Upcoming events

    • October 29, 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Denver
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    Please RSVP only if serious, attendees will be added to the building guest list.

    CWWK has been invited to facilitate an informal lunch with the participants of Empowering Women and Girls in a Digital Age to share knowledge and best practices to promote women in STEM related fields. Participants will strengthen their knowledge base of programs and practices that allow women and girls to succeed in fields where they are underrepresented. Thanks to the WorldDenver for reaching out to CWWK with this opportunity to support our next generation of coolest women in tech.

    Please RSVP asap so we can confirm we have enough attendance to commit to the WorldDenver organization for the event.

    AddressMercer | 1225 17th Street, Suite 1300, Denver, CO 80202

    Suite 1300 (13th floor), Echo Mountain Training Room

    Garage parking is available under the building, across the street at the Tabor Center or at the Guaranty Bank Building on 18th around the corner from us.  There is also street parking subject to availability.

    RSVP by replying to this event or contact Wendy

    • November 13, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • CU Boulder
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    PROFIT MATTERS SEPTEMBER

    Swallowing Cup 

    Product Development and Manufacturing Strategies

     

    November 13th, 5:30-7:00

    at:

    University of Colorado Boulder Campus

    Idea Forge/Fleming Building:  2445 Kittridge Loop Rd. Boulder, CO

    MESAB Room

     (Parking in lot 470 is free after 5:00 pm - just south of the Fleming building)


    Our Presenter:

    Holly Kosanovich is working to make things a little easier to swallow.  She has a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology and has worked in many settings including acute care, home health, outpatient, skilled nursing, and pediatrics. She has participated in advanced continuing education and is trained in multiple modalities to evaluate and treat voice, cognition, speech, language and swallowing disorders.  

    Company Description:  

    Holly has created a cup that contains a light sensor-activated sound module that is designed to help individuals with dysphagia (difficulty swallowing). Many patients that we work with often have difficulty learning and remembering the steps to safe swallow strategies, and this cup aids in the process of helping patients become more independent in completing the strategies. This product was designed with patient care and clinical advancement in mind.  The early stage company, which has yet to be named, is moving from the prototype stage towards clinical product production. 

    The Business Challenge

    Holly is looking for advice on how to progress with the manufacturing and development of this therapy cup.  She is working with an attorney on the patent side of things, and needs our help determining if she should collaborate with established companies that make similar tools or continue development/manufacturing of her cup on her own. She is also open to any other advice regarding moving this product forward.

    Please join Holly on her journey and help share your knowledge and advice with a sister woman entrepreneur.


    This Month's Reviewers

    coming soon....


    As always, please forward along this invitation to anyone you think may be interested in this space or thinking about presenting in the future.  While Profit Matters supports front-range women entrepreneurs, we welcome the support and attendance of all our female and male colleagues. Please help us spread the word!  


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