Rover Rolls Out On-Demand Walking in Denver

Feld Thoughts

Last week Rover launched on-demand dog walking in Denver. It’s another exciting move by the company, and their Denver announcement caused me to me reflect on my five years as an investor and board member at Rover. Investments denver dogs rover

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Denver: Conversation With Chris Sacca

Feld Thoughts

Chris Sacca (Founder and Chairman Lowercase Capital and star of ABC’s Shark Tank) is in Denver on Tuesday 10/25 at Galvanize from 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM to support Hillary Clinton. While I’ll be in Kansas City for a different event, if you support Hillary, are in Denver, and are an entrepreneur or investor, I encourage you to sign up and attend. The post Denver: Conversation With Chris Sacca appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

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Xconomy Launches in Boulder/Denver

Feld Thoughts

I’m psyched to see Xconomy launch their Boulder/Denver edition. Bob Buderi , Xconomy’s CEO, talks about how it came together in his post Announcing Xconomy Boulder/Denver—7th Region in Our Network. Boulder/Denver joins the other six regions – Boston, Detroit, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, and Seattle – and is now part of the broad and expanding coverage that Xconomy is providing on business, life sciences, and technology news.

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Where I’ll Be At Denver Startup Week 2014

Feld Thoughts

This week is Denver Startup Week 2014. Seth, Ryan, and I are spending all day Thursday in Denver doing startup week stuff. The post Where I’ll Be At Denver Startup Week 2014 appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Places Conferences denver events startup week If you are looking for me, I’ll be hanging out all day at Basecamp , which is sponsored by Chase. Following are the events I’m participating in.

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Help Bring Xconomy to Boulder/Denver

Feld Thoughts

Over time they’ve added New York, Detroit, San Francisco, and San Diego and are now considering expanding to Boulder / Denver (I encouraged them to combine both as each city is on fire and there’s no reason not to link them together at this point.). We (my partners and I at Foundry Group and David Cohen at TechStars) are helping them get enough initial sponsors to bring on a full time writer in the Boulder / Denver area.

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Denver Startups – Get on the Map

Feld Thoughts

In another example of entrepreneurs just doing it and not waiting for anyone to give them permission, a couple of Denver entrepreneurs created the Denver Startup Map. And – while you are at it, if you are a Denver startup, get on the map. Startup Communities Boulder denver google maps LA represent.la

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Hang Out With Me and My Mom In Denver on Friday 11/1

Feld Thoughts

My mom ( Cecelia Feld ) is having an opening in Denver on Friday 11/1 at Artwork Network Gallery from 5pm – 9pm. I’m heading down to Denver at the end of the day on Friday and will be there from 5pm – 7pm before I head out for dinner (a good son has to eat, right?).

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Boulder / Denver Big Data Meetup on 5/21/14

Feld Thoughts

Earlier today, I got a note from Andy Sautins, CTO of Return Path , about the four year anniversary of the Boulder / Denver Big Data Meetup. The post Boulder / Denver Big Data Meetup on 5/21/14 appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

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Xconomy Is Looking For A Writer In Boulder / Denver

Feld Thoughts

Xconomy is coming to Colorado – specifically Boulder and Denver. As Xconomy moves forward in Boulder, Denver, and beyond, we’re going to need someone in the Front Range with the right mix of enthusiasm, creativity, versatility, knowledge, and who also happens to be a top-notch writer. Help Bring Xconomy to Boulder/Denver. The post Xconomy Is Looking For A Writer In Boulder / Denver appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Colorado Boulder denver xconomy

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Attend Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest in Denver on 10/4

Feld Thoughts

I’ll be joining Steve Case on a panel from 3pm – 4pm on 10/4 as part of the Rise of the Rest Denver trip. The post Attend Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest in Denver on 10/4 appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Lee Mayer (Havenly), Jackie Ros (Revolar), and Jenna Walker (Artifact Uprising) will also be part of it, followed by the Rise of the Rest pitch competition and a happy hour with Steve. I’ll be hanging around for all of it. Come join us.

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Founder Institute Coming to Denver

Feld Thoughts

A handful of folks that I know and respect have gotten involved in the Founder Institute’ Denver program. Andy Vuong of the Denver Post wrote a nice article on it titled Founder Institute is training minds for a great idea. While there is a little overlap in the mentor group , their’s is very Denver centric. Jon Nordmark, a well known Denver entrepreneurs who founded eBags is running the program.

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What Denver Should Do When Amazon Doesn’t Choose It For HQ2

Feld Thoughts

Colorado, specifically Denver, is in the final 20 cities bidding on Amazon’s HQ2. While I’m glad Denver approached it the way they did, focusing on strength and resources of the community rather than by throwing dollars at Amazon, our state government still provided plenty of financial incentives. ” Since I think the chance of Amazon actually choosing Denver is 0.0001%, I have a suggestion for the Colorado state government for when Amazon chooses someplace else.

