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JULY 2013... Alphabetical Listing

Leslie Bradshaw, COO, Guide - NCWIT Hero
Convercent, CEO Patrick Quinlan - Makes a Big Splash
Jill VanMatre Dupré, Assoc Director, Atlas Institute
Les Haber, Front Range Child Abuse Prevention Project
Drs. Kim Heidenreich & Greg Miknis, Treatment & prevention of brain damage...
Beth Krodel, CoFounder, Insight Designs - NCWIT Hero
Arlen Meyers, CU Program - bio Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Nelson & Nelson, Master Change - Work with chaos
Matt Pardee, Chief Evangelist, StrongLoop
Private Equity Growth Capital Council
What is Social Entrepreneurship, Paul Bauer, DU & Chris Pelley, CIMCO
Todd Roebken, General Manager Denver, Jones Lang LaSalle
SaddleUp! Foundation, Denver Suitcase Party
Garry Seaber, IT Liquidaators
CU Tech Transfer Office, Kate Tallman, Interim Assoc. VP
Navin Thadani, Ravello Systems
"Venture Deals", Brad Feld & Jason Mendelson
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SaddleUp Suitcase Party SaddleUp! Foundation Suitcase Party
1413_ 7/29/13 - Dust off your suitcase and get ready for our 3rd Annual SaddleUp! and Pack Your Bags, a Denver Suitcase Party event, 8/2/2013.  This event benefits the SaddleUp! Foundation of Parker, Colorado, an equine assisted therapy center serving the greater Denver area.Enjoy good food, fun, dancing, an auction, and a chance to be whisked away on a private jet for a weekend resort vacation!
     SaddleUp! Foundation programs provide therapy for the mentally, emotionally, and physically challenged, including but not limited to, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADD/ADHD, Traumatic Paralysis, Muscular Dystrophy, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Fragile X Syndrome, Prader-Willi Syndrome and Multiple Sclerosis. In order to meet the needs of the participant, our therapists and instructors utilize advanced techniques and equipment for physical, occupational and speech therapy and other therapeutic activities, such as riding and vaulting, in addition to Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL) and Psychotherapy (EFP.) Although our focus is on disabled therapy, able bodied riders also come to SaddleUp! Foundation. They often help as "sidewalkers" and to assist with care for the horses. This makes for a fun atmosphere for all. ...check it out...

RELATED LINKS: SaddleUp Foundation || Community Reach || Current Events || CIMCO Private Wealth ||


Private Equity Invests over $25 billion in Colorado Companies
1411_ 7/29/13 - Only companies in Texas and California received more money from private-equity investments than Colorado did last year, according to a recent report by the Private Equity Growth Capital Council. The Washington, D.C.-based group said 67 Colorado companies received $26.8 billion last year. The report, which gives a state-by-state breakdown of where private-equity investment companies put their money, said those firms invested $347 billion in 2,083 U.S. companies. For more information about the report, click here.
RELATED LINKS: Full Report - Denver Business Journal || ACG Denver || M&A Channel || PDF Download of the Report ||
KEYWORDS: ACG Denver, Denver Business Journal, Private Equity Growth, information technology, financial services, energy and business services. 6th Congressional District, Rep. Mike Coffman, Association for Corporate Growth, Keynote speaker, John Mackey, Conscious Capitalism, M&A, Entrepreneurs, RMCGC, DBJ Article/ACG Denver Reprint

Many businesses are looking at global expansion

Todd fRoebken, Managing Director and 'Top Dog', Jones Lang LaSalle, Denver, Coloradoenclosure-voice 1409_ 7/22/13 - It is surprising to some just how many businesses are looking at global expansion. That can be a jolting, shocking and expensive experience with huge penalties if not done properly. We talked with Todd Roebken, managing director of Jones Lang LaSalle here in Denver. Their company roots go back to the 1800s in England and now is close to a $4 Billion dollar company, with 45,000 employees across the world. Todd and his group focus on helping companies find homes for their businesses, whether that's office or industrial manufacturing. Todd said, "We come in and through our process, leverage the marketplace and help companies get the best value out of that real estate with the most flexibility. And, we work with companies from early stage all the way through to large Fortune 100 companies here in Colorado. We do stuff for companies all over the world, whether it's a sales office in China or a manufacturing plant in China or something in India or south Colorado. We have resources, we have owned offices in all those markets and we come in and act as a single point of contact with the CFO, real estate director, CEO, whoever is overseeing that function and act as their real estate department." For Colorado companies looking at global expansion ...Listen for more details...
RELATED LINKS: View Todd's LinkedIn Profile || Jones Lang LaSalle || ACG Denver || M&A Channel || KEYWORDS: Todd Roebken, Jones Lang LaSalle, ACG Denver, Global Expansion, Commercial Real Estate, Association for Corporate Growth, M&A, Entrepreneurs, RMCGC > bytes=3044313
LISTEN TO: Todd Roebken, Top Dog, Jones Lang LaSalle

