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    1. Denver's Tech Gurus on the Top Startup Stories of 2015

      Denver's Tech Gurus on the Top Startup Stories of 2015

      recently spoke with local tech luminaries Erik Mitisek, J.B. Holston, Tom Higley, Joe Zell and Chris Onan to get their take on the year that was.

      Denver is a startup city. The city's entrepreneurs are thriving as they foster their companies to growth stages and beyond. Who better to tell that story than some of the city's entrepreneurial leaders?

      Mitisek also sprinkled some love on

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    2. Colorado will Increase the Number & Diversity of Colorado Students Pursuing Tech

      The Colorado Education Initiative (CEI), the Colorado Technology Association (CTA), the National Center for Women & Technology (NCWIT), and Oracle Academy brought together a cross-sector group of national, state, and local participants to initiate a community-based collaborative. This education and technology task force — Compute Colorado — drafted initial ideas on key partner priorities to increase the number and diversity of Colorado students prepared to compete for high-demand, high-wage technology jobs, particularly in computer science. Of note, task force members identified the need to refine the purpose of this effort, to define computer science, and to ensure a focus on technology literacy as ...

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    3. New Belgium taps Christine Perich as CEO

      New Belgium taps Christine Perich as CEO

      New Belgium Brewing didn't have to seek far and wide to find its new chief executive officer, tapping current chief operating officer and president Christine Perich to succeed founding CEO Kim Jordan, who is moving over to chair the brewery's board of directors. The move is significant for Colorado's largest craft brewer. New Belgium currently is the nation's fourth largest craft brewery and eighth largest overall brewery.

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    4. APEX Awards nomination deadline is this Friday

      APEX Awards nomination deadline is this Friday

      DENVER -- The deadline to submit nominations for Colorado Technology Association’s annual APEX Awards is this Friday, Aug. 7. The awards honor the state’s technology leaders and innovators. Nominations are open for: CTA said nominations that can’t make the Aug. 7 deadline can purchase an extra week for $75 and have until Aug. 14 for submission. This year’s awards will be held at the Sheraton Downtown Denver Hotel on Nov. 5. Tables and sponsorship opportunities are still available, CTA said.

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    5. Colorado’s Equity Crowdfunding Law Is Set to Go Live August 5th

      Colorado’s Equity Crowdfunding Law Is Set to Go Live August 5th

      Just four months after Colorado announced its equity crowdfunding law, the Centennial State’s government officials announced that its residents will be able to participate in equity funding projects starting this upcoming Wednesday. Governor John Hickenlooper signed the Colorado Crowdfunding Act into law back in April, which will allow the state’s residents to be able to stock in local companies without becoming an accredited investor.

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    6. CTA seeks nominations for 2015 APEX Awards, deadline is Aug. 7

      CTA seeks nominations for 2015 APEX Awards, deadline is Aug. 7

      DENVER -- The Colorado Technology Association is seeking nominations for the 2015 APEX Awards set for Nov. 5 at the Sheraton Downtown Denver. Nominations are due by Aug. 7. Individuals or companies may be nominated in these categories: To make a nomination, visit apexcolorado.com/awards. Registration for the Nov. 5 APEX Awards event will open soon, CTA said.

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    7. Taking it on the road

      Taking it on the road

      It's summertime, and we are taking the Colorado Technology Association on the road. Time to get out of Denver, cruise the awesome roads of Colorado and discover where we can get lost, without any cell coverage, in Colorado!

      We are excited to depart on our inaugural Colorado Tech Tour on July 20th. 5 cities, 5 days and numerous conversations for us to connect with all things technology in our state. As Colorado continues to grow and become a core hub of technology in the U.S., it has never been more important for us to work together and collaborate ...

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    8. Even in outdoor ‘epicenter,’ CEOs say local industry facing challenges

      BOULDER — Just because Boulder has the reputation of being the “epicenter of the outdoor industry” doesn’t make the area’s outdoor companies immune from the same challenges other industries are facing here. Executives on Tuesday at BizWest’s Outdoor-Industry CEO Roundtable discussed challenges ranging from an evaporating labor pool to a dwindling inventory of office and warehouse space to affordable housing for employees, all issues that have come up in other industry roundtables this year.

