The Alternative Capital Summit

September 27 - 29, Denver, CO

On September 27 - 29, leading venture innovators will gather in Denver, CO to to progress and promote a new form of venture funding using financial instruments for the 80% of businesses that are underserved by traditional debt and venture capital.

 

Thursday Evening, 9/27

6 - 9: Opening Dinner

6 - 630: Arrive and Check-in

630 - 7: Opening Remarks

  • Ross Baird, Village Capital

7: Dinner is served

715 - 8: The Human Problem of Finance

  • Vanessa Roanhorse, Roanhorse Consulting

  • Derrick Braziel, MORTAR

 

Friday, 9/28

830 - Breakfast and Kickoff

  • Victor Hwang, Kauffman Foundation

9 - 930: Getting Oriented with the Problem (Ignite-Style Presentations)

  • Astrid Scholz, Zebras Unite

  • Joe Green, Thomson Reuters

  • Joe Milam, AngelSpan/The Legacy Funds

  • David Cooper, Montcalm Capital

930-1015: Alternative Instrument Overview

  • Aner Ben-Ami, Candide Group

1020-1120: Comparing and Contrasting Revenue Based Structures

  • Moderated by Brad Bernthal, Silicon Flatirons - University of Colorado Law School

  • Joel Gheen, Baseline Growth Partners

  • Adam Huttler, Exponential Creativity Ventures

  • Carlos Antequera, Novel Growth Partners

  • Pam Rothenberg, Womble Bond Dickson

1120 - 1135: Coffee/Snack Break

1135 - 1245: Stewardship Investing Case Study

  • Natalie Reitman-White, Organically Grown Company

  • Aner Ben-Ami, Candide Group

  • Derek Razo, Purpose Ventures

  • Kate Danaher, RSF Social Finance

1235 - 135: Lunch

135 - 235: Alternative Fund Structures Panel

  • Moderated by Kiah Hochstetler, Goodworks Ventures

  • David Cooper, Montcalm Capital

  • Andrea Armeni, Transform Finance


240 - 350: Practitioner’s Pitch + Next Steps for Alternative Capital Solutions

  • Marc Nager, Greater Colorado Venture Fund

  • Leslie Jump, DifferentFunds

  • Patience Ball, Impact Terms Project

  • Maria Dayton + Metta Smith, Accion

  • Evan Steiner, Whole Person Economy

  • Rodney Foxworth, BALLE

  • Keith Harrington, Novel Growth Partners

350 - 4: Coffee/Snack Break

4 - 445: Working Group Pitches - How to move $1 Trillion in Alternative Capital by 2028

445 - 530: Working Group Sessions

Scope and Go!

 

Saturday, 9/29

830 - Breakfast

9 - 930: Working Group Standups

What are you tackling and how can we help?

930 - 12: Working Group Sessions

12 - 1245: Working Group Presentations + Prioritizing the Path Forward

And Lunch

1245 - 1: Closing Remarks

  • Victor Hwang, Kauffman Foundation

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