Northern Colorado’s largest entrepreneurial event!

Founded in FOCO returns for 2024. Join our exciting event connecting startups, entrepreneurs, small businesses, creatives, non-profits, and more.

March 4th – 8th, 2024 @ Fort Collins Senior Center

A unique entrepreneurial gathering in Northern Colorado, building upon Fort Collins Startup Week

Bringing together community members across sectors to learn from and celebrate entrepreneurs, startups, non-profits, solopreneurs, creatives, local leaders, and more.

Incubate new ideas

Meet business, non-profit, and community leaders who are solving problems in our community and the world

Learn from peers

50+ sessions from the community focused on sharing unique perspectives and experiences

Build relationships

Meet new friends and collaborators across sectors who are working to make things happen in our community

Have fun

Every day you’ll have the opportunity to engage socially — from coffee and snacks, to our exhibit hall, and unique events

March 4 – 8, 2024. Be the first to know when the 2024 schedule is released!

Click the button to get your ticket to the event. Need a hotel? Learn more here.

See what they’re saying.

Hear from the community about last year’s event!

Well run, great speakers. I learned so much and made some new friends!!
The volunteers were so helpful. I immediately felt welcome.

Julia Semple

Shared incredible content and resources for professional development that will definitely move the needle in my business.

Antoinette Elbert

As a speaker, I enjoyed speaking with attendees of my presentation at the “Ask the Expert” table.

Karl Dakin

Get Your Tickets to Founded in FoCo

General Admission
Access to an entire week of sessions, networking, and more.
  • 3 Days of Sessions
  • Coffee & Networking
  • Closing Party!
Community Champion
Buy one, give one.
Offset the cost for another community member.
  • Full event participation
  • Offset fee for an attendee
  • Special recognition!
Pay What You Can
Sliding scale ticket so there are no barriers to participate in Founded in FoCo.
  • Full event participation
  • Special thanks to:
  • Our Champions & Sponsors

Want to be a sponsor or exhibitor?

There are many ways to get involved in Founded in FoCo and nurture our Northern Colorado entrepreneurial community.

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Where to Stay

Traveling from out of town?

We’ve secured a group rate if you need a hotel. Must book by February 28th, 2024.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Collins South
3520 Timberwood Drive Fort Collins, Colorado 80528

Group Rate Booking Link

Have questions? Please reach out to Leslie Farnham, Group Sales at Spirit Hospitality / Fairfield Inn & Suites.
P: 970.226.6656
E: [email protected]


Getting to Founded in FoCo

Thank you to our host, Fort Collins Senior Center
1200 Raintree Dr, Fort Collins, CO 80526

Parking? It’s free! Just be mindful of posted signs.

All sessions Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday take place at the Senior Center, unless otherwise noted.