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enclosure-voice 7/22/13 - List your special events and monthly meetings…it is FREE! ***
Does your organization have a Special Event that should be listed on the “w3w3 Calendar & Coming Events” Portal? This page can help your organization in Planning and Avoiding Conflicting Dates with other organizations. It is a Collaboration tool to enhance your effectiveness, and make it easy for people to plan their activities to include your event!   If your organization has regular monthly meetings we invite you to submit them for posting on our Web Community Calendar (FREE). Plan successful events in the future that won't conflict with others: SUBMIT Your Event Dates – for the entire 2013-2014 Years

RELATED LINKS: SUBMIT Your Event Dates KEYWORDS: Associations Post Events, Calendar, Planning, Up To Date Community Events, Avoid overbooked dates,
LISTEN TO: Larry & Pat Nelson, w3w3® Media Network - w3w3.com Community Calendar

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Jill (VanMatre) Dupré, Associate Director, ATLAS, University of Colorado Boulder Establish collaborative multidisciplinary partnerships and programs
enclosure-voice 1407_ 7/15/13 - Larry interviewed Jill (VanMatre) Dupré, Associate Director of the ATLAS Institute. The ATLAS Institute is an innovative campus-wide initiative in education, research, creative work and outreach in which information and communication technology is the enabling force. ATLAS programs bring together students, educators, artists, writers, scholars and leaders from the academy, industry, non-profits and government to create a multidisciplinary environment that contributes to the understanding of the interaction of ICT and human society, and to the realization of the full potential of that interaction. The ATLAS Institute is affiliated with the University of Colorado Graduate School and the College of Engineering & Applied Science. "ATLAS leads discovery and innovation at the intersection of technology and society. We seek to better understand the interaction of people and ICT, and to help realize the full potential of that interaction. ATLAS interdisciplinary programs help develop creative designers, critical thinkers, effective leaders, capable learners, innovative teachers and engaged global citizens. ATLAS teaches students a new way to think about what is possible, and to use the computer as a tool to realize fully that vision. ATLAS teaches students not how to acquire information, but rather how to select, evaluate, integrate and synthesize information into usable knowledge. ATLAS acts as a campus and national resource in the area of technology for teaching and learning."
RELATED LINKS: Atlas Institute || Silicon Flatirons || CU Technology Transfer Office || PodCasting Directory || KEYWORDS: Jill (VanMatre) Dupré, ATLAS Institute, University of Colorado, Collaborative Multidisciplinary Partnerships, Silicon Flatirons, CU Technology Transfer Office - 7/15/13 bytes=8117083
LISTEN TO: Jill VanMatre Dupré, Associate Director, ATLAS Institute,
University of Colorado Boulder


