The Eternal Optimism of Entrepreneurship

Blog post written by Angela Koukoulas, GJEP intern, West Slope Startup Week Organizer, and Colorado Mesa University student (graduation date 2021) I think it can go without explanation, that 2020 has felt like a baseball bat to the knees. Each day has an absurd...

How to Plan Your WSSW Schedule

Blog post written by Kayleen Cohen, founder of Mtn. Dog Media and Communications Track Captain for West Slope Startup Week With more than 70 events happening throughout the month of July, are you wondering how to navigate them all and plan your schedule?  We’ve...

Going Virtual

Blog post written by Kayleen Cohen, founder of Mtn. Dog Media and Communications Track Captain for West Slope Startup Week West Slope Startup Week is pivoting in light of COVID-19 and moving forward with a new, virtual format this July. Starting July 7th, there will...

How one small business founder found WSSW 2019

Hi! My name is Kayleen Cohen and I’m the founder of Mtn. Dog Media. I started my small business almost eight years ago in Boulder, Colorado under the watchful eye of many of our region’s most legendary startup entrepreneurs. In 2017 I moved myself and my brand to...

What is West Slope Startup Week?

Have you heard?! WSSW is coming to a town near you June 1-5, 2020! Coming at you from Steamboat Springs, this is Kayleen Cohen, founder of Mtn. Dog Media and Communications Track Captain for West Slope Startup Week.  WSSW brings together small business owners,...

West Slope Secret Weapon: Ski Towns

Techstars founder, VC Brad Feld will share tips on building startup communities at June 6 West Slope Startup Week. Colorado’s ski towns may be Colorado’s secret weapon to building startup in the mountains, says longtime venture capitalist Brad Feld. The cofounder of...