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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Tonya Bjurstrom

Colorado Springs, CO
During Tonya's successful career in sales and business development she has been directly responsible for the sale of tens of millions of dollars in enterprise solutions and has built and managed teams that doubled revenue. Her broad background includes driving brand, marketing and corporate communication initiatives, opening new distribution channels and establishing strategic relationships with industry leaders. She also advises companies on how to create a better overall experience for customers and partners while fueling growth and increasing retention.
Tonya understands how to make a measurable impact when working with start-ups, with SMB, with large enterprise organizations and with government institutions. Regardless of her role she stays connected to customers and partners, identifying new opportunities to engage and to improve the customer experience.
There is a key commonality between the varied groups Tonya works with — a desire to be heard and for feedback to be acted upon.
The Dirby team leverages Tonya’s expertise in developing programs that produce actionable insights to fuel client growth, increase retention and improve the experience of customers.