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Tech Venture Accelerator

Fri 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Technology

This series is most appropriate for founders, C-level leaders and executive managers in aerospace, bioscience, IT, clean tech, and advanced manufacturing. The Colorado Emerging Ventures’ Tech Venture Accelerator is a multi-prong cohort series designed to help emerging companies in Colorado’s Advanced Industries (AI) to overcome hurdles in order to accelerate growth and development. The format, topics and tangible assistance combined in this program were developed from success working with early and second stage science and technology ventures over the past 10 years. The series combines: • 5-session Peer Group format (requires half-day commitment, once/month) – facilitated discussions with founders/ C-level execs and subject matter experts (SME) -- sharing challenges, successes and finding constructive solutions • 30 hours of ongoing strategic growth consulting -- lead consultant and subject matter experts provide market research, assistance with commercialization plans, business development and overall business structure -- customized for your business stage, situation and goals • Business Model Canvas exercise facilitated with your team to help you build a Strategic Action Plan If this resonates for you, the 2019 Tech Venture Accelerator (TVX) may be a great fit for your company. Next Series starts Friday, August 23rd Location: Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302 – Boulder Creek Room Times: 8:00am – 12:00pm Dates: Friday, Aug 23rd Friday, Sept 27th Friday, Oct 4th Friday, Oct 18th Friday, Nov 1st From a past participant: "We are physicists, who have been engaged with NASA, researching and developing products for years. Now, we are faced with the launch and commercialization of our first B2B product. We joined the Tech Venture Accelerator with the hope of learning more about business development. We were thrilled with the quality and depth of the program which seemed to speak directly to our needs. The format of the cohort meeting suited us well, as we were able to ask questions and delve deeply into the topics that have the most direct impact on our activities at work right now. Hearing the experiences of other tech companies and learning from the speakers who spoke with us (instead of at us) gave us the know-how and confidence in how to approach our new market." Geoff Crowley, PH.D., CEO and Chief Scientist, ASTRA, LLC

Co-Sponsor(s): City of Boulder

TVX focuses on growth through non-dilutive capital sources (so you are not giving away equity in your company) and Technology Commercialization. Accelerator topics include: • SBIR/STTR grant support • Other Innovation Grants • Federal R&D Tax Credits • Sizing Market Opportunities • Commercialization Strategies • Managing Channel Strategies • Business Model Innovation • Building Your Team • Compensation Incentives • Protecting Intellectual Property • Building a Dashboard to benchmark and track progress • Strategic Partnerships Space is limited Contact Sharon King to apply: 303-442-1475 x3 Program Fee: $2,450 For qualified City of Boulder Technology ventures, this fee may be offset by a grant from the City of Boulder The 2019 Technology Venture Series was developed with funding from the City of Boulder, in collaboration with CO-LABS, Colorado BioScience Association, CAMA, Colorado Photonics Industry Association, Manufacturer's Edge, Colorado Technology Association, and other partners. The Colorado Small Business Development Center Network (Colorado SBDC) is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The support given by the SBA through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the co-sponsors' or participants' opinions, products or services. The Colorado SBDC is a partnership between the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, the SBA, Colorado's Institutions of higher education, and local development organizations.

Fee: $ 2450.00

Phone: 303-442-1475


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