ParkiFi has come a long way since graduating from the 2014 Boomtown cohort and today it launched its user-friendly iOS and Android app aimed at reducing the stress and environmental impact of driving by directing users to open parking spots in garages and surface lots throughout downtown Denver.
The entrepreneurial spirit was evident at the CU-Boulder campus recently when 10 game-changing food and agriculture companies from around the world participated in FoodBytes! Boulder. The teams aimed to tackle three food concerns during their five-minute pitches.
Justin’s is a Boulder-based company that makes almond butter, hazelnut butter, and peanut butter in those cool squeeze packets (and in jars too). The company is an example of what many startups hope to achieve. Justin’s grew out of owner Justin Gold’s kitchen and into a nationally-distributed brand, but it wasn’t simple and Gold had to make smart decisions and use reliable resources around him to turn his passion into a success.
Boomtown Accelerator was one of 54 sponsors for Denver Startup Week. Its team members or Boomtown alumni were there every day presenting a talk, adding to a panel, or assisting with other sessions.
In just a few days, the largest entrepreneurial event of its kind is set to take over Denver. The fifth annual Denver Startup Week is the place to attend more than 200 free events covering topics like IoT, healthtech, cannatech and diversity for founders, developers, designers and anyone interested in startup culture.
12 weeks. 10 teams. The sixth Boomtown accelerator class finished with Demo Day on Friday, August 12. The day culminated in a sold-out Boulder Theater and the attendees had nothing but love for the teams. But it takes a lot of work to even get to this day…
Anthony Franco often gets a surprise reaction when people find out what he’s doing since leaving the Denver web-technology business he founded and sold to one of the world’s largest advertising conglomerates.