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Whether you want to learn a new skill, improve on an existing one, or just meet some amazing people, there are plenty of events to choose from in Dayton’s startup community.

Launch Dayton Startup Week

Launch Dayton Startup Week is the Dayton region’s premiere entrepreneurship conference. Connect and network with both resource providers and fellow founders, grow your business through hands-on workshops, and celebrate the diversity of our startup community. Learn more

LaunchHack Startup Weekend

Build a startup in 54 thrilling hours. Powered by Techstars, Startup Weekend competitions are an exciting and immersive foray into the world of startups, where you will learn how to think, work, and build like a startup in a single weekend. Learn more

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Open Coworking Day

Need to get out of your home office for a day? Want to meet people face to face rather than through a...

Free

Simple Tips for Managing Your Finances

Having financial stability and basic money management skills is essential before starting a business. Join us and learn practical strategies you can...

Free

Your First (or Next) Hire: W-2 vs 1099

When hiring, it’s critical to understand the pros and cons of W-2 and 1099 employees and which is best for your business....

Free

Get Your Business on The Map with Google

Are you frustrated with how your business is currently appearing in Google search results? Maybe your business isn't on google at all....

Free

Lightship Workflow Wednesday

Join us at Lightship’s Workflow Wednesday in Dayton on February 28th @ 5:30 pm! Meet the Lightship team, learn about our work...

Free

Spring/Summer Bootcamp

The Spring/Summer bootcamp begins in March and ends in May. Be sure to sign-up before March 1st to claim your spot. Apply...