The Partnerships That Make it All Happen: Part 3

These coworking facilities, incubators and accelerators make Go Code Colorado possible. Some of these partners gave us a place to drink beer, create our code and develop a pitch. Others provided access to experts and stellar insta-education. They all helped us gather courage as we prepared to compete.

Mentor Weekend Partners

Ca Technologies was one of our venue partners for Go Code Colorado 2017. Thanks for hosting Mentor Weekend.CA Technologies: Mentor weekend is a much-mentioned favorite of Go Code competitors. It’s a reason to compete—a micro-accelerator in itself—and helps people not only win at Go Code Colorado, but win at entrepreneurship. CA—innovative software leader—made all of this possible, offering up offices, scrum-masters, staff, break-out rooms, beer-meisters and lots of black coffee. Perhaps most importantly, we got a supportive community in a state-of-the-art, non-stodgy space. And that kind of ambiance and energy matter. Muchas gracias.

Google was one of our venue partners, hosting our Mentor Weekend Happy Hour at its Boulder office.

Google: Google has supported Go Code Colorado every year, in one way or another. This year, they hosted the Go Code Colorado Mentor Weekend happy hour with a whole lot of action. There was shuffleboard. A photo-bomb-booth with props. Interactive maps imaging. Was it hard to get people to leave? Yes. Did Google mind? No.

Thanks to Techstars for being one of our esteemed partners.Techstars: This world-class incubator is another hero of Go Code Colorado. Lucky for us, they happen to be based in Boulder, Colorado. Not only did they give automatic interviews to winners, and make time for us days after their own annual demo day event, but they hosted a mentor-weekend dinner. An event where startup wisdom was flowing freely. Julie Penner presented on How to Pitch—some of the same training that Techstars start-ups get—while a panel of graduates offered advice, answers and even some emotional support.

Challenge Weekend Partners

Challenge Weekend hosts are a great example of Colorado’s statewide reach for innovation and collaboration. Many thanks to these community centers that always make us feel at home.

Epicentral Coworking 300

Epicentral Coworking, in Colorado Springs, applauds risk, embraces failure and celebrates success. No wonder we’ve felt so at home there since the very beginning.

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The University of Denver, encouraging entrepreneurs to honor both instincts and academics, has supported Go Code Colorado program for  years, in a variety of ways. This year, Project X-ITE played host, giving us access to several academic buildings on campus. Cheers for offering a beautiful space where we could get down to hardcore data work.

Durango Space

Durango Space downtown coworking facility helps entrepreneurs fight isolation with creativity and support. Another host that has been welcoming Go Code Colorado from the start.

Innosphere 600

Innosphere is a science and technology start-up incubator supporting multiple industries in Fort Collins and has hosted multiple Go Code Colorado Challenge Weekends. 

Factory Logo 300x300Factory, is a spirited new coworking space supporting the Grand Valley from Main Street in Grand Junction, and is also part of the Proximity Space network of coworking spaces across Colorado and the country.

Thanks for a great fourth year, we look forward to the same empowered partnerships again in 2018! Check out our other partnerships in Part 1 and Part 2.

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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