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How Gov.-Elect Jared Polis Rose From A Dorm Room Coder To Colorado's Top Executive | CPR

Colorado Public Radio

In the early 1990s, Jared Polis lived in the dorms at Princeton University. Before many people even knew what the internet was, he made a move online. “With like 10 modems and a server,” a then 19-year-old Jared Polis and his college buddies gave people dial up access to the internet. That company, American Information Systems, sold for more than $20 million and sparked a run of big money tech startup deals.