Denver Art Museum. Photo by: Denver Startup Week / YouTube
Denver Art Museum. Photo by: Denver Startup Week / YouTube

3rd Annual Denver Startup Week Pitch Challenge Will Present $100,000 to the Winner

One of the largest entrepreneurial gatherings is taking place September 24-28 and is known as Denver Startup Week.

The festival organizers connect established business leaders with up-and-coming startups with a series of live presentations, demos, and group meetings.


Denver Startup Week also provides a Pitch Challenge for independent companies to win $100,000 in prizes. Review the different companies competing in 2018 via Denver Startup Week’s YouTube channel.

Mary Betsy has produced a heartfelt documentary on the Pitch Challenge in 2015. Watch over the short film to obtain a better understanding of the process going into the competition.

Over 2,000 people are schedule to attend the opening block party to Denver Startup Week on Monday, September 24. The event will take place at Skyline Park in Denver.

Another big event known as ‘Volume Nine for Denver Startup Week & Become a Badass Brand on Social’ currently has over 600 expected attendees, and is scheduled on Tuesday, September 25 at 2:00 p.m. MST.

For those wanting to network and learn during the event, the festival organizers have created the following tracks of different topics to cover:

  • Design
  • Developer
  • Founder
  • Growth
  • Maker
  • Product

Browse over the schedule for Denver Startup Week via their main website. Connect with the event on social media for updates.

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Matthew McGuire is the founder and editor of Crescent Vale News. In 2014, he acquired a master's degree in Professional Media and Media Management from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.