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Upcoming Peak Startup Events:
April 27 at 5:30 PM
Cofounder Hunt & Gather
May 3 at 5:30 PM
Connecting local entrepreneurs with experienced mentors from around the country.
Meet like-minded innovative individuals and group.
Learn how to be successful in your ventures through our range of educational events.
1 Million Cups
Weekly: 1MC is for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Colorado Springs. The coffee is encouraged. It’s collaborative learning, sharing, and supporting so that all may flourish.
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Monthly: Pitch Night provides startup organizations an opportunity to practice their 5-minute pitch and receive feedback from the audience. Come meet your fellow startup community, experience a pitch firsthand, and offer your valuable insights. This event happens every month. For more information check out our Facebook events page or sign up on the Meetup.
Next Pitch Night is April 27, 2017.
If you’re interested in presenting at Pitch Night, complete this form and we will get back to you with more information.
Startup Get Down
April 20 and September 12: Happy Hour friend and fund raising festivities to connect the city and it’s business leaders to the startup community. Learn about the benefits of a vibrant startup community, be inspired by a local hero story, and learn how to be a part of and support the ecosystem.
Wine, beer, hors d’oeuvres, band.
Click here for more information and to register for the April 20th event.
Cofounder Hunt & Gather
May 3 and October 5: Finding a cofounder ain’t always easy. A gathering for those hunting and those being hunted.
Click here to register for the May 3rd event.
Startup Shout Out
June 15: A jaunty cocktail reception recognizing our local startup entrepreneurs, builders, and cheerleaders.
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Colorado Springs Startup Week
August 21 – 25: An annual week-long celebration of innovation and startups in Colorado Springs taking place in the Fall. Events focused on collaboration, education, networking, and drinking with local entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs from around the state of Colorado. This event is part of the family of Startup Weeks in Colorado including others in Boulder, Fort Collins, and Denver. More information HERE.
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November 1: There is a great deal of celebration for success and growth in ones life, however, we frequently neglect the celebration of dealing with and appreciating loss. With that, we’d like to practice new traditions by honoring recent failures in the community. This event is to connect with and inspire those who may have, may be, and may eventually face failure. Failure is progress and we must become more comfortable in the opportunity that can arise from taking a risk. Brought to you by Epicentral Coworking and Peak Startup.
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Startup Weekend Colorado Springs
November 10 – 12: All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekends culminate with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback.
This event occurs in conjunction with Global Startup Weekend in November.
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