Congressman Jared Polis (TechStar, ProFlowers)

Washington DC
February 11, 2014 / 6:30 PM

About this event

Congressman Jared Polis is the cofounder of TechStars, BlueMountain, and ProFlowers.  A Democrat, Polis is the member of the United States House of Representatives for Colorado's 2nd congressional district, serving since 2009. He is a former member of the Colorado State Board of Education.  Polis along with his parents founded BlueMountainArts.com, an online greeting card website, which he sold to Excite@Home three years later in a deal worth $780 million. In 1998, he launched the online florist company ProFlowers that expanded to become Provide Commerce, Inc., acquired in 2006 by Liberty Media Corporation.

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Congressman Jared Polis (TechStar, ProFlowers)

Congressman Jared Polis

TechStar, ProFlowers

Congressman Jared Polis is the cofounder of TechStars, BlueMountain, and ProFlowers.  A Democrat, Polis is the member of the United States House of Representatives for Colorado's 2nd congressional district, serving since 2009. He is a former member of the Colorado State Board of Education.  Polis along with his parents founded BlueMountainArts.com, an online greeting card website, which he sold to Excite@Home three years later in a deal worth $780 million. In 1998, he launched the online florist company ProFlowers that expanded to become Provide Commerce, Inc., acquired in 2006 by Liberty Media Corporation.

Date and Time
February 11, 2014
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Address

1776
1133 15th Street NW, 12th Floor
20005 Washington

 
Agenda
06:30 PM Networking and Food
07:30 PM Fireside Chat
08:30 PM Networking
 

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