Naturally Boulder Networking Night Hosted by Red Idea Partners

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Networking Night
Network + Meet Some of Colorado’s Coolest Investors

From the center of the natural products industry comes Naturally Boulder's Networking Night!
WhenNov 9, 5:30-7:30 PM 

Where: Red Idea Partners (4760 Walnut St #106, Boulder) 

This month: 

Join us for an evening of mingling, plus meet some of the investors who keep this industry humming.  We'll hear a brief hello from each at the microphone, then they'll all be ready to mingle!

Featured Speakers
Ben Fenton -  Boulder Food Group
Carol Buyers - Boulder Brands Investment Group
Ryan Kirkpatrick - Colorado Impact Fund
Krista Morgan - P2Bi
Chuck Templeton - Seed 2 Growth Ventures
Ross Shell - Red Idea Partners

Good to know

- Whole Foods catering with options for everyone
- Bartender ready to serve cold brews and more

DescriptionNaturally Boulder’s Networking Nights are THE place to meet, connect and collaborate with some of the most passionate, pioneering and leading companies and people in the Colorado natural products community.


Cost:  Members: FREE,    Non-members: $10 (Credit Card),   No RSVP

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Attention Boulder County Entrepreneurs! New Co-Working Space at Red Idea Partners!

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Attention Boulder County Entrepreneurs!Red Idea Partners:  Venture Works Garage Passes

On October 1, Red Idea Partners in Boulder is formally opening its "Venture Works Garage" (yes, there are several cool garage doors) to fellow entrepreneurs, go-getters and creative spirits! We are located at 4760 Walnut Street, Suite 106.

We are in our 8th year as a firm, with a strategy consulting business, geared toward helping entrepreneurs and corporate innovators launch and grow their companies or new products.  We are also venture investors--stakeholders in more than a dozen companies like Bhakti Chai.  While our primary focus is food, beverage and consumer products--we are interested also in emerging technologies, particularly renewable and eco-efficient, online enterprises, and financial services companies.  We are believers in the long haul of building companies.  Rather than short-term acceleration, we have built our ecosystem, co-officing environment and business philosophy around working together with fellow entrepreneurs over years, not months.

Whimsically akin to Willy Wonka finally opening his candy factory for a tour, we've also just selected one "golden ticket" winner from our recent Alley Feastival Party (congrats to Christopher at Keen One Quinoa!).  This lucky winner gets 6 months of fulltime use of a desk/work station at the Garage. Now, we're offering these "Venture Works Garage" passes for sale for $275/month, per work station.  We have around 10 spaces available in an open work space environment.  There is a brief screening process, so if you are interested please email us atcharles@redideapartners.com.  Please briefly describe your business and your interest in the pass, so we can conclude it's a good mutual fit for our collective of entrepreneurs.  Additionally, we may have less space than requests for passes, so please understand we may not be able to accept all applicants for that reason as well.  We are a friendly, fun community so this is for folks who play nice with others!  

There are around 35 people in our building already, who are part of Red Idea or other companies with whom we are partnered or connected.  This is the first time we've extended the opportunity to join our adventurous collective.  We look forward to this step infusing our community with even more synergies in our mix.    

So if you like ideas, startups and working with fellow entrepreneurs, this is your kind of place.  If you're not a startup, but you still think you fit into our mix, feel free to make your case in your email!

Details on the Venture Works Garage Pass

Available Starting October 1, 2015

$275 per month payable the 1st of each new month

Credit card billing available and preferred so it's automated; 10% discount to pay for 6 months up-front to save the invoicing

30 days notice on monthly passes, please, if giving up the pass 

If paying for 6 months, please feel comfortable with that timeframe, given the discount

Your own work station or desk for that cost (physical desk or work station provided)

Open working environment for this pass, not offices

24 hour access to building with key

Access to a conference room as open or scheduled

Wireless Internet Access included

Foosball, basketball hoop and a fun community!

Annual Alley Feastival every August that rocks, and various events, planned or impromptu

Preferred rates (15% off) on business consulting and our business classes, should you use 

Ample free parking with walking and biking trails nearby

Showers at office and kitchenette area

Close to 29th St Mall, Vic's and Whole Foods

CONTACT:   charles@redideapartners.com to get signed-up!

2nd Annual Alley Feastival

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Red Idea Partners is at it again with the 2nd Annual ALLEY FEASTIVAL. Join us for food, drinks, music and laughs, friends and family are welcome.

Live music from Boulder’s 80’s Band, The Goonies who will entertain us throughout the evening along with games, and a fire hooping performance. McDevitt Taco Supply will be filling your bellies with delicious tacos along with a sampling from Red Idea’s food & beverage clients. 

We look forward to seeing you on August 27th!

Entrepreneurial Classes

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Red Idea Partners, a locally-owned Boulder-based company, is excited to present our Entrepreneurial Financial Classes starting September 29th to November 3rd. Each Tuesday during this period entrepreneurs will learn key building blocks in finance. These classes are designed for established entrepreneurs or idea-phase, creative minded individuals, who want to deepen their finance knowledge and fluency.

Class topics range from demystifying financial statements, financial projections and budgeting, capital structure, dilution, cash flow analysis and valuation. Roberto Seira, whose background includes investment banking and entrepreneurial business, will teach the course. He has served as Treasurer of both Molson-Coors and Coca-Cola and brings significant depth in entrepreneurial business. Entrepreneurs who register before August 31st will receive a discounted price of $495. Entrepreneurs who register after August 31st will pay regular price of $595.

How to Register:

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Please email alex@redideapartners.com for any questions.