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    1. DigitalGlobe Announces the Successful Launch of WorldView-4

      DigitalGlobe Announces the Successful Launch of WorldView-4

      DigitalGlobe, Inc. ( DGI ), the global leader in earth imagery and information about our changing planet, today announced the successful launch of WorldView-4, the company’s newest high-accuracy, high-resolution commercial imaging satellite. DigitalGlobe acquired signals from the satellite indicating its proper position and health 45 minutes after its launch aboard an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

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    2. CU alumni create scholarship fund in Jason Mendelson’s name

      CU alumni create scholarship fund in Jason Mendelson’s name

      BOULDER – A group of former University of Colorado Boulder graduate students has created a fund in adjunct professor Jason Mendelson’s name that is aimed at promoting entrepreneurship on the CU campus.

      The $50,000 Jason Mendelson Entrepreneurial Award Fund was formed with $50,000 by alumni of the CU law school’s Venture Capital and Private Equity course that is co-taught by Mendelson and law professor Brad Bernthal.

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    3. COIN announces new direction

      COIN announces new direction

      The Colorado Innovation Network (COIN) is announcing a new focus and direction to place Colorado at the forefront of the civic disruption conversation. The organization will concentrate on public sector innovation.COIN is a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade with the mission of advancing connections in the global innovation ecosystem to place Colorado as a leader in innovation...

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    4. Colorado's DigitalGlobe helps track Hurricane Matthew damage from space (Video)

      Colorado's DigitalGlobe helps track Hurricane Matthew damage from space (Video)

      We’re getting a look, from a unique angle, at the destruction Hurricane Matthew did to parts of Haiti. DigitalGlobe Inc., a Colorado company that does earth imagery taken from satellites, took pictures of six Haitian towns, before and after Hurricane Matthew hit the area. The towns are along the western side of Haiti’s southern peninsula. The after pictures were taken on Oct. 9, a few days after the hurricane moved through the area. More than 500 people were killed when the hurricane pummeled…

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    5. 'Gamification' brings video-game approach to learning for Colorado Springs school district | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

      'Gamification' brings video-game approach to learning for Colorado Springs school district | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

      More than 100 educators from elementary, middle and high schools in Academy School District 20 will play games Friday, all in the name of learning. Next semester, some students will apply the strategies of Warrior, Sage and other gaming characters in math, science, social studies and English lessons. Eagleview Middle School is hosting a day-long training in the developing classroom trend of gamification, or game mechanics.

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    6. Colorado School of Mines gets into the crowdfunding game

      Colorado School of Mines gets into the crowdfunding game

      The Colorado School of Mines in Golden is getting in on the crowdfunding game, launching a platform where students, faculty and staff can share their projects and collect donations. "By showcasing some innovative projects from our talented faculty and students, the Mines community can help them reach their goals," said Brian Winkelbauer, Mines Foundation president and CEO. The website, called "Gold Mine," launched Tuesday...

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    7. 3 Colorado accelerators receive funding bump from feds - Denver Business Journal

      3 Colorado accelerators receive funding bump from feds - Denver Business Journal

      The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Investment and Innovation divvied up $3.4 million to 68 growth accelerators, including three in Colorado. Each of the accelerators has won $50,000 in the third annual competition meant to draw attention to financing gaps in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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    8. DigitalGlobe teams with Amazon Web Services in satellite imagery project

      DigitalGlobe teams with Amazon Web Services in satellite imagery project

      DigitalGlobe Inc. said it's teaming with Amazon Web Services and other companies in an effort to broaden the availability of satellite imagery to scientists. Westminster-based DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) said "SpaceNet" will be "an online repository of satellite imagery and labeled training data that will advance the development of machine learning and deep learning algorithms that leverage remote sensing data."

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    9. Denver Startup Week Challenge will offer awards to most innovative startups

      Denver Startup Week Challenge will offer awards to most innovative startups

      It's almost time for Denver Startup Week, and already things are heating up. Event organizers and the University of Denver's Project X-ite recently announced the Denver Startup Week Challenge, asking the most innovative companies in Denver to give their best pitched to a panel of judges. The best pitch will win awards, which have not yet been named.

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    10. Steamboat startups: Click Medical brings comfort, convenience to medical devices

      Steamboat startups: Click Medical brings comfort, convenience to medical devices

      Tucked into home offices, rented shops and basements around town is the next batch of Steamboat Springs entrepreneurs.

      Some are starting with modest ideas, like a duo of young clothing designers who want to help animals, while others bring decades of experience to operations that seem destined for success...

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    11. Six Colorado Springs-area companies make 'rising star' list

      Six Colorado Springs-area companies make 'rising star' list

      Six Colorado Springs companies made the 2016 Inc. 5000 list, up from just four last year and the most since 10 local firms made the list in 2012.

      BombBomb, which was started in 2006 and develops software that makes it easier to record, send and track video email, topped the local companies on the list, ranking 665th with three-year revenue growth of 590 percent to $5.3 million last year...

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    12. Denver company, Microsoft helping to build a $500M 'smart city' in D.C. area

      Denver company, Microsoft helping to build a $500M 'smart city' in D.C. area

      A Denver customer-engagement software company is among the businesses helping to build the technological backbone of a 2.5 million-square-foot "smart city" development in the Washington, D.C., area. The Gramercy District is a planned $500 million development in Ashburn, Virginia, some 30 miles northwest of Washington. Denver-based Neon Mobile is a "strategic advisor" to 22 Capital Partners, the private equity firm behind the project. Key to Gramercy District is the idea that technology can be…

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    13. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Remarks at Colorado’s National Startup Day | Department of Commerce

      U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Remarks at Colorado’s National Startup Day | Department of Commerce

      U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker joined Representative Jared Polis’s (D-CO 2nd District) in Boulder, Colorado on Thursday to recognize the contributions of America’s small and innovative firms in honor of Startup Across America Day. Speaking before an audience of entrepreneurs, Secretary Pritzker affirmed the Department of Commerce’s commitment to providing innovative small businesses like those in Boulder with the tools to compete in the global economy.

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    14. How Florida and Colorado are trying to build smart cities from the ground up | Guardian Sustainable Business

      How Florida and Colorado are trying to build smart cities from the ground up | Guardian Sustainable Business

      Redesigning Cities How Florida and Colorado are trying to build smart cities from the ground up Ambitious new cities Songdo and Masdar may not have lived up to their promise, but smaller projects in the US aim to be laboratories for sustainable city planning Plans for the development around Peña Station, led by Japanese tech giant Panasonic...

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    15. U.S. Commerce Secretary Pritzker visits Boulder's Black Lab Sports - Boulder Daily Camera

      U.S. Commerce Secretary Pritzker visits Boulder's Black Lab Sports - Boulder Daily Camera

      The last time U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker was in Boulder, she held court at Ball Aerospace with executives from some of the area's largest employers. On Thursday, it was young and eager startup entrepreneurs who got to shake her hand and bend her ear, as Pritzker joined Boulder Congressman Jared Polis to celebrate Startup Day Across America.

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    16. Metro Denver's advanced industries show strong growth

      Metro Denver's advanced industries show strong growth

      Tech jobs in data processing, hosting and related services saw the highest percentage of growth in the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood area, according to a comprehensive report released Thursday by the Brookings Institute. The report looked in-depth at trends in America's advanced industries from 2013 to 2015. Advanced industries, as defined in the report, are those that conduct extensive research & development (R&D) and that employ a disproportionately level of high-tech, highly-skilled workers. "With…

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