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Welcome to Grand Junction and Techstars Startup Week - West Slope
Wednesday, June 5 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Vail Hometown Event: Innovation at Altitude LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Speaker Panel: Technology, trails and trends driving business and innovation in the mountains.

Vail has become one of the most connected resort in North America, which makes Eagle County a desirable place for innovators, risk takers and entrepreneurs to launch. Join us for a discussion on how mountain towns are attracting and supporting entrepreneurs with resources and an outdoor inspired lifestyle. In partnership with Techstars West Slope Startup Week, this discussion hosted at the Colorado Snowsports Museum will highlight local stories:
  • Local, innovative tech business
  • Sustainable, global fashion brand
  • Growth of the outdoor recreation industry
  • Trends across mountain towns of entrepreneurial ecosystems
Everyone is welcome! Local leaders, business owners (current, future or dreamers), friends and Go Pro Spectators are encouraged to attend to build momentum and feel inspired.

The event is FREE - space is limited.

*Doors open at 5:30pm. Presentation starts at 6pm*

Thank you to the sponsors: Alpenglow Law, JRL Digital Media , Vail Valley Young Professional Association and Mountain Careers.

Speakers
avatar for David Smooke

David Smooke

Founder, Hacker Noon
David Smooke is the leader of Hacker Noon. He grew the company from a boutique marketing agency (ArtMap Inc) into a publishing powerhouse (AMI Publications) in 3 years - and for most of that time single-handedly. David is relentless in his pursuit of the story. He begins his every... Read More →
avatar for Delphine Gennisson

Delphine Gennisson

CEO of Upparel, Upparel
Founder of Upparel, a U.S. clothing brand located in Eagle aims to change the way we think about fashion. I am a Wardrobe Designer building Upparel to be the antithesis of the rising fast fashion industry. My company, Upparel, eliminates waste through “upcycling,” or using scraps... Read More →
avatar for Clare Hefferren

Clare Hefferren

Founder, Callosum
Founder of Callosum, and a senior brand builder who's equally comfortable in the backcountry and boardroom, Clare has proven success in understanding the brand life cycle. Callosum guides outdoor and mountain lifestyle brands through critical strategic thinking, disruptive story creation... Read More →
avatar for Aryn Schlichting

Aryn Schlichting

Founder, Mountain Careers
Aryn Schlichting, is the Deputy Director of HR at Eagle County Government and founder of Mountain Careers, the official mountain town job board. With 15 years in Human Resources in the Vail Valley she finds excitement in attracting others to the area and growing talent in mountain... Read More →
avatar for Jill Lau

Jill Lau

Founder & Managing Director, JRL Digital Media
Hi, I'm Jill Lau! I liken my digital marketing expertise to a charcuterie platter, because it encompasses all the goodies: SEO, web design, social media management, content creation and email marketing. I started working in the digital marketing world in 2013, and committed full time... Read More →



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