GO CODE COLORADO BLOG

Jan 11 2018

NEW YEAR. NEW BLOG. NEW GO CODE COLORADO CHALLENGE!


How about this for a New Year’s resolution: compete in Go Code Colorado 2018, work that big brain of yours and add exercising your creativity to your fitness routine? Unlike a new gym membership, there’s no cost to compete. In case your holiday season included near-amnesia-inducing overindulgences in eggnog or latkes, here’s a Go Code […]

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Jun 23 2017

The Partnerships That Make it All Happen: Part 3


Jun 23 2017 These coworking facilities, incubators and accelerators make Go Code Colorado possible. Some of these partners gave us a place to drink beer, create our code and develop a pitch. Others provided access to experts and stellar insta-education. They all helped us gather courage as we prepared to compete. Mentor Weekend Partners CA […]

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May 30 2017

Food, Water and Sound: Go Code Colorado’s Big Winners


Go Code Colorado’s fourth year had a record 43 teams and 240 participants, and the final competition was a pretty darn polished affair. High ceilings. Black curtains. More sportcoats, less skinny jeans. High school students with freshly flat-ironed hair. Twenty-somethings in ties. Professionals put to the test. Mini beef wellingtons sat on silver platters, fresh […]

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May 25 2017

2017 Go Code Colorado Winners


  Three teams win BIG — Go Code Colorado 2017   Three teams walk away with a ,000 contract from the state and a sponsor incentive package   DENVER, May 25, 2017 — Go Code Colorado, an award-winning program that turns public data into business insights, last night announced the three winning teams that impressed […]

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May 22 2017

The Partnerships that Make it All Happen: Part 2


These Go Code Colorado partnerships gave several hands, a lot of heart, plenty of guidance, and stellar platforms and services to make our fourth year truly fabulous. Some are long-time partners and others just boarded the bus, but either way, we’re grateful for all the giving. Our In-Kind Partnerships Davis, Graham and Stubbs: Thanks to […]

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May 12 2017

The Partnerships That Make It All Happen: Part 1


Go Code Colorado wouldn’t be coding or building community without our fabulous sponsors adding value and helping us make the competition great. Each of these sponsors provided financial support, allowing our 4th annual program to remain completely free to participate in.   AT&T: Back for a second year as the Summit Sponsor, AT&T not only […]

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Apr 17 2017

Challenge Weekend Wows Like Never Before


Nearly 240 people participated in Challenge Weekend 2017, building apps and business concepts across the Centennial state in five cities: Colorado Springs, Denver, Durango, Fort Collins and Grand Junction. Two advancing teams (finalists below) from each region demonstrated the goods (i.e. brilliant use of public data, feasibility and attractiveness to the marketplace), creating genuine value for business […]

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Apr 10 2017

Media Advisory: Winners of Go Code Colorado’s Challenge Weekend 2017


Water rights, farm-fresh food and housing development are a few of our favorite Challenge Weekend winners   Finalists from Challenge Weekend events in Colorado Springs, Denver, Durango, Fort Collins and Grand Junction advance to the statewide event, with three ,000 awards at stake. DENVER, April 10, 2017 — Go Code Colorado, an award-winning program that […]

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Mar 30 2017

How to Make the Most of Challenge Weekend. Because you Know, You Want to Win


Are you ready for this? Let’s talk about what you get when you win Go Code Colorado. Because it’s not a set of floor wax products. And playing Plinko is not part of the deal. This post also includes a timeline of our competition and tips on how you can advance through each round. If […]

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Mar 15 2017

Show off your Skills. Here’s who’ll be watching…


We’re not sure how to tell you this. But as a Go Code Colorado participant, you’re kind of a big deal. You get to show off your skillz, do your thang, make it count in front of a bunch of really impressive people. Read: judges. It’s your big chance. So do it up. Data like crazy. […]

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Key Events

Wed7

Kickoff 2018

February 7, 2018 @ 6:00 PM
Fri-Sun13-15

Challenge Weekend

April 13-15, 2018
Fri-Sun27-29

Mentor Weekend

April 27-29, 2018
Thu7

Final Event

June 7. 2018 @ 6:00 PM

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