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    1. Red Rocks Community College

      Red Rocks Community College

      LAUNCHING INNOVATIONS IN STEM EDUCATION

      Red Rocks Innovations in STEM Education (RISE) offers courses and programs that showcase how STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) is critical to solving local and global challenges. By doing so, RISE inspires and motivates students to pursue a STEM career through impactful hands-on and real-world experiences.

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    2. Colorado gets high marks for tech innovation

      Colorado gets high marks for tech innovation

      Colorado's use of technology is heading forward, with the state scoring above average marks on the recent biennial Digital States Survey. The Center for Digital Government, which administers the survey, gave the state a "B+" grade for its practices, policies and progress in use of technology to "better serve citizens," and "streamline operations," the survey said.

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    3. Event: Understanding Disruptive Innovation: The Cases of Internet, Telecom, and Electricity

      Over the last thirty years, technological change has accelerated at an increasing rate, threatening established business models and upending whole sectors of the economy. In the case of telecommunications, the rise of wireless services and Voice over Internet Protocol, for example, have transformed what was once a monopoly service. More generally, Internet services have regularly developed in a "disruptive" fashion, undermining existing business models.

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    4. Third COIN Summit kicks off with a vision for Colorado innovation

      Third COIN Summit kicks off with a vision for Colorado innovation

      Gov. John Hickenlooper opened the first of a two-day gathering of local, national and international participants in the third annual Colorado Innovation (COIN) Summit, telling the 275-plus attending that they were part of an innovative effort to strengthen the state’s reputation as one of the most innovative in the nation.

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    5. Which Colorado company is the most innovative?

      Which Colorado company is the most innovative?

      Forbes magazine has released its list of the most innovative companies in the world, and Colorado's sole contribution is a Denver business that makes a tasty burrito. That's right: Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG). The fast-growing restaurant chain was ranked No. 20 on the Forbes list, ahead of such household names as Netflix and Starbucks.

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    6. Colorado has talent, but comes up short on funding, report says

      Colorado has talent, but comes up short on funding, report says

      Colorado continues to outperform other states when it comes to fostering start-ups, generating patents and minting graduates with degrees in technology, engineering and the sciences.

      But the state needs to do more to attract early-stage angel and venture capital funding and to boost public financing for higher education, according to the 2014 State of Innovation Colorado Report.

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    7. Gap arises between Colorado's high startup ranking and low VC ranking in innovation report

      Gap arises between Colorado's high startup ranking and low VC ranking in innovation report

      Colorado is a hub for startup and job creation, but struggles to garner interest from venture capitalists, according to the Colorado Innovation Network's 2014 report, released Monday. COIN's third annual index analyzes the role innovation plays in the state's economic performance. The report defines innovation as, "a product, process or service that generates new value in the marketplace.

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    8. Wells Fargo launches Startup Accelerator program

      Wells Fargo launches Startup Accelerator program

      Wells Fargo, the largest bank in Colorado, began accepting applications Wednesday from young companies with financial services technology to join the new Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator program, which includes an equity investment from the bank. San Francisco-based Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) will take applications from startups through Oct. 1. The program includes a semiannual boot camp for innovators whose technology ideas in payments, deposits, fraud and other fields that could help “shape…

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    9. Colorado oil and gas industry competition seeks cleantech innovation

      Colorado oil and gas industry competition seeks cleantech innovation

      The Colorado Cleantech Industries Association has teamed up with some of the state’s biggest oil and gas companies — Noble Energy, Encana and ConocoPhillips — on a national and international search for cleantech companies that have great ideas to pitch to the state's oil and gas industry.

      The association, which promotes Colorado’s cleantech sector, is throwing what it believes to be the nation’s first business competition — called the Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge — designed to connect…

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    10. Big names to gather for COIN Summit

      Big names to gather for COIN Summit

      Big names in U.S. business and technology will be among the speakers and delegates at the third annual summit of the Colorado Innovation Network being held Aug. 26-27. The invite-only event brings 275 attendees representing business and industry, nonprofits, research labs, academia and government to network and hear discussions. Organizers of the COIN Summit unveiled a lineup Tuesday that includes:

      Jeff Immelt, chairman & CEO, General Electric Co. Safra Catz, president and CFO of Oracle Corp.…

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    11. Colorado Innovation Network Summit set for Aug. 26, 27

      DENVER - The third annual Innovation Summit to be held Aug. 26 and 27 in Denver will highlight issues facing various industries, including manufacturing, high-tech, government, aerospace, science, music and more.The Colorado Innovation Network COIN is a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and...

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    12. GE, Oracle execs to headline Innovation Summit Aug. 26, 27

      GE, Oracle execs to headline Innovation Summit Aug. 26, 27

      DENVER - The third annual Innovation Summit to be held Aug. 26 and 27 in Denver will highlight issues facing various industries, including manufacturing, high-tech, government, aerospace, science, music and more.The Colorado Innovation Network COIN is a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and...

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    13. Connecticut start-ups get $10,000 awards to advance business

      A program designed to give Connecticut a steady supply of home-grown technology start-ups has selected the latest group of entrepreneurial companies to receive $10,000 awards to advance their businesses.

      CTNext announced Tuesday that it was making the awards to five companies, including two from New Haven, as part of its latest round of Entrepreneur Innovation Awards.

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    14. Aspen Institute to host Aug. 10-13 roundtable discussion on ideas to strengthen Internet

      Aspen Institute to host Aug. 10-13 roundtable discussion on ideas to strengthen Internet

      ASPEN – Leaders and experts from the public and private sectors will meet next month in Aspen to discuss innovative ways to strengthen the Internet to promote free expression, personal choice and a vibrant economy.

      The annual Forum on Communications and Society, a project of the Aspen Institute’s Communications and Society Program, will be held Aug. 10-13 and will be streamed live.

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