DENVER -- Rocky Mountain Patent announced it is partnering with Denver-based startup organization TiE Rockies and entrepreneurial leader Startup Denver to present The Startup Olympics, an event featuring Denver’s top startups competing for various prizes.
The event will be held at Jacksons Lodo,1520 20th Street in Denver today, Sept 13, at 6 p.m.
“The purpose of this event is to make the connection between the venture capitalists, angel investors, accelerators, education programs, startups and top-notch technology innovators in Denver,” said Jeff Schell, CEO of Rocky Mountain Patent.
“We’re bringing these groups together in one place to celebrate innovation, test some very cool new technology and work toward gaining funding for Denver’s top startups.”
Competing companies include: DZee Solutions, The BioCollective, WanderLift, Augur and Stow.
The event aims to support local startups including those emerging from local universities (Surved). Event partners include Rockies Venture Club and Handshakin' Services.
Event judges include:
· Brett Peterson, director of CU Innovations
· Anthony Franco, founder of MC Squares; investor in the Galvanize LP Fund
· Gyan (GP) Saxena - chair of the TiE Rockies Angel Investor Group, angel investor
· Alan Curtis, Innosphere
“We’ve got the best of the best involved in this event. It is truly a gathering of ‘champion-level’ startup talent. We look forward to a great evening,” said Schell.