Following a kickoff that included Mayor Michael Hancock, DazBog coffee co-founders, a Denver fitness guru and the co-founders of The Skimm — here’s what’s new in the eighth year of Denver Startup Week.
The firm invested $630,000 in three Colorado nonprofits — The Commons on Champa, DreamSpring and Mi Casa Resource Center — that are supporting Denver’s underserved entrepreneurs and small business community.
Founder and CEO Nicholas Pardon says he sees the inbox as the first and last frontier of online media. And marketers, he says, don't always understand it.
Nick LeMasters is active in the Denver community, currently serving on the board of directors for Visit Denver, as a mayoral-appointed board member of the Denver Convention Center Hotel Authority and on the executive committee for the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation.
Deda has held senior and executive leadership roles at Vertafore, Galvanize, FullContact and TruStile in operations, sales, marketing and support. He is also a co-founder and board member for Denver Startup Week.
As Google Boulder’s tech site director, Chhabra will represent Google within the community and be responsible for maintaining the overall health, impact and success of Google Boulder.
Bliss Bernal joins PINE Advisor Solutions as Director of Compliance, while Chris Jones will serve as Director of CFO Services.
Avid4 Adventure is an outdoor kid’s camp, but beyond the work it does at camp, the company focusing on the impact it makes on people. From ensuring its employees are happy, to committing to diversity, equity and inclusion practices, Avid4Adventure is leaning into the conversation.
As a Managing Director in Denver, Jamie Hunter is responsible for relationship building, account management, and team leadership.
With the accelerator, the hope is that these ten companies will gain the tools and resources they need to scale and grow not only their bottom line, but their impact.
Friednash will collaborate with the firm’s Government Relations Department Chair Marc Lampkin to coordinate state and local efforts with the firm’s nationally recognized federal government relations practice.
Through work-based apprenticeship programs with local businesses, the new campus is attempting to create more successful pathways for students as they join either the workforce or a 4-degree program.