DENVER – The Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Denver Business School will host two events on September 17th as part of Denver Startup Week. The Jake Jabs Center will first host a coffee and networking event from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. Immediately following, from 9:00 to 12:00 p.m., the Jake Jabs Center is hosting a speaker series event entitled “Fostering Education Through Entrepreneurship.” The speaker event will feature four executives from prominent Colorado companies, including:

  • Jake Jabs, President and CEO, American Furniture Warehouse
  • Mark Goodman, President and CEO, Boyer’s Coffee
  • Stephanie McCoy, Managing Director, Columbine Capital Advisors
  • Rutt Bridges, Managing Partner, Quest Capital Partners

These Colorado business leaders will discuss tying in the impact of business education to the entrepreneurial experience. Both of these Jake Jabs Center events will be held in the Laube Collaborative Commons, on the fifth floor of the CU Denver Business School building. The Business School building is located at 1475 Lawrence Street, on the corner of 15th and Lawrence in downtown Denver.

Denver Startup Week kicks off on Monday, September 16th, with events starting at 9:00 a.m. According to their website, “Denver Startup Week is a celebration of everything entrepreneurial in Denver. Denver has a rich history of entrepreneurship and this week long event will showcase Denver’s entrepreneurial community with an emphasis on technology, design, social entrepreneurship and business. The event is intended to unite the entrepreneurial community in Denver and will celebrate the great companies, innovation and ideas happening in the City and the people and inspiration behind them.”

For more information, and to register for Denver Startup Week events, including those hosted by the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship, visit the Denver Startup Week website.

To find out more about entrepreneurship education at the University of Colorado Denver, visit the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship website.

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