DCSW2019

DC Startup
Week 2019

September 9th-13th

What, Who & Why

DC Startup Week (DCSW) is the fastest-growing startup community in the DMV region with over 6,000 entrepreneurs. Once a year, we bring together our expansive community over 5-days to connect, collaborate, share resources and celebrate our thriving ecosystem. Throughout the year, we strengthen our united community by curating inclusive, thought-provoking, and meaningful events and partnerships.

You can’t miss this!

Become a part of our ecosystem.

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Entrepreneurs Partners
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13,000 1,000+

Why You Should Come

Impact

We connect and engage local resources to help entrepreneurs create opportunities to start, grow, and scale their businesses.

Inspire

We share information and ignite entrepreneur’s passions to engage the next generation of DC innovators.

Cultivate

We facilitate relationships and partnerships to support a more cohesive and inclusive startup ecosystem in DC.

Impact

We connect and engage local resources to help entrepreneurs create opportunities to start, grow, and scale their businesses.

Inspire

We share information and ignite entrepreneur’s passions to engage the next generation of DC innovators.

Cultivate

We facilitate relationships and partnerships to support a more cohesive and inclusive startup ecosystem in DC.






 

Schedule

DC Startup Week aims to dazzle with sessions representing
meaningful tracks and trending topics in entrepreneurship while
allowing plenty of time for networking and entertainment.

DC Startup Week aims to dazzle with
sessions representing meaningful tracks
and trending topics in entrepreneurship
while allowing plenty of time for
networking and entertainment.






 

Speakers

We’ll announce our speakers in
August. Stay tuned!

Our Sponsors

Thank you to our 2019 partners, this week would not be possible without you!


Title Sponsors

Innovation Partner

Track Sponsors

Sponsors

Media Sponsor

Our Partners

Thank you to our partners, this week would not

be possible without you!

Volunteer

We can’t put on this week without you. Join our
team to help us unite the DMV startup community.

Register Now

DCSW 2019 will be the biggest event yet. You don’t
miss this chance to make meaningful connections.

DCSW 2019 will be the biggest event yet. You don’t miss this chance to make meaningful connections.

FAQs

DCSW is for everyone. Anyone interested in entrepreneurship and becoming a part of the community should attend!


Yes, all the events during September 9th-13th are free to attend. You can come to 1 event or 100 events – all at no charge. We only ask to respect the community so that if you register for an event to attend to ensure you are not taking away the spot from someone else.


DC Startup Week is a community organized event made by local founders, for founders. Sessions and events are organized by the community by our dedicated volunteers and partners. If you are interested to get involved by joining our team or volunteering, please fill out our form here.


Yes, press are more than welcome to attend. If you would like an exclusive interview, please contact our team at [email protected]


To become an official sponsor for DCSW 2019, please contact our team at [email protected]. We have many sponsorship opportunities that will create value for your brand and a valuable experience for attendees.


If you have a general question, please feel free to reach out to us via e-mail [email protected].


Yes, everyone needs a ticket to enter the events during DC Startup Week 2019. You’ll receive a message to RSVP for sessions via Sched.org once you register through Eventbrite. (Schedule is coming soon!)


The best way to contact us is via email: [email protected].


Everyone is welcome, we encourage attendees to have an interest in entrepreneurship or to be interested to become a part of the community. If you are thinking about becoming a founder or working for a startup this event you cannot miss!


You are welcome to attend as many or as little events as you would like. We offer events throughout the 5 days, at all times throughout the city, to allow you to find the best times, days and programs for you to attend. If you would like to attend all events, we would love that as well!


The schedule is coming soon at the end of August. If you register now, you will receive an email when the schedule is live.