2014 Colorado startup legislation

2014 Colorado startup legislation

The Upstart is tracking bills in the Colorado General Assembly that affect the startup and technology sectors. We will report on bill progress in the statehouse and provide action alerts to the community on specific pieces of legislation that stand to impact us.

Take down: Why the Obamacare site failed

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The worst part of the catastrophic technical failure of the highly-anticipated roll out of Healthcare.gov — it was all entirely preventable. What does it mean for your next product launch?

2013 Colorado startup legislation

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The Upstart tracked 42 bills affecting the local startup and technology sectors during the Colorado General Assembly's 2013 legislative session. Which ones made the cut?

2013 Colorado bill tracker

Colorado capitol flags

The Upstart is tracking 43 bills in the Colorado General Assembly bills that affect the startup and technology sectors. We will report on the bills progress in the statehouse and provide action alerts to the community on specific pieces of legislation that stand to impact us.

Startup bills in limbo after Statehouse civil unions filibuster

Colorado House Republicans ran out the clock Tuesday in the waning hours of the 2012 legislative session to avoid a vote on a civil union bill opposed by conservative…

Worse than SOPA? Meet CISPA the new cybersecurity bill

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While the tech sector took a victory lap after defeating SOPA and PIPA, Congress was up to no good once again.…

Silicon Flatirons: The local politics of startups

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If any piece of federal legislature in recent memory deserved a digital lynching it was the evil twins, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA). But who’s keeping tabs…

Lobbyists, guns and money

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Paul Krugman has an interesting piece in The New York Times this morning about ALEC, the corporate lobbying group suspected of secretly drafting a Colorado bill to require startups to use the E-Verify system…