Workshops and Crash Courses for Entrepreneurs

Whether you are a law student, entrepreneur, established business executive, or new associate at a law firm, there are a wide range of issues related to the legal and regulatory environment that are difficult to fully explore in traditional settings. Silicon Flatirons is pleased to offer workshops that capitalize on the expertise of affiliated faculty, board members, and supporters to delve into these matters with the goal of fostering understanding and illuminating complexity.

As part of its initiative to further information technology related-innovation and galvanize entrepreneurship in the region, the Silicon Flatirons Center offers a Crash Course Series for Entrepreneurs to the outside community as well as to students and faculty. The Crash Course Series for Entrepreneurs provides focused discussion on legal and business topics that entrepreneurs will confront when launching new ventures.

The series for 2010-2011 are also being offered as part of the events supporting the CU New Venture Challenge.

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Past Events - 2014

Crash Course on UX: How Experience Design Can Make Any Product Better
Wednesday, September 17, 2014; 6:15 - 7:45 PM
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 301

Silicon Flatirons Center Law Student Orientation
Tuesday, September 9, 2014; 12:00 - 12:50 PM
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 204

Hot Technical Topics in Telecommunications and the Role of Technical Experts in Modern Telecom/Technology Policymaking
Tuesday, March 25, 2014; 4:30 - 5:45 PM
@ Hogan Lovells US LLP, Washington, DC

Crash Course on Startup Boards with Brad Feld, Managing Director, Foundry Group
Thursday, March 6, 2014; 5:30 - 7:00 PM, Reception to Follow
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 101

Crash Course with Jason Haislmaier on Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs
Wednesday, February 26, 2014; 6:15 - 7:45 PM
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 301

Crash Course with Jason Mendelson and Brad Bernthal on Venture Capital
Tuesday, January 28, 2014; 6:15 - 7:45 PM; Reception to Follow
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 101

Workshop: Venture Capital Term Sheets
Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 4:15-6:00pm
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 301

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2013

Crash Course in Strategic Partners with Bill Mooz, Scholar in Residence and Strategy Officer at Colorado Law and Douglas Smith, Vice President of Global Partner Sales at Virtual Instruments
Tuesday, November 19, 2013; 6:15 - 7:45 PM
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 301

In House Counsel Series: Building a Law Department that Your CFO Will Love
Wednesday, November 6, 2013; 2:00-6:00 PM
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 300

Energy Innovation Series and 6th Annual Schultz Lecture: Ensuring Reliability and a Fair Energy Marketplace with Tony Clark, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Tuesday, October 22, 2013; 5:30 - 7:30 PM
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 101

New Venture Challenge Kick-Off with Paul Berberian, CEO of Orbotix
Monday, September 30, 2013; 5:15 - 8:00 PM
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 101

Crash Course: Sales for Startups, featuring Howard Diamond, CEO of MobileDay, TechStars Mentor, and Salesman Extraordinaire
Tuesday, September 24, 2013; 6:15 - 7:45 PM
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 301

Brews & Geeks: A Tale of Two Entrepreneurship Scenes
Thursday, June 20, 2013, 5:15 - 8:00 PM
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 101

Crash Course: Corporate Social Responsibility and the Startup Community
Wednesday, April 3, 2013; 5:15 - 6:45 PM; Light Refreshments at 5:00 and Reception to Follow
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 301

Crash Course: Bootstrapping
Tuesday, February 19, 2013; 6:15 - 7:45 PM; Light Refreshments at 6:00 and Reception to Follow
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 101

Crash Course: Angel Term Sheet Gotchas
Tuesday, January 22, 2013; 5:45 - 7:15 PM; Light Refreshments at 5:30 and Reception to Follow
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 301

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2012

Crash Course: Data Security and Privacy presented by Jason Haislmaier, Partner, Bryan Cave
Wednesday, December 5, 2012; 6:15 - 7:45 PM; Light Refreshments at 6:00 and Reception to Follow
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 301

Crash Course: Effective Startup and Emerging Company Boards presented by Joe Zell, General Partner, Grotech Ventures
Thursday, November 15, 2012; 6:15 - 7:45 PM; Light Refreshments at 6:00 and Reception to Follow
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 204

5th Annual New Venture Challenge Kick-Off
Monday, October 29, 2012; Networking at 5:15 PM, Presentation at 5:30 PM
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 101

Crash Course: How to Pitch presented by Nicole Glaros, Managing Director, TechStars
Wednesday, October 24, 2012; 6:15 - 7:45 PM; Light Refreshments at 6:00 and Reception to Follow
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 204

Debate: Indecent TV Programs and The Supreme Court
Thursday, October 18, 2012; 4:15 - 5:30 PM
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 101

