Josh Pierce

Entrepreneur in Denver, Colorado

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Josh is the:
Director of Camp Inc. - Boulder, CO

Past - Founder and CEO, Dance Trax Productions, Denver, CO
Past - Founder and CEO, TAGster, Inc. - Denver, CO

Born and raised in Northbrook, IL, Josh grew up launching companies doing everything from selling t-shirts in middle school to promoting concerts and providing DJ and live sound entertainment in high school and college.

His passion for music brought Josh into the DJ business before he could drive. At 16yo, he started his own event production company which he took with him to UW-Madison. There he studied music and business while growing his events business.

Josh moved to Denver in 2001, and built Dance Trax Entertainment, Inc into Colorado's top Bar/Bat Mitzvah entertainment company, also providing entertainment and event services for weddings and corporations such as HBO, Sports Authority, Teletech and more. Josh owned and ran the company for 10 years before selling it to Jake Beaber in 2011. During that time, Dance Trax had hundreds of employees, produced thousands of events and won numerous special events awards.

After being accepted into a business accelerator called The Founder Institute, Josh launched TAGster, Inc - a service that supplies major brands with a turn key lost and found and emergency contact system that can easily be integrated into their existing products and services. TAGster powered this technology for Subaru, Boulder Running Company, and others.

In September of 2012, Josh was brought in to the Boulder JCC to found and director Camp Inc. - one of the nation's most innovative overnight camps, where 6th - 12th graders from around the world come to Colorado for 2.5 weeks to learn about entrepreneurship and technology.

Josh lives in a suburb of Denver with his wife and two daughters, and enjoys skiing, boating, camping, road trips, playing music and being a Dad.

  • Education
    • University of Wisconsin-Madison