The invite-only event that unites venture capitalists with the founders and CEOs of Colorado’s venture-backed, information technology companies.
Featured Attendees
  • Andy Grolnick
    President & CEO
    LogRhythm
  • Jeff Diehl
    Partner
    Adams Street Partners
  • Jeff Binder
    Co-Founder and CEO
    Layer3 TV
  • Jim Franklin
    CEO
    Sendgrid
  • Dick Williams
    CEO
    Webroot
  • Mike Majors
    Partner
    Siemens Venture Capital
  • Andre Durand
    Founder & CEO
    Ping Identity
  • John Levisay
    Founder & CEO
    Sympoz
  • Brent Handler
    CEO
    Inspirato
  • Walter Knapp
    CEO
    Sovrn
  • Scott Chasin
    Founder
    MX Logic & Protectwise
  • John Spiers
    Founder
    NexGen Storage & Lefthand Networks
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Why Attend?

This invite-only event will unite CEOs and founders of Colorado’s venture-backed IT-related companies with venture capital investors.

Colorado is a Hot Market for Technology Startups:

Colorado typically ranks as the third most venture capital invested per capita of any state.

Venture investments reached nearly a  half billion in 2013 alone.

Four of the top 10 metro areas for high-tech startup density, including the top two, are in Colorado.

For Venture Capital Investors:

Great deal flow!

Connect with the best founders and CEOs of IT-related, venture-backed companies in Colorado all in one day.

Receive detailed information prior to the event about which companies will be in market in the next year and what round of capital they will seek.

This is an invite-only event and will not be inundated with service providers.

We coordinate on-site visits the day after the event for the companies you select.

For Founders/CEOs of Colorado Venture-Backed Companies:

Expand your network with actively-investing venture capital funds.

Efficiently connect with the top venture-backed founders and CEOs in Colorado.

No other event in Colorado brings together as many of the state’s venture-backed CEOs and founders PLUS a significant presence of both in state and out of state venture funds.

Location

Main Event - Event is fully subscribed.
Registration Closed.
The main event will be held at Coors Field at Entrance Gate C. Instructions for parking will be provided for invited attendees. Registration cost is $400.

Evening Party - Pre-registration required.
The evening event will be held at Fado Restaurant. Parking is available in the Central Parking Lot located on 19th and Wazee. Metered street parking is also available. Pre-registration required. No on-site registration.

Not From Colorado?
The Oxford Hotel is located in Denver just minutes away from Coors Field. You will be just steps away from an excellent selection of fine dining, local favorites and Colorado micro breweries! For more local information visit Denver.org

Hotel Reservations
The Oxford Hotel
1600 17th Street
Denver, CO 80202

Reservation Deadline: PASSED

Transportation from The Oxford Hotel to Coors Field will be provided. Last shuttle departs hotel lobby Main Entrance at 11:15AM.

Full itineraries will be provided by Monday, June 16.

Agenda At-A-Glance
Thursday June 19, 2014
Coors Field, Denver Colorado
Welcome
Dick Monfort, Owner of Colorado Rockies
Noon - 1:00PM
One-on-One Organized Networking
Quickly get to know individuals you select through brief one on one meetings. This enables attendees to match a face with a name earlier in the day.
1:00PM - 2:00PM
Colorado Venture Backed Companies Vignettes
Video vignettes highlighting several venture-backed Colorado companies
2:00PM - 2:15PM
Entrepreneurs Foundation of Colorado
2:15PM - 2:25PM
The Outside Colorado View of Building Tech Companies in Colorado
Jeff Diehl, Managing Director, Adams Street Partners from Chicago, Mike Majors, Managing Director, Siemens Venture Capital from Boston Steven Goldberg, Partner, Venrock from California and Geraldine Alias, Principal, North Bridge Growth Equity will discuss their perspectives on building venture-backed technology companies within Colorado.
2:25PM - 3:15PM
Colorado Venture Backed Companies Vignettes
Video vignettes highlighting several venture-backed Colorado companies.
3:15PM - 3:25PM
Networking Break
Break and Networking
3:25PM - 3:40PM
Colorado Venture Backed Companies Vignettes
Video vignettes highlighting several venture-backed Colorado companies.
3:40PM - 3:50PM
Advantages of Building Tech Companies in Colorado
John Levisay, CEO, Sympoz Walter Knapp, CEO, Sovrn Dick Williams, CEO, Webroot and Jud Valeski, CEO, Gnip All Colorado founders/CEOs who have worked in Silicon Valley, Boston or New York discussing the advantages of building a venture-backed company in Colorado.
3:50PM - 4:35PM
Main Event Feature Video and Closing Comments
4:35PM - 4:55PM
Coors Field Private Tours and Depart to Dinner
4:55PM - 5:30PM

