Code's Colorado Gift Guide

Six Colorado-based companies bringing you the coolest gifts

Still looking for the perfect holiday gifts? We've got you covered. Here are Code's 6 favorite Colorado-founded companies bringing you the coolest products and gadgets for even the hardest people to shop for.  

Artifact Uprising

Founded in 2012,  Denver

Get the memories off the device and into your life with Artifact Uprising's inspirational photo products. From the Instagram-lover, to the professional photographer, to your great aunt with a camera, the company's photo goods are the perfect way to show off their favorite shots in a customizable, sleek manner.  

Prices range from $18-$139+ depending on customizations.


Founded in 2013, Boulder

Give your loved ones the gift of protection (which is actually a gift for yourself, too!). Revolar's wearables let's users check-in (one press), send yellow alters (two presses) and send red alerts (three presses) to your Revolar contacts. When a yellow or red alert is send out, so is the individual's location ensuring the wearer gets the help they need.

Usually $99.00, currently on sale for $79.00. Find at Target, Best Buy, Brookstone or buy online here


Founded in 2013, Denver

Notion is one of the most popular Smart Home products, allowing you to monitor your home from anywhere in the world through their mobile and web application. With a single notion sensor, users can monitor opening/closing doors and windows, temperature, water leaks, and alarms. Give the gift of peace of mind with Notion. 

$219 for 3 sensors + 1 bridge, $299 for 5 sensors + 1 bridge. 



Founded in 2012, Denver

For the tech-savy environmentalist in your family, give the ultimate sprinkler controller. Rachio's sprinkler system allows users to update and adjust sprinkler settings via their smartphones and creates a customized sprinkler schedule tailored to the lawn and location. The result? A better looking garden and a 50% reduction of their outdoor water bill.  

$199.99 for Generation 2 Smart Sprinkler Controller with 8 zones, $249.99 for 16 zones. 


Founded in 2010, Boulder

Ignite imagination and defy expectation with Sphero's immersive entertainment experiences. With three different product categories (including Star Wars), these robotic toys take users on the ultimate adventures, teach geometry to genetics, and allow for the ultimate, and ever-evolving, experience.

Products and accessories start at $89.99. Order by tomorrow (12/15) for free shipping.  


Founded in 2013, Boulder

Cubelets, made by Modular Robotics, are magnetic blocks for children age 4+ and make the perfect gift for the robot enthusiasts or future coders in your life. Cubelets are "smart" toys, allowing users to create an endless variety of robots by snapping the blocks together without programming or wires. The creators of Cubelets wanted to prepare kids at a young age for the world's increasing complexity and saw these "smart" blocks as the solution

Individual Cubelets start at $26.95, $159.95 for a Cubelets six kit