As a renewable energy leader, Colorado's energy industry has more opportunities than ever, especially with the renewable market growing steadily. The Colorado State Energy Office emphasizes just that in the introduction of their 2014 report:
"Colorado's diversity of energy resources, business-friendly environment, and world-class research institutions puts the state on a path toward a more secure energy future."
With these perfect conditions, people are merging Denver's love for tech with the opportunities in the energy industry. Companies are innovating new ways to save money, power, and other resources; whether it be connecting power consumers to investors or putting them at the center of everything.
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The Progressive Policy Institute teamed up with Microsoft's TechNet to explore the importance of the startup economy across the nation and how we can further accelerate it. The study revealed Denver's startup metro index of 2.3, #13 overall.
While ping-pong tables and office kegs are fun, they're not attracting and retaining the technical talent your company demands. Check out these 5 tips straight from our top tech recruiters on getting top talent—and keeping it.
Industry disruption and innovation aren't new for Denver startups. Learn about iTriage, the Denver-based healthcare technology company putting consumers at the center and in charge of their own healthcare decisions.
Even if you're not into arts and crafts, we bet this Denver native can pique your interest. Craftsy is an online community of over 11 million artists, makers, and crafters that also provides all the supplies you could ever need to make your ideas come to life. Read our newest company profile on Craftsy and, who knows, you may be quilting by next week.
This week I had the opportunity to sit down with the VP of Analytics and Data Products at Ibotta, Bijal Shah. Here's what she had to say on being a woman in tech, the startup world of Denver, running her team, and the shift towards a more "glamorous" perspective on data.
Check out Denver's own Wayin: Redefining campaign experiences. With former co-founder of Sun MircoSystems, Scott McNealy, this company has been one to watch since their founding in 2011, and has no indications of slowing down anytime soon.
NerdWallet's most recent study on 381 metro-areas across the country reveal that 3 Colorado cities (Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins) rank in the top 10 best cities for young entrepreneurs. Here's why and how.
Company profile on Denver's own Inversoft: bringing brands closer to customers. Inversoft is a industry-leading software company specializing in profanity filtering, moderation tools, and user management.
Company profile on Denver's own ReadyTalk: focus on the content of your meeting, not the technology behind it. ReadyTalk brings you audio and web conferencing services that are highly reliable, affordable, and easy-to-use.
GoSpotCheck provides field management software that helps brands improve their retail execution everyday. Say goodbye to inconsistent spreadsheets, emails, and documents from your field team and say hello to unified reporting.
We've got some of the coolest companies and gadgets right here in Colorado, why not take advantage and keep your gift shopping local? Here are 6 of Code Talent's favorite gifts from our local friends and collegues.
Last week, Code Talent caught up with startup co-founder and tech community leader, Desi McAdam. With 16 years of experience as a software developer, Desi has done it all, from product management to building and managing highly successful teams. We got the scoop on her new startup, passion for Denver, and home office specializations.
Company profile on the maker of the leading smart sprinkler controller: Rachio. Founded in 2012 in Denver, Rachio is expanding the smart home trend into the yard, and dedicated to a sustainable future.
Lloyd Starr was Beatport's former president and COO, playing a key position during the growth and acquisition of the music industry-disrupting company. The now founding partner of Velocity Plus and Blackstone Entrepreneur's Network advisor gave Code Talent new insights and information on what it takes to be successful in the startup world.
Let's talk local growth: Built in Colorado just published their 2016 Top 100 Digital Companies in Colorado. We've loved watching our diverse tech ecosystem grow and thrive, and we're excited to see some of our good friends on the top of this list. Check it out!
This year, Denver was chosen as the first city for the Startup Games to expand to outside of Austin. Seven local startups competed in 11 classic events for bragging rights and grants towards charities of their choice. Two of our recruiters made it to the games to volunteer and watch the teams battle it out. Here's who won, why the Startup Games chose Colorado as their first expansion, and more.
Company Profile on P2Binvestor: by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. This first-of-its-kind crowdfunding platform gives small and medium businesses access to revolving lines of credit based on their assets.
Since 2012, The Denver Office of Economic Development publishes a list of "Denver Gazelles." This year's additions includes six new and exciting tech firms which have raised a collaborative $124 million in the startup world.