Boulder Startup Week 2020 Boulder Startup Week 2020

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

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Booze and Cannabis: The Future of Colorado’s Vice Economy

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Operating in a vice industry brings a special set of challenges. Everything from supply chain to distribution to consumer education is complicated by regulation. Hear from cannabis and alcohol industry experts on the realities of the Colorado’s booming vice economy business and what it takes to succeed, and what’s ahead.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

MDT (Day 2 of 2)
How to Pitch & Who to Pitch to in the Cannabis Industry - Prerecorded
Celia Daly
Celia Daly
CanopyBoulder, Director of Development & Operations
Patrick Rea
Patrick Rea
CanopyBoulder, CEO

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Federal prohibition and near-constant changes to the industry make cannabis a different industry than most. For businesses hoping to succeed in this space, it’s critical to understand who is looking for place capital in the industry and what exactly they’re looking for in a pitch.

MDT (Day 1 of 2)
How to Pitch & Who to Pitch to in the Cannabis Industry - Prerecorded
Celia Daly
Celia Daly
CanopyBoulder, Director of Development & Operations
Patrick Rea
Patrick Rea
CanopyBoulder, CEO

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Federal prohibition and near-constant changes to the industry make cannabis a different industry than most. For businesses hoping to succeed in this space, it’s critical to understand who is looking for place capital in the industry and what exactly they’re looking for in a pitch.

Friday, May 15, 2020

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Part 1: Cash Management in a Crisis Course - Prerecorded

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The Cash Manager Course enables any company to immediately understand its cash flow position, along with the tools and resources to help make the most of PPP funds, loans, and tax credits to keep your business up and running through COVID. The easy-to-follow video format includes downloadable resources and tools that will enable every company to quickly find its current cash position, and then learn how to make the most of scarce dollars.

This course has been used by entrepreneurs, nonprofit leaders and small business owners to do one thing: help businesses extend their financial runway through better knowledge, tools and resources.

This course is free to those who can't afford it but if you can, there's an option to donate to No Kid Hungry and Meals on Wheels! This course retails at $299.


Join us for Part 2: Q&A with a CFO on Friday. Register here

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Cannabinoid Medical Realities - Prerecorded
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Helena Yardley, PhD
6 Degrees Wellness
Celia Daly
Celia Daly
CanopyBoulder, Director of Development & Operations

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CBD is all the rage. But what even is it? And should you be using it for medical purposes? What makes a product quality? We’re bringing in the experts to shed light on a topic with little clarity.

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Emotional Wellbeing at Exponential Impact - Prerecorded

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Betsy Brown and Tara Behr share their expertise around mindfulness and emotional wellbeing, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How reinventing the wheel is draining your start-up - Prerecorded
Chris Meyer
Chris Meyer
SolderWorks, Head of Innovation
Steve Bain
Steve Bain
Festo Corporation, Industry Segment Manager, Food and Packaging

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If you like the smell of burning money and the sound of being yelled at by your board, then definitely don't attend this event, you're probably doing a great job getting what you like.

But for those of us that want to avoid smelling and hearing that, join Chris Meyer and Steve Bain to discuss what the typical mistakes hardware startups have been making time and time again: re-inventing the wheel. We'll show you where you can buy some great wheels that have been working and save you the brain damage of creating one from scratch.

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The New Era of Brand Strategy and Purpose - Prerecorded
Max Lenderman
Max Lenderman
Mudfarm Ventures, Founding Partner

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What does it mean to be a purpose-led brand in today's changing environment? Learn from Max Lenderman, who's held leadership roles in some of the largest and most-awarded marketing and advertising agencies in the world, guiding his clients to look beyond traditional communication to get customers to authentically engage with their brands.

This two-part session will begin with a focus on brand purpose and relevancy followed by an examination of what’s still germane to the brand purpose conversation, post-COVID, and how to operationalize purpose.