Crash Course: Startup Communities - Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City with Brad Feld
Monday, October 15, 2012, 6:15 - 7:45 PM; Reception to Follow
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 101

Energy Innovation Series and 5th Annual Schultz Lecture: Jeff Bingaman, United States Senator from New Mexico
Monday, October 8, 2012; 5:30 - 6:30 PM
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 101

Apps Privacy Summit
Tuesday, October 2, 2012; 4:00 - 5:30 PM Reception to Follow
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 101

Crash Course: Lean Startups presented by Zach Nies, CTO, Rally Software
Monday, September 10, 2012; 6:15 - 7:45 PM; Reception to Follow
@ University of Colorado Law School, Room 101

Crash Course: Employment Law Myth Busters
Wednesday, May 30, 2012; 6:00 - 7:30 PM Reception to Follow
@ Room 204, Wolf Law Building, University of Colorado

Crash Course: Immigration Law for Entrepreneurs
Monday, April 9, 2012; 6:00 - 7:30 PM, Light refreshments available before the event and a networking reception to follow.
@ Room 204, Wolf Law Building, University of Colorado

Startup Summer Introductory Crash Couse
Wednesday, March 7th, 2012; 6:00 - 7:00 PM; Networking to Follow
@ Room 301, Wolf Law Building, University of Colorado

Crash Course: Guerrilla PR for Startups
Monday, February 20, 2012; 6:00 -7:30 PM; Reception to Follow
@ Wittemyer Courtroom, Wolf Law Building, University of Colorado

Crash Course: 15 Years of Consumer Internet Industry-What (if anything) have we learned?
Monday, January 30, 2012; 6:00 - 7:30 PM; Networking Reception to Follow
@ Room 204, Wolf Law Building

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2011

Crash Course on Open Source Software
Monday, December 5, 2011; 6:00 - 7:30 PM, Networking Reception to Follow
@ Room 204, Wolf Law Building

New Venture Challenge Kickoff Night
Tuesday, October 25, 2011; 6:00 - 8:00pm, Networking at 5:30PM
@ Wittemyer Courtroom, Wolf Law Building, University of Colorado

Crash Course: "Why Lean Startup Practices Work and How to Scale Them." Presented by Zach Nies, CTO, Rally Software
Tuesday, September 20, 2011; 6:00 PM, 5:45 Networking
@ Wolf Law Building, Room 204

CU LLM Informational Meeting
Thursday, March 3, 2011; 12:00-1:30pm
@ Hogan Lovells, Denver, CO

Crash Course: Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs with Jason Haislmaier, Partner, Holme Roberts & Owen LLP
Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 6:00 - 7:15PM, Networking reception to follow
@ Wittemyer Courtroom, Wolf Law Building, University of Colorado
Video Available!

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2010

Crash Course: Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs with Jason Haislmaier, Partner, Holme Roberts & Owen LLP
Wednesday, February 3, 2010, 6:00 - 7:15PM
@ Wittemyer Courtroom, Wolf Law Building, University of Colorado

Crash Course: How to Build a Company, Jason Mendelson
Wednesday, January 13, 2010, 6:00 - 7:00PM
@ Wittemyer Courtroom, Wolf Law Building, University of Colorado
Video Available!

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2009

Crash Course: How to Pick a Business Worth Starting. The CU New Venture Challege Kick Off With Paul Berberian and Start up Internships Networking
Wednesday, November 11, 2009, 6:00PM
@ Wittemyer Courtroom, Wolf Law Building, University of Colorado
Video Available!

Crash Course: Open Source
October 27, 2009, 6:00pm
@ Wolf Law Building, Room 207

CU New Venture Challenge Finals
April 17, 2009, 2:00pm
@ CU New Venture Challenge Finals

Crash Course - Raising Venture Capital
February 24, 2009, 5:15-6:45pm
@ Wittemyer Courtroom, Wolf Law Building

Crash Course - Marketing for Web-based Startups
January 27, 2009, 5:15-6:45pm
@ Room 204, Wolf Law Building

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2008

Crash Course - Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs
December 3, 2008, 5-6:30pm
@ Room 204, Wolf Law Building

Crash Course - Growing a Startup Amid Uncertain Economic Times
November 12, 2008, 5:15-6:45pm
@ Room 204, Wolf Law Building

CU New Venture Challenge Pitch Day
November 6, 2008, 6pm

Sports Programming and the Referees
June 10, 2008, 4:30-5:30pm
@ Kamlet Shepherd & Reichert

Private Equity, Sovereign Wealth Funds and Today's Capital Markets
February 22, 2008, 3pm
@ Wolf Law Building, University of Colorado at Boulder

IP Crash Course
January 23, 2008, 4-6PM
@ Wolf Law Building Room 205, University of Colorado at Boulder

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