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Monday, May 11
 

9:30am

Startup Stories: Dan Caruso and Opening Day Breakfast
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Dan Caruso

Dan Caruso

CEO, Zayo
Dan Caruso is the chairman and CEO of Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO), the global leader in communications infrastructure services. As a founder of the business in 2007, he has led Zayo from startup to IPO to a company with a multi-billion dollar equity value. Zayo provides... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Zayo

Zayo

Zayo Group is a global provider of bandwidth infrastructure services, including dark fiber, live video, wavelengths, SONET, Ethernet, IP services and carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection. Our network footprint extends 82,280 route miles, with connectivity on dense metro... Read More →


Monday May 11, 2015 9:30am - 10:45am
eTown 1535 Spruce Street Boulder, CO 80302

11:00am

Opening Keynote with Jerry Colonna and Matt Stinchcomb
Limited Capacity seats available

Standing Still While Your Hair's on Fire: Surviving the Startup Life
Join Jerry Colonna, CEO of Reboot, and Matt Stinchcomb, Vice President for Ethics Impact at Etsy, for this interactive discussion on how purpose and values are helping today's top companies navigate the process of going public.

Moderated and hosted by Naropa University President Chuck Lief.


Host
avatar for Bill Rigler

Bill Rigler

Director of University Relations, Naropa University
My role is to share the incredibly cool things taking place at Naropa and work with strategic partners to maximize impact and visibility.

Speakers
avatar for Jerry Colonna

Jerry Colonna

CEO & Co-Founder, Reboot.io
Jerry Colonna is the Co-Founder and CEO of Reboot.io, and is an executive coach who uses the skills he learned as a venture capitalist to help entrepreneurs. He draws on his wide variety of experiences to help clients design a more conscious life and make needed changes to their career... Read More →
avatar for Matt Stinchcomb

Matt Stinchcomb

Executive Director, Etsy.org
Matt Stinchcomb is the Executive Director of Etsy.org, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to​ h​elping people develop the skills, connections, and wisdom needed to use commerce as a tool to regenerate the self, the community, and the Earth. Previously, he was the VP, Values and Impact at... Read More →


Monday May 11, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Performing Arts Center, Naropa University 2130 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302

5:00pm

Startup Stories: David Cohen & Alex Bogusky
Limited Capacity seats available

Two of the most impressive entrepreneurs and leaders in the Boulder community, discuss what it is like to look at startups through the lens of technology, advertising and what makes Boulder, well, Boulder. 

Speakers
avatar for Alex Bogusky

Alex Bogusky

Co-Founder/Chief Creative Engineer, Crispin Porter Bogusky
Alex Bogusky’s career in advertising began over 20 years ago when he joined a 16-person ad agency called Crispin & Porter. Under Alex’s direction, CPB grew to more than 1,000 employees with offices in Miami, Boulder, Los Angeles, London and Sweden, and with annual billings over... Read More →
avatar for David Cohen

David Cohen

Founder, Techstars



Monday May 11, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
eTown 1535 Spruce Street Boulder, CO 80302

6:00pm

Boulder Beta
Limited Capacity seats available

What is BoulderBeta?

Hundreds of community members: entrepreneurs, students, investors, hackers, designers, doers.

Select startups: innovative ideas, passionate founders, community-driven companies.

Tons of fun: conversation, cocktails, gadget giveaways, interactive product demos

First drink is free! Lets kick of BSW right. 


Host
avatar for Fletcher Richman

Fletcher Richman

Data Analyst, Galvanize
Fletcher Richman is a engineer, entrepreneur, and a VC. He studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he started a couple of failed startups before cofounding Spark Boulder, a student incubator and coworking space that teaches students mo... Read More →

Exhibitors
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NuBru Coffee

http://www.nubrucoffee.com/
avatar for Congo.io

Congo.io

CEO, Congo
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Fruitera

Fruitera.co
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Hemera

http://hemeraproject.com/
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Benchmark Intelligence

http://usebenchmark.com/
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Niki Koubourlis

Founder & CEO, Bold Betties Outfitters
I am passionate about adventure, the outdoors, travel and supporting / empowering women. I believe in actively getting outside your comfort zone. I launched my first startup this year (Bold Betties Outfitters) and will be looking for rock stars to join my team as soon as I am done... Read More →
avatar for Vinyl Me, Please

Vinyl Me, Please

The best damn record club out there: http://vinylmeplease.com/
avatar for Robert Reich

Robert Reich

Managing Partner, Real
As a mentor and executive, Robert helps companies achieve growth and profitability by focusing on the right product, process and growth strategies.
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Stryd

http://stryd.com
W

Weave

useweave.com


Monday May 11, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Absinthe House 1109 Walnut St Boulder, CO 80302
 
Tuesday, May 12
 

2:00pm

Startup Job Fair
Looking for a job or in with a startup company in Boulder? This is a great opportunity with 16 hiring companies wanting to meet with you. 

