Startup Spokane Events

If you’re looking to plug into Spokane’s startup scene, look no farther. Startup Spokane is your center for entrepreneurial events, workshops, and activities for any audience, all year round.

Startup Spokane hosts a series of signature events throughout the year such as the Investment Capital Forum and Executive Connect, as well as partners with other regional organizations for special events in our coworking space, Startup Spokane Central. You can be assured – there is always something happening in Spokane’s startup scene.

For more information on Startup Spokane’s events, check out the tabs below, and for a listing of all upcoming events in the region, check out our community events calendar!

Startup Spokane Events

Entrepreneur Connect

Startup Interview & Workshop Series

Quarterly – February, May, August, November

Startup Spokane Central

Entrepreneur Connect is designed as Startup Spokane’s evening event to host interviews with local entrepreneurs and offer an opportunity for you to ask your questions about the journey through entrepreneurship.

Hosted quarterly, Entrepreneur Connect is the place to engage with Spokane’s entrepreneurship community and learn something new along the way.

Entrepreneur Connect Premier Event Sponsor:

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Social & Networking Event 

Quarterly – March, June, September, December

Startup Spokane Central

Our community’s signature social event for the entrepreneurially inclined, Ecosystem Connect is a place to not only meet a few more cool people in the Spokane region, but a place to talk startups and tech while connecting with key players.

Ecosystem Connect brings together entrepreneurs, local service providers and advisors (lawyers, accountants, angel investors, etc.) as well as mentors (successful business leaders) with the goal of growing Spokane’s startup scene.

Beer. Startups. Spokane. What’s not to love?

Entrepreneur Connect Premier Event Sponsor:

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Investment Capital Forum

Regional Startup Finance Dinner & Panel Discussion

Annually – May 

Davenport Hotel

The Investment Capital Forum is Spokane’s premier annual investment event, devoted to exploring the latest trends, topics, and opportunities in investment capital.

Hosted at the Historic Davenport Hotel in Downtown Spokane, this event is not only for those who work in investment capital, but also for entrepreneurs, startups, and company leaders who are looking to understand the latest issues in the investment community.

Past topics have included crowdfunding laws and regulations, trends in angel investment, and how communities can leverage the intellectual property coming out of our local universities.

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Regional Startup Success Stories

Annually (each Fall)

The Triangle Venture Expo is an annual event for our region to showcase the success of high growth companies to angel investors and venture capitalists from across the Northwest.

The geographic triangle is bordered by Sandpoint, Coeur d’Alene, Pullman/Moscow and Spokane/Cheney.