1. Articles in category: Region: Rockies & Western Slope

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    1. Big Ideas

      Big Ideas

      More than 52,000 patents have been issued to Coloradans in the past 50 years—putting us at number 18 in the country for sheer volume of inventions. Of course, that doesn’t take into account all the trademarks owned by Centennial Staters, among them the word “cheeseburger,” trademarked in 1934 by Louis Ballast of the Humpty Dumpty Drive-In.

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    2. Special-needs tech event in Snowmass started with five families

      Special-needs tech event in Snowmass started with five families

      A devastating accident left Alice Brouhard's 5-year-old daughter Kara legally blind and paralyzed on one side. But today, the now-33-year-old lives in her own house, using inexpensive iPad apps with voice prompts to get through the day.

      Alice and four other Colorado families who bonded because of their special-needs children want to share the knowledge.

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    3. CTA Apex Awards Dinner - Individual Tickets

      CTA Apex Awards Dinner - Individual Tickets
      The APEX Awards recognize Colorado’s technology excellence, highlighting remarkable leaders and innovators. Since 2001, the Colorado Technology Association has hosted this prestigious event bringing together the community and celebrating the exceptional people, companies and accomplishments of the year. View the awards website for additional details.
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    4. Seven secrets to getting the startup bucks you need

      Seven secrets to getting the startup bucks you need

      Ever wonder why some startups get investment capital while others struggle, fade and disappear?

      Of course, the primary reasons entrepreneurs do well is because they have a solid product, a strong management team, and a hungry market they can prove exists.

      But there are also instances where the product/service is good but because of the founders’ behavior or inability to explain his company, the start-up doesn’t get funding and never gets off the ground.

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    5. Tools not toys: Technology changes the way K-12 students learn

      Tools not toys: Technology changes the way K-12 students learn

      Steamboat Springs School District technology director Tim Miles remembers the very first time he saw a computer. It was the mid-1980s when the bulky piece of equipment was rolled into his high school. Nothing groundbreaking had hit the shelves yet, but even the biggest, clunkiest tech devices were building a foundation for incredible electronic advancements decades later. Likewise, district ...

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    6. Colorado Tech Weekly #69: Expansion in Colorado Springs, finding things in Steamboat and Colorado has the best 'Outside' companies

      Colorado Tech Weekly #69: Expansion in Colorado Springs, finding things in Steamboat and Colorado has the best 'Outside' companies

      Colorado Tech Weekly brings you the top 10  technology stories of the past week and the best upcoming local tech events every Monday morning!

      Would it surprise you to learn that over 1/10th of the companies listed on Outside's '100 Best Places to Work' were Colorado tech companies? It didn't surprise me either, but it's still nice to hear. It's like when my wife tells me I'm awesome. It's something I already know, but it's nice to hear it from someone else.

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    7. National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2014

      National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2014

      The Internet is part of everyone’s life, every day. We use the Internet at work, home, for enjoyment, and to connect with those close to us.

      However, being constantly connected brings increased risk of theft, fraud, and abuse. No country, industry, community, or individual is immune to cyber risks. As a nation, we face constant cyber threats against our critical infrastructure and economy.

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    8. Three keys to business longevity

      Three keys to business longevity

      According to the 2013 Colorado Innovation Index report from the Colorado Innovation Network, as a hotbed for small business, Colorado sees more startups than most states, but also sees a larger percentage of small businesses fail than the U.S. as a whole. While hard work and tenacity are important in maintaining a business, there are some key factors that contribute largely to a business’ long-term success.

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    9. Steamboat Economic Summit this Friday

      Steamboat Economic Summit this Friday

      For a company to keep a competitive edge, it must know what lies ahead in the future of the industry, according to futurist Thomas Frey.

      “It's about having an understanding of what's coming next,” said Frey, who is one of several speakers in Steamboat this week for Friday's Steamboat Economic Summit, a conference put on by the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association.

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    10. Startup Weekend Western Colorado

      Startup Weekend Western Colorado

      Startup Weekend is a 54 hour event that brings together Western Colorado designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and experts from all domains to do amazing things.

      All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and embark on a three-day frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation.

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    11. Technology startup U Grok It celebrates new milestones in Steamboat Springs

      Technology startup U Grok It celebrates new milestones in Steamboat Springs

      U Grok It has come a long way since its founders first used a computer and an antenna to find their daughter's missing gloves at Howelsen Hill Lodge a few years ago.

      Today, Carrie and Tony Requist's idea to use technology to locate and keep track of things has turned into a growing business in downtown Steamboat Springs.

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    12. Tech job fair comes to Denver from Boulder

      Tech job fair comes to Denver from Boulder

      Cardinal Peak and Daniels College of Business at University of Denver are hosting their third Tech Job Fair on Sept. 25. Companies at the fair will be looking to fill everything from entry-level to senior positions. The fair is being held at the Marcus Commons in the Daniels College of Business at 2101 S. University Blvd. from 4 to 7 p.m.

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    13. Denver Startup Week, an aspen grove of entrepreneurialism

      Denver Startup Week, an aspen grove of entrepreneurialism

      Like an aspen grove, Denver Startup Week (Sept. 15-20) is the largest event of its kind, and like an aspen grove in fall, it's pure gold for entrepreneurs in the region. Also like an aspen grove, it's takien root and growing quickly.

      The free event to help spur innovation and growth in startups launched in 2012. In 2013, it launched Basecamp, the metaphorical root cluster of the event, and the event grew to a total of 125 events across Denver.

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    14. Business briefs: U Grok It wins 2014 GROW conference Smackdown

      Business briefs: U Grok It wins 2014 GROW conference Smackdown

      U Grok It Inc., the makers of a UHF RFID reader and system for iOS and Android devices with offices in Steamboat Springs, San Francisco and Seattle, was selected as the winner of the 2014 GROW conference Startup Smackdown, according to a news release.

      A select group of companies were given one minute to pitch to press and investors from across North America in Whistler, British Columbia, on Aug. 21.

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    15. Chalkbeat: STEM push called vital to Colorado’s economic future

      Chalkbeat: STEM push called vital to Colorado’s economic future

      Lack of a “statewide vision” and strategy for STEM education “is impeding Colorado’s ability to develop a strong local talent pipeline needed for an innovation economy,” according to a new Colorado STEM Education Roadmap.

      The paper was issued Wednesday by the Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) and is intended to build support for STEM education and improve such instruction in the state’s schools.

      “Colorado is expected to see above national average growth in STEM occupations over…

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