Beer, Swag, and Brilliant Minds: Denver Startup Week Breakdown

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Denver Startup Week launches Monday, September 12, 2016, kicking off the largest gathering of startup power in the nation. With hundreds of free programs, from workshops and seminars to panels and pub crawls, this one-of-a-kind event brings together the best and brightest of tech entrepreneurs, funders, founders and bootstrap startups.

What to do at Startup Week:

Tracks: Accelerate your career and propel your company forward

Attendees can follow any of six tracks tailored to address critical functional roles within startup teams: designer, developer, founder, growth, maker or product. Each track session was carefully curated from more than 500 high-quality proposals, and showcases experts and the actionable insights that drove their success.

Clusters: Stay on top of industry innovation

In addition to Tracks, attendees can choose from a number of related sessions called clusters. This year, clusters include: Internet of Things, Healthcare, Diversity and Cannatech, with sessions scheduled throughout the week.

Headliners and Social Events

If years past are any indications, these events will be the highlights of an already awesome week.

Galvanize and Startup Week

Galvanize COO Ben Deda is the co-founder and organizing chair of Denver Startup Week, and Galvanize is hosting a variety of sessions. Check out can’t-miss programs on “Allocating Equity Among Founders”, Rewriting DevOps”, “The Art of Scaling” and “Cannabis Data & Business Intelligence”…and that’s just the schedule for Monday!

Denver Startup Week is almost here: Register and set up a schedule of your favorite events

Complete schedule of events at Galvanize Golden Triangle and Platte campuses:

Golden Triangle Schedule

Monday, September 12

Allocating Equity Among Founders: Founder track
10 AM – 11:30 AM, East and West Conference room

Cannabis Data & Business Intelligence: Developer track
12 PM – 1:30 PM, East and West Conference room

The Art of Scaling: Founder track
2 PM – 3:30 PM, East and West Conference room

The Journey from Monolith to Microservices: A Guided Adventure: Developer track
4 PM – 5:30 PM, East and West Conference room

Tuesday, September 13

Optimizing Tax Strategy, Systems, and Valuations for Growth Companies: Founder track
8 AM – 9:30 AM, East and West Conference room

Remote Life: Building Startups Through Remote Work Culture: Founder track
10 AM – 11:30 AM, East and West Conference room

Going Green: Scaling Existing Tech into the Cannabis Sector: Founder track
12 PM – 1:30 PM, East and West Conference room

Women Who Startup Summit: Headline Events
6 PM – 10 PM, Atrium

Wednesday, September 14

Magnet Tech Sectors of Denver: Founder track
8 AM – 9:30 AM, East and West Conference room

So You Want to Be Acquired- Stories from Two Recent Tech Buy-Outs: Founder track
10 AM – 11:30 AM, East and West Conference room

A Day in the Life of a Data Scientist – Hosted by Galvanize: Developer track
12 PM – 1:30 PM, East and West Conference room

Founder F*ck Ups: Founder track
2 PM – 3:30 PM, Gather Cafe

Friday, September 16th

It’s Not Rocket Science! Engage “The Formula”: How to Hire and Retain the Best Employees!: Founder track
10 AM – 11:30 AM, East and West Conference room

Hiring for your Startup: Do’s & Don’ts & Why: Founder track
12 PM – 1:30 PM, East and West Conference room

Platte Street Schedule

Monday, September 12

Rewriting DevOps: Developer track
2 PM – 3:30 PM, Brider

Tuesday, September 13

Transportation Data Hackfest, powered by RTD: Developer track
6 PM – 10 PM, LL Classrooms 1 & 2

Wednesday, September 14

Teaching Kids to Code: Developer track
6 PM – 9:30 PM, LL Classrooms 1 & 2

Thursday, September 15

Denver Startup Week Bash: Headline Events
6 PM – 9 PM, 4th floor atrium

Don’t miss these panels hosted by Galvanize Members:

Monday, September 12

The Future of Ad-Tech & Digital Marketing
12 PM – 1:30 PM, Enterprise
Peter Bassett, Augur.io

Tuesday, September 13

Managing a Team of Entrepreneurs in the Emerging Cannabis Industry
10 AM – 11:30 AM, Enterprise
Ashley Picillo, Vangst Talent Network

Wednesday, September 14

The Future of Reality: How AR and VR is Disrupting Entire Industries
8 AM  – 9:30 AM, Enterprise
Paul Foley, Augur.io

Agile Product Management in a Startup World
10 AM – 11:30 AM, Craftsy
Peter Kruger, Spex

Zero to Revenue, the 8 Things You Need to Know
4 PM – 5:30 PM, Colorado Lending Source
Paul Foley, Augur.io

Friday, September 16th

Growth and Startup Sales Playbook
2 PM – 3:30 PM, Basecamp
Brett Goldberg, Spex