5 Colorado tech events to boost your week

5 Colorado tech events to boost your week

Fundraising discussion and support group, July 26th at 3 p.m.

It’s no secret startup funding in Colorado is down. Join Rockies Venture Group for this “mastermind group” conversation with other entrepreneurs looking to raise funds. You’ll have the opportunity to share your challenges and successes and to brainstorm strategies for securing funding.

Reverse engineering digital identity theft, July 28th at 4:30 p.m.

How much of your personal identity relies on the internet? Between Facebook, email and even online bank accounts, chances are you’ve got a lot tied to the internet. The DaVinci Institute will host cybersecurity expert Chuck Davis for a seminar discussing how hackers access personal accounts — and what you can do to protect your own.

Catalyze CU’s demo day, July 28th at 6 p.m.

CU Boulder’s summer accelerator will demo this year’s class on Thursday. Students and faculty participate in the program over the course of eight weeks, and seven companies will present their work that night. Companies from past years include Lawbooth and Shinesty, so you know there’ll be some gems in this year’s class, too.

The power of influencer partnerships, July 28th at 6 p.m.

Word-of-mouth has always been a powerful marketing tool; now, with the added power of influencer marketing brands have even more opportunity to reach potential customers. Join industry leaders TapInfluence to learn about how to maximize the relationships between brands, influencers and consumers.

Waffles and women in tech, July 29th at 8 a.m.

Girl Develop It and Skillfull invite you to join them for Friday brunch, where they’ll discuss what it’s like to be a woman entering IT — and enjoy some delicious waffles, of course. While the focus will be on transitioning into the tech world, tech vets and women who are simply curious about making the switch are welcome to attend.