Inflective Havoc
Reflections on Our Big Entrepreneurial Times from Jan Horsfall

Posts Tagged ‘Colorado Springs

And Then You Give Again …

09/25/2012

 After helping found Startup Colorado and Startup Colorado Springs and spending the better part of my free time over the past decade in support of our startup communities in Boston, New York, Colorado, and Colorado Springs specifically, I’m appreciative that there’s a huge difference between folks who really support entrepreneurship consistently and those who veer […]

Springs Startup™ Becomes Startup Colorado Springs™

06/22/2012

Come and join us next week – Tuesday, June 26th from 6:30 until 9:00 PM – at The Warehouse Restaurant in CS (29 West Cimarron Street) – as we celebrate the advent of Startup Colorado Springs! Below  is  the formal press release of our announcement.  – Jan     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jan Horsfall / […]

Startup Workout – Fast, Simple, Tight, Focused

12/13/2011

I had one of the more enjoyable board sessions I’ve had in a long time last night on the 11th floor of the 1st Bank Building in beautiful Colorado Springs.  Spectware, with founders Eric (CEO) and Tabitha (CFO) Skinner, were updating us on their rapidly growing business as a SAS platform for crane management (which […]

First a Spark, Then a Flame

11/29/2011

  I’m so excited about the effect that Startup Colorado has already had in Colorado Springs. Thanks to the amazing folks in Boulder – including our friends at Foundry Group and CU – we’re now fanning the flame of rapidly increasing entrepreneurial interest. Here’s to a grass fire! This week, Ian Lee, along with the gang […]

The Power of Angel Investment

11/27/2011

  I’ve been relatively outspoken about the role of angel investment in new companies. It’s a timely topic in my own life, as I’m involved with no fewer than eight different companies seeking angel investment for their fledgling newcos. The amounts differ – from $30,000 to $500,000 – but the end game is the same: advance […]