[VIDEO] Idea Makers Trailer

Hi, everyone!  If you didn’t know this, we’re making super quick videos featuring Techstars entrepreneurs.  We’re basically giving you a great excuse to take a 60 second break.

Idea Makers are one minute profile videos about Techstars founders. These are all people who have a passion to solve a problem, build something magical and share it with the world. We all have something we can learn from each other. In this trailer we meet Carly Gloge, Todd Silverstein, Eli Rubel, Cammy Houser, Erika Trautman, Brad McNamara, and Timothy Ericson.

Take a one minute break and check it out!  We ❤ entrepreneurs!

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[VIDEO] Idea Makers: Cammy Houser of Given Goods Company

As co-founder and co-CEO of Given Goods Company, Cameron Houser oversees marketing, brand strategy, sales, partner relations and customer delight for Given Goods Company. Prior to Given Goods, Cammy spent time as a brand strategy consultant for the Parthenon Group in Boston, MA and for Sterling-Rice Group in Boulder, CO. A lover of design, edited fashion, and all kind-hearted endeavors, Cammy built Given Goods so she could be its first and number-one customer. Cammy holds a double AB in Government and Geography, Cum Laude, from Dartmouth College.


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[VIDEO] Idea Makers: Timothy Ericson of Zagster

Timothy Ericson, founder and CEO of Zagster, is all about getting more people on bikes. When you make bikes easy for people to access, own and maintain, people want to ride.

[VIDEO] Idea Makers: Erika Trautman of Rapt Media

Erika Trautman is passionate about the evolution of online storytelling. With successful careers as a writer, producer, editor, and director, she deeply understands the importance of story in any communication. She started Rapt Media (formerly FlixMaster) and in under two years has grown a business that is positioned at the top of emerging video technologies.


[VIDEO] Idea Makers: Todd Silverstein of Vizify

Todd Silverstein is co-founder and CEO of Vizify, which allows you to create your own personal website powered by your social data. He has a lot of surprises and wisdom to share with other entrepreneurs. Check out his Vizify bio here and then make your own.

[VIDEO] Idea Makers: Carly Gloge of Ubooly

Carly Gloge, co-founder and CEO of Ubooly, talks about some of the lessons she’s learned as an entrepreneur. Mainly, trust yourself.

[VIDEO] Idea Makers: Eli Rubel of Glider

We love entrepreneurs! Let’s get to know each other. Idea Makers are a series of short profiles about Techstars founders.

This week we meet Eli Rubel, co-founder and CEO of Glider. Based in Portland, Glider streamlines the contract process, identifies bottlenecks and brings visibility into the “last mile” of your sales funnel. Glider was part of the Techstars program in Seattle in 2012.