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  1. Startup Weekend Telluride

    The recent Startup Weekend held in Telluride continues the momentum that Western Colorado is gaining in the exciting world of entrepreneurship and startup companies. “This is the second one we’ve done in Telluride,” says Marc Nager, Managing Director of the Telluride Venture Accelerator and Co-Founder of Startup Weekend. “There are about 1000 events per year in 140 countries. These events are for community building to help entrepreneurs take the first steps to actually launch companies.” Community leaders from across the Western Slope plan to collaborate to host four Startup Weekends in Colorado each year, with initial sites set in Grand Junction, Montrose, Durango, and of course Telluride. “We were hoping to get 30 people to attend, and were delighted to have almost 60 participants there,” Marc says. Attendees came from … Read More

  2. Telluride Venture Accelerator

    Creating the Southwest Innovation Corridor  The Telluride Venture Accelerator (TVA) is leading the charge to bring startup companies in targeted industry niches from conception to success. Western Colorado is an up-and-comer in the world of tech start-ups, and the TVA is spearheading the charge.  With what is being dubbed the Southwest Innovation Corridor (SWIC), TVA and the Telluride Foundation are expanding on the success of TVA with a regional vision to unite communities across the western part of the state, this non-profit mission of the TVA will have a positive impact by creating an environment where companies have access to funding, facilities and work forces. Many small communities have some of the necessary resources to help small business succeed, but through regional efforts to encourage collaboration, Thea Chase, Director of TVA … Read More