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Monday, May 13 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Hey Entrepreneurs! Want to Get Involved with CU Boulder? Want to Get *Really* Involved? [wink] LIMITED

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For those who want to go deeper and get truly embedded in the educational mission of CU Boulder, this session is for you. This panel highlights the many facets of the growing symbiotic relationship between the Boulder startup community and the University of Colorado. Through a lively conversation among university representatives and community collaborators, explore how existing partnerships leverage the strengths of both academia and the startup community to create mutually beneficial outcomes. Discover how you can take advantage of these unique campus opportunities and embed yourself in the campus ecosystem.

From project sponsorship to co-teaching, deep-rooted collaborations with the university allow entrepreneurs to give back, inspiring budding student entrepreneurs and imparting hard-earned wisdom, while growing their network with various on-campus experts. Students get to learn from people who have been in the trenches, tapping into practitioner expertise and gaining valuable insight into the successes and failures of more experienced entrepreneurs. The university finds that working with the startup community provides diverse educational experiences, allowing students to exercise their classroom learning in realistic applications while validating their ideas, learning professional skills, and gaining real-world experiences. Join the discussion to learn more!

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Zach Nies

Managing Director of Techstars Sustainability in Partnership with the Nature Conservancy, Techstars
Zach Nies is Managing Director at Techstars for the Boulder program and a member of the faculty at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His whole career has been dedicated to entrepreneurship at startups and inside large companies. He is using that experience guided by his core... Read More →
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Brad Bernthal

Director of the Entrepreneurship Initiative, Silicon Flatirons Center
Brad is an Associate Professor of Law at Colorado Law School and the Director of the Entrepreneurship Initiative for the Silicon Flatirons Center. As a professor, Brad leads the law school's Entrepreneurial Law Clinic. In addition to his clinical instruction, Brad teaches doctrinal... Read More →
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Claudia Bouvier

co-founder, Pastificio Boulder
ME in Engineering Management (CU Boulder), Civil Engineer, Project Manager, Designer, Magazine Illustrator and Writer, Sfogline, Entrepreneur. Founded Biella Studio in 2004, a Design and Construction Project Management Studio in Stamford, CT and Boulder, CO. Co-founder of Pastificio... Read More →

Monday May 13, 2019 12:00pm - 12:50pm MDT
Rembrandt Yard 1301 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302