GO CODE COLORADO BLOG

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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Mar 9 2017

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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Feb 28 2017

How to Form a Team and Other Commonly Asked Questions


Five Ways to Form Teams for Go Code Colorado  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 teams” might even bring […]

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Feb 15 2017

Go Code Stories: Meet Doug


Meet Doug, a serial entrepreneur, software developer, and 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 […]

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Feb 7 2017

Go Code Colorado Kickoff: Year Four


Go Code Colorado’s kickoff event was hot this year. Festive. Vibrant. And SRO: Standing Room Only. Here are kickoff highlights 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. […]

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Jan 25 2017

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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Jan 18 2017

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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Jan 4 2017

Go Code Colorado 2017 Kickoff: What’s This Year’s Challenge


It’s time to kickoff the 2017 challenge. And you’re invited. Register now.   When: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Where: Galvanize, Golden Triangle. Beverages: Great Divide brew and family friendly options as well. Stuff to Eat: Trendy food with sustenance. Figs, mushrooms, maybe meatballs. The Kickoff is a time for curious conversations. Entrepreneurial collaboration amidst chaos. […]

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Nov 23 2016

History of Open Data


When did open data history begin? Who has supported Go Code along the way? And who really built the bridge between government and business?  For this blog, we’re returning to Go Code’s grassroots by exploring open data history since the 1970s. Behold the power of public data, which has been around longer than you may realize. […]

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