GO CODE COLORADO BLOG

Apr 8 2016

CA Technologies, SendGrid, and IBM making Go Code Colorado great


We are grateful to the awesome partners that help make Go Code Colorado a great experience for our participants. As usual, we’ve had partners step up and provide things that will enhance the experience for Go Code participants and set you up for success during, and after, the challenge. Here’s a peak at what’s available to […]

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Apr 4 2016

Presenting Our 2016 Ten Finalist Teams: May the Best Apps Win


What a weekend, Colorado. Almost 200 people and over 35 teams participated in Go Code Colorado’s 2016 Challenge Weekend in Colorado Springs, Denver, Durango, Fort Collins and Grand Junction. Teams spent the weekend in intense and focused environments drawing up or fine-tuning their business and app ideas that make meaningful use of public data.  Some participants […]

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Apr 1 2016

Judges who’ll see your work – Part 3 – Grand Junction and Durango


Part of the excitement from challenges like Go Code Colorado is putting your work in front of professionals in the business and entrepreneurial world. Go Code Colorado judges are more than just trusted experts to determine the likelihood of success of apps and business ideas from the challenge; they’re influencers in the Colorado tech entrepreneurial scene. […]

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Mar 30 2016

AT&T brings history and future of innovation to Go Code Colorado participants


Partners make Go Code Colorado great. Our partners play an important role in helping to offset costs and make sure the competition remains free and available to anyone who wants to participate. Others offer access to special data, tools, or mentors. Some do both. As our Summit Partner for 2016, AT&T brings an incredible history of […]

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Mar 24 2016

Judges who’ll see your work – Part 2 – Colorado Springs, Denver, and Fort Collins


Part of the excitement from challenges like Go Code Colorado is putting your work in front of professionals in the business and entrepreneurial world. Go Code Colorado judges are more than just trusted experts to determine the likelihood of success of apps and business ideas from the challenge; they’re influencers in the Colorado tech entrepreneurial scene. […]

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Mar 23 2016

Judges Who’ll See Your Work – Part 1 – Final Event


Here they are. The entrepreneurs, data experts, and startup innovators who’ll hear your business concepts, evaluate your apps, and determine which three teams will be awarded k to keep their apps and businesses going. Part 2 tomorrow: Colorado Springs, Denver, and Fort Collins. Part 3 Friday: Durango and Grand Junction We consider it an honor […]

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Mar 7 2016

How to approach challenge weekend


If you’ve followed Go Code Colorado for the last three years, you know we decided to do things a little different this year. The biggest change was how far ahead of Challenge Weekend we released the problem statement, giving teams two months to work (if they choose) before coming together with their local community April […]

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Feb 2 2016

Everybody digs Sticker Giant – get yours tonight at Kick Off!


StickerGiant is back for another year of sponsoring Go Code Colorado with their amazing stickers. A couple of us toured their world headquarters–located in Hygiene, Colorado–recently to learn more about this great Colorado company (fun fact: StickerGiant ships out 85 custom sticker orders on average per day, with a global reach). Jesse Michaels, StickerGiant’s Marketing Director, walked […]

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Jan 4 2016

Where’s the business challenge workshop?


The Go Code Colorado challenge is about taking public data and using it to help Colorado businesses work smarter. Businesses, then, are the customer for the apps created for the challenge. So it only makes sense that we ask businesses what needs they have that public data might help address and direct the app and […]

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Dec 27 2015

Heroes of Open Data in Colorado: Daniel Trone of the Department of Local Affairs


Recently, we have had the pleasure of meeting Daniel Trone of the State Demography Office in the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) about how the department is leading the way in government open data. Most notably, Daniel himself helped create the Census API where he has cleaned and published all Census data for the nation from […]

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Upcoming Events

Fri-Sun13-15

Challenge Weekend

April 13-15, 2018
Fri-Sun27-29

Mentor Weekend

April 27-29, 2018
Wed18

Webinar: MENTOR WEEKEND

May 18, 2018 @ 12:00-1:00 pm
Wed23

Webinar: FINAL COMPETITION EVENT

May 23, 2018 @ 5:30-6:30 pm
Thu24

Webinar: FINAL COMPETITION EVENT

May 24, 2018 @ 5:30-6:30 pm
Thu7

Final Event

June 7. 2018 @ 6:00 PM

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