Photo Credit: Photo by Jeremy Poland

We’re filtering out the noise & finding the best resources for startups and their communities.

The Startup Colorado team actively researches opportunities available to Colorado entrepreneurs and community champions, vetting educational programs, conferences, funding, and other resources. Our carefully curated list is ever-evolving as more programs and initiatives become available. Sign up for our newsletter to receive updates.

One of only eleven offices of its kind in the US, OREC is an essential resource for the businesses and communities that rely on the continued health of the outdoor recreation economy. (Photo credit: Benjamin Rasmussen for Wagner Custom Skis in Telluride, CO.)


Conferences & Events

Demystifying Entrepreneurship with CU Leeds School of Business – On Tour
Jon Schallert Business Training – On Tour
Fort Collins Startup Week – February – Fort Collins, CO
The Wright – April – Golden, CO
Boulder Startup Week – May – Boulder, CO
West Slope Startup Week – June – Grand Junction, CO
Longmont Startup Week – July – Longmont, CO
Denver Startup Week – September – Denver, CO
Peak Startup Week – September – Colorado Springs, CO

Startup Colorado offers independent scholarships to support entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial activists with the financial support needed to attend events, workshops, and programs that contribute to their success.  Scholarships range from partial to full funding for registration, travel, and lodging.


Learn more

Investors and entrepreneurs seeking capital should sign up for the new CO-Invest website. This fantastic resource provides information about Colorado’s Opportunity Zones as well as listings of investment opportunities and funders.

Business Plans & Pitch Decks