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Wednesday, Sep 27
8:00am — 9:30am
Colorado Lending Source
190 attending

1 Million Cups Denver - The Future of Fashion

Denver's most-engaging business meetup! Startups have 6 minutes to pitch, then 20 minutes to brainstorm with the audience, gaining feedback on their venture.

It is a highly interactive experience for both the featured companies and audience. Lend your experience to those who need it, or learn from those who have built it already.

All businesses face common problems: marketing, sales, scaling, raising capital, etc. If you are any kind of business owner or thinking of starting one, we guarantee you will learn from this experience!

Hear the stories of these entrepreneurs and you will find that the problems facing your business are either being confronted or solved by others on the same entrepreneurial journey.

For Denver Startup Week , we are bringing in the Future of Fashion by companies here in Colorado:

Violet Hour

Violet Hour sleepwear embraces the Slow Fashion movement, a quality-based counter movement to disposable "Fast Fashion" market that is saturated with disposable, trend-driven designs. The collection is made to last, cut & sewn here in Colorado when an order is placed.


Knotty Tie

Knotty Tie Co. is the industry leader of high quality, ethically produced custom ties and scarves. The company was founded in 2013 with a mission to provide meaningful employment opportunities to resettled refugees who otherwise lack opportunities to work in their trade. They have run a successful Kickstarter, innovated apparel production, and have been a talking point and presidential campaign stop for Hillary Clinton!



It is hard to duplicate Shinesty, founded to produce clothing that likes to party. Started by two friends, Shinesty is a Boulder-based apparel company who make some of the most bombastic outfits you have ever seen! (Also unicorn floaties.) They can boast $5 million in sales in a year, star power in their instagram feed, and an MTV reality show. Come hear their story! Stay Weird and Shine On.