Entrepreneur Story Slam
Boulder, CO • January 27, 2016
Boulder, Colorado was recently named the # 1 city in the U.S. for female entrepreneurs--surprised? Not us. Join Ellevate Boulder and our expert panel to learn the secrets of success from those that have been there, done that, and rocked it!
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM ESTSterling Rice Group
1801 13th St
Boulder, CO 80302
Boulder, Colorado was recently named the # 1 city in the U.S. for female entrepreneurs--surprised? Not us.
Join Ellevate Boulder and our expert panel to learn the secrets of success from those that have been there, done that, and rocked it!
Whether you are curious and just beginning your journey as an entrepreneur, fine tuning a work in progress, or just have a fledgling idea, this event is for you! We will have plenty of time for Q&A with our experts, so don't be shy.
Wine and lite-bites will be served. Relax in Downtown Boulder and connect with other driven and spirited women. Who knows, you may just meet your next business partner, creative colleague or angel investor!
We have a panel of accomplished, creative entrepreneurial experts to share their stories:
Dr. Zofia Wosinska is a Polish-born dye chemist and start-up fashion entrepreneur. She spent much of her career in cancer research and at Roche developing dye-based solutions used in medical diagnosis. Zofia’s undergraduate work looked at the roles patients’ mental wellbeing and social support play in the physical battle against breast cancer. Zofia has an MBA in Finance from the Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, where she led the Wharton San Francisco Social Impact Conference with focus on for-profit for impact business models.
Zofia's start-up, ÉSTAINE, creates luxury fashion inspired by the dyes used in diagnosis. The unique fabric designs strive to spark conversations around early cancer detection. Through revenue sharing and sale of striking and smart fashion ÉSTAINE helps fight the war on cancer. In March 2015, ÉSTAINE successfully completed a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to fund the first line of products.
Lisa Reeves is the VP, Corporate Strategy at Workday. She was the Co-founder & CEO of GridCraft, a company focused on data analytics. Workday acquired GridCraft in May 2015. Lisa has been a leader and product visionary in the enterprise software sector for more than 20 years.
In addition to her operating roles, Lisa was also a General Partner at Vista Ventures, a venture capital firm targeting early-stage investments in companies in the software, digital media, and network sectors in the Rocky Mountain region.
Lisa has served on the board of directors for Rally Software and Sitiron. She was an investor in MySQL (acquired by Sun Microsystems), Sistina (acquired by Red Hat), FactoryLogic (acquired by SAP AG), Ping Identity, Sonoa Systems, Datria Systems, and Selero. She currently serves on the Entrepreneurship Advisory Board for the Silicon Flatirons Center at the University of Colorado and is a mentor at Techstars, and a mentor at MergeLane.
Niki Koubourlis: Bold Betties Founder and CEO
Bold Betties is a social network and e-commerce company where women can rent the latest apparel and gear for adventure travel and outdoor activities – such as backpacking, camping, hiking, rock climbing and paddle sports – for a fraction of the retail cost.
Bold Betties is investing in communities across the US to increase female participation in adventure travel and outdoor recreation by breaking down the existing barriers of cost, intimidation and misconception.
We hope you’ll invest in yourself and your ideas by joining us for this evening of connection and entrepreneurial spirit. Come and be a part of the Boulder startup scene!
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