Are you a company looking to hire more than 5 positions? Email rendl@startupweek.co

Host
avatar for Rendl Clark

Rendl Clark

Account Manager, Good Apples
New to Boulder & Community tracks for bsw16. Lead organizer for the job fair - get in touch if you'd like to participate - rendl@startupweek.co or @r3ndl Boulder Startup Week Organizer, board member Studio Arts Boulder. Community. Design. Art. Travel.

Speakers
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Sovrn

We spend a great deal of our lives online. Whether it’s for information, commerce, or entertainment, each of us has come to depend on what we discover, consume and share online. Publishers – those who create and curate content – are the cornerstones of what we all cherish about... Read More →

Startup Crawl
avatar for The Trade Desk

The Trade Desk

The Trade Desk powers the most sophisticated buyers in advertising technology. Founded by the pioneers of real-time bidding, The Trade Desk has become the fastest growing demand-side platform in the industry by offering agencies, aggregators, and their advertisers best-in-class technology... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Applied Trust

Applied Trust

AppliedTrust was founded on the belief that the performance, availability, and security of systems and networks are critical to an organization, so infrastructure, security, and opensource are our core competencies. We did not start out as a business consulting company, accounting... Read More →
avatar for Boulder Engineering Studio

Boulder Engineering Studio

Our mission is to create new and compelling technologies by combining modern design techniques and 21st century fabrication equipment. We are an organization of passionate engineers who are independently driven to design, build, and tinker. We grew from a private laboratory for the... Read More →
avatar for DragonDev

DragonDev

DragonDev is a dev shop in every sense that a dev shop should be. We’re agile, we’re bootstrapped and we have dynamic capabilities. Our specialties include developing and managing software for business intelligence, business optimization and project management. We support our... Read More →
avatar for Invoca

Invoca

Invoca helps the modern marketer drive inbound calls and turn them into sales. Our platform delivers the inbound call intelligence required for marketers to optimize customer engagement and sales beyond the click. From attribution to intent, marketers gain a complete understanding of th... Read More →
avatar for Kapost

Kapost

Kapost is the world’s leading provider of content marketing software and services, powering the content operation of more than 100 companies including Fortune 500 companies. Our mission is to empower marketers to succeed in a buyer-centric marketplace. We provide the most complete... Read More →
avatar for LogRhythm

LogRhythm

LogRhythm, a leader in security intelligence and analytics, empowers organizations around the globe to rapidly detect, respond to and neutralize damaging cyber threats. The company’s award-winning platform unifies next-generation SIEMlog managementnetwork and endpoin... Read More →
avatar for Matter Communications

Matter Communications

Matter Communications is a leading public relations and social media firm headquartered just north of Boston in Newburyport, Massachusetts, with additional offices in BostonProvidence, and Portland, Oregon. We offer integrated public relations services in the areas of me... Read More →
avatar for name.com

name.com

At name.com, we're focused on helping you do amazingly awesome things online. When you need the perfect domain name, hosting, website builder, or email, you come here. We've also recently been a huge part of changing the domain name landscape by introducing hundreds of alternatives to .COM... Read More →
avatar for Pivotal Labs

Pivotal Labs

We’ve been at the forefront of agile development for more than two decades building highly scalable mobile and web software that reaches across a variety of industry verticals, software platforms and device types. We help you bring a new product vision to market, accelerate your... Read More →
avatar for SolidFire

SolidFire

SolidFire is born out of the largest cloud infrastructures in the world and purpose built around the problem of delivering high performance applications from a multi-tenant infrastructure. We get cloud computing better than any storage company - whether you are building them for public... Read More →
avatar for SpotXchange

SpotXchange

SpotXchange is the trusted video advertising platform offering premium publishers holistic inventory management in order to maximize revenue for desktop, mobile and connected TV inventory while driving down operational costs. Publishers leverage SpotXchange’s ad serving, programmatic... Read More →
avatar for Technical Integrity

