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Thursday, Oct 1
8:00am — 9:30am
Denver Startup Basecamp launched by Chase
282 attending

Why Colorado Is A Great Place To Be an Entrepreneur

Over the last 20 years, Colorado has continued to develop a great entrepreneurial community, with an emerging group of leaders, groups, and institutions dedicated to nurturing emerging entrepreneurs. In this panel discussion, we will discuss and explore what concerted efforts—focusing on Startup Colorado and the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network—are taking place to support entrepreneurs from getting involved in the entrepreneurial community, to early stage companies, and up through fast-paced gazelles ready for a major exit event.

Brad Feld, Managing Director at Foundry Group
Phil Weiser: Dean, University of Colorado Law School; Executive Director and Founder, Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship; Co-Chair, Startup Colorado
Dennis Kyle, Senior Vice President of Strategic Market and Business Development at Zayo Group
Promise Phelon, CEO of TapInfluence
Paul Berberian, CEO of Sphero
Nicole Glaros, Partner at Techstars