Elyse Kent

Elyse Kent

Director of Operations
Built In Colorado
Greater Denver Area

Introduction

I am ignited to pursue progress in our world as a result of being raised in Louisiana for 18 years then extensively traveling the world.

Interests

Design
Founding startups
Growth hacking
Hackathons
Interaction design
Lean startups
Marketing
Pair programming
Product design
Sales/Biz Dev
Social entrepren.
Social media/PR
User experience
Women in tech
Wordpress
Writing/Blogging

Expertise

Sales

Companies

current
Built In Colorado
Director of Operations

Connections

Stefan Kowal
Software Engineer | CenturyLink
Sydni Williams-Shaw
Marketing Manager | Shaw Bransford & Roth
Chris Cooper
Owner | Real Good Writing
Michele Bailey
Founder | Bloom Brave
Hatcher Tielex
small business development volunteer | peace corps
Tyler Good
Technical Marketing Specialist | UpBuild LLC

my activity

Elyse created a new event: June Tech Confluence
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Elyse created a new event: Denver Founders
“ Join us for a Founder Q&A and networking. Open networking starts at 6pm. The Q&A starts at 6:30pm. This group was founded to create a vibrant network of entrepreneurs sharing experiences, connections, and knowledge. Come join the conversation... ”
“ Remember to RSVP HERE (via EventBrite).   Let’s talk about the power of small. There is an alternative to the “Go big or go home” mindset and it can take you all the way to the finish-line.  Whether you're building a company from scratch or lookin... ”
Elyse created a new event: June Tech Confluence
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“ Note on location: The "Academic Building 1" (abbreviated ACAD) is sometimes called "Student Commons Building" (SCB) on some maps. It's the new building that was constructed right on Speer about four years ago (and so hasn't made it to all campus maps... ”
Elyse created a new event: iOSBridge Denver!
“ # WELCOME! Railsbridge is psyched to announce that we are hosting an iOS workshop on August 18/19 at PivotalLabs!  This curriculum is great for folks who are brand new, as well as experienced developers who want exposure to building mobile applicatio... ”
Elyse created a new event: Denver Founders
“ Join us for a Founder Q&A and networking. Open networking starts at 6pm. The Q&A starts at 6:30pm. This group was founded to create a vibrant network of entrepreneurs sharing experiences, connections, and knowledge. Come join the conversation... ”
Elyse created a new event: Panel Discussion: Hiring for UX
“ This month, we're partnering with CodeCraft School of Technology and talking with local business leaders about how they hire for UX roles.  If you're new to (or interested in) the UX design field, this will be a great way to learn what companies are... ”
Elyse created a new event: June Tech Confluence
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Elyse Kent has a new connection.

recent blog posts

Elyse Kent
 Rustin Banks, Ingrid Alongi, Finn Faldi, Howard Diamond (right)Seven years ago, the Colorado tech industry was in its teenage years. Brilliant minds were collaborating on how to take advantage of the new age of technology and as more social media players arrived in the field, the startup age...
06/18/2015
VIEWS: 764
Elyse Kent
Why do entrepreneurs love Boulder? While we can wax poetically on the question for hours, the below video does a pretty good job summing up it up – mainly, it’s just an awesome city. The video was produced by Banana Reel, a company focusing on video production for companies based in Colorado and...
05/20/2015
VIEWS: 765
Elyse Kent
Boulder wasn't always the tech hub it is today. Years ago, creating a successful tech company was not only more difficult, there was less support in the community and people to learn from and collaborate with. Jud Valeski, founder of Boulder-based Gnip, didn't find success in his first...
03/02/2015
VIEWS: 1,465
Elyse Kent
So you want to be a developer but don’t know where to start? We’ve put together a brief guide for you to navigate your new career, from starting the learning process to landing that first job. The learning process and deciding on the path
02/11/2015
VIEWS: 1,243
Elyse Kent
'Tis the season for giving back and Colorado startups are getting in on the action. These 4 Colorado tech companies shared with us how they are helping others this year, and even provided us with some amazing photos.iTriage
12/22/2014
VIEWS: 2,056

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