Founded in 1997, by Internationally renown futurist, author, and keynote speaker, Thomas Frey.  The DaVinci Institute has a long standing reputation in Colorado as a powerhouse networking firm and think tank.  The company grew its popularity in the Colorado community hosting large futurist events called,  A Night with a Futurist, educational workshops called Start up Junkie Underground and the annual Inventor’s Showcase.  Not only do these events establish a community of intellectuals and inventors, but they inspire great inventions and innovations. The DaVinci Institute has had a large influence in building the burgeoning tech community in Colorado.