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S1 Ep 2: David Cohen at Techstars

Episode 2  |  38:37 min  |  09.08.2020

S1 Ep 2: David Cohen at Techstars

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This is a podcast episode titled, S1 Ep 2: David Cohen at Techstars. The summary for this episode is: <p>In this episode we cover:</p><ul><li>Building bridges and relationships not just for capital, but across the spectrum</li><li>Delevoping ecosystems in surprising places like Buffalo, NY</li><li>Long term view - developing an ecosystem takes time, which leaders and entrepreneurs in the community are going to be here in 20 years?</li><li>Launching companies and raising capital in a recession</li></ul><p>Resources & People Mentioned</p><ul><li><a href="https://www.techstars.com/">Techstars</a></li><li>Co-Founders of Techstars with David Cohen: <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/dbrown/">David Brown</a>, <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jared_Polis">Jared Polis</a> and <a href="https://foundrygroup.com/team/brad-feld/">Brad Feld</a></li><li><a href="https://givefirst.techstars.com/">Give First</a></li><li>Adam Grant’s book - <a href="https://www.adamgrant.net/give-and-take">Give and Take</a></li><li>Brad Feld’s book - <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Startup-Communities-Building-Entrepreneurial-Ecosystem/dp/1531886035">Startup Communities: Building and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City</a></li><li>Jesse Marble - <a href="https://www.buzzsprout.com/834103">The Botchcast Podcast</a></li><li><a href="https://www.cintrifuse.com/">Cintrifuse</a></li><li><a href="https://sendgrid.com/">SendGrid</a> - started in LA, incubated in Boulder, grew offices in Denver and San Francisco (aquired by Twilio)</li><li><a href="https://wellapp.com/">WELL Health</a></li><li><a href="https://www.tassoinc.com/">Tasso</a></li><li><a href="https://www.chowbotics.com/">Chowbotics</a></li><li><a href="https://uwaterloo.ca/">University of Waterloo</a> outside Toronto, Canada</li><li><a href="https://connxus.com/procurement-solutions/">ConnXus</a> in Cincinnati (aquired by Coupa)</li></ul><p>Connect with David</p><ul><li>Connect with <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidgcohen/">David on LinkedIn</a></li><li>Follow David on Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/davidcohen">@davidcohen</a></li><li><a href="https://davidgcohen.com/">David Cohen Website</a></li><li><a href="https://www.techstars.com/">Techstars Website</a></li></ul><p>Connect with Tim</p><ul><li>Follow Refinery Ventures on Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/RefineryVC">@RefineryVC</a></li><li>Connect with <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/timschigel/">Tim on LinkedIn</a></li><li>Follow <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/refinery-ventures/?viewAsMember=true">Refinery Ventures on LinkedIn</a></li></ul><p><a href="http://eepurl.com/hbJORv">Subscribe to Fast Frontiers</a></p>

In this episode we cover:

  • Building bridges and relationships not just for capital, but across the spectrum
  • Delevoping ecosystems in surprising places like Buffalo, NY
  • Long term view - developing an ecosystem takes time, which leaders and entrepreneurs in the community are going to be here in 20 years?
  • Launching companies and raising capital in a recession

Resources & People Mentioned

Connect with David

Connect with Tim

Subscribe to Fast Frontiers

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