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Founder Institute Mentors

Colorado Virtual 2021

Founder Institute Mentors join weekly feedback sessions, host office hours, and in general provide you feedback every step of the way. In addition, through our Equity Collective, Mentors are invested in the success of your company both during and after the program.

See the list of current and past mentors for the Colorado program below.

Mentors

Adam

Adam Burrows

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Range Ventures
Adeo

Adeo Ressi

FI Mentor
Adolfo

Adolfo Perez Duran

CTO, cataworx
Alex

Alex Cooper

Founder, The IronCEO
Alex

Alex Shockley

President, Journey.AI
Andrea

Andrea Perdomo

Network Catalyst, Techstars
Andrew

Andrew Lee

CEO, Esper
Andy

Andy Burner

Vice President Operations, Xero
Anke

Anke Corbin

Founder, CEO, Globig
Ari

Ari Block

CEO, EMS Forest
Arjun

Arjun Pillai

Founder & CEO, Insent.ai
Asa

Asa Goldstein

Founder & CEO, BrandShine Creative Services
Becca

Becca Williams

Founder, Thought Distillery
Betty

Betty Arkell

Equity Shareholder, Robinson Waters & O’Dorisio, P.C.
Blaine

Blaine Emil

Sr. Program Manager, Lockheed Martin
Bo

Bo Brustkern

Co-Founder & CEO, LendIt Fintech
Bob

Bob Goodman

Founder, Focused Strategy LLC
Bradley

Bradley Brown

CTO, Onemata
Brian

Brian Brown

Investor/Owner, Visionary Holdings, LLC
Brian

Brian Pontarelli

CEO, FusionAuth
Cal

Cal Costanzo

Co-Founder, Verdeflow
Carolyn

Carolyn Goltra

Director of Operations, Women's Investment Network
Cesar

Cesar Gonzalez

Startup CEO Coach, Thrive Impact
Chad

Chad Johnson

Co-Founder/Architect, Thrive Workplace - WilliamChad LLC
Christopher

Christopher Sweat

Founder, StemFlow
Christopher

Christopher Hagan

Partner, Perkins Coie LLP
Cindy

Cindy Skalicky

CEO, On Point Communications, LLC
Crisanta

Crisanta Duran

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Technology and Management Solutions
Daniel

