Hack4Colorado takes aim at quality of life apps


The hackathon gauntlet has been thrown down. Hack4Colorado attracted a record 260 people hacking civic apps to improve Colorado's health and wellness, sports and fitness, tourism, sustainability, veterans and education.

Denver Coworking Week kicks off in high style


Can't get enough of coworking? How about five days of free workspace, freelancer workshops and an epic kickball tournament courtesy of Denver Coworks.

10 teams compete for Startup Weekend bragging rights


The teams are closing in on 54 hours of rapid-fire ideation, tough customer love, a few early successes and some unexpected setbacks. Who will stand supreme at the Boulder Startup Weekend finish line?

32 teams vie for Startup Weekend Boulder prizes

SWBoulder checkin

From a roving robot dog poop scooper dubbed the "Poomba" to electronic medical record systems for vehicles, homes and pets, Startup Weekend Boulder got off to a rousing start to build a company from concept to prototype in 54 hours.

Startup Weekend Boulder Teams that MADE THE CUT

Boulder Startup Weekend

Welp, we went from 32 pitches down to 10 teams and that folks, is how the Startup Weekend cookie crumbles.

How to build 200 apps and win an election: OFA talks civic engagement

A pocket tweet stream of how a team of the brightest minds in tech built the 2012 Obama for America digital juggernaut and discovered some important lessons for public and private sector projects on rapid scaling, user experience and bridging culture issues. Plus, preview some cool local civic engagement/open data projects.

Seamless Toy Company: Tips and Takeaways from CES 2013

Seamless Toy Co. learned that hiding out at the Consumer Electronics Show isn't necessarily a bad thing.

Orbotix: Tips and Takeaways from CES 2013

Orbotix logo on The UpStart

How Sphero kept Boulder's Orbotix on track during the Consumer Electronics Show.