Destination Startup®

A showcase of the top research-based ventures in the Rocky Mountain region

The University of Arizona is a participating research institution at this event.

Destination Startup® is a collaboration among leading research universities and federal laboratories across the Rocky Mountain region to showcase the best companies from our innovation ecosystem.

Since its inception in 2018, more than 600 investors, business leaders and more from across the country have attended Destination Startup®. Over 50 new startup companies have been launched and collectively, and they have raised over $115 million to date.

Destination Startup® helps innovative researchers and faculty ready themselves for the process of fundraising and the commercialization of their technology.

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Questions? Please contact Director of Venture Development Stephen Miller at
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Feb. 16 to 17, 2022
Stephen Miller, Director of Venture Development