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SiW News

'Event of the Year' - 2020 CT Entrepreneur Awards

Did you know? In 2019 SiW had foot traffic of nearly 5,000 people.

SiW Announces Broad Partnership With UCONN's Werth Institute

SiW Welcomes Back AXA XL as 2020 Sponsor and Partner

SiW Merges with Stamford Partnership, Creating Super-regional Hub Organization

Fashion & Lifestyle Exec Jessica Bacigalupi Joins SiW as Program Director

Whitney Libby

SiW Welcomes Event Industry Guru Whitney Libby as Head of Strategy

An epic celebration of innovation, technology and entrepreneurship.

Fall 2021 in-person and broadcast live

2020 had a profound impact on all of us. We have a lot of work to do to navigate the present and envision the future. We are faced with a rare opportunity to rebuild better. The core of SiWeek has always revolved around innovation, entrepreneurship, technology and community. There are no better ingredients for successful endeavors. In this vain, our theme this year is RECOVER & GROW. This is some of what you can expect-

2021 Themes Announcement - Grow
iSpark – the Art and Science of High Performing Startups. What better way to express 2021’s themes, than to facilitate growth itself! Through our iSpark platform we will be hosting SiWeek’s first ever pitch event! Aimed at facilitating connections, learning and growth for selected high promise, early stage start ups.
We will bring together innovators, disruptors, investors, mentors and potential users to enable indelible connections and opportunities for exposure, guidance, insights and funding.

Build

Engage

Scale

Fund

2021 Themes Announcement - Recover
SiWeek’s Marquee conference day, FastFWD will bring you thought leadership on topics critical to our growth. Bringing together enterprise leaders, change makers, academics, scientists and innovators this year’s slate will captivate. Our industry agnostic approach recognizes that good ideas can come from anywhere and can be applied to a breadth of challenges. Through our platform, we aim to do our part to facilitate recovery. 

Work

Equity

Health & Wellness

Money & Growth

Let's Go Hybrid

SiW's In-Person and Virtual Event Features:

This Year's Events & Conference

TechFwd

September 2021

Details Coming Soon!

iSpark- the Art and Science of High Performing Startups

September 2021

Demo, Pitch, Engage & Learn. The most innovative startups in the region come together with investors and disruptors for SiWeek’s inaugural Demo and Pitch event.

  • World class thought leadership content
  • Cutting edge, early stage startups debuts
  • Workshops & Networking roundtables

FastFWD- Innovation and Technology Conference

September 2021

Get the ideas, inspiration, and insights you need to survive and thrive in these uncertain and challenging times. Featuring world-class thought leaders.

Startup Weekend

TBA

Build a team, work through spinning-up your product with amazing mentors, and put together a Minimum Viable Product— all in a weekend!

Past Speakers

Our speakers represent the leaders in their field. From visionary executives to published thought leaders and high-growth entrepreneurs we feature the insights and ideas that are certain to shape the future.