Podcast Episode 04 – Do The Work

Do The Work – Startup FoCo Podcast Episode 04 Notes Podcasting from Fort Collins Colorado, this is the Startup FoCo podcast episode 04.  I am your host Vanessa Pagan, gearing up for the 2018 Techstars Startup Week Fort Collins. In this pre-event episode, we have 8 guests who remind us to do the work. From […]

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Podcast Episode 03 – Founders & Food

Podcast Episode 03 – Founders & Food Episode Notes Podcasting from Fort Collins Colorado, this is the Startup FoCo Podcast episode 3. I am your host Vanessa Pagan, gearing up for the 2018 Techstars Startup Week Fort Collins. In this pre-event episode, we have 8 guests who are from the Founders and Food communities of […]

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Meet the artists, entrepreneurs and innovators driving ARTup Week 2018!

You may already be counting the days to Techstars Startup Week Fort Collins — a free, 5-day celebration of ideas, ingenuity and collaboration. Adding to this year’s excitement is Create Places ARTup Week, a brand new companion celebration of creative people building up the creative industries, creative environment, and creative community. Get to know a […]

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Get Smart About Your Money

A recent Motley Fool article described the finances of an “average American.” Their research suggests improvements in Americans’ financial literacy and management including a 5-point higher average FICO credit score of 700 and an increase in the average personal savings rate from 1.9% in 2005 to 5.5% today. (However, experts still recommend saving at least […]

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20+ Reasons Why to Use the Library to Start Your Business

“What? I never knew the library had these things!” It’s a statement Poudre River Public Library District librarians hear a lot when it comes to our small business and entrepreneur services. Many people think the library is just about children’s storytimes or senior programs, but in fact, we have an expansive collection of business resources […]

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Meet The #FoCoCreative

Building a business requires engagement, branding, and outreach. The minds behind growing your audience are media and marketing experts. Meet local media experts Scott Allen, Nick Armstrong, and Tim Wenger. Scott Allen Owner, Northern Colorado SEO Speaking on: SEO for Startups, Wednesday March 1 @ 2PM I have been doing SEO for over 15 years and […]

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Meet the #FoCoStarter

It is hard to know at what stage you are ready for investors or if you qualify for traditional financing. Three experts Dave Harris, Doug Johnson, and Mike O’Connell will be guiding you through funding 101 for entrepreneurs at startup week. Dave Harris Director of Operations, Rockies Venture Club Speaking on: Sharkless Tank: Aligning Angel Investors […]

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What’s the difference between a successful Misfit Entrepreneur and someone with a J-O-B?

A special thanks to one of our Fort Collins Startup Week Speakers: Ariana Friedlander for donating a free ebook copy of her new book to every Startup Week Attendee: A Misfit Entrepreneur’s Guide to Building a Business your Way! Misfit Entrepreneurs Read to Succeed! Fort Collins Startup Week Attendees will be gifted a FREE copy […]

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The Smell of Success

It takes all kinds of entrepreneurs to create a successful startup community, which is why we’ve partnered with EsScentuals to blend up a special unisex body wash to commemorate Fort Collins Startup Week. The Smell of Success scent is a custom, unisex scent for entrepreneurs, startup warriors, and go-getters of all stripes. Hand-crafted in Fort Collins, […]

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A Brief History of Innovation in Northern Colorado

Necessity is the mother of invention. As the early pioneers crossed the Plains and settled along the frontier in the 1800s, they were often faced with situations either entirely different from what they had faced back East or without the tools to deal with problems adequately. So these indomitable souls found new and innovative means […]

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