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Monday, February 27
 

8:30am MST

Welcome To Startup Week
Limited Capacity filling up

Begin Fort Collins Startup Week 2016 right with coffee and a mouth-watering breakfast!

Coffee Service
Donated by Mugs Coffee Lounge

Fresh Juice and Infused Water Carafes
Fresh Squeezed Juice Selection and Water Selection Infused with Seasonal Fruits and Herbs

Assorted Fresh Fruit
Chef's Choice of Assorted Seasonal Fruits

Breakfast Burritos
Donated by Mugs Coffee Lounge

Assorted Pastries
Chef's Selection of Variety of Seasonal Pastries 

The Community Creative Center will serve as the week's basecamp. Come check-in and get all of your Startup Week questions answered!

Today is Mentorship Monday. Don't miss the chance to up your mentor/mentee skills.

A special thanks to our sponsors! 

Monday February 27, 2017 8:30am - 11:00am MST
Community Creative Center - Gallery
 
Tuesday, February 28
 

8:30am MST

Daily check in
Limited Capacity seats available

Check in and fuel up for your day at our basecamp venue. Anyone is welcome to eat, hang out, and connect. Breakfast today includes open office hours with the founders of kIT Framework (more info below).  Also of note: 
  • Today we kick off our Music Startup Track at The Music District, offering one of the most unique tracks of content the Startup Week world!
  • Tuesday is also made for makers. Head over to The Articulate for a complete overview of the paths from idea to prototype to patent, from maker space to volume manufacturing.
  • Finally, you're not going to want to miss the chance to see the future right before your eyes. Head over to the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery for a virtual reality panel discusion and tech demo. Get your hands on the gear and give it a shot.
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kIT Framework is a small company founded by Shayne Brown and Nathalie Rachline which helps you plan and scale the IT needs of your growing business. We help you: 

  •  Determine business needs
  •  Define your IT roadmap based on your company growth
  •  Recommend software, hardware, and cloud solutions
  • Setup and deploy solutions
  • Manage all ongoing IT needs across the organization
  • Provide employees training across numerous platforms

We allow you to focus on the important things – growing your business – instead of managing IT support tickets. We guarantee fewer headaches and more time spent running your business. And we’ll help you prevent unnecessary IT risks and costs.

We are both very involved in the start up community and our goal is to help in whatever way fits your needs and your expectations!



Tuesday February 28, 2017 8:30am - 11:00am MST
Community Creative Center - Gallery
 
Wednesday, March 1
 

8:30am MST

Daily Check-in
Limited Capacity seats available

Check in at basecamp. We've got coffee and goodies to get you over the hump.

Today we check in with our friends and neighbors from Loveland Open Coffee (8:30-9:30)! 


Wednesday March 1, 2017 8:30am - 11:00am MST
Community Creative Center - Gallery

9:00am MST

1 Million Cups
Limited Capacity filling up

1 Million Cups is the quintessential Fort Collins event for local entrepreneurs to gather, enjoy a cup of coffee and present their innovative business ideas to an eager audience.

Stay tuned for more information on this special FC Startup Week edition. In the meantime, why not head over to the 1 Million Cups meetup group and say hi?! https://www.meetup.com/launchnoco/events/236379440/

Wednesday March 1, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am MST
FVC Mesh Fort Collins

6:00pm MST

FVC Mesh Fort Collins ~ Open House Happy Hour
FVC Mesh Fort Collins is a vibrant startup community located in the heart of Old Town Fort Collins. The unique space allows entrepreneurs to create and cultivate startups while connecting them to mentors, educators, and investors to help support them.
The #FCSW17 volunteer crew thanks our friends and neighbors at New Belgium Brewing for giving back to our community and providing libations for this event.

Wednesday March 1, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm MST
FVC Mesh Fort Collins

7:00pm MST

Co-Founders Meetup
Limited Capacity seats available

Presented by CSU Startup, the entrepreneurship club at Colorado State University.

This event puts people with ideas together with those who can make it happen. Our event helps engineers, programmers, and designers come together with those who have ideas in our hour and a half meet and greet event.

