Boise Startup Week

The week of October 7th, 2019 | Downtown Boise

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About BSW

BSW 2019 features thought-provoking, informative, and entertaining events put on by over 50 collaborating organizations.

We at BSW believe entrepreneurialism is a way of life. It’s an attitude that can galvanize and inspire us to achieve great things, and it can be cultivated in all of us. Startup Week is the perfect opportunity to bring together ambitious, curious people who will stop at nothing to innovate and create value for themselves and our community.

Whether you’re a startup founder looking for investment or mentorship, an employer looking for talent, an investor looking for prospects, or a student looking for work, Boise Startup Week is designed to empower you to make meaningful connections and learn from the best.

2019 Featured Events

Pitch Competition

The Pitch Competition allows applicants to attend a series of workshops designed to prepare founders to pitch their businesses to investors.


Trailmix is an exciting new event created to showcase new and innovative food product companies from around the Northwest. This event will create awareness for the food entrepreneurs and startups competing and give them networking opportunities with, industry leaders, investors and other companies.

Block Party

The BSW Block Party will feature a live music showcase and will also highlight some unconventional local startups, emphasizing Idaho’s unique culture of makers, tinkerers and creative problem solvers.

Dodgeball Tournament

This year we have added a single elimination dodgeball tournament. All proceeds help pay for our traveling computer science student’s housing during BSW from University of Idaho, Idaho State and BYU-I.

VR Bash

More information coming soon.

Startup Crawl

More information coming soon.


Clearwater Devcon will consist of talks, presentations and labs given by industry leaders and geared toward students and professionals in the STEM industries..

2018 Primary Sponsors


2018 Planning Committee

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