Media Kit

Share DC Startup Week

You’re busy! We get it, so we’ve made it easy for you to share information about our annual festival, DC Startup Week, 2018. Feel free to, alter or just copy and paste your way through the below helpful messaging and share it with your own community and greater Washington DC region’s startup community.

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Descriptions for the Annual DC Startup Week

60 Words or Less

DC Startup Week is a free 5-day interactive celebration that showcases exciting local innovation, and strengthens connections. Designed for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs, DCSW educates aspiring & established founders alike on best practices, addresses common struggles and showcases regional access to the dynamic network of resources and investment within the DC-Maryland-Virginia ecosystem.

To learn more, visit www.dcstartupweek.org.

170 Words

DC Startup Week (Sep 24-28, 2018) is a free 5-day interactive celebration that showcases exciting local innovation, and strengthens connections. Designed for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs, DCSW educates aspiring & established founders alike on best practices, addresses common struggles and showcases regional access to the dynamic network of resources and investment within the DC-Maryland-Virginia ecosystem.

DC Startup Week will host over 5,000 of the community’s entrepreneurial talent to a variety of engaging sessions with the regions experts, and provide an overall roadmap of what tools and potential opportunities exist within the District and beyond.

Reasons to attend:

  • Meet fellow founders, entrepreneurs, developers and investors in casual venues to talk shop, share code and make plans
  • Be part of a culture that celebrates sharing and learning from one another
  • Learn from incredibly smart entrepreneurs and experienced mentors
  • Network with the entire DC startup community and interact with startup teams and hiring managers in meaningful and impactful ways

To learn more, visit www.DCstartupweek.org.


Logos

Please use these graphics to link to www.DCstartupweek.org and help promote it. Click the image type shown below and save the image to your desktop.

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Spread the Like

Can you help us spread the word about DC Startup Week? We’ve just finished up marketing assets that you can use on whatever channel you deem appropriate, hang on a wall somewhere or just pass it along to friends or your listserv. Click on the link below and you’re set to be a DC Startup Week advocate!

Suggested Facebook, LinkedIn + Twitter Posts

Facebook + LinkedIn

4 Weeks Out
Are you an aspiring, or seasoned #entrepreneur looking to plug into the startup community of Greater Washington DC? If so, join us at this years DC Startup Week (Sept 24-28th) #DCSW18 festival celebration with more than 60 free sessions across the region and meet the over 5,000 fellow community members attending. www.DCstartupweek.org

Suggested Tweets

Join us at this years #DCSW18 #entrepreneur #DCTech celebration, Sept. 24-28th alongside 5,000 fellow entrepreneurial community members. For free registration and scheduling check out: www.DCstartupweek.org

Join the #VA #MD #DC #startup community in the festival celebration of the year, Sept. 24-28th – For free registration, schedules and speakers check out: www.DCstartupweek.org #DCSW18 #DMVStartup


Letter

Hi XXX,

I’m excited to be working with the leadership of DC Startup Week (Sept. 24-28th) and wanted to invite you to partner with us in promoting this incredible fall celebration of the local startup ecosystem, composed of entrepreneurs, innovators and funders, that have had an enormous impact on the Washington D.C. area.

There is no charge to sign up as a promotional partner, and DCSW has provided you, below with draft content, sample social media posts, etc. If you’re interested in being a partner, we’ll include your organization’s name on our website as a promotional partner and include you in a social media post. We ask that you send out the information and link in any newsletters and email blasts to your listserv as well as post about the event on your social media platforms.

We are requesting partner organizations to begin sharing this information the week of September 4th and send at least two emails prior to the events start date by September 20th.

Should you be interested in additional sponsorship opportunities please contact [email protected]

Please email me back that you are in fact interested in participating and fill out this form?? https://form.jotform.com/72047279306155 to include your organizations logo and social media handles.

Best,
XXX

As Promised Here Is Sample Content For You To Pull From:

DC Startup Week (Sep 24-28, 2018) is a free 5-day interactive celebration showcases exciting local innovation, and strengthens connections. Designed for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs, DCSW educates aspiring & established founders alike on best practices, addresses common struggles and showcases regional access to the dynamic network of resources and investment within the DC-Maryland-Virginia ecosystem.

DC Startup Week will host over 5,000 of the community’s entrepreneurial talent to a variety of engaging sessions with the regions experts, and provide an overall roadmap of what tools and potential opportunities exist within the DMV.

Reasons to attend:

  • Meet fellow founders, entrepreneurs, developers and investors in casual venues to talk shop, share code and make plans
  • Be part of a culture that celebrates sharing and learning from one another
  • Learn from incredibly smart entrepreneurs and experienced mentors
  • Network with the entire DC startup community and interact with startup teams and hiring managers in meaningful and impactful ways

To learn more, visit www.DCstartupweek.org.

Our Social Media Links:

  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/DCstartupweek
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/385157831898570/
  • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/dc-startup-week/
  • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dcstartupweek/

Suggested Facebook, LinkedIn + Twitter Posts

Facebook + LinkedIn

Are you an aspiring, or seasoned #entrepreneur looking to plug into the startup community of Greater Washington DC? If so, join us at this years DC Startup Week (Sept 24-28th) #DCSW18 festival celebration with more than 60 free sessions across the region and meet the over 5,000 fellow community members attending. www.DCstartupweek.org

Suggested Tweets

Join us at this years #DCSW18 #entrepreneur #DCTech celebration, Sept. 24-28th alongside 5,000 fellow entrepreneurial community members. For free registration and scheduling check out: www.DCstartupweek.org

Join the #VA #MD #DC #startup community in the festival celebration of the year, Sept. 24-28th – For free registration, schedules and speakers check out: www.DCstartupweek.org #DCSW18 #DMVStartup

For more sample content and logo options visit our marketing tool kit page at: https://dcstartupweek.org/dcsw-phase-two/media-kit/