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    1. Colorado Tech Tour: Frisco elementary students get jumpstart with app dev program

      Colorado Tech Tour: Frisco elementary students get jumpstart with app dev program

      Take yourself back to 2nd grade, if you can. Memories of recess may come to mind, but how about diving into hard skills for a future career?

      In the mountains, elementary students from 2nd to 5th grade are getting a head start thanks to a partnership between EVO3 Workspace, Boulder-based startup Bitsbox and Frisco Elementary School on a program to introduce JavaScript app development to 500 kids in 500 days. The joint effort wrapped up a pilot program two months ago. After receiving an incredible response from the kids and parents, EVO3 founder and managing director Aaron Landau is ready ...

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    2. Colorado Tech Tour: Altona Middle School Students' Diction Defender App Strives to Help Teach English

      Colorado Tech Tour: Altona Middle School Students' Diction Defender App Strives to Help Teach English

      More than 10 percent of today’s public school students are English language learners (ELL) and even more students speak a language other than English at home. This includes a group of students from Altona Middle School in Longmont who were selected as the Best in Nation winners in the fourth annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge.

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    3. Colorado Tech Tour: Tech sector’s ‘newness’ builds on history of Colorado Springs innovation

      Colorado Tech Tour: Tech sector’s ‘newness’ builds on history of Colorado Springs innovation

      It’s billed as a “Storytelling Road Tour,” but make no mistake: The stories of technology’s ascendancy in Colorado are compelling because they are nonfiction.

      Tech companies have contributed greatly to Colorado’s vibrant economy and low unemployment rate; plus, they are laying the groundwork for this state to be a leader in a U.S. economy that probably will look very different from what it is today...

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    4. 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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    5. Colorado Tech Tour: U.S Olympic Training Center brings the top tech for elite athletes

      Colorado Tech Tour: U.S Olympic Training Center brings the top tech for elite athletes

      “In Olympic and Paralympic competition, the difference between 1st and 4th place is often less than one percent,” says Aron McGuire, Director of the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center (CSOTC). For the approximately 20,000 Olympic hopefuls that come through Colorado Springs each year, the facility provides world-class nutritional, physiological, psychological, and technological support...

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    6. Colorado Tech Tour: Colorado Springs Tech You Need to Know

      Colorado Tech Tour: Colorado Springs Tech You Need to Know

      On Monday, we launched into the Colorado Tech Tour with a roundup of incredible companies and organizations quietly doing amazing work in Colorado Springs that's putting our state on the map. Here's just a sample of what the night held, but dig in further to see what Southern Colorado is up to.

      National Cybersecurity Center
      Kickstarted by Gov. John Hickenlooper last year and given legislative backing this past session, the 501c(3) nonprofit National Cybersecurity Center dedicated to helping respond the threats, train officials and conduct research is getting ready for early operations to begin November 1....

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    7. Colorado Tech Tour: Springs is a catalyst for tech innovation

      Colorado Tech Tour: Springs is a catalyst for tech innovation

      It's billed as a "Storytelling Road Tour," but make no mistake: The stories of technology's ascendancy in Colorado are compelling because they are nonfiction.

      Tech companies have contributed greatly to Colorado's vibrant economy and low unemployment rate; plus, they are laying the groundwork for this state to be a leader in a U.S. economy that probably will look very different from what it is today...

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    8. Power of technology on display in Monday tour stop in Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs Gazette

      Power of technology on display in Monday tour stop in Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs Gazette

      July 29, 2016 Updated: Today at 7:30 am 0 Innovators in the Colorado Springs area will soon have the opportunity Monday to see a handful of local companies from various industries discuss how they use technology to their advantage. Monday is the first day of the Colorado Technology Association's Tech Tour, designed to build relationships among companies across the state. The group will include representatives from the association as well as various sponsor organizations throughout Colorado...

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    9. Power of technology on display in Monday tour stop in Colorado Springs

      Power of technology on display in Monday tour stop in Colorado Springs

      Innovators in the Colorado Springs area will soon have the opportunity Monday to see a handful of local companies from various industries discuss how they use technology to their advantage.

      Monday is the first day of the Colorado Technology Association's Tech Tour, designed to build relationships among companies across the state. The group will include representatives from the association as well as various sponsor organizations throughout Colorado...

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    10. 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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    11. Hickenlooper dubs Aug. 1-5 Tech Week in Colorado

      Hickenlooper dubs Aug. 1-5 Tech Week in Colorado

      DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper has proclaimed the week of Aug. 1-5 as Tech Week in Colorado to highlight the entrepreneurs and companies that are helping transform the state into a major tech hub.

      Tech and “tech-enabled” businesses around the state are being encouraged to host events during the week – ranging from happy hours to demonstrations to pitch contests to tours.

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    12. Hickenlooper Proclaims August 1-5 as Tech Week to Celebrate Colorado as a Tech Hub

      Hickenlooper Proclaims August 1-5 as Tech Week to Celebrate Colorado as a Tech Hub

      DENVER (June 29, 2016) – Governor John Hickenlooper proclaimed the week of August 1-5, 2016, as Tech Week to celebrate the innovative leaders and companies transforming Colorado into an internationally renowned tech hub. The entire technology and tech-enabled community — startup and enterprise companies, students and educators of tech, geeks, IT professionals and others — is encouraged to host an event or share their story of how Colorado has helped grow their business, both of which can be submitted for promotion through coloradotechweek.org...

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