Jan 4 2017

Go Code Colorado 2017 Kickoff: What’s This Year’s Challenge

It’s time to kickoff the 2017 challenge. And you’re invited. Register now.   When: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Where: Galvanize, Golden Triangle. Beverages: Great Divide brew and family friendly options as well. Stuff to Eat: Trendy food with sustenance. Figs, mushrooms, maybe meatballs. The Kickoff is a time for curious conversations. Entrepreneurial collaboration amidst chaos. […]

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Nov 23 2016

History of Open Data

When did open data history begin? Who has supported Go Code along the way? And who really built the bridge between government and business?  For this blog, we’re returning to Go Code’s grassroots by exploring open data history since the 1970s. Behold the power of public data, which has been around longer than you may realize. […]

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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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