Ignite your community’s entrepreneurial spirit.

Thriving startup communities regularly convene entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, and others who are interested in entrepreneurship. These informal and formal gatherings are important to building relationships and supporting one another through the entrepreneurial journey.

Startup Colorado works to eliminate any roadblocks—such as securing a venue or financial constraints—to help support your startup community’s events.

Events must be entrepreneur-focused and be open to entrepreneurs, investors, and leaders from across the state. If your event meets our criteria, we would love to help you make it an amazing event!

1.Read our event funding guidelines

2. Apply for Event Support

3. Read the Events Best Practices Guide

4. Print the “How Not To Screw Up Your Event” Guide

Are you ready to be a community leader, but unsure where to start? We’ve seen hundreds of successful, and unsuccessful, community efforts. You can rely on Startup Colorado to help you find the right next steps for you and your community.


Entrepreneurs learn from interacting with one another irrespective of industry boundaries.
Kauffman Foundation