IdeaMensch Missoula on July 13

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Ideas by themselves are of little value. Whether your idea is an app, a nonprofit, a book, a website or an invention – what matters is that and how you bring it to life. And really it doesn’t matter whether the idea you’re bringing to life is a business, a project or a cause – the one thing that connects all of us is our passion for what we’re building.

That’s the assumption IdeaMensch is built upon. And that’s why during our events we bring in a wide range of awesome speakers who then spend 10-15 minutes talking about an idea they brought (or are bringing to life), how they did and what you can learn from it. And then you’ll have 10 minutes to ask them questions and continue the conversation.

We promise you’re going to walk away with at least five super valuable nuggets of information to put to use for your own idea. This isn’t a networking event, but you’re sure to meet some fascinating people.

Starting with these five amazing speakers, who each will share with you their journeys of bringing to life these ideas.

Bjorn Nabozney and Neal Leathers of BigSky Brewing

Want to learn what it takes to start your own brewery?  Then you’re going to love the talk by BigSky Brewing co-founders Bjorn Nabozney and Neal Leathers about their journey of starting and growing this world-famous local brewery.


Jakki Mohr, Author of Marketing of High-Technology Products and Innovations

Acclaimed professor, Jakki Mohr, will talk to us about what drove her and what it took to write her how own book which now is the most widely and globally used college-level book in the field of high tech marketing.




Jesse Lakes, Co-founder of GeoRiot

Jesse Lakes, the co-founder of GeoRiot, is going to share with you his “most unconventional” story of landing a management level job at Apple – with zero prior job experience and no resume to show for.




Chris Yates, Internet Entrepreneur

Chris Yates, an Internet entrepreneneur, will teach us how to buy undervalued websites, make improvements and increase their income.





Things will kick off at 6pm, with the following schedule.

6 pm – Event starts, Awkward Networking
6:30 – 8pm  – Talks
8pm – 9pm – Pleasant Networking

The event will be held at the Winery. Since it’s a Friday night, wine will be available for purchase.

Missoula Winery and Event Center
5646 W Harrier Missoula, MT 59808

More info coming soon. In the meantime, check out some past IdeaMensch talks.