The Upstart publishes original reporting and expert curation on Colorado-based startups, founders and investors.

Our aim is be to the catalyst for inspiring stories and practical knowledge that drives innovation.

We are led by Editor-in-Chief Wendy Norris, a 2011 Stanford Knight Fellow and founder of our parent company Tekhne.co (tek-nee) where we practice the art + craft of making data useful.

In Classical Greek mythology, Tekhne embodies the muse of the digital entrepreneur.

The Upstart contributing writers

Click the images for links to the author pages.

code of beliefs

The Upstart is committed to the highest standards of journalism and commentary writing. We hold the following principles as absolutes:

• Be accurate, fair and independent
• Seek the truth and report it
• Be transparent and open
• Acknowledge mistakes and hold ourselves accountable

contact us

General inquiries can be sent to help @ tekhne.
Story pitches go to pitch @ tekhne
Send site issues to support @ tekhne

Reporters’ contact info is located in the bio that accompanies each story.

Our snail mail address is:

Tekhne Media, Inc.
Mile High Station
P.O. Box 40251
Denver, CO 80204-9998