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.
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.
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.
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.
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.