Ecosystems

7 Entrepreneurs on What It’s Like to Be a Startup in Denver

By | Jul 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm

While many believe the uptick in the Colorado economy has been exclusively due to the legalization of marijuana, entrepreneurs and startup founders in the area know that it always had the potential to make an impact. With a supportive ecosystem focused on work-life balance…

Tips & How To’s

A Simple Guide to a Great Startup Pitch

By | Jul 19, 2017 at 8:30 am

Pitching. It’s as much a part of startup life as building products and acquiring customers. If you can’t successfully pitch your company, you likely can’t raise money or sell to prospects either. The point is, it’s critical to get your pitch right. But crafting…

Inspiration

A Woman’s Journey from Attorney to Software Engineer

By | Jul 18, 2017 at 8:30 am

Some people are daunted by the mere thought of making a career change, even when they really want to. Successful people take that challenge as an opportunity. They summon their courage and push themselves to explore new horizons. Erika Angarita obtained a law degree…

Jobs

How to Land Your First Job in Tech

By | Jul 14, 2017 at 8:30 am

So you’re looking to land your first job in tech. Great! And why not? The IT industry is innovative, it’s sexy, and it’s blossoming with world-changing companies and opportunities. With the national unemployment rate for IT professionals at an incredibly low 1.6 – 3.9…

Marketing

How to Write Sales Emails That Actually Get Opened

By | Jul 11, 2017 at 8:30 am

Imagine yourself in a prospect’s office. You’re giving your pitch, trying to intrigue the prospect into learning more about you and your company. You’ve tried to build some rapport, presented compelling information, and turned it over to the prospect to respond. The only problem?…

Partnership

How to Deal With Dissolving a Business Partnership

By | Jul 1, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Dissolving a business partnership is often a necessary evil in the world of business. It’s a long and complicated process that can be rife with less than business like emotions. The process is much like that of a divorce, but dissolving a business partnership…

Marketing & Social Media

The Dark Side of Digital Advertising

By | Jun 28, 2017 at 5:00 pm

It’s been forty years since the first installment of the Star Wars series captivated a generation of moviegoers, but the universe George Lucas built in his imagination is more relevant now than ever. Throughout the series, audiences have seen the characters face temptation, but at the…

Interviews

Isaac Saldana of SendGrid on Hiring the Right Team

By | Mar 24, 2017 at 9:15 am

A cloud-based email service, SendGrid, recently closed a $33 million Series D funding round and now boasts more than 350 employees and a brand new, state-of-the-art office in downtown Denver. SendGrid’s humble origins stem from three passionate founders, Isaac Saldana, Tim Jenkins, and Jose Lopez,…

Travel

Boom Airlines Wants to Make Supersonic Travel a Reality

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Consumers could be closer to cruising in a plane at Mach 2.2 (1,451 mph) to their favorite destination in half the time. Today, Denver-based Boom, the supersonic aircraft company, announced its $33 million Series A round, bringing their total funding to $41 million. Participants in…

Inspiration

This Mompreneur Went From Struggling to Startup Success

By | Jan 12, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Being an entrepreneur and a mom have a lot of similarities. The long hours, the hard work, and the whining coworkers all make for a considerably stressful life. Galvanize talked with entrepreneur Janine Williams, a mother of four and burgeoning startup founder that is looking…

Travel

Here Comes The Boom Supersonic Plane

By | Nov 15, 2016 at 7:10 pm

Imagine being able to travel from Los Angeles to New York in half the time. What would normally be a grueling six hour ordeal could be a mere three hour excursion. You’d only have to watch one movie and extra leg room wouldn’t even be necessary….

Remote work

How to Build Company Culture with a Remote Team

By | Oct 25, 2016 at 5:50 pm

For startups, the traditional office-based work structure just doesn’t work. But remote work can create a bevy of new problems when it come to connecting with team members. At “Remote Life: Building Startups Through Remote Work Culture,” panel at Galvanize Golden Triangle, four experts were…

Ecosystems

Notes from the Road: The Rise of the Rest Denver Tour

By | Oct 6, 2016 at 6:30 pm

The Mile High city never disappoints, with a vibrant landscape and 300 days of sun intertwined with an active downtown filled with modern skyscrapers, one can’t help but to breathe in the fresh air of entrepreneurship that carries throughout the state. On Tuesday, the…

Announcements

The Rise of the Rest Tour Takes a Mile-High Trip to Denver

By | Sep 30, 2016 at 12:45 pm

The Rise of the Rest tour is presented by Revolution, Google for Entrepreneurs, Salesforce for Startups, Village Capital, Economic Innovation Group, Inc., and Engine, with Tech.Co joining on as a partner. A little competition is good for everyone. It gets the blood pumping, your…

Business

How the Denver/Boulder Biotech Market Is Crushing It

By | Sep 29, 2016 at 9:15 am

Colorado’s $14.5 billion biotech and pharmaceutical industry appears to be rising in recognition, according to new reports. The Denver/Boulder biotech market has risen recently across several different areas. Here’s a look at how the industry is expanding or simply holding its own. The Companies There’s a…

Tips & How To’s

4 Tips for Bootstrapping Your Startup

By | Sep 16, 2016 at 6:15 pm

This article is part of a Startup Week content series brought to you by CHASE for BUSINESS. Startup Week is celebration of entrepreneurs in cities around the globe. CHASE for BUSINESS is everything a business needs in one place, from expert advice to valuable…

News

Denver Startup Week Pulls in Record-Breaking Attendance

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 5:45 pm

This article is part of a Startup Week content series brought to you by CHASE for BUSINESS. Startup Week is celebration of entrepreneurs in cities around the globe. CHASE for BUSINESS is everything a business needs in one place, from expert advice to valuable…