As part of our mission to find the most exciting, disruptive tech for this season’s DEMO, we recently stopped off in Boulder, Colorado to check out the coolest startups in the region. Below are some photos from the meetup we had there.

Then we flew back to SF on Thursday, where we invited some exciting new companies to pitch at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, and found several we expect to invite to launch at DEMO this spring in Silicon Valley. That evening, we held a meet-up for some of the companies to pitch to a big crowd at the Dutch Goose. Entrepreneurs had no microphone, so they had to scream to make themselves heard.

In Boulder, we met with companies at Foundry, one of the most respected venture firms in Colorado. Afterward, we invited them and some other promising entrepreneurs to pitch at a party at Jill’s at the St. Julien Hotel (photos below).

Our executive editor Dylan Tweney will be back in Boulder in a couple of weeks for the VC conference, speaking alongside many other great minds from around the world.

We’re off to Boston, where the Atlas Venture team and others will host the 10-company pitch event on Tuesday, and soon after that we’ll be hitting Los Angeles (more about that meeting here), Chicago, Detroit, Singapore and Austin.

Much thanks again to the teams at Foundry and Kleiner!

Here are some photos from Boulder by Christina Kiffney:

Above: Eric Darst (@teamflowh) from with Dave Angulo (@daveangulo)

Above: Steve Norman from DoubleScoop

Above: Patrick Carter (@DigitalFolio) from Digital Folio

Above: Matt Marshall (@mmarshall) from VentureBeat

Above: Jason Mendelson (@jasonmendelson) from Foundry Group

Above: Tim at the DEMO Innovation Tour Boulder

Above: DEMO Innovation Tour Boulder

Above: Jason Mendelson (@jasonmendelson) from Foundry Group with Jeff Makowka (@jmakowka) from AARP

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