Nicole is the Chief Product Officer at Techstars – a global network and investor in early-stage web software companies. She’s been with the company since it’s earliest days, yet has been instrumental in its growth from one office in Boulder, CO to a global powerhouse, featuring investment offices in 18 cities worldwide, events in over 500 cities globally, with $265M in capital under management and a market cap of over $5B. Through Techstars she’s invested in over 90 startups, most of which she still supports to this day.
In addition to her role at Techstars, she’s also on the board of Pana, Simple Energy, and Pledge1Percent Colorado. Previously she’s been on the boards of Owlet and the Application Developer’s Alliance. She was named one of the Coolest People in New York Tech and an Extraordinary Woman in New York Tech by Business Insider, Marie Claire named her one of the NewGuard, and Entrepreneur Magazine named her One of the Most 7 Powerful Women to Watch. She’s been featured on CNBC and her talks have been featured at SXSW, TEDx, WebSummit, Pioneers Festival, Arctic festival, the University of Colorado, and many, many more.
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