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.
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Dave Steigerwald

Sparks Willson
Managing Director
Mr. Steigerwald is the managing director of Sparks Willson business law firm.  His practice focuses on business law, including mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, contract negotiations, intellectual property and licensing protection, governance and strategy.  David’s clients are located across Colorado in a variety of business sectors, including technology and healthcare.
A Cleveland, Ohio native, David graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1991. Prior to joining the firm in 1995, David graduated from George Mason University Law School in Washington D.C., where he was a member of the law review and worked at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Internal Revenue Service.
David is active in a number of professional and community activities. Currently, he is the editor of The Business Law Column at The Colorado Lawyer, and the Board President of Colorado Springs’ classical music and jazz radio stations, KCME and Jazz 93.5.
David and his wife are the proud parents of three children, and spend their time skiing, traveling and enjoying all things triathlon.