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Date: Date(s) - 09/27/2017      Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: Galavanize      City: DENVER      State: CO      Zip: 7352


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As the creators of the original light beer, Miller Lite is on a mission to empower the next wave of entrepreneurs through the 5th Annual Tap the Future program celebrating and supporting other business owners who have held true to their original vision and remain innovative despite challenges.


Thousands of small businesses applied to the 2017 Miller Lite Tap the Future business competition, for a chance to win over $100,000 in funding and the opportunity to pitch their business to the sharpest minds in the country, including renowned entrepreneur Daymond John from ABC’s “Shark Tank.”


Join us on Wednesday, September 27 at our Business and Beer event to learn how you can compete for cash to take your business to the next level through the next Miller Lite Tap the Future program.


Enjoy casual networking and business advice from successful entrepreneurs and business experts from across the country.


You will be treated to free beer, light bites, a great panel discussion and live drawing!




Sean O’Brien and Evan Wray – Founders of Swyft Media

Sean and Evan were the first Miller Lite Tap the Future Winners. With a shared

passion for connecting via technology, Sean and Evan developed

TextPride, an app that offers licensed emoji/emoticons for branded content. In

2014, they changed their company name to Swyft Media, and just one year after

winning the Miller Lite Tap the Future grand prize, they were acquired for $27

million. Swyft Media partners with over 300 top brands and distributes content to

more than 2 billion users across dozens of apps. Swyft Media brings users and

the brands they love closer together. They were recently named to the Forbes’

30 Under 30 list.


Ayla Bystrom-Williams and James Hill – Founders of HoneyMoon Brewery

Ayla and James are the 2016 Miller Lite Tap the Future

winners. With a joint passion in hops, health and happiness, Ayla

and James founded HoneyMoon Brewery. HoneyMoon Brewery

produces an adult probiotic Kombucha tea with a touch of alcohol. Think of it as

the marriage of a dry Champagne with a Belgian Lambic. It is a probiotic,

refreshing and unlike anything available on the market.You’ll have the

opportunity to sample their creation at the event.


Roberto Torres – Co-Founder & Managing Partner / Black & Denim

Roberto is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Black & Denim Apparel

Company & the Blind Tiger Cafe. He is an entrepreneur specializing in the areas

of accounting, audit, operations, logistics and financial services segments. He

brings his expertise in retail and operations, both as a consultant and an

executive, to assist start-ups and early companies with strategic, operational and

expansion plans. He has recently been featured on Fast Company, TechCrunch,

MSNBC and Forbes. Roberto along with his business partners, are former

Miller Lite business grant winners.


Moderator: Andy Seth – Entrepreneur, Entertainer, and Philanthropist.


RSVP to the Business & Beer DENVER event HERE – respond now, spots are limited! ​


For more information on the Miller Lite Tap the Future competition, visit