Technical Integrity

Our mission : To build community, help great companies and candidates thrive, and be a conduit to a truly better world.Technical Integrity was built on the notion that there was a better way to serve our clients, candidates and our community. We felt that the prevailing "pushy-salesy... Read More →
avatar for Tendril

Tendril

Tendril is defining data-driven Energy Service Management (ESM) for the evolving energy market. Our open, cloud-based software platform provides the infrastructure, analytics, and understanding required to deliver personalized energy services. This targeted approach drives new business... Read More →
avatar for Zayo

Zayo

Zayo Group is a global provider of bandwidth infrastructure services, including dark fiber, live video, wavelengths, SONET, Ethernet, IP services and carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection. Our network footprint extends 82,280 route miles, with connectivity on dense metro... Read More →


Tuesday May 12, 2015 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Basecamp at Lyfe Kitchen 1600 Pearl St Boulder, CO 80302

5:00pm

Boulder Startup Week Startup Crawl
Join us for the 6th annual Startup Crawl! This is a chance to check out a variety of different startup spaces who will be generously opening up their office doors to share a drink with the community.  

Map of the stops here: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zXdmn8nHF6z0.kyRPzByPA5W0

Zayo is the first stop (since they are located the furthest east) and then you simply work your way west towards the mountains. If you're looking to hit every stop, you can spend approximately 10 minutes at each office. 

For your liver's sake, don't feel like you have to hit every stop. ;)



Host
avatar for Tara Calihman

Tara Calihman

Director of Content, VictorOps

Startup Crawl
avatar for Kapost

Kapost

Kapost is the world’s leading provider of content marketing software and services, powering the content operation of more than 100 companies including Fortune 500 companies. Our mission is to empower marketers to succeed in a buyer-centric marketplace. We provide the most complete... Read More →
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PivotDesk

1910 Pearl Street
avatar for Quick Left

Quick Left

Quick Left is a leading software development company that offers customers innovative design & development consulting.
avatar for Slice of Lime

Slice of Lime

User Experience Design Agency
avatar for SolidFire

SolidFire

SolidFire is born out of the largest cloud infrastructures in the world and purpose built around the problem of delivering high performance applications from a multi-tenant infrastructure. We get cloud computing better than any storage company - whether you are building them for public... Read More →
avatar for The Trade Desk

The Trade Desk

The Trade Desk powers the most sophisticated buyers in advertising technology. Founded by the pioneers of real-time bidding, The Trade Desk has become the fastest growing demand-side platform in the industry by offering agencies, aggregators, and their advertisers best-in-class technology... Read More →
avatar for VictorOps

VictorOps

VictorOps provides real-time incident management to help teams solve problems faster. With our smart alerting and post-mortem reporting, we stick with you through the entire incident lifecycle, making on-call suck less for everyone.
avatar for Zayo

Zayo

Zayo Group is a global provider of bandwidth infrastructure services, including dark fiber, live video, wavelengths, SONET, Ethernet, IP services and carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection. Our network footprint extends 82,280 route miles, with connectivity on dense metro... Read More →


Tuesday May 12, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
TBA
 
Wednesday, May 13
 

9:00am

Angel Investor Breakfast
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you an angel investor or interested in becoming one? David Cohen of TechStars is hosting a breakfast to build up the network of angel investors in Boulder. 

Host
avatar for David Cohen

David Cohen

Founder, Techstars

Wednesday May 13, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Basecamp at Lyfe Kitchen 1600 Pearl St Boulder, CO 80302

11:00am

House of Genius
Limited Capacity seats available

House of Genius is a monthly event that takes place in 30 cities across the US, Europe, and Asia. Each session, local entrepreneurs gather to discuss their big questions or challenges with an intimate group of  curated community members. Through a healthy blend of disruptive thinking, supportive input and creativity, entrepreneurs are able to gain fresh insight and generate new ideas to help build or grow their business. House of Genius sessions are traditionally invite-only; please join us for this special Open House session, where you'll witness genius unfold - and even get the chance to participate, yourself.

In keeping with our tradition of anonymity, we will not be announcing the panel of collaborators or our entrepreneur in advance. Introductions will come last!

Host
avatar for Tim O'Shea

Tim O'Shea

Co-Founder, Engage Colorado

Wednesday May 13, 2015 11:00am - 12:15pm
eTown 1535 Spruce Street Boulder, CO 80302

2:00pm

Tweet for Tacos
Limited Capacity seats available

After unleashing our insanely successful first Tweet for Tacos event at Denver Startup Week last year, all of us at name.com knew that we had to do it again. So... we are!

