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19 Feb

The First of Its Kind


You’ve probably heard us mention that Go Code Colorado is the first of its kind. Yes, there are other government-sponsored apps challenges happening across the world, many of which are creating incredibly useful apps with public data. In that respect we’re happy to be part of a strong and growing movement that joins together technology […]

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13 Feb

Small Business Needs Go Code Colorado


I’m Colbe Galston, business Librarian for Douglas County Libraries. I lead the BizInfo team, which is the group of librarians who provide custom research and resources to the business community in Douglas County. We work with entrepreneurs, established business and other business organizations to get them accurate, current, and most importantly, actionable business information, rather […]

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6 Feb

Thank You Partners


Thank you to all of the amazing folks who have signed up to be team members, mentors, volunteers and partners thus far! Here are some of the folks helping to make Go Code Colorado a success: Challenge Weekend Hosts We’re excited to have Rally Software in Boulder, Epicentral Coworking in Colorado Springs, and The Business Incubator […]

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30 Jan

IP and Open Source: Your Questions Answered


We’ve seen some questions this week regarding the project and what happens to the intellectual property (IP) once the apps challenge is over. We hope this answers your questions. What If I Win? If your app wins, congratulations! You and your team are walking away with ,000, ,000, or ,000. But to make Go Code […]

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29 Jan

What Are the 5 Challenges?


Coloradans are fiercely loyal when it comes to supporting local businesses. Maybe your favorite local ice cream shop wants to find business partners. Maybe the record store around the corner needs information about where to open a new location. Or maybe your friend’s startup is looking for funding and doesn’t know where to begin.  Go […]

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23 Jan

Have a question? Ask here!


We’ll be building a broad list of question areas soon, but if there’s already something on your mind, feel free to ask it using the comments form below. [form]

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21 Jan

Why We Created Go Code Colorado


Go Code Colorado is a series of events, born of Colorado’s Business Intelligence Center, produced and executed by the Secretary of State’s Office and supported by the Governor’s office, to get data into the hands of Colorado entrepreneurs. Make Data Accessible The idea for the Business Intelligence Center was conceived as the Secretary of State’s office […]

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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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