2023 Member Sponsors

Paired is Built on Partnerships

We are incredibly grateful to our 2023 Member Sponsors who support this community and provide critical resources to help our members, and their companies, grow.
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Adam Oliver

Founder & CEO at Crafted
Product Design & Development
Adam is the Founder and CEO of Crafted, a product development consultancy that focuses on User-Centered Design, Lean Product Management, and Agile Development principles to deliver value for its clients. Adam has over a decade of experience in the product management space shipping software for startups, growth stage businesses, and enterprises. Prior to his time in product management, Adam was a software engineer working on enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and accounting systems. Adam earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in 2004 (with a 4.0 GPA nonetheless) and an MBA from the University of Colorado Denver in 2012.  

Adam and the Crafted team not only enjoy shipping software for their partners but also love teaching their skills to their client’s teams. While they deliver value via products, they are also focused on helping clients grow their teams and hone their practices. 

Andrew Cox

Principal | Ecommerce and Digital Transformation at Nimble Gravity
Data Science & eCommerce Strategy

Cassandra Puhalla

Director, Client Advisory at Crestone Capital
Financial Advisement Services

Dave Mayer

CEO and Founder at Technical Integrity
Technical Hiring & Team Building
Dave Mayer is the Founder and CEO of Technical Integrity. Dave is passionate about growing inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems based on the Give First ethos around Colorado and around the country. He has been consistent and highly visible in the startup scene of Colorado for more than a decade, scaling resilient startup communities, and building the most diverse and innovative engineering and executive teams in the country for his clients. To further emphasize their commitment to diversity in hiring, Dave and Technical Integrity acquired women-in-tech recruiting firm, Find My Flock, in 2019. He and his recruiting team have been instrumental in helping clients scale intelligently so that they may move towards profitability, IPOs and acquisitions.

When Dave is not building teams or speaking in the startup community – you can find him hiking in the mountains with his wife and their senior great danes, riding deep powder on a snowboard, or discovering new music.  
Dave serves on the Steering Committee for Startup Colorado. He is the co-founder of non-profit Aspen Entrepreneurs, a founding member of two mission-driven tech startups, he's an angel investor and a regular speaker on the topic of Mental Health and Wellness in the startup realm. Dave’s deep community-building experience includes working with the core team of organizers, alongside Downtown Denver Partnership, to produce Denver Startup Week in 2013. Technical Integrity has supported Boulder Startup Week for more than ten years both as an organizer and sponsor.

When Dave is not building teams or speaking in the startup community – you can find him hiking in the mountains with his wife and their senior great danes, riding deep powder on a snowboard, or discovering new music.  

Jennifer Rosenthal

Partner at KO | Koenig, Oelsner, Taylor, Schoenfeld & Gaddis PC
Startup Law & Legal Support
Jennifer Rosenthal is a corporate partner in the Boulder office of KO Law Firm, an innovative corporate and commercial law firm with a team of highly experienced lawyers and a practical, efficient, and business-focused approach to practicing law. Jennifer’s practice focuses on corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity investments, and company formations. She also serves as outside general counsel for many of her clients, acting as their first point of contact for legal assistance. Jennifer works with clients ranging from startups to public companies across all industries, with specific expertise in technology and consumer products. Jennifer also works closely with venture capital and other investors on their investments into portfolio companies. 

Jennifer has been recognized by her peers as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for multiple years, named as one of Boulder Valley’s 40 under Forty honorees and has been awarded the Silicon Flatirons Entrepreneurship Supporter of the Year recognition. Jennifer has also been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Colorado Law School where she taught Venture Capital Drafting and served on the Entrepreneurship Advisory Board for the Silicon Flatirons Center.
Jenn’s unique combination of industry expertise coupled with her practical, efficient, business-focused approach helps companies achieve meaningful business outcomes. Her clients value her smart, practical counsel, and efficient approach that maximizes time and resources.

Jenn’s willingness to be a connector of our community and her passion for helping members find the right people and resources to successfully move their companies forward.

Matt Ranta

Partner, Head Of Practice - Digital & E-commerce at Nimble Gravity
Data Science & eCommerce Strategy
Matt Ranta is the Head of Practice for Digital Transformation, E-Commerce, and Strategy at Nimble Gravity. Matt is a Global Ecommerce, Marketing, and User Experience Executive with nearly a quarter century of digital experience spanning DTC, Bricks and Mortar, Electronics, AdTech and other industries.

Matt has worked within Fortune 500 organizations and private companies in both B2C and B2B. Matt's a growth hacker, a musician, an artist, a soccer player, and a technocratic digital savant. Matt's expertise ranges across E-Commerce, Digital Transformation, Business Development, Marketing, Sales, General Management, Strategy and more. Matt’s experience straddles industries from Electronic Components, to Telecommunications, to Consumer Electronics, to Mobile Ad Tech and Marketing, and even Retail.

Matt has launched global sales and marketing initiatives at numerous organizations, been a part of the leadership team for a company ranked number one by Consumer Reports for buying consumer electronics online, helped introduce the iPhone to pre-paid wireless, has consulted for multi-billion-dollar ecommerce companies, has driven triple digit growth of multiple websites, and has led digital teams in both B2C and B2B.

Mike Dill

Partner at Holland & Hart LLP
Startup Law & Legal Support
Mike leads the emerging growth group at Holland & Hart, helping to start, scale, and sell emerging companies and representing family offices and venture capital firms in early stage investments. He excels at helping clients raise capital, complete acquisitions and divestitures, and close strategic transactions. His practice includes serving as outside general counsel to clients across multiple industries, with a focus in providing services to consumer product, energy, outdoor recreation, services, and technology clients. Mike’s approach to the practice of law is to always put the client first.
Mike is an engaged member of his community, serving on numerous boards including the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group and providing pro bono legal services to Project XITE at the University of Denver.

He loves how Paired helps supports entrepreneurs on their journey and shares his commitment to going above and beyond for his clients and the startup community.

Ryan Trunck

Chief Technology Officer at Crafted
Product Design & Development