Daniel O'Brien

CEO, MediaShift Technologies
Dave

Dave Harris

Managing Partner, Rockies Venture Club
David

David Guillen

CEO/Founder, LifeDot
David

David Kendall

Founder, CEO & Attorney, Bold Legal LLC
David

David Mandell

Co-Founder, Managing Director, Massive
David

David Markowski

VP, Sales and Customer Success, Everactive
David

David Silverstein

Founder & CEO, Amaze PBC
Dax

Dax Craig

C-Founder and President, Pie Insurance
Denise

Denise Franklin

Startup Exec & Angel Investor, Various companies
Diane

Diane Bailey

Founder, GetToTraction.com
Don

Don Golden

CEO, Precision Sample LLC
Ed

Ed Powers

VP, InteliSecure
Edward

Edward Roberto

General Manager, Cloud Software, Ping Identity
Elaina

Elaina Mc Millan

Belief Coach, Speaker, Hypnotherapist
Elle

Elle Bruno

Managing Director - Techstars Western Union Program, Techstars
Elliott

Elliott Fey

Managing Director, The Alteri Fund
Eric

Eric Laughlin

CEO, Tailwind Imaging
Erica

Erica Feucht

CEO, Pit Liquor
Ethan

Ethan Matter

Partner, Hinge Analytics
Frank

Frank Traylor

CEO, Agriscience Labs
Gary

Gary Gaessler

SaaS Community Builder, Nylas, Co-Founder of CloudElements
Georgia

Georgia Hoyer

CEO, TrekPak
Greg

Greg Edwards

Chief Architect, Gregory Edwards Inventions
Greg

Greg Narain

Founder, Founder Craft
Jaclyn

Jaclyn Fu

Co-Founder & CEO, Pepper
Jacqueline

Jacqueline Wicks

Founder, PEERtrainer, Inc
James

James Felfeli

Venture Partner, Golden Section Technology
James

James Rector

Entrepreneur, SeroMed Technologies
Jeff

Jeff Schell

President/Founder/CEO, TranS1, Rocky Mountain Patent, The Quandary Group
Jen

Jen Seregos

Founder, Athena Digital
Jeremy

Jeremy Fabatz

CEO, Giraffe
Jerry

Jerry Jacobson

CEO, PatientNOW
Jim

Jim Franklin

Instructor, University of Colorado, Boulder
Jim

Jim Dunn

Partner, D Partners
Joel

Joel Flom

Co-Founder, Frontside
Joel

Joel Brewer

Software Architect, Brewer Digital
John

John Allen

CEO, UPC Capital Ventures YieldCo, LLC
John

John Grispon

Founder and Sales Coach, Early Revenue
Jon

Jon Teaford

Managing Principal, Gulfstream Private Capital
Jon

Jon Nordmark

Co-Founder & CEO of Iterate.ai, Co-Founder & 10-Year CEO of eBags.com
Jonathan

Jonathan Cardella

Co-Founder & CEO, Strike R&D Tax Advisory
Jonathan

Jonathan Greechan

Co-Founder, Founder Institute
Josh

Josh Anderson

COO, Patriot Boot Camp
Julien

Julien Denaes

Co-Founder , Alpin
Justin

Justin Taylor

Attorney, Davis Graham & Stubbs
Karl

Karl Dakin

Principal, HO2
Katie

Katie Woslager

Senior Manager - Advanced Industries, Colorado OEDIT
Kristie

Kristie Hunziker

Head of People Operations, Cloud Elements
Kristin

Kristin Miller

Founder, InMotion Albums
Kyle

Kyle Shannon

Founder & CEO, Storyvine
Lang

Lang Mei

CEO, informu
Lj

Lj Suzuki

Fractional CFO, CFOshare
Luke

Luke Norris

Founder, Exec-Chairman, Faction Inc.
Marc

Marc Nager

Partner at Greater Colorado Venture Fund, Co-Founder of Startup Weekend
Marcos

Marcos Polanco

CTO, Bellwether Coffee
Mark

Mark Geene

CEO & Co-Founder, Cloud Elements
Mark

Mark Newhouse

General Partner, Innosphere Fund
Mark

Mark Tegtmeier

CEO & Design Director, Trailmerge
Mark

Mark Salsberry

CEO, Modern
Matt

Matt Frary

Founder, SmarterChaos.com
Matt

Matt Holmes

Founder & CEO, Handshaking.com
Matt

Matt Chambers

Founder, CEO, Loxo
Matt

Matt Bloomstedt

Managing Partner, SpringTime Ventures
Matt

Matt Mandell

Principal, PayNerd.com
Mayur

Mayur Vyas

CFO, Finconoso
Michael

Michael Stemple

Mike Stemple - Founder, Inspirer , Inspirer
Michael

Michael Frederick

CEO and Fund Manager, Flatirons Development
Mike

Mike Freeman

CEO, Innosphere Ventures
Nathan

Nathan Cassell

Patent Attorney, Acuity IP
Nicholas

Nicholas Levich

Founder , Levich Consulting
Nichole

Nichole Montoya

CEO, Cheddar Up
Nicole

Nicole Jass

SVP Of Product, FIS Worldpay
Otto

Otto Hanson

Attorney, Montero Venture Partners
Oza

Oza Klanjsek

Solution Architect Lead, CVS Health
Pat

Pat Riley

CEO, Global Accelerator Network
Paul

Paul Smith

Partner, D Partners
Paul

Paul Foley

Managing Director, Denver Angels
Peter

Peter Adams

Managing Director, Rockies Venture Fund
Peter

Peter Byrne

President, Gulfstream Telematics
Peter

Peter Bryant

Managing Partner, Clareo
Prakhar

Prakhar Gautam

Program Coordinator, Exponential Impact
Ramon

Ramon Berrios

CEO, Trend.io
Randall

Randall Hartman

Founder, Interactive Director, Groundwrk
Royce

Royce Gomez King

Business Coach, Your Startup Coach
Ryan

Ryan Arney

Partner, Montero Venture Partners
Ryan

Ryan Micheletti

Head of Global Operations, Founder Institute
Sandro

Sandro Sacerdoti

Member & Attorney, Bold Legal LLC
Scott

Scott Yates

Co-Founder, CEO, BlogMutt
Shea

Shea Gerhardt

Founder & CEO, Buderflys
Sneha

Sneha Lundia Agrawal

Founder & CEO, Step2Growth
Stacie

Stacie Shaw

FI Mentor
Stacie

Stacie Shaw

Founder & Managing Director, Pitch Deck Fire
Stephen

Stephen Meade

Founder & CEO, MonetaPro
Steve

Steve Parrish

CFO, Parrish Business Services
Steve

Steve Jovanelly

CEO/CTO, Adattivo
Taylor

Taylor Mc Lemore

Managing Director, Techstars
Teghan

Teghan Setty

Attorney, Davis Graham & Stubbs
Theresa

Theresa Szczurek

CEO and serial entrepreneur, Technology and Management Solutions
Todd

Todd McWhirter

Managing Partner, Oldham Beckley Investment Group
Todd

Todd Kleinhans

CEO, Zone of Hope
Todd

Todd Emaus

Executive Coach, Evolution Service Corp
Tom

Tom Cross

CEO, TECHtionary
Trent

Trent Martinet

Partner, Montero Venture Partners
Tyler

Tyler Kem

Co-Founder, Strike R&D Tax Advisory
Wael

Wael Khalifa

Analyst, Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade
Will

Will Sullivan

Management Consultant, Shipp Consulting
Will

Will Sacks

Founder & CEO, Fulcrum Venture Accelerator
Yoav

Yoav Shalev

Founder & CEO, SHALEV
Zach

Zach Nies

Managing Director, Techstars
Ze Shan

Ze Shan Malik

Founder, Brandathon

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