Telluride Venture Network (TVN) and Mountain Studies Institute (MSI) are teaming up to launch their second bootcamp for startups addressing issues in the reclamation, mining and clean water industries. The bootcamp will be a hybrid of virtual and in-person in Telluride and will bring together companies and mentors from across the industry.

Phase I: Aug. 2-13 (weekdays only): fully virtual content. ~90 minutes in the morning with networking in the afternoon.
Phase II: Aug. 14- Sept 14: Coordinated opportunities to work with mining companies to test technology in the field. Interested companies should be prepared to make a trip to Colorado in August/September to gather data and conduct testing.
Phase III: Sept. 15-17 virtual, 20-24 in-person in Telluride, culminating in a presentation at San Juan Mining Reclamation Conference (www.mountainstudies.org/sjmrc).

The focus is specifically on startups operating in the intersection of water quality, reclamation, and mining industry and is o...
Telluride Venture Network (TVN) and Mountain Studies Institute (MSI) are teaming up to launch their second bootcamp for startups addressing issues in the reclamation, mining and clean water industries. The bootcamp will be a hybrid of virtual and in-person in Telluride and will bring together companies and mentors from across the industry.

Phase I: Aug. 2-13 (weekdays only): fully virtual content. ~90 minutes in the morning with networking in the afternoon.
Phase II: Aug. 14- Sept 14: Coordinated opportunities to work with mining companies to test technology in the field. Interested companies should be prepared to make a trip to Colorado in August/September to gather data and conduct testing.
Phase III: Sept. 15-17 virtual, 20-24 in-person in Telluride, culminating in a presentation at San Juan Mining Reclamation Conference (www.mountainstudies.org/sjmrc).

The focus is specifically on startups operating in the intersection of water quality, reclamation, and mining industry and is open to companies addressing all parts of reclamation, water treatment, monitoring, remote sensing and communication, and economic cost recovery through secondary products, recovery of metals, and/or repurpose of byproducts.

Bootcamp Model: We will bring together 4-6 cutting edge companies for high-impact mentoring, strategic coaching, and networking with industry experts and investors. The bootcamp will balance the need for founders to keep working in their businesses and making an impact on the business.

About Telluride Venture Network: Since 2012, 50 startup companies have graduated the program and raised over $22 million dollars with the help of a network of more than 100 mentors.

About Mountain Studies Institute: MSI is an independent not-for-profit mountain research and education center established in 2002 in Silverton, Colorado. We conduct and facilitate research, provide educational opportunities and internships, and conduct environmental monitoring. MSI and partners are standing up Silverton’s Science & Innovation Center (S&INC) as a consortium of businesses, researchers, and agencies to advance technology and catalyze science-based solutions to improve water quality and treatment. S&INC is a fast-growing hub of innovation and a network of expertise and technology in high demand to address mine-impacted waters in communities throughout Colorado, across the West, and around the world.
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Bonnie Watson, M.Fin.
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Bonnie Watson, M.Fin. Managing Director
Julie Penner
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Julie Penner Entrepreneur in Residence
Marcie Bidwell
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Marcie Bidwell Co-Director, Water & Mining SOLUTIONS Bootcamp