Our partners are individuals and organizations that support the sustainability of Colorado's scale-up ecosystem through their generous contributions to the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network Colorado Fund. See below for different tiers of partnerships:
Cornerstone Partner: $100K+ (Philanthropists, Foundations, Large Govt. Orgs)
Visionary Partner: $50K+ (Large Corporate Partners)
Innovation Partner: $25K+ (Professional Service Providers)
Entrepreneur Partner: $25K+ (Successful Core Members)
Scale Up Partner: $10K+ (In Network CEOs, Alumni)
Bootstrap Partner: $500+ (Friends of BEN)
Our Catalyzing Partner
In 2014, The Blackstone Charitable Foundation committed a $3 million gift to fund the formation of Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network: an initiative to help Colorado jump-start the development of high-growth companies with the greatest potential to create new jobs in the region. We are grateful for their commitment and service.
Our Cornerstone Partners
Brad Feld has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder of Techstars. Read more here.
Our Innovation Partners
Our Entrepreneur Partners
Nancy Phillips is an entrepreneur with 30 years of visionary leadership in telecommunications and IT infrastructure, Nancy Phillips is president and CEO of ViaWest, Inc., and president of Shaw Business Infrastructure Services, a division of Shaw Communications (NYSE: SJR), which acquired ViaWest in 2014. Read more here.
Our Scale-Up Partners, Advisors, & Blackstone Leadership
If you are interested in learning more about becoming a partner, please email our Managing Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.