During Longmont Startup Week in July, Jeffrey Donenfeld, investment manager with Boomtown, led a conversation entitled “That Which Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger.” Out of that panel discussion we found these three takeaways that could help your startup face some inevitable challenges.
That wraps up our eighth cohort! 10 incredible teams pitched to more than 250 investors and 1000 members of the community on Demo Day. The teams detailed how they are changing the way we do everything from e-commerce, machine learning, human resources, to healthtech, fundraising and fintech.
It’s a busy time at Boomtown Accelerator in Boulder, as the spring 2017 cohort (Boomtown’s eighth class) is less than two weeks from Demo Day. The teams started in late February and are all focused on presenting their businesses to investors and the community on May 19th, while still managing to continue their momentum and growth required to run a business.
We’ve seen hundreds of entrepreneurs walk through the doors at Shark Tank to meet the Sharks (a.k.a. the investors) and pitch their product ideas. Some ideas the Sharks love, some they hate. In February of 2017, Bitsbox (Boomtown fall 2014 cohort), made it onto the show.
Comcast NBCUniversal and Boomtown announced The Farm Startup Accelerator yesterday at the Technology Association of Georgia’s (TAG) 2017 Georgia Technology Summit event! Boomtown’s Executive Director Toby Krout presented The Farm’s unique concept to a crowd of nearly 1,000 attendees at TAG’s annual technology summit. This is the first time Boomtown has held one if its accelerator programs outside of its home office in Boulder, Colo.
Boomtown is excited to announce the official launch of The Farm Startup Accelerator, our newest endeavor in partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal!
Boomtown and Whole Foods Market know how vital the first meal of the day is, so they partnered to host Breakfast @ Boomtown, featuring Whole Foods nutritionist Stephanie McCubbin who prepared a delicious and healthy breakfast — a sweet potato hash — but she also offered healthy food tips to inspire a little mental fitness.