What is Longmont Startup Week?

Longmont Startup Week is a collaborative annual gathering in Longmont, Colorado, for entrepreneurs, intrepreneurs, investors and talent that invigorates and nurtures Longmont’s entrepreneurial ecosystem by leveraging Longmont’s innovative human and social capital, and infrastructure.

The theme for Longmont Startup Week 2018 is “Smarter. Together.” Events and content throughout the week will focus on creators, commerce, capital, and community and will highlight Longmont as an entrepreneurial ecosystem for civic innovation.

All events are FREE to attend and provide outstanding learning and networking opportunities.

Join us July 23-27, 2018.

Childcare services available mon-wed (link to follow soon). ASL services offered at Keynotes only.


Volunteers are the heart of Longmont Startup Week! Without our volunteers, this incredible week of events benefiting Longmont’s local startup community wound not be possible. Sign up here to become an LSW volunteer:


Find a Mentor / Be a Mentor

LSW18 will offer a series of Open Mentor Talks with high level mentors sharing their expertise in a small group format on a variety of subjects, including founding and funding a company. One-on-one mentoring hours will also be available throughout the week. For more details on finding a mentor or being a mentor, click here.


Whether you are looking to gain branding exposure, test out an API, or support a local entrepreneurial community, sponsorship of Longmont Startup Week gives companies firsthand discovery, experience, and interaction with a unique group of the world’s most passionate entrepreneurs, makers, and do-ers.
Ready to sponsor? Head to the Sponsors Page.



Longmont Startup Week daily programming consists of six tracks oriented toward critical functional roles within a startup team. Attend sessions to learn from top experts in each field and gain actionable insights that you can use to accelerate both your career and your company’s success. Track programming runs all day every day throughout the week.



Drawing together members of the community across the boundaries of industry, job function, and background, Longmont Startup Week events provide entertaining, interesting, and interactive content, unique perspectives, and a forum for our community to connect and share ideas.

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Base Camps

Mon-Wed 8am to 6pm

Technology Basecamp: Located in downtown Longmont in CoSolve at 350 Terry St, Technology Basecamp offers something for everyone. You’ll find leading panelists and speakers, opportunities to sharpen your startup idea with seasoned entrepreneurs, complimentary happy hour, snacks, and more! Be Social, Refuel, Connect and Recharge!

Mentor Basecamp: Located in downtown Longmont on main street at The Experience Building (473 Main Street), Mentor Basecamp offers something for everyone. This is the primary location for all Mentor Talks. You can find scheduled mentor talks in our scheduling system at longmontstartupweek.com. You’ll find leading panelists and speakers, opportunities to sharpen your startup idea with seasoned entrepreneurs, complimentary happy hour, snacks, and more! Be Social, Refuel, Connect and Recharge!

Day Care

Mon-Wed 9 am to 3 pm:

Longmont Startup Week in partnership with Family Village is proud to offer childcare for parents interested in attending Startup Week. We are providing childcare on July 23, 24 and 25th from 9am to 3pm. Family Village is a cooperatively owned and run community and childcare center for local parents. We provide classes, support, social activities and events, and co-working for parents and high quality cooperatively managed childcare for kids.

Parents must remain on site and be available via text message in the event their assistance is needed with their child, including diaper changes. Each child can be in our care for UP TO 3 HOURS each day. We can care for children 6 months old and up. Rates subsidized by Longmont Startup Week are $7 per child per hour, $12 for two children per hour, and $16 for three children or more per hour. Please sign up at the links below to reserve your spot:

Day care for 1 child.
Day care for 2 children.
Day care for 3+ children.

Please contact Melanie at for more information. Your spots are not confirmed until you have paid Family Village.


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