GO CODE COLORADO BLOG

Apr 2 2019

ENJOYING THE JOURNEY: How to Stay Motivated & Focused Mid-Project


  There is a certain exhilaration at the beginning of any project or endeavor. The start of a Go Code Colorado project is a leap into the unknown, with the thrill of new beginnings, new friends, and jumping into a creative process with other super smart people. These are all ingredients for a very good […]

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Mar 18 2019

Meet the Data Team!


Meet the Go Code Colorado Data and Tech Team!   Margaret Spyker, Project Manager, Xenity – I am a project manager and Sr. Spatial Data Analyst for the data and tech team of Go Code Colorado, run from the Business Intelligence Center at the CO Secretary of State’s office. Each year I work with state […]

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Mar 1 2019

MVP = embarrassing


  “So, we need this feature to work, and it has to tie into this API, and we should put it all on the blockchain.” “What about feature X? And we need admin screens, and roles and groups for different kinds of users.” “You’re right! Let’s add those to the list. We need to make […]

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Feb 18 2019

No Matter How Nervous You are…JUST DO IT!


  I heard about Go Code Colorado in 2017 from emails that the FACTORY – a Proximity Space – sends, but I chickened out and did not attend the information meeting. I regretted that decision a lot, so when I heard the roadshow was coming back to the FACTORY in February 2018, I signed up. […]

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Jan 29 2019

Five Years of Go Code Colorado in Grand Junction!


  Five years of Go Code Colorado in Grand Junction! Wow! I really can’t believe we’re here. It may not seem like that big of a deal, but if you know the story of Grand Junction, LAUNCH, Go Code Colorado and tech entrepreneurship in Western Colorado, you understand. Let’s take a little look back.   […]

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Jan 8 2019

New Year, New Look, New Track


Join us in the Western Slope or Front Range for the 2019 Kick-off Event(s) for Go Code Colorado as we unveil the 2019 challenge statement, new competition track and celebrate Colorado tech and entrepreneurship! This year Go Code Colorado is switching things up, providing two tracks; our traditional format, Business Product Track and our new Business Analytics Track. The NEW Business Analytics Track is where teams will compete […]

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Jun 8 2018

ANNOUNCING THE 2018 GO CODE COLORADO WINNERS


Three teams walk away with ,000 each, priceless mentorship and experience DENVER, June 8, 2018 — Go Code Colorado, an award-winning competition that challenges teams to turn public data into useful business insights and tools, announced the three winning teams that impressed judges during the final competition event Thursday. Abodio, Business Incentives and Carbos emerged […]

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May 29 2018

The Judges Who Will Select the 2018 Go Code Colorado Winners!


Go Code Colorado finalist teams are about to face the ultimate test—pitching to a panel of distinguished judges at the Final Competition Event. With $45,000 on the line, you can bet the finalists have worked hard. They were selected as the best ideas from nearly 40 teams competing at their respective Challenge Weekend locations in […]

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May 11 2018

Wow, What a Mentor Weekend!


“Inspiring,” “visionary,” “challenging,” “high-velocity,” and, simply, “dope” are some of the adjectives Go Code Colorado finalists used to describe their Mentor Weekend experience. When the ten finalist teams were chosen at Challenge Weekend, each was given the opportunity to participate in the incredible (and incredibly-intense) Mentor Weekend in Boulder, April 27 – 29. In addition […]

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Apr 26 2018

A Big Thanks to Our Sponsors!


Go Code Colorado simply wouldn’t be possible without our generous sponsors. They provide essential in-kind support to set the competitors up for success. They also send a strong message to the government agencies that provide open and accessible data for the competition that Go Code Colorado and all the hard work the participants do is […]

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