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Toby G.

Past IDEA Cafe Organizer


Denver, CO

Member since:

January 15, 2014

What have you started? (Everyone has started something, if not a business a career, a project or campaign, if nothing else school or a friendship.)

My own business coaching/consulting practice. An equipment leasing company. A brand new federal agency. A family business. A couple of failed efforts. The Boulder Guitar Society ( Lots of trouble.

What are you starting now?

Wiz-Quiz Boulder franchise, independent drug screening service.

What helps you stimulate your imagination? What are your favorite books? Movies?

1:1 conversations with smart people. Ted Talks. Khan Academy.

Would you be on the Startup Show to share some of your startup experience? (Each Friday at noon Denver time, link on

Leadership in a Wiki World by Rod Collins. Tom Clancy's novels. Several science fiction novels. The Star Wars and Star Trek series of films.

How did you hear about Small Business Chamber's IDEA Startup Workshops?

I met John Wren at the Buzz Workshop, April 26, 2012.


Early career background in the banking and equipment leasing industry.

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