 

Fado, Denver Colorado
Reception
Private dinner open to Main Event attendees only.
5:30PM - 6:30PM
Evening Party
6:30PM - 10:00PM

 

Friday, June 20, 2014

Individually scheduled site visits and open houses at Colorado venture-backed companies.  The Colorado Venture Summit will assist in scheduling and sign up before and during the event.

Planning Committee

David Gold, Access Venture Partners — Chairman, Colorado Venture Summit

Ken Fugate, Square 1 Bank

Mike Platt, Cooley LLP

Ken Gooden, Jones Lang Lasalle

Bill Heuston, Viawest

David Eberly, KPMG

Erik Mitisek, Colorado Technology Association

Patrick Ward, 104 West Partners

Mike Gellman, SpireMedia

Paul Washington, Denver Office of Economic Development

Not Invited?

Event Registration Now Closed. Event is fully subscribed.

The 2014 Colorado Venture Summit will focus exclusively on IT-related companies such as Security, Data Analytics, Consumer Internet, Mobile and Cloud Computing.

Attendance to the Main Event is limited to venture capital investors as well as founders and CEOs of IT-related companies in Colorado that have received at least $2 million in venture capital investment.  A limited number of government officials, press and sponsors will also be in attendance.  Registration fee is $400

Attendance to the Evening Party is also open to first-time founders of IT-related Colorado companies that intend to raise venture capital in the future.

If you desire to be nominated to attend the Main Event or Evening After Party, please identify a member of the planning committee or an attendee (listed below) whom you know to request a nomination. Nominations do not guarantee attendance, as space is limited.

