“I shine best when given the opportunity to explore the magical intersection of profit and purpose, and I thrive when given freedom and space to create, add value and make a difference in people’s lives.” -Lizelle van Vuuren



Women Who Startup is a community to celebrate, connect and empower Women Who Startup, Women Founders, Women Who Code, Women Who Tech and Women Entrepreneurs in Denver, Colorado and beyond.


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Effectively, launching ideas and growing startups. Delivering startup marketing excellence. Startup + Marketing + Community Development. Learn more at



EmSpot, established in 2009, is a Colorado-based consulting, creative and marketing company. We enable small businesses, startups and entrepreneurs to grow organically through the power of competitive strategies, mindful marketing and by leaving a socially responsible footprint. Learn more about EmSpot today.


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StartupDenver is an integrator of the Colorado Startup community, focused on connecting and empowering entrepreneurs with the resources they need most. Learn more about StartupDenver today.