Feature Speaker: Brad Feld (bio below)
Topic: The Boulder Thesis: Four Principles for Startup Communities. How communities attract and support innovative startups is a hot question in todays economic climate and Brad Feld has some answers. In his new book, Startup Communities, the cofounder of Foundry Group and TechStars boils down 20 years of experience working with entrepreneurs and building a vibrant startup ecosystem into four essentials that will work anywhere in the world.
6:45 (sharp!) - 7:15: Speed Networking
7:15-8: Welcome/Startups present
8-9: Feature speaker/q&a
9+: Closing remarks/head to Trinity (local bar) with food/drink specials ($3 draughts, $5 pizza/wings)
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More on Brad Feld: Brad is one of the managing directors at Foundry Group, a venture capital firm that invests in early stage software / Internet companies throughout the United States. He is also the co-founder of TechStars, a mentor-driven accelerator, author of several books and blogs, and a marathon runner. More at www.feld.com