Seeing things others do not see is an art. The design track is packed with creative expression to expand your thinking and recharge your creative spirit. From fashion to architecture to breakout digital design and art – the design track is focused on the critical elements of design. After a year of languishing, surviving, or dealing with change, join us to learn new skills, hear from those responsible for some of the best projects in Colorado, and let your creative juices flow. Enjoy connecting with fellow design leaders and leave the week with fresh inspiration!
Frontend, backend, full stack, big data, APIs, architecture, methodologies, junior, senior, we have it all. Learn new technologies, refine your skills, or just check out something completely different. Walk away a better engineer than you were before!
Whether you're just dreaming about starting a business, on your first, or a seasoned entrepreneur, the founder track will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to found a company. Initial product development, go-to-market strategies, finding funding, and building a team are just some of the topics that are covered. Start down the path of creating your startup!
No matter how good it is, no product sells itself. A team that markets, sells, and supports the product well is a huge advantage for any startup. Every aspect of digital marketing, inbound and outbound sales, and customer experience is going to be covered at Denver Startup Week. Growing a startup depends on these skills, don't miss your chance to improve them!
Encompassing all physical products from outdoor recreation, breweries, new skis, new tech products, 3D printing, and more. You’ll learn how to build prototypes, how to take products to market, how to build a supply chain, and how to build a lean manufacturing process. Meet other artisans, engineers, manufacturers, and enterprises. Enjoy learning about new industry practices and come co-create products together!
The People Track is about all things people. It encompasses the knowledge, insights, and values needed to build inclusive cultures, teams, and communities. This track will have sessions on ways to hire, motivate, engage, and inspire the people within your company and the individuals around you. There will also be opportunities to learn, understand, & celebrate the inner-workings, the ups & downs, and the intricacies of people in and out of the workplace. It’s a track that can connect us all.
Product as a discipline has become a cornerstone for all successful startups. Our goal with the Product Track at DSW is to showcase frameworks, tools, case studies, and world class practitioners leading the charge in all things product. Sessions for 2022 will focus on feature prioritization, design thinking, innovative tools and techniques for product development, methodologies leveraged by top companies to move smarter and faster through the backlog, executive level buy-in for product roadmaps, and much more. The Product Track is for seasoned product veterans, aspiring product professionals, entrepreneurial builders, and everyone in between.
Drawing together members of the community across the boundaries of industry, job function, and background, our Spotlight Events provide entertaining and inspiring content, unique perspectives, and a forum for our community to connect and share ideas. Spotlight Events represent some of Denver Startup Week’s most exciting content – including crawls, rallies, comedy shows, disruptors panels, creative parties, and much more!