Welcome to West Slope Startup Week! We’re celebrating our 5th year and gathering in Durango, CO, August 21–25, 2023.

Every session, meetup, workshop, lecture, discussion, and celebration is in-person, radically inclusive, and totally FREE!
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Wednesday, August 23 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Get to Know Your Local Accelerator

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The Southwest Colorado Accelerator for Entrepreneurs (SCAPE) serves entrepreneurs across Southwestern Colorado by providing education, mentoring, and access to funding for start-up and scale-up companies. Since 2013, SCAPE has helped launch 52 companies, create 230 jobs, and raise $53 million in investment capital. 

This session will help you personally get to know your local accelerator and the awesome folks who make it happen. You'll learn about the Accelerator Program, Investment Fund, and other ecosystem happenings right here in Southwest Colorado.


SCAPE Headquarters Directions: We're located in the Purgatory Sports building behind the retail shop - 2615 Main Ave. #1, Durango, CO 81301. Park in the lot on the north side of the building that's shared with Doughworks. Our office is located through the side door facing the lot, follow the signs, head up the stairs to the second floor (there’s an elevator on the first floor through the door).

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Elizabeth Marsh

Executive Director, Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs (SCAPE)
Elizabeth Marsh is a Fort Lewis College Business Administration graduate. She has an extensive understanding of the region’s resources for economic growth and the experience necessary to leverage these resources for new business development. She has overseen the creation of 52 new... Read More →
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Brittany Cupp

Program Director, Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs (SCAPE)
Brittany Cupp is the Program and Community Manager for the Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs (SCAPE). She is a long-time Durango resident and Fort Lewis College Fine Arts graduate. She has worked in design, marketing and sales for regional startups, large media... Read More →

Wednesday August 23, 2023 2:30pm - 3:30pm MDT
SCAPE - Southwest Colorado Accelerator for Entrepreneurs