On this glorious Boulder day, we will be giving each of the first 150 people two free tacos! All you have to do is stroll on into T/ACO and we will fill your belly with super yummy tacos. 

Come hang out, meet some awesome people, and enjoy the great food :).

#FreeTacosForAll 

Host
avatar for Alex Kehr

Alex Kehr

Marketing, name.com
I help people discover how they can build awesome things online.

Sponsors
avatar for name.com

name.com

At name.com, we're focused on helping you do amazingly awesome things online. When you need the perfect domain name, hosting, website builder, or email, you come here. We've also recently been a huge part of changing the domain name landscape by introducing hundreds of alternatives to .COM... Read More →


Wednesday May 13, 2015 2:00pm - 4:00pm
T/ACO 1175 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302

6:00pm

IgniteBoulder
You must buy tickets from Ignite starting on April 15th. 

Enlighten us quickly. Short 5 minute talks about geeky passions. 

Host
avatar for Andrew Hyde

Andrew Hyde

Head of Community, Origin Protocol
I founded Startup Week. And Startup Weekend, which is similar. I now work in blockchain technology and you should too.

Wednesday May 13, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Boulder Theater 2032 14th St, Boulder, CO 80302
 
Thursday, May 14
 

6:00pm

Hack The Dot Hackathon
Limited Capacity seats available

Hack the Dot (presented by name.com @ SendGrid)
The abusrdly awesome domain-driven hackathon.

Sponsors:
Title sponsor: name.com (domain names!)
Drink sponsor: Geek Spirits (yummy local rum!)
Space sponsor: SendGrid (transactional email magic!)
Food/swag: Context.io (build awesome things with email!)

All the teams are told a single premium domain name at the beginning of the event to build something for. They then have two hours to come up with a functioning site inspired by that domain. Which ever team builds the most creative and funny idea for the domain wins.

Participants will be judged on functionality, design, humor, and creative domain name interpretation.

Learn more here: hackthedot.org

What you get at the event:

  1. Free food!
  2. Free drinks! Provided by Geek Spirits.
  3. Swag from the awesome event supporters.

Host
avatar for Alex Kehr

Alex Kehr

Marketing, name.com
I help people discover how they can build awesome things online.

Sponsors
avatar for name.com

name.com

At name.com, we're focused on helping you do amazingly awesome things online. When you need the perfect domain name, hosting, website builder, or email, you come here. We've also recently been a huge part of changing the domain name landscape by introducing hundreds of alternatives to .COM... Read More →


Thursday May 14, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm
SendGrid 1401 Walnut St. #500 Boulder, CO 80302
 
Friday, May 15
 

3:30pm

Boomtown 2015 Demo Day
Boomtown Demo Day
Boomtown welcomes you to Boulder on May 15th for our Spring 2015 Demo Day event at the Boulder Theater, where nine startups will reveal their new companies to the world. Anything can happen when these unstoppable forces clash in a feud of passion, blood and sweat equity. Don't miss the opportunity to see these future stars at their launch event!  We are excited to announce that the Boomtown Demo Day will be the closing event of Boulder Startup Week 2015! Join us immediately after the pitch event for the BSW after party. If you are an accredited investor and would like to attend our exclusive Investor Preview Event prior to the public Demo Day, follow this link to reserve your tickets.


Friday May 15, 2015 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Boulder Theater 2032 14th St, Boulder, CO 80302

7:00pm

Electric Alpine: BSW Closing Party
Limited Capacity seats available

Help us close out Boulder Startup Week 2015 in style. 

This Neon/Electric themed party will feature live music from DJ A-L, hip-hop dancers, and a headlining set from Pan Astral. 

Whether you're looking to come and dance the night away, or hoping to find a cozy corner to have a drink and network, this party is not to be missed. 

Wear bright colors!

Also - we’ve got parking covered (it’s free) with BluCar! To use BluCar for the Boulder Startup Week Closing Party, just download the app and sign-up for an account before you arrive. Then, move the pin to the desired drop-off / pick-up destination.

 

Sponsors
avatar for Zayo

Zayo

Zayo Group is a global provider of bandwidth infrastructure services, including dark fiber, live video, wavelengths, SONET, Ethernet, IP services and carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection. Our network footprint extends 82,280 route miles, with connectivity on dense metro... Read More →



Friday May 15, 2015 7:00pm - 11:30pm
Boulder Theater 2032 14th St, Boulder, CO 80302