Annual Gold Sponsors


CBIZ MHM, LLC is a leading provider of professional business services, including accounting and tax, and a wide range of consulting services. We provide our clients with access to extensive national resources, uniquely combined with local decision-making and quality control by experienced Colorado-based professionals. Beyond traditional accounting and tax services, we focus on strategic business planning and financial advisory services to help our clients develop the foundation for a successful business and to support them through the life cycle of their growth and development.

CBIZ MHM is associated with Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C.*, a national, independent CPA firm. Through this association, we offer audit and attest services. Together, CBIZ and MHM rank as one of the Top Ten accounting providers in the US.

Thrive Workplace

Thrive is an innovative and dynamic coworking space with two locations in Cherry Creek North and Ballpark. Coworking is a style of work that involves various businesses and independent workers who use a variety of workspaces, both shared and private, to collaborate, work, and grow their companies. Thrive provides a range of workspace options, conference and training rooms, and hosts various events for members and nonmembers alike.

Come in for a tour, work for the day, and see what Thrive can do for you!


Annual Silver Sponsors

BOK Financial

At BOK Financial, we’re proud to trace our roots to a small energy bank founded in Tulsa, Oklahoma over 100 years ago during an oil boom. Today, as a top 25 U.S.-based bank with more than $35 billion in assets, BOK Financial has successfully diversified into a variety of industries, businesses and geographies throughout the U.S. We have banking operations in eleven states, with services throughout the nation, and a full-service brokerage firm, BOK Financial Securities, Inc., which has become one of the largest municipal bond underwriters in the country. Our wealth management division also continues to grow, offering a full suite of services to individuals and institutions nationwide. Our focus each day is on meeting the needs of our clients by bringing the right people, services or solutions to the table.

We know the challenges our clients face because we’ve faced the same highs and lows over the past 100 years. Regardless of the economic cycle, BOK Financial continues to be a strong and stable company, adapting to ever-changing economic conditions. We work with you, side by side, to help you make the most of your money.

Simple Startup

Simple Startup is a Boulder-based finance and accounting firm focused on helping entrepreneurs grow their business and their impact on the world. They go beyond the numbers, analyzing the financial data they gather to help their clients make better, more metric-focused decisions for growth. Their packages are tailored to companies of all stages and sizes, from idea to IPO, and they offer everything from day-to-day bookkeeping to strategic accounting to financial modeling, fractional CFO support, online finance workshops and more. If it all sounds boring to you, don’t worry, they get it – they love finance and accounting so you don’t have to!


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Series Code

Series Code builds your startup’s software. We help entrepreneurs spend up to 82% less cash by tapping into your venture’s future equity potential. By stretching your development dollars, you avoid having to compromise on the quality of your software. In addition to technical strategy and long-term planning, we can help with your mobile app, web app, web API, integrations, back-end systems, and big data analysis. We employ a Lean Startup process to get your product to customers quickly and we follow an Agile methodology to adapt to the market. There are no predetermined equity grants; our program automatically adapts to your needs. Software we’ve built is used daily by global Fortune 500 companies and small startups alike. We’ll build your software from the grassroots and we’ll get it done right.


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Goldstone Partners

Goldstone Partners is the premier search and talent acquisition advisory firm in Colorado. Our team is uniquely qualified to address the special challenges inherent in early stage and high growth companies who are moving at warp speed while building their foundational human capital assets.

CSU Executive MBA Program:

Executive MBA students dare to do more. Busy executives with varied expertise and goals meet with peers and world-class faculty in downtown Denver every other Saturday. Between class meetings, students learn online and at their own pace. Graduates leave with the confidence to inspire teams and thrive in leadership roles across industry and around the world.

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Annual Bronze Sponsors

Think Design

We are driven by Insight; We deliver results through Design.
We are a Strategic UI UX practice headquartered in Colorado, USA. Since 2004, we have been powering mission critical initiatives of some of the world’s most renown organizations and brands, transforming businesses across industries and positively impacting millions of users through our methods. Through our teams spread across five global studios across USA and India; and with a vibrant ecosystem of clients, partners and leadership at each of our studios, we have the ability to be lean and efficient as well as massive and impactful as the situation demands. As a company founded by designers, we enjoy what we do and take pride in our manifestations… resulting in products that your users fall in love with.

Contact: Bonnie Gibbons,

Holland and Hart LLP

Joe Holland and Steve Hart were highly trained lawyers who just so happened to also be Rocky Mountain climbers. Nearly 70 years ago, they came together to build a firm to buck the trend of “establishment oriented, monopolistic old firms.” Their philosophy was simple: keep going up, and if you get stuck, there is always another route to the top. This is where the spirit of the firm’s pioneering and innovation began. As in mountain climbing, team interdependence has always been the spirit of Holland & Hart. It is part of what makes us different. Today, we work with regional, national, and international clients of all sizes to tackle virtually any kind of legal issue. We help our clients ascend the “mountains” they face, in the most efficient, innovative way possible. With 500 lawyers providing a full range of services from 15 offices across the Mountain West and in Washington, D.C., our value proposition is to provide our clients a viable alternative to higher cost coastal firms and to deliver efficient, sophisticated legal solutions in the regions we serve and beyond. We strive to provide the breadth and depth of experience to enable you to meet your business objectives.

CSU Ventures

Our goal is to translate cutting edge research into meaningful products and services that can enrich people’s lives locally, nationally and globally. We engage in corporate partnerships and cultivate networks to support the thriving culture of innovation at Colorado State University, in Northern Colorado and across the Front Range. Since CSU Ventures was founded in 2007 there have been more inventions disclosed, more licenses, more startups, more patent applications, and more revenue than the previous 40 years.

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Dorsey’s lawyers and staff can help you gain that edge by applying superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of your business and industry. We serve clients in nearly all industries, but focus on six industries in which we have great depth and a history of achieving client success. Our banking, energy, food and agribusiness, health care, mining and natural resources and public-private partnerships industry groups help coordinate our teams serving these industries across geographies and practice areas, keeping them at the cutting edge of industry needs and trends and sharing collective experience and expertise. With locations across the United States and in Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, we provide an integrated, proactive approach to our clients’ legal and business needs around the globe.

AVL Growth Partners

We know you’re busy building your company. That’s why it’s our job to relieve you of the finance headaches you’re currently facing. As an integral and trusted partner in your business, we focus on your financial side so you can focus on your core business. Most of our work is customized for an individual client’s needs. However, each of our projects typically has one or more elements of our core services: Strategic Planning, M&A Support, Capital Advisory, Fractional CFO Support, and other Outsourced Finance Operations needs.

Learn more by contacting Jennifer Pearce at