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    1. Denver entrepreneur incubator scores foundation grant

      Denver entrepreneur incubator scores foundation grant

      Denver's public campus and incubator aimed at working with entrepreneurs has landed a $400,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to help women and minority entrepreneurs. The Commons on Champa, a campus for entrepreneurs that opened in 2015 at 245 Champa St., was launched and is run by the Downtown Denver Partnership (DDP).

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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. '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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    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. 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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    10. 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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    11. 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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    12. 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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    13. 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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