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Checking out the Breeders Cup at Churchill Downs with Longines and Wrist Watch Review

I write watch reviews for Wrist Watch Review, and this past weekend covered for WWR the 2018 Breeders Cup at Churchill Downs as a guest of watchmaker Longines. My original writeup is published on Wrist Watch Review: WWR goes on-site as Longines times the 2018 Breeders Cup at Churchill Downs.  Here are a few excerpts …

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Pitching Boomtown at the University of Colorado’s Tech Transfer Office Accelerator Seminar

Today I had the opportunity to speak to a group of grad students and early entrepreneurs about the details of the startup accelerator and incubator ecosystem in Boulder. I was joined by industry colleagues from Innosphere, Rockies Venture Club, Boulder Small Business Development Center, and CatalyzeCU. Boomtown Accelerator is currently accepting applications.  

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Exploring Panama – Panama City, Boquete, Bocas Del Toro

This September, I had the opportunity to explore Panama with H. A few pics, and our trip notes. Thu Sept 13 Flew Denver to Ft. Lauderdale Tight connection Flew Ft. Lauderdale to Panama City Took Uber to Casco Viejo AirBnB Finally got in bed in AirBnB around 3am. Slept! Fri Sept 14 Woke up late …

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Mentoring Startup Summer Pitch Night

This week, I was pleased to mentor Startup Summer Pitch Night with Silicon Flatirons, at the Boomtown Accelerators office.  What a great set of teams! Pleasure working with Sarah Phillips of Boulder Bits. Startup Summer 2018 concludes with a pitch competition, where students from the program pitch their unique startup ideas. This summer, students have interned at local tech startups and built their …

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Discussing International Investing and Russian Startups on The Syndicate Podcast

This week, I had the pleasure of recording an interview with Matt Ward of The Syndicate Podcast: “The Russian Startup Scene and What Founders and VCs Need to Know with Jeffrey Donenfeld of Boomtown Accelerator” Listen to me on The Syndicate Podcast: Apple Podcasts, Android, RSS, Direct Here’s what I discuss with Matt on the …

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Boomtown Accelerator Demo Day Spring 2018 showcases our 10th Cohort

Last Friday, May 18th, I was proud see Boomtown Accelerator’s 10th cohort showcase their businesses at Demo Day, part of Boulder Startup Week. As Investment Manager at Boomtown, it’s always a satisfying experience seeing the companies I helped to bring into the program finally graduate, with the growth and success of their businesses on the …

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Mentoring future global entrepreneurs at the Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum

Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum “The Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum is a joint initiative of the OIC Youth Forum and the government of the Republic of Tatarstan. Since 2014, the Forum has been held annually, attracting hundreds of startups, investors and industry experts from the OIC states and the Russian Federation. Speakers will discuss …

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