Agenda for 4GenNow Power Partner Summit Denver, 11/17 at University of Denver


7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Registration, Networking With Coffee and Refreshments

9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m
Opening Remarks, Jim Sugarman, Co-Founder, 4GenNow

9:15 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.
Intergenerational Speed Networking
Facilitated by Alyce Blum and Robin Szeliga

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Amy Lynch, Keynote
Intergenerational Expert, Author, Founder of Generational Edge
"Growing Generational Intelligence for Entrepreneurs"

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Pitch Competition
CBD Care Garden - Vanessa Marquez
CBD Care Garden is a fresh-vibe company founded in 2016 out of Denver, Colorado and USA Made. “We are a clean, fashion-hip brand leading the industry, with one of the hottest trends of our time, pure hemp CBD products!” 
alt10 - E.R. Wolf
alt10 helps small business operate at the highest levels of efficiency to achieve maximum sales conversions, customer retention and satisfaction, and overall business growth. 
i-Thrive Plan - Karolyn Gazella
iTHRIVE creates wellness plans that are tailored to the unique health needs of cancer survivors; you are in control and can customize your plan to help you heal from treatment, reduce risk of recurrence, and achieve optimal wellness.
Loop Global - D. Worthington
Founded in late 2014, Loop™ designs and develops the ET3™ system architecture. Imagine an on-demand, automated personal transport system that connects you to where you need to be in minutes. Car-sized capsules are routed through an almost airless global highway of tubes. Decades of research has resulted in a system designed for you – that is safe, fast, efficient, and affordable.
Peter Adams, Managing Director, Rockies Venture Fund I, LP,
Executive Director, Rockies Venture Club, Inc.
Ms. Andrea Young, President & CEO, Colorado Technology Association
Ms. Shina Culberson, CFA, President, Quist Valuation
Ms. Lizelle van Vuuren, Founder & CEO, Women Who Startup

12:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.

12:40 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
Michael Knight, Prime Capital Connections

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 
Peter Adams, Lunch Keynote
Director, Rockies Venture Fund I, LP, Executive Director, Rockies Venture Club
"What VC's Look for in Co-Founders, Why Investing in MultiGenerational Teams is Important"

1:30 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Panel: "Intergenerational Entrepreneurs Share Success Stories"
Moderator: Andrea Young, President & CEO, Colorado Technology Association
John A. Kelley, Jr., Chairman, CEO CereScan
Jeff Kelley, VP Sales and Marketing, CereScan
Nick Titus, CEO, Myonic Technologies
Heidi Cuppari, Co-Founder, CEO, Dream Tank
Summer Cuppari Gould and Madeline Espinoza, DreamMakers, Dream Tank

2:35 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Facilitated by Anastasia Button, Brooke Chesnut and Virginia Phillips
Find Your Intergenerational Business Partner/Part 1/Table Discussions
Attendees select tables based on the following interests: 

  • "I have an idea, but am looking for my intergenerational business partner"
  • "I have a business, but am looking for my intergenerational business partner"
  • "I am looking for an idea and my intergenerational business partner"

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.           
Find Your Intergenerational Business Partner/Part 2 / Table Discussions
Attendees select tables based on interests
Attendees rotate tables after 15 minutes to another topic

  • 3D Printing
    "3D Printing, An Entrepreneur's Best Friend"
    Bill Decker, Chairman, Association of 3D Printing
  • Coaching and personal development
    Building a High-Performing Organization"
     Jerry Comer, CEO, Comer & Associates
  • Cryptocurrencies
    "Cryptocurrencies: Are They Right for Your Business Model?"
    Aari Lotfipour, CEO/Founder, Jalapeno Inventive
  • Debt Financing
    "Debt and SBA Financing"
    Christine Comer, Loan Officer, Colorado Lending Source
  • Entrepreneurship
    "Future 101: Dreams and Entrepreneurship, Igniting Childlike Spirit"
    Heidi Cuppari, CEO, Dream Tank
    Madelaine Espinoza, DreamMaker
    Summer Cuppari Gould, DreamMaker
  • Financial Strategies
    Creating a Successful Business: 5 Key Small Business and Startup Financial Strategies"
    Candice Marley, Accounting & Business School of the Rockies
  • Funding Your Business
    "Groundbreaking New Laws to Fund Your Business"
    Craig Denlinger, Managing Partner, Artesian CPA
  • Fundraising Environment in Colorado
    "What Can Be Done to Improve Market Efficiency?"
    Paul Suchoski, Partner, Infinite Peaks Holdings
  • Innovation
    "Building Innovation Teams That Deliver” 
  • Thomas Knoll, President, Innovators International - Colorado
  • Intergenerational Entrepreneurship
    "Intergenerational Buy-In on Digital Marketing"
    Laura Pence Atencio, CEO, Social Savvy Geek
  • Marketing to Startups & Small Business
    "Storytelling Marketing"
    Chris Deardorff, CEO, Magic Flight Studios
  • Marketing Mastery
    "In Paid & FREE Advertising"
    Royce Gomez, CEO, RoyceTalks
  • Media and Advertising
    "5 Ways to Step Up Your LinkedIn Game"
    Joyce Feustel, CEO, Boomers' Social Media Tutor
  • Non-Profits & Social Impact
    Age is Short for Agent of Change"
    Phil Nash, Executive Director, Boomers Leading Change
  • Retirement & Financial Planning
    Retirement Planning"
    Brett Zachman, Sr, Vice-President, Five Rings Financial
  • SEO & Digital Marketing for Startups
    "Develop & Implement a Sales Generating Online Marketing Strategy"
    Chris Raulf, Boulder SEO Marketing
  • Teen Entrepreneurship for the Future
    "Lucid, by Dream Tank"
    Nick Titus, CEO, Myonic Technologies
    Heidi Cuppari, CEO, Dream Tank
  • Women Warriors
    "The Battle for Women to Startup"
    Kirstie McPherson, CEO, Edeveco Public Relations, Serial Entrepreneur

4:00 p.m.
Wrap Up, Next Steps to Find Your Intergenerational Business Partner


Samantha Sugarman