Tag Archive: Boulder

  1. erikatrautman-flixmaster
    by Angie Chang

    FlixMaster CEO And Co-Founder Erika Trautman Secures $1.125M Seed Funding Led By Golden Seeds

    Before founding FlixMaster, Erika founded an Emmy-Winning production company and worked as a filmmaker.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    FlixMaster, a creative platform for enterprise online video, today announced raising $1.125 million in additional funding from a syndicate of investors led by New York-based Golden Seeds. Founded by CEO Erika Trautman, FlixMaster is a graduate of TechStars and Astia that makes online video an interactive experience.

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    by Angie Chang

    Fuel Economics: 10 Tips For Being The Flip, Not The Flop

    At almost $4.00/gallon, passion, performance and efficiency are key.

    By Adriana Galue (Co-Founder, Mint Consulting)

    I have the good fortune of living in Boulder, Colorado – home of TechStars.

    For those not familiar with it, TechStars is the largest US accelerator focusing on technology companies. They fund an average of 50 companies per year. Each selected company receives $100K of seed money in exchange of common stock. I like the fact that they actually take common and not preferred stock. The TechStars model has been replicated in several other cities in the U.S. In addition, they just launched

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    by Angie Chang

    Finding The Right Accelerator Program For Women Entrepreneurs

    Learnings from the “Exploring the Top Startup Accelerator Programs” panel at SXSW.

    By Dana Rosenberg (Startup Enthusiast, Self)

    It’s no secret that technology startups is a male-dominated field. As a woman in tech, and with the recent rise of accelerator programs, I wanted to hear about startup accelerators that have proven benefits to female entrepreneurs.

    At a panel at SXSW on finding the right accelerator program for you, I took advantage of the opportunity to ask the panelists about their approach to female founders. I wanted to know what percent of their companies are female founded, whether they take gender into account when selecting their classes and whether

  4. techstars-boulder-theater-marque
    by Angie Chang

    The Acceleration Of TechStars (The Numbers)

    Last day to apply for TechStars Boulder is Friday, March 16, 2012.

    By Brad Feld (Managing Director, Foundry Group)

    It dawned on me last night that as of tomorrow, TechStars will have three programs running at same time with about 40 companies actively engaged in programs in Boston, New York, and San Antonio.

    Last week David Cohen, the co-founder and CEO of TechStars announced that he had raised a new $28 million seed fund called Bullet Time Ventures II. The final companies are being selected for The Kinect Accelerator.

    The TechStars Boulder applications for this summer’s program close on Friday, March 16, 2012.

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    by Angie Chang

    Partner event: Tech Cocktail Boulder Fall Mixer

    By Jen Consalvo (Co-Founder & COO, Tech Cocktail)

    We are excited to be hosting our second Boulder Tech Cocktail startup and entrepreneurial mixer event as we look to help connect, amplify and showcase the local technology scene.

    Join us for an evening of fun mingling with other technology enthusiasts, investors, bloggers and entrepreneurs as we showcase local technology companies and take a closer look at their latest achievements.