Silicon Flatirons Entrepreneurs Unplugged: Sarah Shrader, Bonsai Design

Silicon Flatirons presents Sarah Shrader as our featured entrepreneur.

Entrepreneurs Unplugged attracts star entrepreneurs who share candid stories and insights in an engaging and infor­mal setting. The unplugged series serves as a meeting place for campus and community members to gather and learn about en­trepreneurship through the experiences of a successful entrepreneur.

Sarah is the Owner and Co-founder of Bonsai Design, a world-class aerial adventure course design firm based in Grand Junction, Colorado. Sarah’s attention to detail and profitability has facilitated Bonsai’s exponential growth over the last twelve years, helping to position Bonsai as an industry leader in sustainable outdoor aerial adventure. From treetop canopy tours to 3,000 foot ziplines, Bonsai pushes the edges of the industry with their innovative installations that captivate hundreds of thousands of participants who experience their courses each year.

Sarah is a Founder of the Outdoor Recreation Coalition of the Grand Valley (ORC), a group of businesses and organizations committed to economic development in the outdoor recreation industry in Western Colorado. The ORC has had statewide recognition as a leader of the grassroots effort to bring economic diversity to rural Colorado through the outdoor recreation industry. Sarah also serves on the State of Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office Advisory Council, the Grand Junction Economic Partnership Board, and D51 Foundation Board, where she consistently advocates for K-12 education funding and economic sustainability in rural Colorado.

Wednesday, April 10 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Wolf Law, Wittemyer Courtroom
2450 Kittredge Loop Drive, Boulder, CO 80309

Event Type

Lecture/Presentation, Community Engagement


Entrepreneurial Community


Students, Faculty, Alumni, General Public, Staff

College, School & Unit

Law School



Please see event website for registration.

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