Gregory Tanner will be speaking tonight for the Bucu West Development Association Holiday Celebration . The celebration will be held at MGM’s Lounge 4801 Morrison Road, Denver, CO 80219. He will be speaking about his personal story of growing up in our neighborhood, why we should invest in our community, and his interest in helping young entrepreneurs. This event is free thanks to the support of The Denver Foundation, Denver Enterprise Zone, and Denver Office of Economic Development.
Greg grew up in our neighborhood and is a graduate of Lincoln High School and swam for the Lancers. He went on to college at University of New Mexico where he swam and played Rugby for the Lobos. He went on to play rugby in the Rugby Super League. He founded his first successful company out of a garage which went on to become one of the most successful IT companies in the U.S. He currently manages Aspen Capital Fund which owns over 35 companies throughout the west. Whether Gregory is starting a successful company, doing Ironman triathlons or playing Rugby, he does it with a refreshing blend of gusto, style and down-to-earth approachability. Hispanic Chamber of e-commerce identified Gregory as one of 100 the most influential Hispanics in the U.S. and TNT Uno Television selected him for Hispanic Pride series spotlighting Hispanic who have made and exceptional impact on the culture and life of American society.
Aspen Capital Fund is a closely held Hispanic family owned business located in Colorado. Our focus is to build minority enterprises and individual success stories. We work directly in supporting young, innovative businesses. We work indirectly by supporting the community and families that can improve how businesses can grow. We have built on our own successes and share those experiences and knowledge to help new businesses. Our network of family, friends and partners offers some of the smartest and experienced business information and expertise available to the Hispanic and Minority communities. We strive to be trusted business advisers for business owners and families. We help by sharing our support and community contacts with minority start up businesses. What we do is provide personal consulting, technical help and start-up capital.