Hope Hartman has a diverse background that includes software, startups, technology transfer & commercialization, education, and non-profits. She has worked for family owned and operated businesses as well as high-tech, high growth venture backed companies. Most recently she served as a coach for the “Startup to Scale Up” learning community at Ingomu, a Colorado based startup and was the Executive Director of Girls in the Spotlight Foundation, a Fort Collins based non-profit.
She started her first company when she was 18 and experienced her first acquisition in 2016 to a Japanese venture capital firm. Although Hope has worn many hats over the years, she is passionate about helping entrepreneurs and small businesses learn, grow, and succeed. She enjoys exploring the outdoors with her family, roasting coffee, playing ukulele, reading, and writing. Her motto is: Do it because you can.