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Thursday, Sep 18
8:00am — 9:30am
Denver Startup Basecamp launched by Chase
162 attending

Building Great Entrepreneurial Communities

Over the last 20 years, Colorado has continued to develop a great entrepreneurial community, with an emerging group of leaders 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 early stage companies up through fast-paced gazelles ready for a major exit event. Coffee and light breakfast will be available. Panelists include:

Phil Weiser, Dean, University of Colorado Law School; Executive Director and Founder, Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship; Co-Chair, Startup Colorado 

Erik Mitisek, President, Colorado Technology Association; Co-Chair, Startup Colorado
Brad Feld, Managing Director, Foundry Group; Co-Chair, Startup Colorado 

JB Holston, Executive Director,  Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network-Colorado

Jane Miller, Former CEO, Rudi's Bakery; Master Entrepreneur, Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network-Colorado

Nancy Phillips, CEO and Founder, Viawest; Steering Committee Member, Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network-Colorado