Category: Events

Jeffrey Donenfeld and the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative Fellowship Program Eastern Europe Entrepreneur Group at WeWork Denver

Judging the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative Fellowship Program Eastern European Startup Pitches

This week, I was honored to be a lead judge for the US State Department’s Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative Fellowship Program Eastern European startup pitch contest, hosted by World Denver. All five of the entrepreneurs who presented had great pitches, and it was a pleasure to work with fellow judges Mike Connolly, Director Economic …

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NextUp Ventures Demo Day – A fresh batch of SportsTech Investments…

Thanks to NextUp Ventures¬†for an engaging demo day, full of interesting pitches from emerging SportsTech Startups! A few topics covered on today’s demo day included: Athletic Turf technologies Sustainable football gear Off-field athelete/creator fund monitization Name & Likeness management and optimization Looking forward to more solid investments from the NextUp Team. How does AI feel …

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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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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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Building Startups and Collaboration at the Innovation to Impact Forum, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

This week I was honored to attend the Innovation to Impact for at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Innovation to Impact is a one-day roundtable event that was hosted by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEA) and King …

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