Who We Are:
Ian Lee is Co-Founder of Tins.ly Inc. & The High Society, a Colorado Springs-based record label. Ian has lived in Colorado Springs for over 8,700 days! He is passionate about his involvement with entrepreneurial activities in the Rocky Mountain region. Ian loves startups, the people that create them, and those whose businesses support them. Ian@SpringsStartUp.com
Nick Lee is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Tins.ly Inc as well as the Chief Financial Officer at The High Society. A 25+ year resident of Colorado Springs, Nick has over 15 years of experience in the Information Technology industry having worked for Colorado Springs-based companies ranging from Digital Equipment Corporation (and Compaq and HP) to ITT and SPARTA. Nick has academic qualifications in Business, Psychology, and Sociology. He is currently a lecturer of Sociology at UCCS. Nick@SpringsStartUp.com
John Stewart is the Chief Opportunity Officer of Tins.ly Inc. A 5+ year resident of Colorado Springs, John has over 8 years of nationwide experience in marketing and product innovation and development in various fields. Outside of his responsibilities with Tins.ly, John is also Co-Founder of The High Society and works as an audio engineer for artists the world over. John@SpringsStartUp.com
Chris has founded, invested in, and mentored more than 20 high technology startups, focusing on software, data center, and defense electronics technologies. He has served on numerous start-up and non-profit boards to drive the entrepreneurial ecosystem including the board of Startup Colorado.
Jan Horsfall, currently Co-Chairman of Startup Colorado and was the former VP of Consumer Brand Strategy for Valvoline, SVP of Marketing of Lycos, CMO at Turbine, Inc. Founder and CMO of many other firms over the past 20+ years. Jan sits on the boards of the CSU College of Business as well as many Colorado Springs based companies. Jan resides in Colorado Springs with his wife, and five children. He enjoys all of the steps in growing a business; and is passionate about giving back to Colorado Entrepreneurs.
Brad Brackel is currently Vice President of Business Development Pikes Peak Cargo Secure. In this position Brad is responsible for a seven figure sales organization. Responsible for selling cargo securement, cargo containers, boxes, and vehicle recovery straps to the Military. Brad also serves on the board of Peak Venture Group.
Pete is a finance guy turned entrepreneur. He currently serves as outsourced CFO for a small handful of startups around the country through CFOwise. Previously Pete was co-founder and CEO of Qbillion, Inc, a financial technology startup bringing ‘crowdsourced’ insight and business ecosystem analysis tools to stock picking. His passion is to help startups define, validate, and scale their business models.