Whether you are a developer, designer, marketer, thinker, entrepreneur or a general doer, it doesn’t matter – Colorado needs you! Building successful, sustainable apps with public data that local businesses can actually use will require all kinds of folks helping in hands-on economic development.
Go Code Colorado needs your support! Thanks to initial funding from the Joint Budget Committee, we are able to create this great challenge, but now we need to raise the money to support it, attract the right talent to participate in it, and engage volunteers to help staff it.
If there’s one challenge that unites all of Go Code Colorado’s organizers, it’s this: Overcoming the perception that we’re a hackathon. We get it. There’s a model in everyone’s mind about civic engagement and challenges that involve app development. (And yeah, having Code in our name trips certain preconceived notions). Let us be clear. We […]Read More
Last year was a big step forward for Go Code Colorado. We grew our participation, saw stronger app and business ideas, and created a must-attend Mentor Weekend for the 10 finalist teams. We like to think of Go Code Colorado as combining the best of startup challenges, code challenges, and civic engagement activities together for […]Read More
Three teams were awarded Go Code Colorado’s final prize last night: a year-long, $25,000 contract with the Secretary of State’s office. Mentor Matters (Denver), Stay CO-Flow (Fort Collins) and Pikr Knows (Fort Collins) emerged as having the best app and business ideas from nine finalist teams that won first-round challenge weekend competitions in Colorado Springs, […]Read More