Andrew Hyde has a passion for community, writing, travel and startups. He has founded three startups (two failed, one sold, one about travel guides is still kicking with his focus is with being Employee #1 & #143 at Techstars). With roots in freelancing and design, he can hold a conversation about best interface practices as well as how to build cabins with hand tools. He is also a marathoner, Ironman competitor, blogger and event organizer. He started Ignite Boulder, TEDxBoulder, Startup Weekend, a food/tech/music conference boco. Most recently he wrote a book named This Book is About Travel which reached the #1 sales slot for iBooks and Amazon’s travel sections.