Moderators
avatar for Stein Christensen

Stein Christensen

President, CSU Startup at Colorado State University
I am a business student and president of CSU Startup at Colorado State University. I thrive off the energy of the Fort Collins' startup community and I always look for ways to support the growth of people and ideas.

Wednesday March 1, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm MST
FVC Mesh Fort Collins
 
Thursday, March 2
 

8:30am MST

Daily check in
Limited Capacity seats available

Come check-in and get all of your Startup Week questions answered.

Coffee + Conversation = Community. We've checked the math. 


Thursday March 2, 2017 8:30am - 11:00am MST
Community Creative Center - Gallery
 
Friday, March 3
 

8:30am MST

Daily check in
Limited Capacity seats available

Gather together for one last check-in. Fuel up for the day ahead and meet members of the Fort Collins Net Impact student chapter to learn about their program and explore the opportunity for professionals to join a chapter. 

Net Impact is a nonprofit membership organization for students and professionals interested in using business skills in support of various social and environmental causes. https://www.netimpact.org/

Coffee and light breakfast provided by Z Catering.

Friday March 3, 2017 8:30am - 11:00am MST
Community Creative Center - Gallery

2:00pm MST

Poudre Plunge
Limited Capacity seats available

The Poudre River Plunge is an event specifically designed for the entrepreneur who is ready to plunge into the startup journey. It takes an enormous leap of faith to dive into entrepreneurship. It can be a cold, lonely place when you're trying to change the world. And what better way to represent that severe hardship than by JUMPING IN THE POUDRE RIVER? Join the brave, the bold and the just plain crazy as we celebrate entrepreneurship with Fort Collins Startup Week.


A Community Funded Campaign has been created for the participants who are brave enough to break the iceberg of innovation. Suggested Donation of $25 for participation gets you a FCSW T-shirt and name listed on the Poudre Plunge Wrap-up Video! Additional donations amounts and gifts are listed below. Proceeds go to fund the Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed. {link and quote if received}


Get your party pants for the plunge at www.bskinz.com and use discount code POUDREPLUNGE2017 to get 20% off!


$10 - Plunge Rob Party Pants says thanks for being awesome!

$25 - T-Shirt

$75 - Above + Super Sweet Fullsize FCSW Towel

$250 - Above + Small business Logo In Wrap-up Video

$1000 - Above + Angel Sponsor Level Full Page Logo in Wrap-up Video + Company Introduction at event of your choice.


Prepare for the most exhilarating challenge of your life by signing up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd6oPjF6oN0uK7JJlG3fTYhFssEWlNAAhZ0Z3twt_pOt_gv9A/viewform


The Frozen Frenzy will take place on  Friday March 3, 2017 at 2pm. Meet at Mesh Fort Collins and then we’ll head to your entry spot at the Poudre Trail and Linden St.


Don’t want to jump in quite yet? Donate to the campaign here.




Disclaimer: I KNOW THAT THE POUDRE PLUNGE IS A POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS ACTIVITY. I SHOULD NOT ENTER OR PARTICIPATE UNLESS I AM MEDICALLY ABLE. I AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE RULES AND DIRECTIONS OF THE PLUNGE SPONSORS. I ASSUME ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS PLUNGE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE EFFECTS OF EXTREMELY COLD WATER AND TEMPERATURE ON MY BODY, FALLS AND THE RISKS OF ENTERING THE CACHE LA POUDRE RIVER.KNOWING THE RISKS I, MYSELF, AND ANYONE ENTITLED TO ACT ON MY BEHALF WAIVE AND RELEASE FORT COLLINS STARTUP WEEK, THE CITY OF FORT COLLINS, AND ALL SPONSORS, REPRESENTATIVES AND THEIR SUCCESSORS FROM ALL CLAIMS OR LIABILITIES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM MY PARTICIPATION IN THIS EVENT OR CARELESSNESS OF THE PERSON NAMED IN THIS WAIVER. Also, I GRANT THE ORGANIZERS TO USE ANY PHOTOGRAPHS AND OTHER MEDIA OF THIS EVENT FOR LEGITIMATE PURPOSES. PERSONS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN. 


Friday March 3, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm MST
FVC Mesh Fort Collins