DENVER — Tuesday, April 22, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper and U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, together with the Blackstone Charitable Foundation and the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Boulder School of Law, on Wednesday will announce a major investment for Colorado’s entrepreneurs.

WHEN: 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014

WHERE: Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave.


About The Blackstone Charitable Foundation:

The Blackstone Charitable Foundation was founded at the time of The Blackstone Group’s Initial Public Offering in 2007 with substantial commitments from the firm’s employees. Influenced by the enterprising heritage of the firm and its founders, The Blackstone Charitable Foundation is directing its resources and applying the intellectual capital of the firm to foster entrepreneurship in areas hardest hit by the global economic crisis. Through its investment expertise across several asset classes and geographies, Blackstone has a unique perspective on the global economy and a heightened understanding of how entrepreneurial activity is often the crucial catalyst in the growth of successful businesses, industries and communities. (For more information, see