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17 Apr

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 […]

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10 Apr

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 teams   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 turns public […]

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30 Mar

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. If your amazing app and business concept is one of the three best in the competition, your team will get: […]

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15 Mar

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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9 Mar

AT&T returns to support Go Code Colorado innovation


It takes many hands to build a successful program like Go Code Colorado. One of the key elements is our corporate partners. Partners help offset costs, which ensures the competition remains free to participate in. Others offer access to special data, tools, or mentors. Some do both. And some do both year-after-year. As our returning […]

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28 Feb

How to Form a Team and Other Commonly Asked Questions


Five Ways to Form a Team and Other Answers to Commonly Asked Questions First an update. We’ve got 100 statewide registrations as of March 2nd. Oh yeah. So let us guess. You haven’t registered yet. You’re excited to compete, but without a team, it’s sorta scary. Okay very scary. Like Blair-Witch-when-you-thought-it-was-real scary. The phrase “pick […]

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15 Feb

Go Code Stories: Meet Doug


Meet Doug. Serial entrepreneur. Software developer. Fearless visionary. He’s been competing in Go Code Colorado since 2015 and believes in its power to bring software developers and entrepreneurs together for true collaboration and ideation. “Not everything starts out amazing. You have to iterate. Go Code Colorado provides the space and energy and facilitation to keep […]

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7 Feb

Go Code Colorado Kickoff: Year Four


Go Code Colorado’s kickoff event was hot this year. Festive. Vibrant. And SRO: Standing Room Only. Here’s a recap in case you had a darn-good excuse for staying home. Secretary of State Wayne WIlliams addressed a burgeoning pool of potential competitors. And remember, there’s no mandate on wrangling public data into a usable format. When […]

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25 Jan

Expand your network state-wide at Kickoff 2017


REGISTER FOR KICK OFF Colorado. It’s in our name. It’s in our mission. Go Code Colorado is the first (and we think only) program of its kind not because we just felt like it. Our focus is state-wide because it’s funded by businesses from across the state, so we return value to businesses across the state. And this […]

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18 Jan

Introducing the 2017 Go Code Identity…


Every year, we watch our community grow and evolve. And every year, our community pushes through multiple iterations. Of ideas. Of apps. Of presentations. But we always keep pushing. Because we know that sometimes a mere nuance can make a big difference in moving an idea forward and making it better. So it goes with […]

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Key Events

Wed01

Kickoff 2017

February 01, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fri07

Challenge Weekend

April 07, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fri - Sun21 - 23

Mentor Weekend

April 21 @ 6:00 PM - April 23 @ 8:00 PM
Wed24

Final Event

MAY 24 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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