About Startup Tucson

You’re an entrepreneur with an idea. You’ve built your next-big-idea into something. You’ve made it and want to help the rookies.
You’ve got an idea in your head to be your own boss and you’re ready to change the status quo. What’s your next step? We can help make your side hustle your main hustle.

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From networking events over drinks and coffee to full workshops to help you take your idea to market, Startup Tucson’s programs put you in position to succeed.

Startup Life

Startup Tucson is growing x2

Starting just in time to help with our most recent June Thryve Weekend, Courtney Pulitzer and Dre Voelkel are now a part of the Startup Tucson team and we couldn’t be more…

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5 days ago

Startup Tucson

Thanks to everyone who came out yesterday for Startup Tucson Coffee and Startup Drinks! We had awesome guest speakers -- Randy Accetta and Emagine Solutions Technology with Courtney Williams.

Next Wednesday at 8:00am come see Whitney Dosty speak about how she built her company Wavelength Swimwear. It's going to be phenomenal!

Startup Drinks next month will be at the Hut!

#entrepreneur #startup #Tucson #tech #business #womeninbusiness
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7 days ago

Startup Tucson

What's the secret to winning 25k with IdeaFunding Pitch Competition? This month at Startup Drinks we are spotlighting Courtney Williams, founder of VistaScan and last year's winner. Find out how her business has skyrocketed while you connect with other #entrepreneurs. Join us tomorrow from 5:30-7:30pm at Gentle Ben's. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

Startup Tucson

Congrats Calline Sanchez!

Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
We surprised Calline Sanchez of IBM as our 2018 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year today at her work! She will be honored at our Noche de Éxitos Gala on Oct 20th. Join us to celebrate!
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2 weeks ago

Startup Tucson

This #SecondSaturday (8/11), join us at AC Hotel by Marriott Tucson Downtown from 4-7pm! At this City Market, we're bringing you the best of Tucson's art and entrepreneurship in preparation for October's #TENWEST18.

Escape the heat in the AC Lounge and peruse our pop-up market of local vendors:

Whiskey Del Bac by Hamilton Distillers
HUB Ice Cream Factory
Sigfus
Tugo Bike Share
Dusk Music Festival
ShopUp Tucson
Madden Media
Local First Arizona
TENWEST Festival
... And more!
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3 weeks ago

Startup Tucson

The location for August Startup Drinks has been confirmed! We will be hosting Fail-a-Palooza at Gentle Ben's on University on August 15th from 5:30- 7:30. This event is a time for entrepreneurs to share their stories of pivoting and thriving through the many challenges that face business owners, inventors, and makers.

Check out our event page for more information and we will see you there!
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  • Startup Coffee

    August 22 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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    Startup Coffee occurs weekly on Wednesdays @ 8AM
    at Connect Coworking
  • Startup Coffee

    August 29 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Startup Coffee occurs weekly on Wednesdays @ 8AM
    at Connect Coworking
  • Startup Coffee

    September 5 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Startup Coffee occurs weekly on Wednesdays @ 8AM
    at Connect Coworking