4 Ways to Connect with Comcast NBCUniversal at Denver Startup Week
Now in its fifth year, Denver Startup Week is the largest free entrepreneurial event of its kind in the country. Whether you are from the Denver area or are just visiting, this is a great opportunity to learn, grow and connect with the startup community.
Comcast NBCUniversal is excited to be a a title sponsor for this important event that celebrates and helps grow Downtown Denver’s culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Leaders from the company will be at several sessions across the city, listed below. See the full schedule and register for events at DenverStartupWeek.org.
The Commons on Champa, 1245 Champa St, Denver, CO 80204
Tuesday, September 13: 1-2:30 p.m.
Denver’s startup scene has jobs. Denver’s schools have students. How can we bring the two together? Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Executive Vice President David L. Cohen will take part in a panel discussing how to link students with the technical and digital skills they need to become the next generation of leaders. If you’re lucky, you might even get to meet six-time Olympic medalist and Internet Essentials Spokeswoman Jackie Joyner-Kersee.
Free Food, Drink and Fortune 500 Video Strategies to Get your Business Moving
Mile High Spirits, 2201 Lawrence St, Denver, CO 80205
Wednesday, September 14: 12-1:30 p.m.
Free food, free cocktails, and award-winning videos: the makings of a festive midday session. Whether you’re selling products, selling services, or selling your story, creating quality video content is more important than ever. Take your video branding strategies to the next level with expert advice from leaders representing Comcast NBCUniversal, Western Union, Arrow and local startup Beneath the Ink.
Visit Comcast VIPER
1401 Wynkoop St, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80202
Denver Startup Week Challenge Pitch Prelims - Track 3
Wednesday, September 14: 1-3 p.m.
Investment, Capital, and International Economic Partnerships
Thursday, September 15: 12-1:30 p.m.
Nope, no snakes. VIPER stands for Video IP Engineering and Research, meaning this is the hub that connects you and tens of millions of subscribers with live linear channels, cloud recordings, and on-demand shows. The office combines fun startup approaches with Comcast’s state-of-the-art technology -- not to mention there are televisions everywhere. Use these events to take a glimpse into the space where some of the country’s most exciting innovations are taking place.
Visit The Commons on Champa
1245 Champa St, Denver, CO 80204
Events throughout the week
If there’s one place that embodies Denver’s incredible entrepreneurial growth, it’s The Commons on Champa. Founded by the Downtown Denver Partnership, Colorado Technology Association and the City and County of Denver, the 20,000-square-foot public campus for entrepreneurship is an incubator for the city’s diverse pool of startups. As a platinum partner, Comcast NBCUniversal provided a multi-gigabit fiber connection and access to the X1 platform. The Commons will be a central hub for Denver Startup Week programs, so be sure to stop by to enjoy the free WiFi and snap a selfie by the incredible digital art installation by David Niles.
For more information about how Comcast NBCUniversal supports startups, or to share your own startup story, visit ComcastPartner.com.