Peak Startup hosts and supports over 100 events a year all designed to

inspire, connect, educate, and celebrate.

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UCCS Lion’s Den Pitch Night

November 16 @  5:00 PM

Pitch Night Give! Night

December 14 @ 5:30 PM

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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Pitch Night

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 the UCCS Lion’s Den Pitch Night on November 16th at Berger Hall.

If you’re interested in presenting at Pitch Night, complete this form and we will get back to you with more information.

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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Startup Get Down

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.

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Cofounder     Hunt & Gather

October 5: Finding a cofounder ain’t always easy. A gathering for those hunting and those being hunted.

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Business Wake

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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Startup         Shout Out

A jaunty cocktail reception recognizing our local startup entrepreneurs, builders, and cheerleaders.

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