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RoundPegg and Pathfinder Solutions to Offer Low-Cost Culture Development Tools for Nonprofits

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On Wednesday, RoundPegg, a Boulder, CO-based company that offers tools focused on highlighting a company’s culture, announced that it has formed a partnership with Pathfinder Solutions to offer those same services to nonprofit organizations at discounted rates. “We believe our communities are greatly enriched by the work of cause-focused organizations, and that it is important for RoundPegg to… Read more »





Ubooly Back on Kickstarter, Aims to go Global

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Ubooly, recently featured at our Denver Mixer & Startup Showcase, today announced the launch of their Kickstarter campaign, which will run for the next 30 days. Ubooly hopes to get $25,000 in funding, for their interactive smart toys, through the campaign. The team is planning an international release for November, and the new campaign will build… Read more »


Copyblogger Media Introduces Genesis 2.0 WordPress Design Framework

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Yesterday Copyblogger Media unveiled their upgraded WordPress design framework, Genesis 2.0. Their current framework, Genesis, powers more than 2 million websites, and Genesis 2.0 is being rolled out to make the web faster, safer, and more mobile friendly. To help understand Genesis 2.0, picture it as a car. WordPress would be the engine, the Genesis design framework… Read more »


Find a Flexible Office Space With PivotDesk

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“Throughout all of my startup work, I kept seeing the same, stupid pain point,” explains David Mandell, CEO of PivotDesk. “Individuals spent about 25 to 30 percent of their time trying to figure out where to set up their business instead of focusing on their actual business.” Mandell, in an effort to give back to… Read more »


Brad Feld on Work Life Balance

Brad Feld Work Life Balance

Hustle is the antidote. – Travis Kalanick, Uber CEO Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration. – Thomas Edison There’s no shortage of startup wisdom encouraging entrepreneurs to work harder.  And at this point, hustle is built into the entrepreneurial code of ethic, suggesting to do so is superfluous.  The lines between the week and the… Read more »


10 Damn Good Reasons to Attend Boulder Startup Week

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Aside from the occasional late-April blizzard, Boulder, Colorado could easily be confused for a Utopia.  It’s been recognized as the brainiest city in the country, the best place to raise an outdoor kid, ranked highest on the Well-Being Index, the top town to “live well”, the most LGBT, family-friendly, the “foodiest“…the list goes on… Over… Read more »



RoundPegg’s Natalie Baumgartner Shares a Psychologist’s Perspective on Company Culture [Video]

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In the video below, Dr. Natalie Baumgartner of RoundPegg shares her insight on company culture from her unique perspective as a psychologist. Natalie works with CEO’s, business leaders, and boards of directors on senior human capital issues. A clinical psychologist by training, Natalie gravitated toward working on company culture, which she defines simply as, “how… Read more »



TechStars TV Presents The Founders: S3E11 “To The Moon” [Finale]

The Founders New

Curious what life is like inside of a startup accelerator?  Look no further than The Founders, a documentary web series that follows Birdbox, ROXIMITY and Ubooly from TechStars Boulder (ranked the #2 startup accelerator in the US). This season’s final episode takes us to the all important Demo Day.  For three months the teams at Ubooly, ROXIMITY, and Birdbox, along with the rest of… Read more »


TechStars TV Presents The Founders: S3E10 “No Surprises”

The Founders New

Curious what life is like inside of a startup accelerator?  Look no further than The Founders, a documentary web series that follows Birdbox, ROXIMITY and Ubooly from TechStars Boulder (ranked the #2 startup accelerator in the US). This week’s episode focuses on preparing for Demo Day.  For the better part of three months, startups refine their products/services and pitches to be revealed… Read more »



TechStars TV Presents The Founders: S3E9 “To Raise or Not to Raise”

The Founders New

Curious what life is like inside of a startup accelerator?  Look no further than The Founders, a documentary web series that follows Birdbox, ROXIMITY and Ubooly from TechStars Boulder (ranked the #2 startup accelerator in the US). This week’s episode’s focus in on raising money.  The most crucial component to delivering the perfect pitch is practice – lots of it.  Bart Lorang, co-founder… Read more »