Rover Rolls Out On-Demand Walking in Denver

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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

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

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

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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?).

Where I’ll Be At Denver Startup Week 2014

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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.

Xconomy Launches in Boulder/Denver

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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.

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

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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.

Denver Startup Week 2016: The Largest Startup Week in History!

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<img src=' [link] ' style='padding:0px;margin:0px;' /> In partnership with Chase Ink , I was given the opportunity to attend Denver Startup Week 2016. Denver Startup Week 2016 was Chase’s fourth year organizing and supporting Basecamp.

Do You Reduce Stress Or Increase Stress?

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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.”

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.

Help Bring Xconomy to Boulder/Denver

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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.

5 Reasons Denver Is Hot for Start-ups

Inc Startups

Here's another to add to the list: Denver. After selling his location-based startup Brightkite in 2009, he and co-founder Martin May decided to go home to Denver and haven't looked back. Denver has an incredibly open, collaborative, and supportive start-up ecosystem.

USA Today Highlights the Boulder/Denver Startup Scene

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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.

10 Entrepreneurs Own 20 Percent of Denver's Pot Shops

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According to an analysis of marijuana licenses held in Denver, 10 individuals own 20 percent of the market while the remaining 80 percent is controlled by 641 smaller business owners

Denver Startups – Get on the Map

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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

These 2 Cities Are the Favorites To Get Amazon's New HQ (Sorry, Denver)

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Can it be that these cities have the inside track? The Inc.

Built In Colorado

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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.

The 10 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Denver

Inc Startups

Is Denver, Colorado the next Silicon Valley? Meet some of the most impressive startups on this year''s Inc.

Boulder Is Hiring!

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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

Houston Investor Murthy Reflects on Tech’s High & Low Points in 2017

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A series of events this year—from the Equifax data breach to the foreign use of social media to influence the U.S. presidential election—has prompted some to question the utopian promise of innovation, especially when it comes to Web companies and cybersecurity.

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.

Startup Phenomenon, November 13th-15th in Boulder

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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.

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

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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

Here Are the 10 Fastest-Growing Companies in Denver

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It's not just the mountains that are big in the Mile High City

Denver: Conversation With Chris Sacca

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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.

Inside the Futuristic Startup That Ran Cybersecurity for the Super Bowl

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Thanks to virtual reality, Denver-based ProtectWise is changing what security looks like. Innovate

High Times Moves Cannabis Cup to California After Troubles in Denver

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The largest annual event of the marijuana industry drew local backlash from elected officials in Colorado and is moving to California

Cereal, Obama and Denver: The Recipe these Airbnb Hustlers Used to Launch a Unicorn

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In Airbnb's earliest days, the company's co-founders had to get creative to find success

Startups Looking to Hire CU Students?

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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.

This Startup's Home Sensor Could Save America $8 Billion in Insurance Claims

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Denver-based Notion has crammed home monitoring into a tiny, non-intrusive device

mHealth is Booming – What to Expect in 2013

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Clear Airport Security With Your Finger? It Could Happen Soon

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TSA tests fingerprint scanning at Denver and Atlanta airports. Innovate

Colorado Startup Summer

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Oh, and if you’re a company in Boulder or Denver that wants to participate and host an intern, email me and we’ll see if we can fit you in this year. Every entrepreneur starts her journey somewhere. Colorado is a premier location for entrepreneurs and innovative thinkers. This is why I co-founded and commit a portion of my time to Startup Colorado; an organization that empowers and sustains startup communities across Colorado.

Founder Institute Coming to Denver

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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.

Empirical Support for the Boulder Thesis

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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.

Looking for New Science Fiction?

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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

Introducing Colorado Entrepreneurial By Nature

Seth Levine's 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.

Austin Ranks First in the Nation as the Best Place for Startups


Austin claimed the top spot, followed by New York, Seattle, Denver, Atlanta, San Francisco, Washington, Miami, Los Angeles and Houston. Austin ranks first in the nation for the best place for startups, according to a new survey from Sungard Availability Services. The survey ranked the cities based on startup survival rates, graduate talent and density […] The post Austin Ranks First in the Nation as the Best Place for Startups appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Denver Mayor Hancock explains how the public and private sectors have come together to spur rapid business growth in the city.

Inc Startups

Michael Hancock says his city's focus on entrepreneurs has helped create 40,000 new jobs in the last four years

Wake Forest outlasts Denver to reach NCAA soccer final

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HOUSTON (AP) — Ian Harkes scored in the 102nd minute and Wake Forest outlasted Denver 2-1 in double overtime Friday to advance to the College Cup title game

Welcome Jamey Sperans To Foundry Group

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Jamey and his family have moved to Boulder, so in addition to working with us, he’ll become a part of the extended Boulder/Denver startup community. My partners and I just announced that our long-time friend and LP – Jamey Sperans – has joined Foundry Group. We’ve been working with Jamey since the beginning of Foundry Group in 2007 (he was one of our first LPs via Morgan Stanley AIP) and have become extremely close friends.