Denver Startup Culture

tl; dr; Is Broken, but fixable. the long form: I got into a Facebook fight with a CEO the other day. He was mad i said a blog post on his site was click bait (which it was, but the popular term is content marketing). I was mad because it doled out praise for “making Denver […]

Some common fails in events

So I went to an event over the weekend, and frankly it was a 100% absolute shit show. No lie, it was packed to the gills with fail.

And there wasn’t any reason for it, other than poor planning. Like I said, events are easy.

In no particular order, here’s a few pointers to make sure your event rocks.

Would you like to mentor teams Competing in GoCode CO?

If you didn’t know, i’m helping organize events for the GoCode CO campaign. It’s a pretty cool thing that the Secretary of State is organizing. It starts with hackathons taking place all over CO. Actually there’s a kick off event, but the fun starts with the hackathons.

I’m running the Fort Collins event (feel free to sign up!!) but there’s going to be events in Boulder, Durango, Grand Junction, and Colorado Springs as well.

City Build Denver, let’s build this!

by John Wilker in community, Denver, Denwhere?

Last weekend I had the opportunity to sit down to a family style dinner of about 100 strangers, in Civic Center Park… at sundown.

IT WAS AWESOME.