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    1. Colorado Springs' Go Code winners move on to forming 'real business'

      Colorado Springs' Go Code winners move on to forming 'real business'

      A Colorado Springs-based team of software developers hopes to complete development and launch its Web application by year's end that will help match employers with potential employees.

      The team became the first from the Springs to win a $25,000, one-year contract with the state Thursday in Colorado's annual Go Code competition, which turns state data into software applications that solve business problems.

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    2. Colorado Springs software company has big plans, starting with interactive dashboard displays

      Colorado Springs software company has big plans, starting with interactive dashboard displays

      Mike Juran has an ambitious vision for Altia Inc. that spans the world, but calls for the software company could employ more than 1,000 at its Colorado Springs headquarters within five to 10 years and generate more than $1 billion annually in revenue.

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    3. Colorado Springs tech company shuts down after failing to land financing

      Colorado Springs tech company shuts down after failing to land financing

      Computer storage manufacturer X-IO Technologies has shut down its Colorado Springs headquarters and laid off 107 employees after failing to secure financing to grow its market, the company told state officials last month.

      X-IO shut down its headquarters and manufacturing operation April 29 and left only a "small team of people to handle an orderly termination of existing operations," according to a letter CEO Bill Miller sent four days earlier to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment to comply with the Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.

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    4. UCCS, Air Force Academy entrepreneurs dream their way to competition success

      UCCS, Air Force Academy entrepreneurs dream their way to competition success

      Entrepreneurship Conference and Competition over teams from 28 other schools, including Purdue University, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Southern California. Viper Irrigation Technology, a team of two Air Force Academy cadets that developed a way to inject water and nutrients directly into the vascular system of plants, finished second.

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    5. No venture capital for Colorado Springs so far in 2016

      No venture capital for Colorado Springs so far in 2016

      Colorado Springs was shut out from venture capital investments in the first quarter as investments in Colorado companies fell to a 20-year low, according to a quarterly report.

      Colorado companies landed 15 deals for $44.6 million, down 56 percent from the first quarter of 2015 and the lowest amount invested in any quarter since the final three months of 1995, when venture investments in Colorado totaled $35.8 million.

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    6. US wind energy output hit record in '15, industry group says

      US wind energy output hit record in '15, industry group says

      BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — Wind energy generated a record 191 megawatt-hours of electricity last year, enough for 17.5 million homes, an industry group said Tuesday.

      The American Wind Energy Association said wind produced 4.7 percent of the nation's electricity in 2015. Coal generated 33 percent and natural gas slightly less than that, the association said.

      The association released the statistics at a Vestas Wind Systems turbine plant in Brighton, Colorado, near Denver.

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    7. Colorado Springs campus hoping to be an economic force, attract cybersecurity businesses

      Colorado Springs campus hoping to be an economic force, attract cybersecurity businesses

      To its developers, Catalyst Campus is more than just a business park. It is a tool to bring companies that will create hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars in federal government contracts to Colorado Springs.

      The O'Neil Group Co. and its partners have invested $10 million in buying, remodeling and upgrading the technology of the former Santa Fe Railroad station and two adjacent buildings at 555-559 E. Pikes Peak Ave. And they expect to spend up to $10 million more to complete the work - making the campus one of Colorado's most technologically advanced.

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    8. Springs focused on being hub of industry | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

      Springs focused on being hub of industry | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

      Colorado Springs’ economic future could depend on how it fits within an emerging industry to tackle hackers. Millions, even billions, of dollars could be in the offing for the cities that become cybersecurity central in the United States. All that money is tied to changes in how the military and industry address cybersecurity — the protection of computers and online networks from crooks, enemy armies and disgruntled individuals who can cause mayhem on the Internet.

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    9. Billionaires funding the space race will be real stars of Space Symposium in Colorado Springs

      Billionaires funding the space race will be real stars of Space Symposium in Colorado Springs

      Plenty of military brass will be at the Space Symposium that kicks off Monday night in Colorado Springs, but all those stars may not be enough to push the burgeoning commercial space business off center stage at the planet's largest trade show on all things orbital.

      Pentagon spending is just starting to recover from automatic spending cuts that hit in 2013 and drove down space purchases.

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    10. Fueling the cyber-fire

      Fueling the cyber-fire

      To its developers, Catalyst Campus is more than just a business park. It is a tool to bring companies that will create hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars in federal government contracts to Colorado Springs.

      The O'Neil Group Co. and its partners have invested $10 million in buying, remodeling and upgrading the technology of the former Santa Fe Railroad station and two adjacent buildings at 555-559 E. Pikes Peak Ave. And they expect to spend up to $10 million more to complete the work - making the campus one of Colorado's most technologically advanced.

      The company hopes to ...

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    11. DaVita makes acquisition, forming largest doctor group in southern Colorado

      DaVita makes acquisition, forming largest doctor group in southern Colorado

      Denver-based kidney care giant DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. tightened its grip on the Colorado Springs-area health-care market by agreeing earlier this week to acquire Mountain View Medical Group.

      The move comes just 16 months after buying its largest competitor, Colorado Springs Health Partners.

      The practices will continue to operate independently and the deal is not expected to affect patients, officials from DaVita and Mountain View said.

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    12. So long Atmel in Colorado Springs; hello Microchip

      So long Atmel in Colorado Springs; hello Microchip

      Atmel Corp., which has operated a semiconductor manufacturing plant in Colorado Springs since 1989, will pass into the history books Monday when it is acquired by Arizona-based Microchip Technology Inc. for $3.56 billion.

      Atmel shareholders on Friday overwhelmingly approved the transaction, which topped an earlier deal with London-based Dialog Semiconductor that the British company had declined to top.

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    13. App-builders race for chance at Go Code Colorado victory

      App-builders race for chance at Go Code Colorado victory

      Teams that developed applications to help employers find employees who fit their corporate culture and to help cyclists find safe and effective training routes advanced Sunday to the statewide level of the Go Code Colorado app-building competition.

      The competition, now in its third year, challenges entrepreneurs and software developers to use data from state sources to help businesses and other others make better decisions.

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    14. Corporate data center could be coming to Colorado Springs' south side

      Corporate data center could be coming to Colorado Springs' south side

      A southside Colorado Springs business park that's envisioned as a home for corporate data centers is closer to securing its first user - six years after it was proposed.

      The developers of T5@Colorado - formerly the Vineyard Data Center Park - are negotiating with a company that's poised to make "a significant investment" in the local economy through the construction of a data center, said Vince Colarelli, a Springs general contractor who proposed the business park in 2010.

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    15. National Cyber Intelligence Center at UCCS has interim director

      National Cyber Intelligence Center at UCCS has interim director

      Retired Army Lt. Gen. Ed Anderson has been named interim executive director for the National Cyber Intelligence Center while the national search finds a permanent leader for the Colorado Springs facility scheduled to begin operation April 1.

      Anderson, 72, has spent the past five years as executive director of strategic. military, science, space and security initiatives for University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak.

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