We were greeted by the bear at 8am:
Rocky Mountain MSDC, lineup of speakers:
Denver is a very entrepreneurial city.
Two of the more interesting businesses at the Rocky Mountain MSDC Business Opportunity Fair included:
- Denver B Cycle — a bike sharing business owned and operated by Denver Bike Sharing, a Colorado non-profit organization, that provides access to bicycles in downtown Denver for a minimal cost. A 24-hour pass costs only $6, and the annual is $49…can you believe that? Forty-nine dollars for an annual bike pass! The goal is to provide transportation from point A to point B with rides lasting under 30 minutes; once you arrive at your destination just check the bike back in to one of their many stations located throughout the city of Denver. You can check out bikes at any of the numerous locations the company has throughout the city of Denver. And amazingly, the company told me in the first year of business they have not had one bicycle stolen…amazing! Denver B Cycle currently has approximately 450 bikes throughout Denver.
- The Abo Group — Full service architectural firm out of Lakewood, CO specializing in sustainable design and “green” architecture. Although renewable energy has been a hot topic as of the last few years, the founder of the company, Ron Abo, said he has been involved in “green” design since the oil crisis of the 70’s…certainly not a company that’s jumping on the band wagon.
Did you attend the event? Let me know your thoughts?