MAVA Community Partner Event: Fireside Chat With Rep. Jared Polis (Cofounder of TechStars, ProFlowers)

Hosted by Startup Grind

Event date: 2/11/2014 Export event

Congressman Jared Polis is the cofounder of TechStars, BlueMountain, and ProFlowers.  A Democrat, Polis is the member of the United States House of Representatives for Colorado's 2nd congressional district, serving since 2009. He is a former member of the Colorado State Board of Education.  Polis along with his parents founded BlueMountainArts.com, an online greeting card website, which he sold to Excite@Home three years later in a deal worth $780 million. In 1998, he launched the online florist company ProFlowers that expanded to become Provide Commerce, Inc., acquired in 2006 by Liberty Media Corporation.

Come hear Rep. Polis talk about topics that will cover the beginning day of TechStars, on how to standout to get into top startup accelerators, Education, Immigration, dctech, and much much more.

Twitter: @jaredpolis

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