Friday October 12, 2018


CU South Denver
10035 S. Peoria Street, Lone Tree, CO 80134
Registration 8:00am
Program 9:00am - 4:00pm


Only $30 Includes Free Parking

Schedule of Events:

8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
Registration, Networking With Coffee and Refreshments

8:50 a.m. – 9:00 a.m
Opening Remarks, Jim Sugarman and Samantha Sugarman, Co-Founders of 4GenNow

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Intergenerational Speed Networking
Facilitated by Alyce Blum, CEO of Alyce Blum Coaching

9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Amy Lynch, Keynote
Intergenerational Expert, Author, Founder of Generational Edge
"Build in Resilience and Agility with Cross-Generational Founders and Investors"

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 
Alan Gibson (Baby Boomer) and Dillon Myers (Millennial) Co-Founders of OneClick.chat
The Intergenerational Startup Success Story

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
"Rapid Fire" Intergenerational Startup Pitch Session
$1,000 Will Be Awarded to Winner
Up to 15 Solopreneurs to pitch for one minute
Once you've registered, email your one page executive summary
4GenNow will notify pitch contestants by October 5th

11:30 a.m. - Noon

Intergenerational educational roundtable discussions

7 Daily Principals of Multigenerational Leadership
Dave Evans, CEO, Real Leadership Coaching
Dirty Little Secret: Financials
Dirty Little Secret:  The title “CEO/Business Owner” doesn’t necessarily make you an expert in managing your financials.
Debra Robinson, President, Centennial Revenue Management
Meeting Your Needs and Growing Your Business, Matt Even, Business Banking Specialist, U.S. Bank

MORE Intergenerational Educational Roundtable Discussions:

Building your marketing persona with SEO. Who are your customers and what they are looking for? We’ll go over how you can develop personas that will help guide your SEO strategy for your startup and business.
Stefanie Kilts, Founder, Mammoth SEO

Content Creation
"A Millennial Wrote 1.4 Million Words Helping Entrepreneurs Connect With Multigenerational Audiences. Here's What He Learned..."
Jon Cook, Founder, Keynote Content

Learn how community colleges create opportunities for the personal formation of aspiring entrepreneurs across generations including: Mentoring, entrepreneurship clubs, student-run ventures, hatcheries, maker spaces, study-abroad, and learning communities. 
Susanna Spaulding, PhD, Professor of Business/Entrepreneurship
Colorado Mountain College

Creating a motivational culture that drives an intergenerational team
Bob Kittridge, Owner, Kittridge Connection

Use the Pause: Having coherent (intergenerational) conversations using HeartMath® techniques 
Cassandra Huidobro

Intergenerational Workforce & Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality: The new innovative tool that will prepare tomorrow intergenerational workforce
Lawrence Wagner, CEO of Spark Mindset

Jobs Act Securities Offerings
Groundbreaking new laws to fund your business under the JOBS Act
Learn how to utilize these new laws to fund your business or idea.
Craig Denlinger, Managing Partner, Artesian CPA

Building Your Network in Agile 

Elaine Brady , Vesta Insam and Ti Mougne

Want to reign in your industry? Here's a strategy that compels and sells and content that converts. RoyceTalks works with startups and small businesses to help you achieve results!
Royce Gomez, CEO, RoyceTalks

Intellectual Property Ownership for Entrepreneurs: Be successful and avoid missteps that could create problems with financings and acquisitions. Topics: intellectual property categories, how ownership is achieved, and why it's important for founders to own their IP.
Ben Oelsner, Owner & Partner, KO Firm

Raising Capital and Defining Rights of Owners: Securities’ Law Compliance and Governing Documents 
Two big issues start-ups face are: 1) taking money on from passive investors, and 2) lack of foresight to address exit strategies for owners/companies when starting out
Chris McGrath, Senior Associate, Goodspeed & Merrill

Learn how to have experienced business attorneys and consultants on “speed dial” starting at under $2 a day!
Bill Saltz, Sr. Director, Legal Shield


Debt financing options to help fund your small business. Participate in a discussion on getting access to capital, in addition to various other resources offered around the state."
Danielle Westblade, Colorado Lending Source

Effective Communication
Learning effective communication through understanding the principals of hearing vs. listening
Tammy Urbach, CEO of 4BR. biz

Increase Revenue
How to Increase Revenue by Understanding the Problem You Solve
Identify your high level place of purpose and how it is the silent story you didn’t know your ideal customer was buying.
Christine Hernandez, CEO, RevenueTribe

Taxes and How they Impact Start Ups and Small Business
Taxes can be boring and overwhelming, but picking the correct tax structure and learning about the impact the 2018 Tax Reform will have on your business doesn’t have to be. 
Chris Hambor, CEO, Singular CPA Services