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Tim Bour, President, Boulder Innovation Center and Kate Tallman, Director, Tech Transfer, CU Boulder A valuable resource for commercializing
enclosure-voice 1324_ 7/15/13-12/12 Kate Tallman, Director of Tech Transfer for CU Boulder (Kate Tallman has been promoted to interim leader of the University of Colorado's Technology Transfer Office.) and Tim Bour, Executive Director, Boulder Innovation Center (BIC) discussed commercialization of innovative ideas and inventions as well as support offered entrepreneurs. (This is part 1 of a 2-part interview done in Jan 2010) Kate introduced him, "Tim's been with the Boulder Innovation Center for a little over 3 years, and he has built the program from one focus mainly on software and organics and natural into one that now works with all kinds and sectors of technology including clean tech and the biosciences space. So the BIC has become a valuable resource for commercializing university technology. Can you give us some background on what the BIC is?" Tim replied, "First of all, most traditionally, people think of the BIC as an incubator, but with some important differences. We're structured as a nonprofit, as a 501c6 nonprofit. We don't have any incubator space, we don't take any equity in our clients and we don't charge any success fees. This is different than many incubators you'd find around the country, but we find that it's really dealt well in terms of working with universities and it also does well in terms of growing jobs in the community, and that's one of our key outcomes. We currently have six market segments; we work in the area of clean tech which includes bio fuels, solar, software, building materials, anything that has a reduction in energy and efficiency in energy…there is much more and check out part 2, An opportunity for angel investors and startups: There are two elements of the financial picture. One is how do we get funded and the second one is what do we do to help the companies we work with get funded. Those are similar but...
RELATED LINKS: Innovation Center of the Rockies || Tech Transfer Channel || CU Technology Transfer Office || CU TTO News || KEYWORDS: Tim Bour, Kate Tallman, Boulder Innovation Center, CU TTO, Tech Transfer, Commercializing, Clean Tech, BioScience, Engineering, IT, Natural, Organic, Space, CU TTO, - bytes=6271376
LISTEN TO: Kate Tallman, Interim Associate VP, Technology Transfer University of Colorado and Tim Bour [This is PART 1 OF 2]
Part 2 of this Interview: CLICK HERE


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Feld and Mendelson - How venture capital deals work
Brad Feld, Venture Deals, CoAuthor, enclosure-voice 11089_ 7/8/13-8/2011 - (Recorded 8/29/11) - When Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson sat down to write their book the goal was to aim it at every entrepreneur, to really help them understand how venture capital deals work. Brad Feld, in Tuscany, Italy talks with Larry Nelson via Skype to tell us about his newest book, "Venture Deals...Be smarter than your lawyer and venture capitalist". The inspiration for the book came from the Term Sheet Series that Jason and Brad wrote about five-six years ago. This is a particularly valuable book for entrepreneurs looking for money... You'll get an insider's view of the venture deal process, the different players involved on the deal side including how venture firms are setup. And, they talk about how an entrepreneur should think about the fund raising process. The term sheet is a very complicated document and there are a lot of things that people negotiate. But there are essentially only two things that matter which are economics and control. Here they've spent a lot of time helping the reader understand which terms related to economics and which terms were related to control and how and what that meant. It's meant to be a guide not a text book with material that can be very dry and boring. They've made fun of lawyers, venture capitalists and themselves along the way, but there goal was to...don't miss the rest of Brad's advice, listen now!
RELATED LINKS: Venture Deals - Amazon || Ask the VC || Feld || Mendel'sMusings || Foundry Group || Feld-Weiser One-on-One || VC Channel || KEYWORDS: Brad Feld, Jason Mendelson, Venture Deals, Venture Capitalist, Foundry Group, Entrepreneur, Mentors, Dick Costolo, Twitter, Tuscany, Italy, Foundry Group’s Series A Documents - 8/29/11 Bytes: 13588587
LISTEN TO: Brad Feld, Author, Venture Deals

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Pat & Larry Nelson, CoFounders, w3w3® Media Network - w3w3.com Change Is Not an Event, It Is an Ongoing Process (the Same with Chaos)
enclosure-voice 534_ 7/1/13 - Mastering change is one of Pat and Larry Nelson's favorite topics. There's a good reason. They have lived in and owned businesses in five foreign countries stretching from Norway to Australia. They are truly serial entrepreneurs as they have started more than a dozen companies. Some were extremely successful and others learning experiences. One thing that was true in every situation were the rushing changes. At times they were victims and others they were victors. Larry has conducted seminars for numerous companies both large and small, public and private sectors, in dozen countries, on the subject of 'Mastering Change in the Midst of Chaos'. In this recorded discussion Larry and Pat discuss the 'Six Truths About Change'. The topic includes; Resistance, Involvement, Making Losers, Vision, Benefits, and Follow up. Like the Nelsons say, "Master Change Before It Masters You." Listen now...
RELATED LINKS: Economy Builders || Blog || Podcast Directory || Mastering Change || KEYWORDS: Mastering Change, Chaos, Pat and Larry Nelson, Involvement, Making Losers, Vision, Benefits, Follow up > bytes=8472349
LISTEN TO: Larry Nelson, International Trainer/Speaker

