Techstars grad raises $1M after 1 yearTechstars grad raises $1M after 1 year

With fresh capital in its medicine cabinet, Denver startup Apostrophe hopes to serve self-insured employers with a more efficient way to help employees manage their health care.

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Venture Generation as a Process — Introducing the “Bowtie”Venture Generation as a Process — Introducing the “Bowtie”

There’s a mythology about the process of creating a new venture. Entrepreneurs — perhaps a founder, or two or three — have an idea and decide at some point to start a new venture. And, presto! A new venture is born!

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A Startup Founder Brings a Knife to a Gunfight — why this needs to changeA Startup Founder Brings a Knife to a Gunfight — why this needs to change

New ventures often require outside capital as fuel for growth. This is why, long before they create their next new venture, experienced founders and co-founders begin framing a potential venture in terms that make sense to investors.

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The Serial Entrepreneur: from Sisyphus to ArchimedesThe Serial Entrepreneur: from Sisyphus to Archimedes

Most serial entrepreneurs I know are highly motivated, capable and intelligent people. After all, to create any new ventures they have had to solve all kinds of problems.

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How 10.10.10 Health Produced A Transformative Healthcare CompanyHow 10.10.10 Health Produced A Transformative Healthcare Company

At a recent meet-up in Denver, Cheryl Kellond explained the impasse she had faced as the co-founder and CEO of Bia Sport. Chancing on a LinkedIn post, she learned of the pioneering venture generator 10.10.10 Health...

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The Entrepreneurs Of 10.10.10 Health 2016 Reveal Their SolutionsThe Entrepreneurs Of 10.10.10 Health 2016 Reveal Their Solutions

“When they came to us, they were not people who were currently running a company,” Tom Higley, the founder of 10.10.10, told an audience of hundreds at the EXDO Event Center on June 30th.

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Virtual companions, interactive incubators and more at Denver's 10.10.10 health eventVirtual companions, interactive incubators and more at Denver's 10.10.10 health event

This year’s crop of entrepreneurs seems even more bent on moving forward with several ideas. And many of them are focused on ways to use technology to connect people in ways that can address problems from childhood obesity to aging to toxic stress.

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The Wicked Problem of Health Literacy, Insurance and Decision MakingThe Wicked Problem of Health Literacy, Insurance and Decision Making

The health care system is one of the most expensive, confusing and unreliable systems with which we all interact. Patients need to be empowered to make informed decisions about what care they want to receive and how much they can afford to pay.

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10.10.10 2016 Final Event: i3 (Intention, Inception, Impact)10.10.10 2016 Final Event: i3 (Intention, Inception, Impact)

After last weeks Midpoint event at the Anschutz Medical Campus where hundreds came to hear from leading experts in their fields from the Mayo Clinic, Seattle’s Children’s Hospital and CU Innovation at the Anschutz Medical Campus, 10.10.10 Health

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Hacking the World’s Wicked ProblemsHacking the World’s Wicked Problems

The ranks of entrepreneurs, including successful serial entrepreneurs, are increasing. And we have begun to see signs of a new ‘new thing’–the belief that entrepreneurs hold the key to tackling some of the world’s wicked problems.

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The Wicked Problem of Homelessness and HealthcareThe Wicked Problem of Homelessness and Healthcare

On any given night, an estimated 500,000 Americans experience homelessness, which ultimately translates to large costs for the medical system.

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The Wicked Problem of Alzheimer’s DiseaseThe Wicked Problem of Alzheimer’s Disease

Studies show that the likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s approximately doubles every five years after the age of 65. As things currently stand, a person who lives to be 85 has an approximately 50/50 chance of developing Alzheimer’s.

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The Wicked Problem of AgingThe Wicked Problem of Aging

Life expectancy is currently increasing by about 1.5 days a week, and more than half of all the people who have ever turned 80 are still alive today, but society has been slow to adapt to an ever-older population.

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Midpoint Highlight: Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson Midpoint Highlight: Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson

10.10.10 is proud to welcome Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson to tomorrow’s Midpoint event, which will showcase presentations by recognized industry thought leaders like Dr. Swanson and provide an update on the progress being made by our Prospective CEOs.

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Health, Wellness & Startups: What Will Shape the Future?Health, Wellness & Startups: What Will Shape the Future?

On Friday, June 24th from 3:00 – 5:30pm at the Anschutz Medical Campus, a midpoint event, open to the public, will bring together industry leaders, the Denver community and 10 prospective CEOs to take the 10.10.10 process a step further.

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The Wicked Problem of Childhood ObesityThe Wicked Problem of Childhood Obesity

from 1990 to today, the percentage of our nation’s children who suffer from obesity has more than doubled; now more than 1 in 3 children in the US is obese. What we are facing is an epidemic.

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The Wicked Problem of Chronic PainThe Wicked Problem of Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a problem that affects more than one in five people worldwide. In the US alone, estimates of incremental health care costs related to chronic pain range as high as $329 billion per year.

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Second 10.10.10 challenges 10 CEOs on chronic pain, toxic stress and 8 other health problemsSecond 10.10.10 challenges 10 CEOs on chronic pain, toxic stress and 8 other health problems

Denver’s own digital-health business generator 10.10.10 launched year two on Monday, laying out a second set of 10 critical health issues that would benefit from an entrepreneur’s touch.

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10 PROSPECTIVE CEOS BEGIN TO TACKLE CHILDHOOD OBESITY, MENTAL HEALTH, ALZHEIMER’S AND SEVEN ADDITIONAL WICKED PROBLEMS 10 PROSPECTIVE CEOS BEGIN TO TACKLE CHILDHOOD OBESITY, MENTAL HEALTH, ALZHEIMER’S AND SEVEN ADDITIONAL WICKED PROBLEMS

Ten successful prospective CEOs from around the country have come together for the next 10 days to tap into their experience and creativity to explore market-based solutions to 10 “wicked” health problems.

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10.10.10 Returns with 10 Health Challenges for 10 Mystery CEOs10.10.10 Returns with 10 Health Challenges for 10 Mystery CEOs

Last year’s catchy 10.10.10 health event returns June 20, and organizers say the 10-day Denver creation is still very focused on how “successful entrepreneurs come together to identify their ‘next big thing.'

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