Area (on the stage) | CU Boulder Campus

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Not Gorillas – GEURILLAS. This Week in Entrepreneurship

19 Feb

If you know what movie that is from, then you know your Kurt Russell films and might be a shade too awesome. See below to find out how GEURillas will make an appearance in your entrepreneurial life this week.

 

NVC Intent-to-Compete DUE

If you want in on the great CU venture competition, you’ve gotta make it known! Its about the same amount of effort as getting ordained online, which is to say, you need your name.

When: Tuesday, February 19

Where: http://cunvc.org/register/

 

Silicon Flatirons Presents “Crash Course: Bootstrapping”

An insider’s look at different strategies for starting a business without outside funding, including looks at local successes like Backflip Studios and Sparkfun.

When: Tuesday, February 19 | 6:15 pm

Where: Wolf Law, Room 301 | CU Boulder Campus

 

StartUp CU

The monthly meeting for the cross-campus start-up club! Pizza will be involved, as will Ed Messmen, CEO of SpotRight.

When: Wednesday, February 20 | 6 pm

Where: Discovery Learning Center (map)

 

Guerilla Marketing

Jason Giles from Moxie Sozo is guest speaking on tricks of the trade for marketing on a shoe-string budget.

When: Thursday, February 21 | 5 pm

Where: ATLAS, Room 229 | CU Boulder Campus

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For the Denver peeps …

Denver Business Series (DBS) Tech Talk

Cloudonomics – Understanding the Economic Value of Cloud Computing. A small panel of business and a moderator.

When: Thursday, February 21 | 6 pm

Where: Innovation Pavilion (DTC), 9200 E. Mineral Ave., Centennial, CO 80112

RSVP and more info: https://www.themeetingedge.com/secure/dbs/dbseriesreg.cfm

 

Nlab Co-Working

Come work on start-up ideas and get mentorship, or just come do homework with fun people.

When: Friday, February 22 | 11 am – 2 pm

Where: University Memorial Center Dining Area (on the stage) | CU Boulder Campus

 

This Week in Entrepreneurship | Business Plan Competition

12 Feb

BIG Tuesday, but then kind of a light week. If you have a business plan and want to try to win some legit money with it — and take them some money right out of the hands of some CU-Denver kids — read below for the business plan competition that kicks off on Wednesday.

Boulder Open Coffee

A weekly informal coffee/meet-up for anyone and everyone.

When: Tuesday, February 12 | 8 am

Where: Atlas Purveyors | 1515 Pearl St., Boulder, CO.

 

Rocky Mountain Entrepreneurial Summit

The Rocky Mountain Entrepreneurial Summit (RMES) is Colorado’s premier semi-annual event dedicated toward spurring innovation, job creation and a better quality of life throughout the Rocky Mountain Region.

When: Tuesday, February 12 | 9:30 am to 6 pm

Where: University of Denver – Cable Center | 2000 Buchtel Blvd., Denver, CO 80210

Tickets ($5 for students) and more info: http://rockymountainentrepreneurialsummit.com/

 

Dr. Lauren Constantini Presents:  Life in BioTech

Have you ever thought: How do I bring my research discoveries to the patients or researchers that need them most? Have you wondered what the process would be for taking your research discoveries and starting a company based on these discoveries?

When: Tuesday, February 12 | 12 pm to 1 pm

Where: Discovery Learning Center: Room 1B50 (NE corner of engineering quad)

Contact: samir@colorado.edu if you have questions.

 

The Bard Center for Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition

CU-Denver’s business plan competition! $50,000 in prizes ($10K to the overall winner).

When: Kicks off with orientation on Wednesday, February 13th

More info: business.ucdenver.edu/Bard

 

 

 

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