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Matt Pardee, Chief Evangelist, StrongLoop Products, training and support for Apps
enclosure-voice 1403_ 7/1/13 - Back at the Glue Conference with 500 people in attendance, the booths and companies represented are fabulous. We're talking with Matt Pardee, Chief Evangelist for StrongLoop. Started five months ago, born out of the desire to have a commercial vendor to back Node.js, which is a burgeoning language that's growing in popularity - its javaScript on the server. Up until now there wasn't a company that commercially backed it for companies that were going into production with Node.js. Matt said, "We love Node.js, guys in our company helped build Node.js and so we thought let's put this together, let's provide some support avenues for companies that are going into production and let's ask them what they need and then build products round that - so that's what we do." StrongLoop creates products, training and support for Node.js, a relatively young coding language, about four years old. A lot of the companies that have adopted it have been more of the avant-garde companies that were willing to make the investment and had the developers to do that. Now you see traditional ecommerce companies and companies like GM and CBS Interactive, etc . starting to look at Node.js as a solution to the problem of connecting a lot of people to their servers at once to either power their games or mobile devices. It's really the language that's becoming backend to a lot of the new experiences that are happening in the 2000 apps. When we're talking about what the benefits are for companies moving into this mobile era, this is a really natural fit for companies that have this experience with java script on the client side...there's more...
RELATED LINKS: StrongLoop || Glue 2012 || Defrag || Software Channel || w3w3 Blog || KEYWORDS: Matt Pardee, StrongLoop, Node.js, JavaScript, Glue conference, Developers, Apps, bytes=3974690
LISTEN TO: Matt Pardee, Chief Evangelist, StrongLoop

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RMtnTech-CTA-Convercent_7-23-13

rocky mountain tech @ Convercent 7/23/2013

Check this out, on a Tuesday afternoon Colorado Technology Association (CTA) and the Rocky Mountain Tech Meetup attracts 400 people to Convercent's brand new headquarters in Denver's Golden Triangle. Bringing together local leaders, tech entrepreneurs, artists, thinkers and developers. We heard from Denver's Mayor, Michael B. Hancock, Convercent CEO Patrick Quinlan, Colorado's Secretary of Technology and CIO, Kristin D. Russell and a panel of highly visible industry experts - Joe Zell, Grotech Ventures; David Kallery, Inspirato; and Pete Khanna, TrackVia. Chris Onan from Galvanize [an innovation ecosystem] was there too! Technology innovation and trends are shaping Denver and the local tech industry.  Check out the w3w3® Event Photo Album!

 

Lucy Sanders, CEO, (NCWIT) National Center for Women & Information Technology receives U.S. News STEM Leadership Hall of Fame award 6/19/2013Sanders receives STEM Leadership Hall of Fame Award

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Lucy Sanders, who is CEO of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), has received a U.S. News STEM Leadership Hall of Fame award. Sanders co-founded NCWIT in 2004 to significantly increase women's participation in technology and computing. NCWIT, which is headquartered in ATLAS, helps companies, academic institutions, and K-12 organizations recruit and retain girls and women to technology and computing fields. The award was presented at the U.S. News STEM Solutions 2013 National Conference June 19 in Austin, Texas.
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NCWIT Channel || NCWIT Home || The Trend is Changing for Start-up Entrepreneurs ||