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    9. Women tech leaders ask tech companies: Show us your diversity numbers

      Women tech leaders ask tech companies: Show us your diversity numbers

      A torrential downpour Friday morning didn't stop nearly 600 women from attending the Colorado Technology Association's Women in Technology Conference, held outdoors under a massive tent at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield. Stepping in marshy puddles and having water slosh around in their shoes were, clearly, the last things on their minds.

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    10. Inside the Commons on Champa: Denver's new free co-working space

      Inside the Commons on Champa: Denver's new free co-working space

      The first thing you should know about the recently opened Commons on Champa is that it's free to work there. The second thing you need to know is that an impressive array of interests came together to make it possible. The Commons on Champa are a public-private partnership, and most of the stuff inside the building was donated. The incubator has all the trappings of a brand-new co-working space.

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    11. Colorado Rising

      Colorado Rising

      Over the last year, the Colorado technology community has gotten a lot of attention, marked by leading global technology companies buying, partnering and investing deeply in our ecosystem. Just last week, CA Technologies acquired Rally Software in Boulder, marking a great new chapter in this homegrown software leader’s history.

      More than 50 percent of the top ten tech companies in the United States were active in Colorado in the last year, which highlights the great companies we are growing and developing.

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    12. Cta & Dbj Voices of Technology: Internet of Everything & the Future of Your Business

      Cta & Dbj Voices of Technology: Internet of Everything & the Future of Your Business

      CTA & DBJ Voices of Technology: Internet of Everything & the Future of Your Business Sit down breakfast will be served. CTA members receive a $10 discount. To receive the discount, please call Deborah at (303) 803-9278. Tickets must be paid for at time of the registration. Ticket prices go up $10 the day of the event (provided space is still available). The CTA discount will not be available the day of the event. DBJ does not mail tickets out in advance.

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    13. Boulder startup VerbalizeIt wins $250,000 CSU Blue Ocean Enterprises Challenge

      FORT COLLINS — VerbalizeIt, a startup based in Boulder and New York, won the second annual CSU Blue Ocean Enterprises Challenge business pitch competition on Saturday, taking home $250,000 cash and a suite of mentoring, professional services and other prizes. VerbalizeIt uses human translators and automation to allow businesses to communicate with global customers in their own language.

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    14. CA Technologies acquiring Boulder-based Rally Software for $480M

      CA Technologies acquiring Boulder-based Rally Software for $480M

      BOULDER – New York-based software firm CA Technologies ( ) announced Wednesday afternoon that it has inked a deal to acquire Boulder-based Rally Software Development Corp. for $480 million. The price works to about $19.50 per share for Rally ( ), a 44 percent premium on Wednesday’s closing price. Shares closed at $13.51 Wednesday but shot up to $19.22 per share in after-hours trading in the wake of CA’s announcement. CA shares remained flat.

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    15. DU betting on Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network CEO as new dean

      DU betting on Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network CEO as new dean

      J.B. Holston, founder of Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network, will add another job title to his long career: dean. Holston has been named dean at the University of Denver Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science. He starts July 1. DU Chancellor Rebecca Chopp said she is counting on Holston's connections to help the school of engineering and computer science become more of an economic driver in the region.

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    16. Lafayette tech startup Liqid raises $5.7M seed round of funding

      LAFAYETTE – Stealth-mode technology startup Liqid Inc. stepped partially into the light this week, announcing that it has raised a $5.7 million round of seed funding that will be used to advance research and development and accelerate time to market. But so far the company, which is targeting the data storage industry, has said little about its products.

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    17. Collaborating to create a culture of innovation: The Commons on Champa and Denver Startup Week

      Collaborating to create a culture of innovation: The Commons on Champa and Denver Startup Week

      This month we celebrate Denver and Colorado’s spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation. As you probably know, last year Forbes ranked Denver as the second-best city in which to launch a startup and Colorado was among the top five most entrepreneurial states by the Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurial Index. These are just a few of the many organizations recognizing the special things that are happening in our backyard.

      As you have heard over the past year, CTA is dedicated to ensuring that Colorado is a tech-friendly place, which often involves ensuring an environment for innovation. To this end, we have collaborated ...

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    18. Nexenta CEO to Present on Next Generation Open Software-Defined Storage at

      The Colorado Technology Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Colorado Technology Association that bridges companies to STEM education, technology and workforce programs in Colorado. CTF exists to make it easy for companies to meaningfully

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