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Exploring Colorado Startup Space

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Koelbel Library
5955 S. Holly St. 
Centennial, CO 80121

Join South Metro Denver Chamber Women in Business and Economic Development Group for their annual Joint Speaker Series

Exploring Colorado Startup Space

Since 2008, Colorado startups have played an important role in sustaining our state’s economic growth. We now rank 4th for early-stage venture capital investment and that investment isn’t limited to Boulder or Downtown Denver. Last year, Colorado startups raised more than $683 million in new funding and generated over $2.7 billion in exit revenues across the state . . . so why does that matter to you?

Startups aren’t just about high-tech products. These companies are driving innovation in all types of industries, from manufacturing, to health care, to marketing and advertising. Join our panel of experts as we explore how these innovators are changing the way we do business and creating new opportunities here in Colorado.

Tricia Meyer, Founder & Managing Attorney of Meyer Law Ltd. 
Meyer Law Ltd. specializes in the startup tech space; focuses on intellectual property, business formation, etc. 
Tricia is a sponsor at Innovation Pavillion and a mentoring partner for TechRiot 2016.
Perspective on overall economic impact of industry on state, growth over the last few years, funding figures, etc.

Peter Melby, President of Greystone Technology
Not only is Greystone one of the largest IT support companies, they also have development & content management divisions
Perspective on how the space has changed, challenges that have come up and how Greystone has navigated those challenges/adapted to the new opportunities

Debra Wilcox, Founder & CEO of The 3D Printing Store
Giving us a behind-the-scenes look at spill cone on Shark Tank
Talking about how changing technology/3D printing is helping bring more ideas to market; changing the manufacturing process
Perspective on future growth and opportunity in the space

Thank you to our host, Arapahoe Libraries District