Beth Krodel, CoFounder, Insight Designs Creating and developing websites and interactive online products
1412_ 7/30/13 - Lucy Sanders, CEO for the National Center for Women and Information Technology or NCWIT along with Larry Nelson, Director of w3w3® Media Network are interviewing an award-winning newspaper reporter (from the Detroit Free Press) turned entrepreneur, with experience building companies and websites.Beth Krodel is the co-founder of Insight Designs Web Solutions. Insight Designs is a Boulder based company that specializes in creating and developing websites and interactive online products. From 3D modeling, to websites, to programming, Insight Designs does it all. They have been a mainstay on the Boulder County Business Reports Mercury 100 list of fastest growing companies for the past decade. Beth has overseen the launch of over 200 websites over the past 14 years including Level 3 Communications Inc., PepsiAmericas, and Eldora Mountain Resort. In 2011, she was honored by the Boulder County Business report as one of the top 40 entrepreneurs under 40. Congratulations! Beth said, her first computer experience was in 1982, after finishing her 6th grade English assignment, she had an hour a day to work with an Apple 2, from January to June. Fascination with the computer led to understanding that it would change communications. Later after university, while working with another journalist they realized that the future of the newspaper industry was going to change. They decided then that creating a web design and development company was a great way to go. It was a way to carry on their commitment to communication and allow them to share stories of companies and organizations specifically on the Internet.
RELATED LINKS: Insight Designs || NCWIT Home || NCWIT Blog || Heroes Channel || Podcast Directory || KEYWORDS: Beth Krodel, Insight Designs, National Center for Women in Technology, Lucy Sanders, NCWIT, Online Websites, Logos, 3D Modeling bytes=20089942
LISTEN TO: Beth Krodel, Co Founder, Insight Designs

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Stand up, to protect our children here in Colorado
Chris Pelley, Larry Nelson & Les Haberenclosure-voice 1414_ 7/29/13 - Are you familiar with the Child Abuse Prevention Project? Les Haber takes us back to the founding days, in Florida in the late 80's - early 90s. When Les arrived in Colorado he wanted to maintain his work with the project and started to look for the group here in Colorado. When he found it, he was disappointed because the Front Range CAP was so under funded. Today, Victoria Strong is the executive director, she's a wonderful person and one of only two facilitators that go into the school system and facilitate with these kids so they know they can remain safe, strong and free. Les met a financial planner and expert on retirement and retirement incomes - he does seminars - and he said, you put people in a room for me to talk to and we'll give all the money to Front Range CAP - It 's for the kids of Colorado. Les feels a lot of people don't understand, but Les is passionate in his belief that we have to stand up and join together to protect our children here in Colorado. Listen for more... If you want further information visit Front Range CAP
RELATED LINKS: KRCN 1060 AM Podcasting Directory || CIMCO || Social Entrepreneurs || KEYWORDS: Les Haber, Front Range CAP, Child Assault Prevention Project, GM Radio CO Network 1060AM, KRCN, Business, Health, Social Security, Medicare, CIMCO Private Wealth, > Bytes: 4933906
LISTEN TO: Les Haber, GM Radio CO Network 1060AM

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Garry Seaber, CEO and Founder, IT Liquidators The 3 secrets for protecting your company and the environment

enclosure-voice 1410_ 7/22/13 - About 60% of recycled technology / equipment ends up overseas in Ghana, Africa, India or China. What is appalling when you look at some of these photos... you can actually see the company's asset tags still on the equipment.
IT Liquidators help companies recycle ethically but we first focus on the re marketing, helping them get value out of the excess equipment. Garry Seaber, CEO and Founder, said, "We call this, ITS Management 2.0. This model is to, buy, use, de-install, and then secure your data. Once your data is secure, you want to look at either selling or reuse of the equipment through donation." IT Liquidators is a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher, so they can reload the operating system and make that equipment reusable. There are three important steps: 1: To focus on removing the data on hard drives through data destruction. Garry's firm uses Department of Defense technology to wipe these drives. It's HIPPA compliant, and certified by the NSA - so there's no chance of any data being able to be recovered. 2: Focus on selling or reuse of a company's older technology. IT Liquidators buy re-marketable equipment from their clients, putting much needed cash back into IT budgets vs. paying a recycler to take it away. 3: Otherwise 50% of equipment does end up overseas affecting air, toxins killing people, long term, a lot is getting into the water supply. This third option...Listen for more options...

RELATED LINKS: IT Liquidators || TiE Rockies || Blog || Software Channel || KEYWORDS: Garry Seaber, ITliquidators, Recycled Technology, Equipment, IT Security, HIPPA Compliant, Microsoft Registered Refurbisher, TiE Rockies, Entrepreneurs, > bytes=7341769
LISTEN TO: Garry Seaber, CEO/Founder, IT Liquidators

