In March, SIREUS hosted a dynamic event in Colorado, bringing together three member universities and six innovative startups for the SIREUS ENTREPRENEURS forum, held alongside Destination Startup. This collaboration with SACC-Colorado and the University of Colorado, Boulder aimed to foster connections among businesses, investors, research institutions, and key opinion leaders in Colorado's research and innovation ecosystem.

We are delighted to have had the inclusion of six startup companies from Stockholm University, Uppsala University, and Lund University.


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Pre-event Day

Before the forum started, participants embarked on a scenic hike along Mount Sanitas Trail, followed by a mingle event hosted by Cooley LLP, providing startups with valuable networking opportunities against a backdrop of stunning mountain views.

Day One

The forum kicked off with information sessions and preparations for Dragons' Den-style pitches later in the week. Attendees toured CU Boulder's Venture Partners office, gaining insights into Colorado's tech ecosystem and engaging in Q&A sessions with industry experts.

Day Two

Startups honed their pitches and received feedback from industry professionals at Black Lab Sports. Mentoring sessions covered entrepreneurship and navigating the U.S. market, offering insights for expanding companies.

Day Three

At Destination Startup, the Swedish startups Pitched and showcased their companies to American investors. This was followed by a panel discussion exploring strategies for leveraging Colorado's entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Day Four

The event concluded with inspiring pitches from American startups, marking the successful culmination of a week filled with innovation.

​​​​​​​As the week wrapped up, attendees reflected on the fruitful exchanges and connections made, expressing gratitude to all who contributed to the event's success. The SIREUS team is thankful to everyone who participated and made this week possible!