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    1. Denver Startup Week breaks registration record

      Denver Startup Week breaks registration record

      Registration for free events at 2016 Denver Startup Week, now underway, has broken all previous attendance records since the event was launched in 2012. At the kickoff Monday, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said he hoped the entrepreneurial event would attract 11,000 people. But event organizers announced Wednesday that 12,500 people have registered for the 300 events across the city. Last year, organizers were thrilled when more than 10,000 people attended events during Denver Startup Week...

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    2. JPMorgan Chase gives grants to 4 Colorado nonprofits to kick off Denver Startup Week

      JPMorgan Chase gives grants to 4 Colorado nonprofits to kick off Denver Startup Week

      JPMorgan Chase is kicking off the 2016 Denver Startup Week Monday by handing out checks to four Colorado nonprofits that each have a mission to help launch startups.

      The mega-bank has earmarked $240,000 for the Colorado organizations — each will get $60,000.

      One of the grants will go to The Commons on Champa — a downtown Denver nonprofit co-working and event venue that the city, Downtown Denver Partnership and the Colorado Technology Association opened in May 2015...

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    3. Innosphere, Mergelane win $50,000 SBA prizes

      Innosphere, Mergelane win $50,000 SBA prizes

      Business incubator Innosphere in Fort Collins and startup accelerator Mergelane in Boulder are among 68 groups that each have won $50,000 as winners of the Small Business Administration’s third annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition.

      The winners, in 32 states and the District of Columbia, will receive a total of $3.4 million in prizes to boost the economic impact of accelerators...

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    4. Registration is open for 5th annual Denver Startup Week

      Registration is open for 5th annual Denver Startup Week

      Denver Startup Week organizers have announced their line-up for the fifth annual event, bringing entrepreneurs from the across the country for a week of intense workshops, nitty-gritty talks from CEOs who have been there and details on what it takes for startups to catch the eye of investors. Registration is open f or the more than 200 events scheduled for Sept. 12-16 in downtown Denver, at what organizers call "base camp" at 1515 Araphahoe St....

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    5. 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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    6. Startup Showcase to feature Jared Polis, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker

      Startup Showcase to feature Jared Polis, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker

      BOULDER — U.S. Rep. Jared Polis will mark Thursday’s observance of Startup Day Across America by touring several startup businesses in Northern Colorado and the Boulder Valley. His day will culminate with a joint appearance with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker at a Startup Showcase event in Boulder, where several new companies will display their products and services...

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    7. Colorado Tech Tour: Go Code From the Road in Colorado Springs

      Colorado Tech Tour: Go Code From the Road in Colorado Springs

      On Colorado’s 140th birthday, we kicked off the 2016 Tech Tour this morning by hopping on I-25 south and heading to Colorado Springs.

      Colorado Springs has hosted a Go Code Colorado Challenge Weekend each of our first three years, with an eager group of participants every year. Of the first nine Go Code Colorado winners, Colorado Springs has delivered two: LocalSage in 2014 and Hively in 2016. So it was nice to visit one of the program’s long-standing stakeholder communities...

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    8. Fort Collins, Longmont to host Colorado Tech Tour stops

      Fort Collins, Longmont to host Colorado Tech Tour stops

      The Colorado Technology Association’s second-annual Colorado Tech Tour will include stops in Fort Collins and Longmont next week.

      Run in conjunction this year with the Aug. 1-5 Tech Week — so declared by Gov. John Hickenlooper — the Tech Tour started last year as a media tour/storytelling platform to showcase the technology activity occurring in Colorado outside of just the Denver metro area.

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    9. Colorado STEMworks database gives proven STEM programs investment boost

      Colorado STEMworks database gives proven STEM programs investment boost

      DENVER – Today, five programs were either added to or advanced in the Colorado STEMworks database to help business leaders, funders and advocates pinpoint where to invest. In its second year, the database identifies highly impactful STEM programs that provide learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math.

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    10. Community solar makes Colorado part of the clean energy revolution

      Community solar makes Colorado part of the clean energy revolution

      Most people are aware that solar is increasingly cost-competitive and offers long term, fixed-rate pricing that helps businesses and individuals keep their energy costs down. However, because the majority of us don’t have the right roof or the means to install a solar array shouldn’t preclude us from participating in local clean energy generation. That’s where community solar comes in.

       

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    11. Denver tech company bought, moving to San Francisco

      Denver tech company bought, moving to San Francisco

      A Denver tech company has been purchased and will be moving all of its employees to San Francisco. The Silicon Valley Business Journal reported that three-year-old StatusPage was bought by software development collaboration company Atlassian (Nasdaq: TEAM) for an undisclosed price, and all 15 StatusPage employees will move to San Francisco. StatusPage makes software that allows companies to communicate with customers when the company's computer is down.

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