Denver Startup Week is bringing 50 non-local startup and tech industry leaders to Denver to attend the largest free entrepreneurial event in North America, meet local leaders, and experience the Denver tech scene first hand. The Ambassadors program provides an avenue for local tech and startup companies to build relationships with other startup communities, share best practices, and identify opportunities for collaboration.
Some of Denver’s most exciting and innovative technology companies have been chosen to participate as Host Companies in the 2017 DSW Ambassador Program. The Ambassadors will visit each Host Company’s office and meet with top executives. Being a Host Company serves as an opportunity to celebrate Denver’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem, engage with the some of the most talented technology professionals, and build our city’s culture of innovation.
EVOLVE IS DIFFERENT We are redefining vacation rental management by offering homeowners better performance, lower fees and unrivaled flexibility. Our marketing and booking platform allows us to outperform traditional property managers for a fraction of the cost, and our vetted network of on-the-ground partners are available to handle everything from housekeeping to maintenance. All of this adds up to more rental income for our homeowners and a stress-free travel experience for their guests.
GoSpotCheck is execution management software, in the form of an intuitive mobile application designed to drive visibility and performance. We are a fast growing enterprise SaaS company with millions of mission responses, tens of thousands of users, and customers in 70+ countries, including market leaders like Pepsico, Beam Suntory, Panera Bread, Dannon, Under Armour and more. With triple-digit year over year revenue growth, and $26m in capital raised, we are poised to continue to grow rapidly and become a market leader in the mobile enterprise space. We employ 100 of the best and brightest minds in Denver, all at our new office located in the lower downtown district. We take pride in the work we do, and truly love coming to work every day!
Guild Education is bridging the gap between education and employment, the leading U.S. company helping top employers offer Education as a Benefit to their employees. Guild’s education platform empowers top companies to help working adults go back to school, with tuition assistance programs that align the corporate business goals and affordable education programs that working adults love. Guild's network of online learning providers and non-profit universities helps each student navigate the worlds of work and college, combining online classes, programs and degrees with personalized advising and retention coaching.
As the largest consumer technology company headquartered in Denver, CO, Ibotta ("I bought a...") is transforming the shopping experience by making it easy for consumers to earn cash back on everyday purchases through a single smartphone app. The company partners with leading brands and retailers to offer rebates on groceries, electronics, clothing, gifts, home and office supplies, restaurant dining, and more. Ibotta is the premier destination for rewarded shopping on mobile, and has paid out more than $200 million in cash back to its users. Launched in 2012, Ibotta has nearly 22 million downloads, and is one of the most frequently used shopping apps in the US.
PromonTech has a vision of a mortgage industry that is transparent, efficient and understandable for all: borrowers, lenders, regulators, and investors. We see a future where mortgage data can be traced to its source at any point, from origination through securitization. We’re creating that future right now, with technology that lenders and consumers can use collaboratively, using accessible, auditable and accurate loan transaction data.
SendGrid is a proven, cloud-based customer communication platform that drives engagement and business growth. A leader in email deliverability, SendGrid has successfully sent over 30 billion monthly emails for Internet and mobile-based customers like Airbnb, Pandora, Spotify, Uber and Foursquare as well as more traditional enterprises like Intuit and Costco. For more information, visit www.sendgrid.com
The Downtown Denver Partnership, Inc. partners with public, private and non-profit entities to implement high-impact strategies, outlined in the organization’s long-term strategy the 2007 Downtown Area Plan, to support its vision for an economically healthy, growing and vital Downtown Denver.
In its 47th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 55,000 Employees to more than 100 million Customers annually. Southwest proudly operates a network of 101 destinations in the United States and nine additional countries with more than 4,000 departures a day during peak travel season. From its first flights on June 18, 1971, Southwest Airlines launched an era of unprecedented affordability in air travel described by the U.S. Department of Transportation as "The Southwest Effect," a lowering of fares and increase in passenger traffic whenever the carrier enters new markets. With 44 consecutive years of profitability, Southwest is one of the most honored airlines in the world, known for a triple bottom line approach that contributes to the carrier's performance and productivity, the importance of its People and the communities they serve, and an overall commitment to efficiency and the planet.
Settle into the brand-new AC Hotel Denver Downtown and discover a contemporary blend of European comfort with urban style in the heart of the city. Relax in one of our 223 rooms, boasting chic urban décor, complimentary Wi-Fi, and unique views of the downtown skyline. Begin each morning at our breakfast-centric restaurant, AC Kitchen. For a unique dining experience, try AC Lounge and then dine at our neighborhood-inspired Corinne Restaurant. Unwind with unforgettable views of the city and Rocky Mountains at 54thirty, the highest open-air rooftop bar in Denver. Discover a new way to travel at AC Hotel Denver Downtown.