West Slope Startup Week runs through July 16

West Slope Startup Week, a free regional business conference, is scheduled to continue through July 16 with presentations on a variety of subjects.

 “This is the event I look forward to all year,” said Kayleen Cohen, founder of Mountain Dog Media and an event organizer. “West Slope Startup Week offers an unprecedented opportunity to connect with entrepreneurs from all over Western Colorado. I leave every year’s event bursting with inspiration and energy to pursue new projects and partnerships.” 

In addition to virtual presentations, West Slope Startup Week includes more than 20 in-person sessions, most of them in Grand Junction. 

Program tracks offer presentations related to capital, communications, makers, people and technology. What are billed as “toolbox” sessions address fundamental topics and skills building. A fun track offers social events and outdoor activities.

Participants include entrepreneurs and other business owners, as well as designers, developers and makers.

Presentations scheduled for July 15 will cover such topics as acquisitions, branding, content, culture, human resources, storytelling and sustainability.

Presentations scheduled for July 16 will cover internet security, planning for growth, performance reviews, personal promoting, women in the technology sector and working from home,

A presentation on the Rural Entrepreneurial Policy Coalition is set for 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Greater Colorado Pitch Series is set for noon to 2 p.m. Four providers will offer a total of more than $1.3 million in capital for companies in various stages of startup and development.

For more information about West Slope Startup Week, including a schedule of presentations, visit https://westslopestartupweek.com.