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Thought leadership, education and networking.

We have many more events than our own programs which are listed below. We do two annual parties and partner with other organizations for networking events and other programs. Generally this totals about fifteen annual events our membership can participate in.

Previous Events:

Date: November 18, 2004
Topic: Marketing Open Source Software or "Getting Customers to Pay for Stuff that's Already Free" (Roundtable)
Facilitators: Andy Grolnick, VP Marketing, OpenLogic

Date: November 17, 2004
Topic: What is Your Company Worth?
Speakers:
Ben Miller, Principal, Clifton Gunderson LLP
Chris Onan, Principal, Appian Ventures

Date: October 28, 2004
Topic: Negotiating A Venture Capital Term Sheet
Speakers:
Michael Platt, Partner, Cooley Godward
Kirk Holland, Partner, Vista Ventures
Seth Levine, Associate, Mobius Venture Capital

Date: October 27, 2004
Topic: Business Planning for Investment vs. Operations
Speakers:
Nim Patel, VP Finance, iSherpa
Kevin Price, Founder/CEO, Accucode

Date: September 30, 2004
Topic: Getting the Attention of Industry Analysts
Speakers:
Rick Sturm, President, Enterprise Management Associates
Stacey Alexander, Vertical Industry Specialist, Gartner
Yvonne Lynott, Partner, Lynott and Associates
Moderator: Caron Ellis, Business Writer, Boulder County Business Report

Date: September 17, 2004
Topic: Anatomy of A Software License Roundtable plus CU Technology Transfer Licensing Presentation (Members Only Event)
Facilitators: Pete Kinsella, Partner, Faegre & Benson LLP
Speakers:
David Allen, Assistant VP for Technology Transfer, CU Boulder
Kate Tallman, Licensing Associate, Technology Transfer, CU Boulder

Date: May 21, 2004
Topic: OEM Marketing(Roundtable)
Facilitators:
Drew Esson, Product Manager, Openwave
Paul Mundinger, HP Global Account Manager, Openwave
Mark Hayes, Director OEM Sales, Macromedia

Date: May 13, 2004
Topic: The State of the VC Industry
Facilitators: Chris Onan, Sr. Associate, Wolf Ventures

Date: April 14, 2004
Topic: Performance-Based Pricing
Speakers:
Jeff Gilb, CEO, Parascript LLC
Keith Mountain, VP Marketing, Spatial Corp.

Date: March 10, 2004
Topic: Expanding Your Business Overseas
Speakers:
Dale Smith, Vice Consul, Sector Specialist Information & Communications Technology, British Consulate
Larry French, VP Asia Pacific Operations, Requisite Technology
Peter Bryant, President, TransTech USA

Date: March 1, 2004
Topic: Meet the Founders
Speakers: Paul Berberian, Raindance

Date: February 10, 2004
Topic: The State of IT
Panelists:
Robert Urwiler, VP & CIO, Macromedia
Steve Bernardez, Dir. of Business Development for Emerging Business, Microsoft
Lisa Reeves, SVP, SAP Ventures

Date: January 26, 2004
Topic: Tax Considerations for Software and IT Companies
Speakers: Tracy Ridgeway, Tax Partner, Ernst and Young National Office West Mergers and Acquisitions

Date: January 21, 2004
Topic: Meet the Founders
Speakers: Jon Nordmark, Founder/CEO, eBags

"It's been good for the community and we've got a tremendous benefit as members!"

Terry Gold,
CEO,
Gold Systems