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Cecelia Feld Art Exhibit Opening In Denver on 4/7/11

Feld Thoughts

Whenever she has a show, the openings are always fun, and she’s got one coming up on April 7th in Denver at the Translations Gallery. I love my mom’s art. Art mom studio7310

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FullContact Connect 2018 – June 6 – 8 in Denver

Feld Thoughts

The weather in Denver is amazing this time of year. The post FullContact Connect 2018 – June 6 – 8 in Denver appeared first on Feld Thoughts. My friends at FullContact are having their 2nd annual FullContact Connect Conference.

Denver PUC is being Uber-Annoying

David Cohen

Now Denver’s PUC is trying to shut Uber down by inventing new rules targeted directly at it. If you’ve ever ridden in an Uber , you know it’s a great innovation. It’s a sickening defense of a poor incumbent. Image from www.thegoodlifedenver.com. Right!

USA Today Highlights the Boulder/Denver Startup Scene

David Cohen

The Boulder and Denver tech startup communities were featured in a recent USA Today Talking Tech video. Another cool thing about the Colorado startup scene is the way Denver and Boulder make concerted, ongoing efforts to interact and collaborate as part of a larger community, with events like the Boulder/Denver New Tech Meetups that Jennifer Asbury talks about in the report. There’s always something exciting happening with Boulder and Denver startups.

Mile-High disruption: Why Denver should be on your tech radar next year

The Next Web

In January, Denver will become one of the few American cities that allows its residents to purchase and recreationally consume marijuana, a move that is expected to create jobs and generate tax revenue. Denver has more tech startups per capita than any U.S. Denver Mayor Michael B.

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Built In Colorado

Feld Thoughts

A few weeks ago I did an event with Built In Denver where I interviewed Tim Miller and Ryan Martens, the founders of Rally Software , on their journey from a startup to a public company (NYSE: RALY ). As part of the event – held at Mateo in Boulder – the gang from Built In Denver announced they were rebranding as Built In Colorado. The attendance at the event was roughly 50% Boulder entrepreneurs and 50% Denver entrepreneurs.

Do You Reduce Stress Or Increase Stress?

Feld Thoughts

Mark Cuban had a great line a few weeks ago at the interview I did with him and Charlie Ergen at Denver Startup Week. Management anxiety cuban denver startup week management stressHe said: “I like to invest in people who reduce stress and avoid people who increase stress.” ” As I was dealing with something yesterday, this reappeared in my brain but slightly modified. “I like to be the person who reduces stress and avoid people who increase stress.”

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Boulder Is Hiring!

Feld Thoughts

It’s no secret that many companies in the Boulder/Denver area are looking for talent — there are dozens posted on the Foundry Group and Techstars job pages alone. While most positions are based in the Boulder/Denver area, some companies are looking to fill openings in other cities. You’ll meet some great companies and see just what a strong market Boulder/Denver is. Jobs Boulder denver

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Startup Phenomenon, November 13th-15th in Boulder

Feld Thoughts

Collins, Denver, and Colorado Springs.) Conferences Boulder Colorado denver kauffman foundation startup phenomenon Vivek Wadhwa An event called Startup Phenomenon is happening In Boulder on 11/13 – 11/15. It gets to the heart of how startup communities are developed and I’d love to have you join me at it. If you register to come , use the code “feldfriends” for $100 off the $995 price.

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Startups Looking to Hire CU Students?

Feld Thoughts

It’s a perfect example of what I’m talking about and it is immediately actionable for every entrepreneur in Boulder and Denver. Recruiting Boulder Colleges and Universities cu boulder denver hiring recruiting student University of Colorado BoulderIn the Startup Communities , I talk extensively about leaders and feeders. I assert than anyone in the startup community should be able to start / create / do anything that is helpful to the startup community.

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Denver to the top of Mt. Evans take II

VC Adventure

Denver to the top of Mt. Evans (and back)

VC Adventure

Denver to the top of Mt. Evans take II | Seth Levine

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Bio Roundup: Trump, Gottlieb, Gene Therapy Prices, IPO Hopes & More

Austin Startup

Welcome to the new year. What will it bring? Hopefully a lot less hatred, greed, stupidity, and angst than 2017. But we’re not holding our breath. We emerged from the winter break pondering several of the year’s burning biopharma questions, including the volatility of the U.S. president and what it means for the biopharmaceutical business, a frequent target of his scattershot rants.

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The Techstars Origin Story

Feld Thoughts

Greg Avery recently wrote a detailed story in the Denver Business Journal of the origin story of Techstars a decade ago. It’s unfortunately paywalled but comes with a video. For all of you who have participated in or supported Techstars to date, thank you!

