DC Startup Week, the metropolitan area’s largest conference for entrepreneurs and startups is returning back in person for five days from September 12th through the 16th.
The week will have more than 100 events including keynotes, expert programming, founder talks, pitch competitions, and networking happy hours every evening.
If you are a founder at any stage (from idea to growth), an entrepreneur, an investor, community organizer, or employee, you don’t want to miss this must-attend event to help you start, grow, and scale your business!
Here is why you need to register today!
🔥 Hear from founders, top leaders, experts, and investors from companies like Silicon Valley Bank, Google, Revolution, Circle, DMPED, Next (powered by Shulman Rogers), Sands Capital, Corum Group, Republic, WeWork, AARP Innovation Labs, CoinDesk, AWS, Krause House DAO, Broccoli City, and many more
🔥 Meet fellow founders, entrepreneurs, future co-founders, developers, investors, and hiring managers in casual venues to talk shop, share ideas, learn from each other, and connect.
🔥 Celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation happening in the DMV through our pitch competitions, networking hours, and happy hour activations each day.
🔥 Thank you to our incredible sponsors and partners like Silicon Valley Bank, Pepco, Next by Shulman Rogers, Washington Gas, ZenDesk, Amazon Web Services, Web3DC whose support allows this event to be FREE to attend!
Want more details on the tracks?
We have 5 core tracks curated to support your growth at all levels:
TRACK 1: EARLY-STAGE FOUNDER TRACK
Learn the foundations of building your business from business planning, marketing, branding, sales, mindset, market validation, seed funding, founder stories, and more.
TRACK 2: GROWTH STAGE TRACK
Learn advanced strategies in branding, marketing, funding, customer experience, team and culture building, exit planning, and more.
TRACK 3: The WEB 3.0/NFT TRACK (inaugural track)
Be part of the exciting revolution in DC (and the world) and learn the foundations of building and growing a business in Web3 (e.g, crypto, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), blockchain, the Metaverse, Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs), and more). Learn about game-changing business models and what this could mean for your company, the paradigm shifts in alternative funding sources, a showcase of local Web3/NFT projects, and more.
TRACK 4: SOCIAL IMPACT TRACK
Learn how to build and grow a sustainable social impact business, how to measure and scale your impact, find funding opportunities, and more.
TRACK 5: SERVICE-BASED TRACK
Learn business strategies to scale your expert freelance or professional services business and stand out in the market.
This is your time! This is a must attend event if you are an entrepreneur, founder or work within a startup!
To learn more and to register for free, click here! 👉www.dcstartupweek.org