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Leslie Bradshaw, COO, Guide & NCWIT Hero Creative interactive agency specializing in data visual storytelling
enclosure-voice 1406_ 7/15/13 - Lucy Sanders, CEO for the National Center for Women and Information Technology or NCWIT along with Larry Nelson, Director of w3w3® Media Network conduct another interview as part of the NCWIT Entrepreneurial Heroes Series, with great women entrepreneurs. People who have started companies in all types of technology sectors and have told us fabulous stories. Today we have Leslie Bradshaw the CoFounder and COO of Guide, a company that is focused on turning online news, social streams and blogs into video. Before her time at Guide, Leslie co-founded and served as the President and COO of JESS3 (Jess-three), a creative interactive agency specializing in data visualization and visual storytelling. She helped JESS3 (Jess-Three) land at 430 on the 2012 Inc. 500. When she is not starting companies, Leslie is a partner at her family-owned vineyard in Oregon. She is also a regular contributor at Forbes on the topic of female entrepreneurship, and serves as a Fellow for the US Chamber of Commerce’s Forum for Innovation. In her role, she is focused on publisher relations, fundraising, marketing, product strategy, talent development and back of house management. Prior to launching this new venture, Leslie co-founded and served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of JESS3, a creative interactive agency specializing in data visualization and visual storytelling. During her tenure at JESS3, Leslie helped the company generate revenues north of $13M, land at No. 430 on the 2012 Inc. 500 and take home AdAge “gold” as the Small Agency of the Year for the Southeast Region. The industry has recognized Leslie's abilities and results, as she was named her one of the top five female executives in the technology industry by Fast Company in 2011 and, in 2012, Inc. Magazine named her one of the “Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30”. Beyond that...Listen for more great ideas...
RELATED LINKS: Guide || NCWIT Home || NCWIT Blog || Heroes Channel || Podcast Directory || KEYWORDS: Leslie Bradshaw, Guide, National Center for Women in Technology, Lucy Sanders, NCWIT, Online News, Social Streams, Blogs into Video bytes=36809563
LISTEN TO: Leslie Bradshaw, COO at Guide

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"What is Social Entrepreneurship?" Dr. Paul Bauer and Chris Pelley on Social Entrepreneurship
enclosure-voice 570_ 7/15/13-10/08_ Dr. Paul Bauer, Clinical Professor, Daniels College of Business, DU and Chris Pelley, Managing Director, Capital Investment Management Group discuss this social entrepreneurship with Larry. Paul explained, "For me, it goes back to the Entrepreneur part of the equation. Like Einstein said, We can’t solve the problems with the same thinking that we created them with." Entrepreneurship is a mechanism that will allow us to address and make some real progress with the challenges we face today. The ‘social’ part for me says what we’re trying to do is create value wealth for the community, not just for the individual. I think business does that and I think business has a definite role to play in that. That’s why I think this is a topic that is very relevant to business today." Chris went on from there, "I come from the business entrepreneurship side of the equation, and yet we see a common path, a parallel direction, in terms of solving many of the world’s problems, whether it’s through business enterprise or social enterprise. My interpretation of their definition of social entrepreneurs is, 1.) It’s people who are going to use creative thinking in solving any problem. 2.) The notion of using real business principals and business drivers for the best results is also an important issue. 3.) Sustainability." There's much more...listen now...
RELATED LINKS: Daniels College of Business, DU || CIMCO || Life Long Learning || Ashoka || Stellar RS || Social Entrepreneurship Channel || Community Reach Channel || KEYWORDS: Social Entrepreneurship, Daniels College of Business, DU, Chris Pelley, Capital Investment Management, Ashoka, Steve Bigari, ACG > Bytes: 10350239
LISTEN TO: Paul Bauer, University of Denver and Chris Pelley, CIMCO

