Brad Feld

A noted author, entrepreneur, and early-stage investor, Brad Feld is also a startup community evangelist. His “Startup Revolution” book series provides the philosophical underpinning for Startup Phenomenon. He co-founded TechStars, the world’s leading accelerator, and is also an active leader of Boulder’s own entrepreneurial community, as both an investor and mentor. He is a co-founder of the Foundry Group, a VC firm with holdings in more than 50 companies, including MakerBot, Zynga, Urban Airship, Pogoplug,, and Fitbit, and was a co-founder of Mobius Venture Capital and Intensity Ventures. Previous to his career as an investor, Feld served as CTO of AmeriData after that company acquired Feld Technologies, a firm he founded in 1987 that specialized in custom software applications.