Colorado Springs Startup Week is a week-long celebration of innovation, entrepreneurialism, and the creative spaces and places that make up the Colorado Springs startup ecosystem.

Startup Week is a collective demonstration of Colorado Springs’ COMMITMENT to ENTREPRENEURIALISM, INCLUSIVITY, and STARTUP SUPPORT to all participants that experience the week.

Everyone who participates will LEARN something that BENEFITS their business or them personally. Participants will have the opportunity to CONNECT with others, and participate in SHOWCASING OUR COMMUNITY as an emerging startup market not to be ignored.
Wednesday, September 11 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Building Startup Ecosystems to Spark Startup Activity in Colorado: The Who, The What, and Why this Work Is Difficult but Extremely Important

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More and more, startup ecosystems are becoming a thing, and ecosystem builders are becoming an actual role people are hired to do. But, what does ecosystem building mean? Who are the ecosystem builders in Colorado and what is their role in the startup community? This panel will discuss the emergence of two statewide ecosystem initiatives in Colorado - Startup Colorado and Futurebound.
The panel will also explore perspectives on startup ecosystems from successes to challenges. Come learn more about how ecosystem builders play a vital role in connecting resources and catalyzing activities for the success of entrepreneurs and everyone involved.

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Delaney Keating

Managing Director, Startup Colorado
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Sarabeth Berk

Director, Futurebound
Sarabeth is a boundary crosser who works at the intersection of design and systems thinking. As an artist/researcher/educator/designer, she regularly translates ideas between creative and analytical spaces, enabling her to make cross-disciplinary connections, form new solutions, and... Read More →

Wednesday September 11, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Local Relic 320 S Weber St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, USA

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