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Dr. Arlen Meyers Percolated up to a national agenda item
enclosure-voice 1404_ 7/8/13 - He is involved with so much and he still has time to hear student concerns. We're talking to Dr. Arlen Meyers, about the CU Program of Bio Innovation and Entrepreneurship, basically a certificate program for graduate level, business, science, engineering, law, health professionals, who are interested in getting an idea to a patient. Dr. Meyers, and CU created the program because there was a gap in providing these students with the business skills needed to find a job. The NSF and the graduate school community has recognized the gap, and finally it's percolated up to a national agenda item. "So", says Arlen, "we have created a program to provide the knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and networks that these people need to interact with industry and get a job." It is Arlen's belief that entrepreneurs need four things to be successful: "They need education; they need experience, networks and they need money, We provide all four in the program." Listen for more about the program and the unique legal and regulatory environment for bio science and health innovation and entrepreneurship. It is probably the most regulated industry in the U.S. Arlen Meyers, MD, MBA, is a professor at the CU School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology and he is President/CEO of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs. Part 4 of 4...
RELATED LINKS: Society of Physician Entrepreneurs || CU School of Medicine || TiE Rockies Colorado || Economy Builders || Podcast Directory || KEYWORDS: Arlen Meyers, MD, MBA, CU School of Medicine, Bio Integration, Business skills, SoPE, TiE Rockies, Colorado, Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, NSF, Graduate School, Community Invention, Innovation, > bytes=4034040
LISTEN TO: Arlen Meyers, MD, MBA; President/CEO, Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE)

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Navin Thadani, SVP,Products, ravello systems Building better products and faster software with higher quality
enclosure-voice 1405_ 7/8/13 - For the past six weeks we've introduced you to some of the interesting folks we met at GlueCon 2013. Here now, meet Navin Thadani, SVP of products for Ravello Systems, an organization based in Palo Alto, California and Israel. This is their first time at Glue and it's been very good for them because they've been able to get the full, broad exposure to a variety of developers working on really interesting projects and technologies. From Ravello's perspective, that's really good because they try to provide the very best kind of development and test lab infrastructure possible. The idea being, developers replicate their applications into the Ravello system where they can create as many problems as they want for rapid development, prototyping and testing. Ravello is a company that is at the intersection of two fields of technology one being virtualization and the other cloud computing. They've built a set of infrastructure that allows them to enable enterprise developers to take their applications exactly as they are, and run that in any cloud - replicate their entire environment, make as many copies as they want and rapidly develop their features and test. Essentially it's about building better products, better software faster and with higher quality.
RELATED LINKS: Ravello Systems || Glue 2013 || Defrag Conference 2013 || Software Channel || w3w3 Blog || KEYWORDS: Ravello Systems, GlueCon, Navin Thadani, cloud, APIs, Software, Developers, Applications, > bytes=4626706
LISTEN TO: Navin Thadani, SVP, Products, Ravello Systems

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Treatment and prevention of brain damage
Greg Miknis, Matt Pink & Kim Heidenreichenclosure-voice 1402_ 7/1/13 - Here's another win with CUTTO. Dr. Kim Heidenreich, Professor of Pharmacology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado-School of Medicine, in collaboration with Dr. Greg Miknis and the team at the Colorado Center for Drug Discovery (C2D2) at CSU, have made great strides in developing novel therapies for the treatment and prevention of brain damage caused by traumatic brain injury (TBI). In 2007, Kim’s lab discovered that a very potent inflammatory mediator, normally not found in the central nervous system, is present in the brain after TBI. Kim discovered that if this inflammatory mediator is blocked, secondary injury to the brain and the deleterious effects of TBI can be prevented. Together, Kim and Greg have developed a novel series of compounds that can inhibit this inflammatory molecule. The project is now moving toward advanced pre clinical studies that if successful will bring the program one step closer to a clinically approved drug, benefiting victims of this growing unmet medical need. When Larry interviewed Kim and Greg which was arranged by Matt Pink, Licensing Manager for the Colorado University Tech Transfer Office many interesting and valuable points were discussed. You will learn about the incidence of TBI and concussion as well as appreciate why TBI is a major public health problem. This interview will hopefully provide HOPE for listeners who have experienced a TBI or health providers for TBI patients. There is increased nonfederal funding for TBI (GE and NFL gifts) that is focused on diagnosis of TBI via blood bio markers or neural imaging. This is great but we also need more funding for developing TBI treatments ...Listen for more...
RELATED LINKS: CU Technology Transfer Office || Traumatic Brain Injury || CU TTO Channel || TTO Blog || Colorado Center for Drug Discovery (C2D2) || Mastering Change || KEYWORDS:Kim Heidenreich, Greg Miknis, Neuroscience, University of Colorado-School of Medicine, Colorado Center for Drug Discovery, C2D2, CSU, Traumatic Brain Injury, Inflammatory Mediator, CUTTO, > bytes=6579412
LISTEN TO: Kim Heidenreich, PhD and Greg Miknis, PhD

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