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mHealth is Booming – What to Expect in 2013

VC Cafe

mHealth USPTO 2013 BCG CDRH CMS congress copyright Dallas Denver Detroit EHR FCC FDA haptique Health Affairs healthcare HIMTA HIPAA hospitals insurance Julius Genachowski MBAN meaningful use Mike Honda obama Patent Pew Research providers PWC regulations Research2Guidance sensors silicon valley Susan Dentzer whitespaceThere is no doubt that mobile devices are transforming healthcare. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Invest in Innovation Skill Building

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

In fact, I have a public course scheduled for February in Denver. Invest in Your Innovation Capacity. In my various consulting engagements I have learned not to take much for granted.

Interview on the Turnpikers Podcast

Feld Thoughts

Luke Beatty and Danny Newman – both long time friends – are doing an awesome job interviewing interesting people in the Boulder – Denver startup community. So, those of us who travel up and down 36 between Boulder and Denver are known – at least to Luke and Danny – as Turnpikers. Luke and Danny interviewed me a few weeks ago in a studio at Postmodern Company in Denver. One of the podcasts in my regular rotation is Turnpikers.

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Introducing Colorado Entrepreneurial By Nature

VC Adventure

They’ll be showing up around Denver and Boulder at a handful of coffee shops and other places where entrepreneurs congregate. Marketing Startups boulder colorado denver ft colins local entrepreneurshipWhen it comes to the question of nature vs. nurture for entrepreneurs it’s clear that both are important.

Looking for New Science Fiction?

Feld Thoughts

The editor, Joe Stech, lives in the Boulder area and has been actively involved in the Boulder/Denver startup community. If you – like me – love science fiction, I encourage you to support the new sci-fi magazine Compelling Science Fiction. He’s using Patreon as a funding model, which I’m a big fan of for new and indie writers. The post Looking for New Science Fiction? appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Books Boulder sci-fi

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Colorado Innovation Training

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

A brief post to make sure you know about the upcoming Denver, CO public course in Advanced Innovation Facilitation. This is a high value training. It’s partially sponsored so the price is much lower than usual. Here’s a page with details. It’s next week Starting Wednesday February 1, continuing on Feb 2, finishing at noon on Feb.

Consumerization of IT the really big opportunity

deal architect

Both in the panel I was part of at Inforum this week in Denver and in this guest column for InformationWeek, I highlight that consumerization is actually a major revenue opportunity for most companies. But to get there will need

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More New Florence

deal architect

on the innovation blog The Bionic Foot Ultrabook beauties Denver: a non-stop museum Delta Airlines to buy an oil refinery The Internet is a right, not a privilege The Third Industrial Revolution. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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The National Day of Civic Hacking

Feld Thoughts

Rally’s product development team is devoting their talent and energy to participate and host the Boulder, Denver, Seattle, and Raleigh event ( join up at these locations.) Specifically for Coloradans, there are sites in Denver and Boulder. In Denver, the site is focused on open data from the State of Colorado and called Hack4Colorado. Awards will be given at the closing of each event in Boulder and Denver by Rally staff.

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Colorado – Entrepreneurial By Nature

Feld Thoughts

Colorado – Entrepreneurial by Nature is officially launching today in conjunction with Denver Startup Week. Denver Startup Week looks completely awesome – the schedule of events is just tremendous. Some time ago a group of entrepreneurs including my partner Seth Levine came together to talk about how to promote entrepreneurship in Colorado and celebrate the fact that entrepreneurship has become a huge part of the Colorado business ecosystem.

Empirical Support for the Boulder Thesis

Feld Thoughts

Colorado has two – a 1 Million Cups in Denver and 1 Million Cups in Fort. 1 Million Cups Denver was also a recipient of one of the first Startup Colorado Community Fund grants.

Inforum: The Enterprise Climbers

deal architect

Bill Starke’s sculpture in the lobby of the Hyatt in Denver I stayed at this week is a good metaphor for the changing enterprise software industry. In general, everyone treats SAP and Oracle as the pursued, and SaaS vendors as. Enterprise Software (other vendors

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Introducing Colorado Entrepreneurial By Nature

VC Adventure

They’ll be showing up around Denver and Boulder at a handful of coffee shops and other places where entrepreneurs congregate. Marketing Startups boulder colorado denver ft colins local entrepreneurshipWhen it comes to the question of nature vs. nurture for entrepreneurs it’s clear that both are important.

Technology and my first week home.

deal architect

The medics disagreed and had me checked into the Swedish Medical Center in Denver. On October 7 while presenting in Vail, CO, I thought I had an attack of altitude sickness (not unusual me coming from sea level in Florida). Little to do with IT, but interesting

Startup Summer – Applications Close 2/28

Feld Thoughts

For those students looking to get involved in Boulder and in Denver, I always point them towards Startup Summer , a program out of Startup Colorado. For the first time, there will be two programs – one in Boulder and one in Denver. Oh, and if you’re a company in Boulder or Denver that wants to participate, ping me at brad@feld.com and we’ll see if we can fit you in this year.