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Entrepreneurship

Crash Course Video

Thanks to my friends at Kendall Media Group, here is the video of my recent Venture Capital Crash Course at the Silicon Flatirons. Venture Capital Crash Course with Jason Mendelson from Andrew on Vimeo. I give a 25 minute presentation and then hold an hour town-hall question and answer session.  Great questions were asked, so…

What Boulder Means to Me

The folks over at Boulder.me are soliciting folks to write about what living in Boulder means to them.  They are going to be collecting them and posting on their site. In case you haven’t seen the site, Boulder.me is for folks that are interested in the Boulder startup ecosystem with a bent toward wooing great…

Crash Course on Venture Capital

Last night, I was a guest of the Silicon Flatirons to present a "crash course" on venture capital.  Basically, it was a no holds barred town hall-type conversation where I led off with a brief presentation and then opened it up to the 200 or so attendees to ask questions.  I encouraged the audience to…

Everything That You Want To Know About Venture Capitalists

For those of you in the Boulder/Denver area, I’m giving a 1.5 hour “crash course” lecture on the VC industry. The program is February 24th at 5:15 at the CU law school.  You can find more information here. The topics will include everything from what makes VCs tick, who are our bosses, what are things…

We Want You – To Work In Boulder

Do you want a job?  Do you want to work in Boulder?  Do you want an all expenses paid trip out here to interview? Do I have the deal for you… Boulder is looking for great people to come join our startup ecosystem.  While many areas of the country are experiencing shrinkage in the job…

August 14th – Have a Beer And Do Something For the Boulder Community

For all of you Boulderites, mark your calendars for August 14th, 5:30pm at the Foundry Roof Deck.  One of the TechStars teams that I mentor, Application Experts (App-X) is having a party to not only celebrate their successful summer in the TechStars program, but more importantly to highlight the importance of the Entrepreneurs Foundation of…

University of Colorado and Entrepreneurship

There is a new posting on the Foundry Group blog entitled: The University of Colorado and Entrepreneurship.  All five of the Foundry folks are actively involved with our adopted university and are all better off for it. I’d encourage other local folks to check out what they are up to.  On a number of fronts,…

Announcing CU Engineering’s NEW Entrepreneurship Certificate!

I’m very involved at the University of Colorado, both as an adjunct professor and board member of the Silicon Flatiron’s entrepreneurship initiative.  During this time, I’ve met Kurt Smith who is creating some wonderful entrepreneurship opportunities within the school of engineering.  He is the director of the E-ship program.  They have recently created a new…