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Flight to Denver
March 31, 2017
From March 31 – April 2, Project X-ITE hosted Flight to Denver in partnership with the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, and the United Nations Foundation. Flight to Denver brought 17 global entrepreneurs from 11 countries who whose companies and projects are directly fulfilling the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Project X-ITE curated mentoring teams comprised of community leadership, faculty experts, and students from five Front Range universities. Flight to Denver leveraged Colorado’s uniquely collaborative entrepreneurial ecosystem to accelerate the impactful businesses these entrepreneurs are building and scaling.
Speakers Included: Gov. Hickenlooper, Megan Smith, former US CTO under President Obama, Luis Duarte (Gary Community Investments), Nicole Glaros (Techstars), Jackie Ros (Revolar), Hannah Lippe (Fidelity Labs), Jared Marquette (Village Capital), Andy Stoll (Kauffman Foundation), Jesus Salazar (Prosono), Keith Roberts (Zenman), and Pamela Ratti (Galvanize).