Join These Registered Attendees
Jeff Diehl
Partner
Adams Street Partners
Andy Grolnick
President & CEO
LogRhythm
David Gold
Managing Director
Access Venture Partners
John Levisay
Founder & CEO
Sympoz
Kapil Venkatachalam
Principal
Technology Crossover Ventures
Andre Durand
Founder & CEO
Ping Identity
Steven Goldberg
Partner
Venrock
Jud Valeski
Founder
Gnip
Mike Majors
Partner
Siemens Venture Capital
Dick Williams
CEO
Webroot
Ashutosh Agrawal
Director
TA Associates
Jim Franklin
CEO
Sendgrid
Roland Reynolds
Managing Director
Industry Ventures
Bart Lorang
CEO
Full contact
Amir Goldman
Managing Director
Susquehanna Growth Equity
Blair Garrou
Managing Director
Mercury Fund
Mike Dodd
Partner
Austin Ventures
Brent Handler
CEO
Inspirato
Ariel Tseitlin
Venture Partner
Scale Venture Partners
Scott Chasin
Founder
MX Logic & Protectwise
David Orlandella
Managing Director
Fifth Street Technology Partners
Walter Knapp
CEO
Sovrn
Ryan Roberts
Director
Madison Dearborn Partners
John Spiers
Founder
NexGen Storage & Lefthand Networks
Valdis Lenss
Principal
TDF Ventures
Scott Brown
CEO and Founder
Bounce.io
Adam Koopersmith
Partner
Pritzker Group Venture Capital
Tim Enwall
CEO
Revolv
Aymerik Renard
Director
Sandisk Ventures
Eric Remer
Founder and CEO
Pay Simple
Ron Shah
Vice President
Stripes Group
Elliot Turner
Founder and CEO
AlchemyAPI
Geraldine Alias
Principal
North Bridge Growth Equity
Perry Evans
CEO
Closely
Joe Zell
General Partner
Grotech Ventures
Manish Vachharajani
Founder
LineRate Systems
David Odom
Principal
Arsenal Venture Partners
Luke Norris
CEO
PeakColo
Derek Pilling
Managing Director
Meritage Funds
Ari Kaufman
CEO
Placeable
Brian Matthews
Principal
QuestMark Partners
David Dupont
CEO
TeamSnap
Seth Harward
Principal
Frontier Capital
Matt Steinfort
CEO
Envysion
Chris Marks
Managing Director
High Country Ventures
Dan King
CEO
ReadyTalk
Kyle Rogers
Chief Investment Officer
Keating Investments
George Bilbrey
President and Co-Founder
Return Path
Chase Fraser
Managing Partner
Fraser McCombs Capital
Elaine Wood
CEO
Wayin
Peter Roshko
General Partner
Boulder Ventures
Mark Geene
CEO and Co-Founder
Cloud Elements
Bill Miller
Managing Partner
PV Ventures
Bob Ogdon
Founder and CEO
Swiftpage
Joel Gheen
Vice President
Cypress Growth Capital
Adrien Tuck
CEO
Tendril Networks
Brian Burns
Partner
Grayhawk Capital
Alan Sage
CEO
Digabit
Brandon Tidwell
Managing Director
Signal Peak Ventures
Mark Perlstein
CEO
Datavail
Bruce Dines
Vice President
Liberty Global Ventures
Kevin Grauman
CEO
RoundPegg
Rand Lewis
Managing Director
Delta-v Capital
Art Raymond
CEO
Levels Beyond
Brian Mankwitz
Managing Director
Mantucket Capital
Paul Ironside
Founder and CEO
Commercial Tribe
Erik Mitisek
CEO
Colorado Technology Association
Ethan Holien
CEO
Format Dynamics
Frank Mendicino
Managing Director
Access Venture Partners
Rob Balgley
CEO
Mersive Technologies
Doug Fahoury
Managing Director
Irongate Capital
John Street
Founder and CEO
Pax8
Ken Fugate
SVP & Director, Venture Banking
Square 1 Bank
Patrick Quinlan
CEO
Convercent
John Ives
Managing Director
Tahoma Ventures
Ryan Hunter
COO
Mocavo
Trevor Loy
Managing Partner
Flywheel Ventures
Edward Roberto
CEO
Lagrange Systems
Leo de Luna
Principal
Split Rock Partners
Matt Warta
CEO
Gutcheck
Mike Platt
Partner
Cooley, LLP
Jennifer Panning
CFO
TrackVia
Paul Washington
Executive Director Office of Economic Development
City of Denver
Jeremy Ostermill
Founder and CEO
Altitude Digital
Megan McMillan
Executive Director
Entrepreneurs Foundation of Colorado
Yoav Lurie
Founder and CEO
Simple Energy
Dave Eberly
Partner
KPMG
Mike Gellman
CEO
SpireMedia
Ken Gooden
Senior Vice President
Jones Lang Lasalle
Tom Whitcomb
Founder and CTO
Ajubeo
Martha Tracey
Vice Presdient
Crawley Ventures
Paul Guerin
CEO
Rebit
Andy Vuoung
Reporter
Denver Post
Erika Trautman
CEO
Rapt Media
Jack Healy
Bureau Chief
New York Times
JB Holston
Chairman of the Board
Sitrion
Car Ledbetter
Managing Director
Pelion Ventures
Arik Hesseldahl
Senior Editor
Re|Code
Cory Isaacson
CEO
CodeFutures
Peter Hudson
Co-Founder
iTriage
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