Oh Hey Zayo Group! Thanks for Sponsoring Boulder Startup Week!

Startup Week
May 10, 2015 · 3 min read

Tomorrow is the day we’ve been waiting for, the first day of ! Thanks to , #BSW15 remains a free, five-day event that celebrates entrepreneurship in our community.

Zayo is a global provider of bandwidth infrastructure services, including dark fiber, live video, wavelengths, SONET, Ethernet, IP services and carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection. Their network footprint extends 82,280 route miles, with connectivity on dense metro and intercity fiber assets. Zayo was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, with European headquarters in London and Paris.

Their mission? “Accelerate our customers’ capabilities to enrich, entertain, teach, protect, and inspire the people of the world by providing enormous bandwidth and connectivity over our exceptional network infrastructure.”

Although Zayo isn’t a startup (they IPO’d in 2014) they are proud of the entrepreneurial culture and they encourage an interest that everyone should always be innovating. They argue, “How can you continue to stay on top and be transformational without keeping an entrepreneurial edge internally? Zayo likes to get their employees involved in the community, especially in the Boulder startup ecosystem.

Zayo believes that staying engaged with entrepreneurial community and will give them an edge and help them continue to be more progressive. Zayo is proud of their company culture, and that they are so much more than just another traditional telecomm company.

Zayo strives to keep their employees innovative and entrepreneurial, and also contribute to Boulder’s startup juice. They are always looking to hire people who are already in this culture and environment, and have an entrepreneurial spirit. They are pushing to be a more diverse workforce and be more supportive of women and minorities within the startup world.

Kick off Monday with Dan Caruso of Zayo at the Opening Day breakfast, or see below for a few more events!

(Monday, May 11 @ 9:30am)

(Tuesday, May 12 @ 2pm)

(Tuesday, May 12 @ 5pm) Remember, Zayo is the first stop (since they are located the furthest east) and then you simply work your way west towards the mountains.

(Friday, May 15 @ 7pm)

More about Zayo:

Zayo is powered by a dynamic group of self-starters who revel in sharing creative ideas, overcoming obstacles and implementing innovative solutions. Comprised of both telecom veterans and high-performing newcomers, our workforce is constantly pushing boundaries and moving forward at a rapid pace to best serve our customers.

Our global business, with offices throughout the United States, in London and in Paris, shares a common purpose that drive our daily work. We invite you to explore our mission, vision and values, and our many professional development and innovation-focused programs.

Our culture reflects the entrepreneurial spirit upon which Zayo was founded in 2007. Our goal is to impact the world by providing exceptional bandwidth infrastructure services. We are committed to exceeding the expectations of our customers and our investors while traveling purposefully down our career paths.

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