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Monday, May 14


Funding Options for CleanTech Startups
Limited Capacity seats available

The Colorado CleanTech Community is hosting a panel discussion on the topic of FUNDING OPTIONS FOR CLEANTECH STARTUPS On Wednesday, November 8th. Panelists will represent a range of backgrounds, including banking, venture capital, and angel investing. If you are engaged in the Colorado clean-tech startup community or have an interest in learning more, you are welcome to attend this free event.

Colorado CleanTech Community is an umbrella organization under the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association. The mission of CTC is to provide educational and informative events to an audience of startup, established companies and organizations associated with the cleantech industry. Combined with CTO (Cleantech Open), we strive to sponsor events on a monthly basis in Boulder and/or Denver, CO.

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Brad Forth

Northern Offshore, Ltd., CFO
Brad Forth has been the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Northern Offshore,Ltd., an international offshore drilling company, since 2015. He leads Northern’s finance andaccounting team and works closely with the CEO and Board of Directors to manage thecompany... Read More →
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Stephan Reckie

Executive Director, GEN Space
Stephan is the Executive Director of the Global Entrepreneurship Network Space, a globalecosystem for Space founders. He is also a member of European Business Angels (EBAN) SpaceExecutive Committee. Stephan is a Co-Founder of Edge of Space, a company focused on space- based projects... Read More →
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Patrick Tierney

Managing Partner, Meridian 105
Pat Tierney has spent over 20 years growing small, international businesses. Early in his careerhe worked in varied business functions including business development, sales, marketing,product development, manufacturing, quality assurance and safety. He has served as presidentor general... Read More →

Ted Weaver

President, First Tracks Consulting Service, Inc.
Over the last 30 years in sustainable energy, I have helped clients develop and manage over $3 billion of energy efficiency investment and over 2 GW of electric generation.
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Matt Wenger

CEO, Growth Sherpas
Matt is CEO of the Growth Sherpas, an innovative new seed-stage company accelerator based inthe Front Range.Selected by Canada Connects magazine as one of Canada’s top 20 Internet visionaries, over thepast 20 years Matt has launched and grown community development foundations (BC3,Columbia... Read More →

Monday May 14, 2018 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Riverside 1724 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302
Wednesday, May 16


Boulder.Earth Hackathon
Limited Capacity seats available

Boulder.Earth is a climate action portal, created by and for the community, and our hope is that together during a facilitated 50-minute session with our web developers, we can co-create the next iteration. What can we do together that we cannot do alone!?

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Mark Steele

Director, Boulder.Earth
Environmental & Social Justice • Art, Music & reVitalizing Community ...In addition to his freelance design business New Moon Multimedia, Mark has spent 20 years working with a dozen non-profits, including a decade as creative director for Blue Planet Network, a global non-profit... Read More →

Wednesday May 16, 2018 10:00am - 10:50am
Galvanize (Half - A) 1023 Walnut St., Boulder, CO 80302
Friday, May 18


Carbon Sequestration and Startups Round Table Discussion and Breakfast
Limited Capacity filling up

Climate change is the largest challenge facing civilization. There are two ways to fix it: reduce greenhouse gas emissions or suck them out of the atmosphere. Human efforts have focused on eliminating emissions, while strategies for carbon drawdown have been comparatively ignored, until now.

Carbon farming with regenerative agriculture is a powerful way to sequester carbon in agroecosystems by producing healthy food for the world. Unfortunately, modern industrial agriculture is a climate catastrophe, causing roughly 1/3 of global warming through deforestation, soil degradation and resource-intensive food production. Humanity must transform agriculture from being a climate problem to a climate solution, creating food systems that rebalance the global carbon cycle.

This roundtable discussion will cover the innovation, movements, markets and cultural progress on using agriculture to drawdown atmospheric carbon. We’ll discuss carbon farming - what is it? And who’s doing it? We’ll review the rising regenerative agriculture movement. We’ll collectively ideate startup approaches to accelerate drawdown and carbon farming to reverse climate by creating true economic, ecological and social wealth.

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Brett KenCairn

Senior Environmental Planner, City of Boulder
Climate action planning, environmental planning esp ecological restoration, carbon sequestration, clean energy development
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Phil Taylor

Founder & Farmer, Mad Agriculture
I launched Mad Ag to shape the new agrarian culture. How can we live well on earth allowing humanity and ecological systems to flourish and support one another? Mad Agriculture is answering this in 3 arenas of action: community, practice and goods.In terms of path: I was born next... Read More →

Friday May 18, 2018 8:00am - 8:50am
Highland City Club 885 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302

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