Futurebound Summit Kickoff

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Mile High Station

2027 West Colfax Avenue

Denver, CO 80204

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The Kickoff will set the stage for convenings and activities that bring together stakeholders focused on innovation in child development.

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What is Futurebound?

Futurebound is a movement of entrepreneurs, investors, nonprofits and other public- and private-sector leaders coming together to fuel innovation in child development. Our next generation is depending on us—and we can’t afford to wait. The Futurebound Summit is a time to catalyze the Colorado ecosystem focused on young children by bringing everyone together.

Overview of Kickoff

Celebrate the kickoff of the first Futurebound Summit. All eighteen ventures participating in the Acceleration Lab will be in attendance along with special guests and national experts. We’ll share the vision and purpose of Futurebound and set the tone for why we’re all coming together to solve challenges in child development and why Colorado is the hub for this work.

Attendees will enjoy a light breakfast along with time to get to know each other.


9:00am-9:15am: Grab coffee and light breakfast snacks and meet and greet each other

9:15am-10:00am: Welcome, vision of Futurebound, and kickoff remarks with featured guest Rachel Sinha (bio below) and others

10:00am-10:30am: Connect with the ecosystem

Featured Speaker

Rachel Sinha is an award-winning social innovator, with over 10 years experience building thriving communities for social good.

Rachel Sinha Is Co-founder of The Systems Sanctuary where she has built, along with co-founder Tatiana, an international learning community of pioneers experimenting with systemic interventions to systemic problems.

She coaches a number of initiatives looking at diverse issues from the opioid crisis to building the field of social innovation in Canada.

Rachel was Co-Founder of The Finance Innovation Lab in the UK named a semi-finalist in the Buckminster Fuller Award ‘Socially Responsible Designs Highest Award’ for its work bringing together people post financial crisis, to accelerate positive change in the financial system. Part of her work involved helping to launch a number of organizations including The Natural Capital Coalition and AuditFutures. She was named Management Today/BskyB ‘Future Leader of Sustainability’, for her work there and sat on the European Commission Expert Panel on Social Business.

Rachel has co-authored a series of articles on the topic of systems change in Harvard Business Review and Fast Company and a book Labcraft: How Social Labs Cultivate Change Through Collaboration. She has taught systems change at The New School, Harvard, Yale and The School for Systems Change among others.

Rachel was a THNK Scholar, at the Amsterdam School of Creative Leadership, has a MA in Marketing and a BA in Psychology. Rachel won a 'person of exceptional ability' Green Card to work in the US and now lives in San Francisco.


There is plenty of free surface parking at Mile High Station.


We are partnering with Nanno to offer a 20% discount on childcare during the summit. Use code FUTUREBOUNDSUMMIT when booking at Nanno. Book your sitters today!


To see the full Futurebound Summit Agenda (Nov 12-15) visit our website.

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2027 West Colfax Avenue

Denver, CO 80204

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