Techstars Startup Week Alaska

November 12–18, 2018

About Startup Week

We’re thrilled that you’re interested in 2018 Techstars Alaska Startup Week to be held during Global Entrepreneurship Week November 12 – 18! Alaska Startup Week brings entrepreneurs, local leaders, and friends together during one week to build momentum around Alaska’s entrepreneurial opportunities. Join in a celebration led by entrepreneurs! This is the third annual Alaska Startup Week. Events will be held in 9 communities statewide: Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Sitka, Homer, Seward, Palmer, Kenai/Soldotna, and Bethel. Scroll down to view the statewide schedule of events.

To stay engaged in the startup community, please make sure that you subscribe to the Alaska Startup Digest and follow Alaska Startups on Facebook.


Statewide Alaska Startup Week Co-Chairs:

Gretchen Fauske, University of Alaska Center for Economic Development

Penny Gage, State of Alaska Division of Economic Development

Statewide Organizing Committee Members:

Ky Holland & Juliet Shepherd, Past Co-Chairs

Jacqueline Summers, Secretary, Global Entrepreneurship Liaison

Julia Casey, Volunteer/Ambassador Lead

Mary Miner & Ayla Rogers, Anchorage Leads

Peter Webley, Fairbanks Lead

Brandon Howard & Dana Herndon, Juneau Leads

Debbie Speakman, Homer Lead

Sonya Funaro, Palmer Lead

Jen Leahy & Justin Sternberg, Seward Leads

Reyne Mathanas, Bethel Lead

Pamela Parker, Kenai/Soldotna Lead

Alana Peterson & Brit Galanin, Sitka Leads

Aurora Warrior, Additional Anchorage Lead

Jasmin Smith, Additional Anchorage Lead


Events Schedule

If you are interested in sponsoring Alaska Startup Week we would love to hear from you! Email us here »