Denver Business Series Event - Cool Ideas at the Intersection of Business and Social Purpose

Date and Time
Thursday, May 28, 2015
5:30pm— 8:30pm
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Posner Center 1031 33rd Street Denver, CO 80205

Social Business Panel and Networking Event


Business entrepreneurs are driving social change around the world. Come learn about some of the amazing organizations working to address global poverty with market-based solutions.

May 28, 2015
5:30-8:30 p.m.

Posner Center
1031 33rd Street
Denver, CO 80205


$30 until 5/21
$35 beginning 5/22


Speakers include:

  • Doug Vilsack, Executive Director of the Posner Center for International DevelopmentBuilding a community of innovators who grow lasting solutions to global poverty.
  • Julia Alvarez, Executive Director of Elephant Energy, which empowers off-grid entrepreneurs by providing access to affordable, clean, and practical energy technologies, and assists with initial capital and training. Light in every home. Clean air in every kitchen. Power in every hand.
  • Heather Fleming, CEO of Catapult Design, which is working to close the gap in equality by offering human-centered design consulting, research, and analysis to help entrepreneurs bring their ideas from concept to implementation. Design services for socially driven clients.
  • Patrick Riley, CEO of Global Accelerator Network, a group of over 50 accelerators on six continents, helping entrepreneurs to grow top companies. The global champion of the seed-stage, mentorship-driven accelerator model.

The Posner Center for International Development brings together over 60 of the more than 200 organizations and social ventures in Colorado focusing on international development. In addition to the speakers above, meet some of the other movers and shakers at the Posner Center who are changing the world through education, energy access, healthcare, microfinance, and many other solutions. 

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Posner Center 1031 33rd Street Denver, CO 80205

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