Business Growth
Build your own “healthy” company!
Organizations are like human beings. Some are healthier than others. 
Healthy organizations put 3X more on the bottom line than unhealthy organizations. (McKinsey Quarterly; April, 2014)
Jerry Comer; Comer & Associates, LLC; Founder

"Financing Hockey Stick Growth by Factoring Your Receivables”
Creighton Bildstein, Principal, PlattPointe Capital, LLC

Creating A Subscription Business In Any Industry
These days virtually anything you need can be purchased through a subscription. Automatic customers are key to increasing cash flow, igniting growth, and boosting the value of your company.
Simon Zryd, Business Growth Strategist, Denver Business Coach

Three Keys for Business Owners to Make More Money in Less Time
Learn the three keys that will give you the building blocks and a clear path to move your business from survival to significance, get you off the treadmill and show you how make more money in less time.
Peter Brissette, Westminster Chamber Board

"0 - 1" 
How to get your startup from 0 to 1, and then from 1 to 1 million. So you have a product? Now all you need is sales. What are the tools, tactics and activity that is going to generate you new customers and more revenue to grow faster.
Sam Preston, CEO, Get Quicker Leads 

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
Lunch (for those who pre-registered by Oct 8)
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"

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Women and Minority Entrepreneurs Panel
Rosy McDonough, Moderator
Director Minority Business Office and SBDC Deputy State Director at OEDIT - Denver
Panelists: Jessica Acosta, Principal and CEO of Environmental Consulting Services
Barbara Myrick, President of B&M Construction
Talia Bond, Owner of PostNet Franchise
Samantha Bond, Owner of Cupcakes and More

1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. 
Prosperion Financial Advisors, David Morrison, Co-Founder

1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Intergenerational Educational Round Tables
Four generations of solopreneurs (Gen Z, Millennial, Gen X and Boomer) discuss opportunities, preferences to find intergenerational co-founders/business partners and investors
Participate in multiple Round Table discussions of interest - Focused around the three core pillars of 4GenNow

Topics Covered:


How to Elevate Your Value to Attract Your Perfect Co-Founder?
with Anastasia Button, CEO of Entrennial U

Why intergenerational-teamed startups are more likely to bring needed products/services to market than solopreneurs
with Bob Kittridge, Kittridge Connection

Startup Stages, Where Are You: Ideation? MVP? Business Plan? Customers?
with Royce Gomez, CEO of RoyceTalks

Four Key Values Every Generation Can Relate To
with Tammy Urbach, CEO of 4BR.biz

How to Prepare Mentally to Find Your Intergenerational Business Partner
with Dave Evans, CEO of Real Leadership Coaching

Know Your Entrepreneurial Personality
Your entrepreneurial personality indicates how well suited you are to a business partnership
with Larry Brummond, CEO of The Write Touch Inc.


Guide for Finding and Evaluating Partners
with David Morrison, Co-Founder of Prosperion Financial Advisors

What Personality Type Do You Want in Your Co-Founder?
with Alan Gibson, Co-Founder of OneClick.chat

Values, Time and Capital Expectations in a Co-Founder Are You Looking For?
Skills You Bring to the Table: Skills You Want Your Partner to Have?
with Dillon Myers, Co-Founder of OneClick.chat

How Co-Founders Establish Role Expectations & Play?
with Brooke Chesnut, 4GenNow Denver Co-Organizer

Benefits of a Personal CFO
with Brannon Brown, Prosperion Financial Advisors


How to Leverage Risk to Launch Your Startup
with Lawrence Wagner of Spark Mindset and Cameron Martinez

Creating a Business Plan with an Exit Plan in Mind
with Nelisha Firestone, Financial Advisor, Prosperion Financial Advisors

Investor Pitch Presentation Techniques
with Margaret Watts Romney, Impact Moments Messaging

How to Make Your Executive Summary Investor Ready
with Bill Decker, Director, Partners International Inc.

Types of Capital: Seed, Startup, Mezzanine, and Bridge
with Michael Knight, CEO of Prime Capital Connections


2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  

2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Brooke Chesnut, 4GenNow Denver Co-Organizer, “Intergenerational Lessons Learned from Mt. Everest Expedition”
Introduction of 4GenNow’s 2019 Race Across America Team (Gen Z, Millennial, Gen X and Boomer)

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Chip Conley (live stream), Airbnb Strategic Advisor and Bestselling Author
Creating Intergenerational Collaboration

3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Intergenerational Story Telling
Moderated by Robin Szeliga, Principal of Right Action Consulting
Intergenerational Co-Founders and Business Partners Share Their Success Stories (and Challenges) in launching and growing their businesses
Alan Gibson, Dillon Myers of OneClick.Chat; Christian Dooley and Jon Christiansen of PocketChange, Nick Titus of Myonic Technologies, and Lewis Wilks of Bright Peaks Venture Capital

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 pm.
Winner Announced, Receives $1,000 Check 

Next Steps to Find Your Intergenerational Business Partner and Investors