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The Aging2.0 Local - Denver Chapter (A2D), is one of 56 of Aging2.0’s chapters across the globe. Aging2.0 supports innovators taking on the biggest challenges and opportunities in aging with an emphasis on enhancing access to innovation to improve the lives of the aging population worldwide. A2D works within Colorado to cultivate innovation by outreach, education and connecting innovators with senior care providers, seniors, health entities, and investors.
Chase for Business is the bank for business. We offer a complete suite of industry leading financial products and resources, backed by expert advice. Learn more at chase.com/forbusiness.
Through partnering with public institutions and private ventures, CSU creates a confluence of intellectual, creative expertise, and meaningful, intentional impact. At CSU, we are bridge builders. We drive innovation for the state through our connections, our research, and our action. A leading research university with a Land Grant mission, which brings our research to life to create engaged citizens, businesses, and civic leaders. CSU’s advancements in water, energy, and sustainability seek solutions to the biggest challenges facing our world. Innovation is a part of CSU’s DNA, and the university is proud to partner with Denver Startup Week to move entrepreneurship forward.
Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world’s best entertainment and online experiences.
ProductCapital One Financial Corporation (www.capitalone.com) is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A., and Capital One Bank (USA), N.A., had $243.7 billion in deposits and $365.7 billion in total assets as of December 31, 2017. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through a variety of channels. Capital One, N.A. has branches located primarily in New York, Louisiana, Texas, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey and the District of Columbia. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "COF" and is included in the S&P 100 index. Visit the Capital One newsroom for more Capital One news.
MakerColorado Lending Source helps turn dreamers into doers. By partnering with local lenders, government agencies and resource partners, we make access to capital more attainable for entrepreneurs. Through our 26 year history we’ve helped 3,533 small businesses start, grow and expand resulting in the creation of 25,845 jobs and more than $4 billion lent.
DeveloperAs the global leader in licensed sports merchandise, Fanatics is changing the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel and jerseys across retail channels through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making and selling fan gear in today’s on-demand culture.
DesignerWe are WU, a true global citizen with a reach that extends to more than 200 countries and territories. Our purpose is moving money for better, which means building a better world by creating value for individuals, businesses and society. But we are also local. Headquartered in Denver in our cutting edge new office space, we are changing the face of FinTech with our innovation lab. When money moves better things happen, so it is time to start moving in a better way.
GrowthDenver small businesses really love Xero and our online accounting software. From Union Station, RINO, LoDo and every mile-high spot in between – businesses turn to Xero for accounting, time-tracking, ecommerce, inventory and more. Log in online anytime, anywhere on your Mac, PC, tablet or phone to get a real-time view of your cash flow. It’s small business accounting software that’s simple, smart and occasionally magical. Whatever the need, Xero has the solution to fit.
FounderZayo Group, headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, provides communications infrastructure solutions, including fiber connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure to the world’s leading businesses. Customers include wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies and finance, healthcare and other large enterprises. Zayo’s 127,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. In addition to high-capacity dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud infrastructure in its carrier-neutral data centers. Zayo provides users with customized solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth.
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, organization with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families — such as health care, employment and income security, and protection from financial abuse. AARP also vigorously supports the nation’s 44 million family caregivers, along with the parents, spouses and other loved ones they help live independently at home. We provide caregiver support and education, encourage workplace flexibility and advocate at the federal and state level for legislation that will facilitate the family caregivers’ mission.
Healthgrades is dedicated to empowering stronger and more meaningful connections between patients and their healthcare providers. We help 30 million consumers a month find and schedule appointments with their provider of choice. With our scheduling solutions and advanced analytics applications, we help more than 500 hospitals across the country to cultivate new patient relationships, improve patient access, and build customer loyalty.
NextFifty Initiative is an independent, Colorado-based, nonprofit organization, dedicated to funding mission-driven initiatives that improve community services for the elderly population and caregivers. This newly formed foundation will seek, vet and fund game-changing breakthroughs to improve and sustain quality of life for people in the second 50 years of their life via grants and financial support to organizations committed to the elderly population and their caregivers.
Project X-ITE connects all the resources of the University of Denver to advance innovation, technology and entrepreneurship across our community, region and world. Project X-ITE is a cross-disciplinary initiative that fosters and ignites new ideas on campus and beyond, to build exciting, impactful partnerships with creative thinkers and doers across sectors. The Project leverages its location at the heart of Colorado’s thriving high-tech innovation economy to collaborate directly with industry and thought leaders.
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.
The Cable Center is an educational nonprofit organization serving the media and telecommunications industry. We connect people and ideas to advance innovation. Visit us at www.cablecenter.org, www.twitter.com/TheCableCenter, and www.facebook.com/TheCableCenter for more information.
Denver small businesses really love Xero and our online accounting software. From Union Station, RINO, LoDo and every mile-high spot in between – businesses turn to Xero for accounting, time-tracking, ecommerce, inventory and more. Log in online anytime, anywhere on your Mac, PC, tablet or phone to get a real-time view of your cash flow. It’s small business accounting software that’s simple, smart and occasionally magical. Whatever the need, Xero has the solution to fit.
We are Austin Fraser, an award-winning, international recruitment consultancy with specialist consultants covering the Technology, Digital, Automation, Aviation and Life Science industries globally. Founded in 2007, we have thriving offices in the US, UK and Germany. We establish strong relationships with the individuals we work with, getting to know them so we can best match them to the right opportunities. Working as an extension of our clients as recruitment partners, we forge long-lasting relationships based on trust and excellent results.
Charter Communications is America’s fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We’re committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products. Charter is at the intersection of technology and entertainment, facilitating essential communications that connect more than 26 million residential and business customers in 41 states. Our commitment to serving customers and exceeding their expectations is the bedrock of Charter’s business strategy and it’s the philosophy that guides our 94,000 employees.
Imageseller is a creative agency specializing in branded merchandise. Our network of manufacturers runs deep, our industry expertise is extensive and we’re proud to work with some of the best brands. Building a branded merchandise program is more than just printing a logo on a t-shirt. That’s precisely why ImageSeller launched nearly three decades ago—to help established brands connect with their customers in a tangible, meaningful way.
At Luna Gourmet Coffee & Tea Company, we believe that we can change the world, one cup of coffee at a time. That's why each coffee in our family of brands uses specialty grade beans that are ethically sourced and socially responsible throughout the entire farming process from seed to cup. We work hand in hand with our coffee farmers world wide to not only source the finest products, but also to do our part in making their communities a better place.
Mass FX Media is a full service video production company specializing in motion graphics, animation and visual effects. We serve our clients through innovative story-telling and visuals that move viewers to action, creating company explainer videos, sponsored content and animations for social media. Move your audiences. Get the effect you want.
Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and analytics. We help companies push the boundaries of what’s possible, collaborating every step of the way. Our clients come to us to find new ways to accelerate innovation, do more with less, get to market faster, create experiences their customers love, and build operational muscle for sustainable results. With over 200 consultants in Denver, we have strong connections to the businesses, industries and communities here. We were named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2017 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. Learn more at slalom.com.
Test Double is a consulting agency whose top-tier developers are deployed as remote additions to our clients' teams. Our agents not only deliver quality software quickly, we help our clients improve in ways that will last long after we've left.
Verizon is the best partner to enable the things that matter most to businesses and public sector organizations. We bring the digital world to life with the largest and most reliable 4G LTE network. Our IoT, cloud, mobility and security solutions foster innovation in a variety of industries where Verizon specialists, and our robust ecosystem of technology partners, are ready to help you confidently face the challenges of today and tomorrow.