GO CODE COLORADO BLOG

Oct 28 2016

A Sit-down With Data Guru Margaret Spyker


It’s no secret that the center of Go Code Colorado is data; but what you might not know is who’s behind making the data available and accessible to meet the needs of our challenge participants as they develop their apps: Xentity Corporation, and more specifically, Margaret Spyker. Xentity is the contractor engaged by the Secretary of […]

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Oct 19 2016

Winning Team Updates Q&A


We recently connected with a couple of last year’s Go Code Colorado winning teams to find out what they’ve been up to the last few months. Not surprisingly, they’ve already accomplished a lot. Foodcaster: Better Locations for Food Trucks By combining pedestrian foot traffic and cellular service state data sets with food truck parking regulations, […]

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Oct 6 2016

Announcing the 2017 Competition Schedule


Mark your calendars. The dates for the 2017 Go Code Colorado are set. As always, the competition launches with our kickoff event. It’s the first reveal for the challenge statement and we’ll have content from our partners and mentors that will set you up for success in the competition. And as with all of our […]

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Aug 4 2016

Colorado Tech Tour: Day Four


Day four of the 2016 Tech Tour brought us to northern Colorado. Fort Collins has a rich history with Go Code Colorado, placing winning teams in each of the program’s first three years. So much so, that we put together a video about ‘what’s in the water’ in Fort Collins that has created such strong […]

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Aug 3 2016

Colorado Tech Tour: Day Three


Day three of the 2016 Tech Tour began in Grand Junction. Our first stop was Leitner Poma, one of just two cable transport system manufacturing companies in the world. Right in Grand Junction, they design and manufacture ski lifts, gondolas, and other transport systems. Leitner Poma employs a full shop of structural, mechanical, electrical, and civil engineers […]

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Aug 2 2016

Colorado Tech Tour: Day Two


Day two of the 2016 Tech Tour started with visits to two co-working spaces in Frisco. First off was EVO3, where owner Aaron Landau described his desire to help diversify the local economy, deliver tech education, and give back to the community. He updated the group on EVO3’s progress on each goal, including a web design […]

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Aug 1 2016

Colorado Tech Tour: Day One


On Colorado’s 140th birthday, we kicked off the 2016 Tech Tour this morning by hopping on I-25 south and heading to Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs has hosted a Go Code Colorado Challenge Weekend each of our first three years, with an eager group of participants every year. Of the first nine Go Code Colorado winners, […]

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Jul 31 2016

On the road for the Colorado Tech Tour


Go Code Colorado is thrilled to join the Colorado Technology Association this week for the second Colorado Tech Tour. We’re hopping on a bus tomorrow and traveling around the state to highlight stories about Colorado’s rapid growth as a tech hub.  This year, the tech tour coincides with the inaugural Colorado Tech Week: “Colorado is in […]

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Jun 28 2016

Thank you Salesforce for your ongoing partnership


Salesforce was back for a second year as a Go Code Colorado partner. You likely know Salesforce runs the largest customer relationship management software platform in the world, but it is also a total cloud computing company with a wide variety of products. Whether you’re a developer, a marketer, or somewhere in between, Salesforce offers a variety […]

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May 27 2016

2016 Go Code Colorado Winners


Three new winners in year three. A year that challenged Colorado entrepreneurs and developers with a broad challenge statement and produced businesses looking to better the oil & gas industry, the food truck industry, and changing hiring practices towards personality-based hiring. The 2016 finalist teams pitched their app and business concepts in front of hundreds of people and a panel […]

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