Jim Deters

Jim Deters

How The Sharing Economy Is Changing The Places We Work : All Tech Considered : NPR

It's the brainchild of Jim Deters. "I do think the rise of facilities like this [arose] to support these solo-prenuers that don't just want to work in a coffee shop or hotel lobby, or get tired of sitting at home by themselves in their jammies," Deters says. "They want to come and ...

New tech startup campus galvanizing Denver community

From left, Galvanize co-founders Tony Mugavero, Jim Deters and Lawrence Mandes, in the lobby of their building space at 1062 Delaware St., hold the sign to be attached outside. Galvanize, will provide a large co-working space for up to 70 small-business startups. Such businesses are ...

Husted: Jim Deters, entrepreneur super hero

Galvanize founder Jim Deters was born Jewish but raised Catholic in a small town in Southern Illinois. Jim Deters, 38, grew up in a small town in Southern Illinois, born Jewish, raised Catholic, currently spiritual but not religious. He went to DePaul University in Chicago to ...

Galvanize tech startup expanding to Boulder, adding second Denver site

And Galvanize CEO Jim Deters doesn’t plan to stop there. Galvanize’s energetic co-founder, told me recently he’s explored opening a Galvanize campus in San Francisco, and it aims to branch out in other U.S. cities including New York City, Seattle, Boston and Chicago. “The demand for this ...

Forkly, The Foodspotting Competitor From Brightkite Founders, Is Shutting Down

Investors included Jeff Miller (founder of Punchfork), David Cohen, Jim Deters (CEO at Galvanize), and others. The profile also notes that the app had roughly 300,000 users on iOS, and an Android version was due out in March 2013. However, that Android app never launched – the site still ...

Hackers wanted: Governments and others attract coders with hackathons

"For most, 'hack' or 'hacker' connotes images of some scary guys in a dark room trying to steal your passwords and personal data," said entrepreneur Jim Deters, founder of the Galvanize tech campus in Denver. "For those that run in the geek or tech subculture, 'hacker' has been around ...

Tech Tuesday: Companies to focus on during COIN

KUSA - For this week of the Colorado Innovation Network events, Gregg Moss sat down first with Jim Deters of Galvanize and then with Scott Yates for their regular Tech Tuesday talk about three companies. For the "Early But Interesting" we have Orbtr. This is something we see from time to ...

Google Partnership is Galvanize’s Latest Big Success in Debut Year

The new site is actually the first location Galvanize looked at before opening its facility in Denver’s Golden Triangle neighborhood, co-founder and CEO Jim Deters said, but the managers decided to open the incubator in an existing building before building a new one from the ground up. ...

Second Galvanize location coming

The new, four-story building is expected to feature 78,000 square feet of workspace, more than double the size of the original location, Galvanize co-founder and tech veteran Jim Deters said Monday night at a Denver Startup Week event. Deters is scheduled to officially unveil the ...

At Galvanize's gSchool, grads get $60K job or their tuition back

Denver Business Journal by Greg Avery, Reporter Jim Deters, a tech entrepreneur and co-founder of Galvanize. A guaranteed job making $60,000 a year — that’s just how certain the founders of gSchool are about the demand for trained software developers...

At Galvanize's gSchool, grads get $60K job or their tuition ...

Denver Business Journal by Greg Avery, Reporter Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 2:34am MST - Last Modified: Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 10:11am MST Jim Deters, a tech entrepreneur and co-founder of Galvanize. A guaranteed job making $60,000 a year — that’s just how certain the founders ...

'Amazing Rock the Earth Race' Signs Engine 7 Films as Title Sponsor

Engine 7 Films is involved with the vibrant start up scene in Denver and works closely with Galvanize, led by founder and managing director Jim Deters. Galvanize is an early stage venture capital fund and a community for entrepreneurs to learn, grow and launch their startups. The ...

Galvanize: More Than An Incubator, Not Quite An MBA

Galvanize founder and CEO Jim Deters doesn’t think all that much about business plans. For him, it’s all about execution. “Business plans are a joke,” he says emphatically. “Just to write a plan on a piece of paper is intellectual. Can you make that plan come to life?” That’s exactly ...

Steamboat companies discuss growth, transition at Economic Summit

Jim Deters, of Galvanize, speaks to the crowd gathered Thursday afternoon at The Steamboat Grand for this year’s Economic Summit. Chris Tamucci, of Big Agnes and Honey Stinger, and Rex Brice, of Steamboat Restaurant Group, also spoke during the event about the transition from ...

Part Incubator, Workspace Uber, F...

Jim Deters, the founder and Managing Director of Galvanize, tells us that the idea was inspired by other national startup communities and workspaces like RocketSpace in San Francisco and 1871 in Chicago. It offers support and office space for every phase of the business development ...

Galvanize announces [i4c] winners at Summit

" When it was finally time for the competition to start, everybody piled into the auditorium and Jim Deters, founder of Galvanize, announced the rules: five minutes for each of the ten competitors to give their pitches, and five minutes collectively for the judges to ask whatever ...

The Latest Word Jim Deters's [i4c] contest encourages small ...

The prime mover behind [i4c] is Galvanize, an organization that Jim Deters founded in October that's dedicated to "growing start-ups through capital, community and curriculum. " (Think of the company's name as "I foresee. ") And Deters knows all about start-ups: He's also one of ...

Internet Pioneer Estrin to Speak at RailsBridge Fundraiser hosted by Galvanize

Galvanize CEO, Jim Deters, was selected to participate in the Vail Ski Challenge and selected RailsBridge as its non-profit partner. RailsBridge uses its funds to pay for food and childcare for its free events to teach coding to women and other underrepresented minorities in the tech ...

Registration open for Economic Summit 2013 in Steamboat Springs

Following Bendapudi, the noon speaker will be Jim Deters, managing director and co-founder of Galvanize. The company has a building in Denver where space is rented to entrepreneurs and startup companies looking for an environment that fosters ideas and innovation. Local business leaders ...

Startup Success Without The MBA

“We’re trying to solve as many problems for an entrepreneur as possible,” founder and CEO Jim Deters says. Entrepreneurs work together, learning from each other, in a building with a bar, a gym, a ping pong table and about 100 other tech companies. They can also choose to enroll in the ...

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