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Third place in Go Code might not be enough

Third place in Go Code might not be enough

A Colorado Springs-based startup business won third place last week in the state’s inaugural Go Code Colorado challenge, but now faces major business decisions before moving toward complete viability. The eight members of Local Sage, after forming a winning team and developing a marketable app, now are weighing their options before accepting the $10,000 award… Continue Reading Third place in Go Code might not be enough

Go Code helps small business

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Go Code helps small business

More than 30 designers, developers, coders and tech enthusiasts assembled last weekend in downtown Colorado Springs to compete in a challenge with but one goal: to serve the state’s business community. March 21 marked the launch of Go Code Colorado, a challenge in which makeshift teams develop web-based applications designed to help entrepreneurs make more… Continue Reading Go Code helps small business

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Colorado offering grants for digital theater conversions

The state is offering grants for rural movie theaters that need help converting to new digital equipment required by the film industry. The grants range from $10,000 to $30,000 from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, Colorado Small Business Development Center Network, the Denver Film Society, Downtown Colorado Inc., the Gates Foundation… Continue Reading Colorado offering grants for digital theater conversions

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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a tourism bill into law yesterday, HB 1031. The bill is intended to help cities certify “creative districts” – through the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade – to promote cultural growth and attract artistic industries. HB11-1031, sponsored by Rep. Joe Miklosi, D-Denver, defines a creative district as a “mixed-use… Continue Reading Hickenlooper signs ‘creative districts’ bill

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Three Colorado Springs-based firms were named to the state’s 2009 list of “Fifty Colorado Companies to Watch.” The standouts included Braxton Technologies, Inc., a command and control company that provides GPS signal to satellites for military and commercial use; Elope, a costume accessory designer and manufacturer; and Combat Training Systems, which makes explosive device simulators… Continue Reading Three Colorado Springs companies named to Top 50 list

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