Edit ModuleShow Tags

A Roadmap to Denver Startup Week 2018

A smattering of sessions, a preview of panels – Where to go, who to see, lots to learn


Published:

Seven years running and Denver Startup Week is back – kicking off today and action-packed with more than 350 programs running through Friday, Sept. 28. The individual programs cover finance, technology, community building and leadership, alongside high-stakes competitions and lots of celebration as more than 20,000 people are expected to descend on the Mile High City this year. 

The free community event brings together aspiring entrepreneurs, successful startup founders, business and civic leaders for educational sessions, socializing and motivation. 

Daily programs will be broken into six tracks:

  • DESIGNER
  • DEVELOPER
  • FOUNDER
  • GROWTH
  • MAKER
    PRODUCT

There are also several topics and specific and localized industry clusters from cannabis to health-tech to blockchain.

As part of a larger partnership with DSW, Colorado State University will host 10 sessions at CSU Denver Center, and lead six expert sessions throughout the week showcasing innovation in coordination with industry partnerships. What's more: Journalism students from CSU will venture to Denver each of the five days in a partnership with ColoradoBiz, giving young, hopeful media professionals the chance to strut their stuff, pitch their story ideas and publish their work with us. We will be set up at Denver Startup Week's Basecamp at The Commons on Champa. 

From Monday's kick-off breakfast to the opening night party, startup crawl, job fair and showcase, each aspect of Denver Startup Week is geared to help entrepreneurs and startups excel. 

The week includes presentations, pitch competitions, panels, workshops, happy hours, social events, job fairs and more.

Here are our recommendations for must-see sessions all week long:


MONDAY – 9/24


MARKETING TIPS AVAILABLE AT STARTUP WEEK COURTESY OF CHASE'S BIZMOBILE


TUESDAY  – 9/25

WEDNESDAY – 9/26

THURSDAY – 9/27

FRIDAY – 9/28

Edit Module
Gigi Sukin

Gigi Sukin is digital editor at ColoradoBiz. She can be reached at gsukin@cobizmag.com.

Get more content like this: Subscribe to the magazine | Sign up for our Free e-newsletter

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Related Articles

Denver's Startup Ecosystem is Bolstered by Community

During DSW, discussions spanned a number of industries including technology, art, the outdoors, government, aerospace and much more. What I heard most consistently was that the community surrounding entrepreneurs here is what makes Denver unique.

How Treating Voting Like a Business Could Actually Improve It

In recent election cycles, Colorado (and Denver) have consistently boasted some of the highest voter turnouts in the country. In the 2018 midterm election, the state was ranked at No.2, second only to Minnesota, with 61.9% of eligible voters casting a ballot.

Alice Jackson Guides Colorado Toward a New Energy Future

Xcel's way forward includes cutting carbon emissions 80% from 2005 levels by 2030 and achieving net-zero carbon by 2050. In doing so, Jackson hopes to help provide reliable electricity in a safe, economical and sustainable manner.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags