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Sponsors and Partners

Dent sponsors and partners align thematically with our mission. Our partners express a history of innovation, or an inspiring story, or are led by charismatic personalities, all in the pursuit of accomplishing some kind of outsized impact on the world.

Sponsors for Dent 2014 include:


Buick is an international modern luxury brand offering vehicles with sculpted designs, luxurious interiors and thoughtful personal technologies, along with responsive-yet-efficient performance. Buick is attracting new customers with its portfolio of award-winning luxury models in North America and China. Learn more about Buick cars and crossovers at, on Twitter @buick, on Pinterest or at Facebook.

Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines is the official preferred airline for Dent. Southwest has been denting the future since it first began to fly in 1971, and its 41 consecutive years of profitability is record-setting in American aviation. We're proud to partner with such an innovative and dentworthy organization.


Oral-B is the worldwide leader in the over $5 billion brushing market. Part of the Procter & Gamble Company, the brand includes manual and electric toothbrushes for children and adults, oral irrigators and interdental products, such as dental floss. Oral-B manual toothbrushes are used by more dentists than any other brand in the U.S. and many international markets.

Media Partner: Scientific American

Scientific American, the oldest continuously published magazine in the U.S., has been bringing its readers unique insights about developments in science and technology for more than 160 years.


SCOTTEVEST is a local Sun Valley company that offers cool, technology-friendly clothing and gear; hidden pockets allow you to stow all sorts of electronics without losing any points for style.

Startup Happiness

Startup Happiness is executive coaching for CEOs and founders in venture-backed startups, by credentialed coaches who are also serial tech entrepreneurs with successful multiple exits (and failures).

Hand of God Wines

Hand of God Wines is a new premium, small production wine producer with estate vineyards in Mendoza Argentina. It is a partnership with Jon Staenberg and the most renowned winemaker in Argentina, Santiago Achaval. Less than a year old, they have received many awards and accolades for their first release.

Field Notes

Inspired by the vanishing sub-genre of agricultural memo books, ornate pocket ledgers and the simple, unassuming beauty of a well-crafted grocery list, the Draplin Design Company of Portland and Chicago’s Coudal Partners joined forces in 2007 to produce FIELD NOTES, “An honest memo book, worth fillin’ up with good information.

Sun Valley Magazine

For 40 years now, Sun Valley Magazine has been sharing the vision and highlighting the unique people and style of America's original year-round mountain resort. We give readers the inside point of view on the people, places and events that shape the region.

Silver Oak

Silver Oak, for 40 years, has produced delicious and distinctive Cabernets from its Napa Valley and Alexander Valley wineries. Led by winemaker Daniel Baron, Silver Oak uses only the highest caliber fruit and an extended aging process in order to create delicious wines that are eminently drinkable upon release.

Silicon Valley Bank

Silicon Valley Bank is the premier commercial bank for companies in the technology, life science, cleantech, venture capital, private equity and premium wine industries. SVB provides a comprehensive suite of financing solutions, treasury management, corporate investment and international banking services to its clients worldwide. Through its focus on specialized markets and extensive knowledge of the people and business issues driving them, Silicon Valley Bank provides a level of service and partnership that measurably impacts its clients’ success.