Colorado Tech Weekly #331: Transforming, Evolving and Growing

Colorado Tech Weekly brings you the top 10 technology stories of the past week and the best upcoming local tech events every Monday morning!

Maybe it’s because I’ve been doing this a while, maybe it’s because I’m now employed in the tech industry and not just looking in from the outside in wide-eyed wonder, but things seem different in a way I can’t put into words.

This week Colorado is looking to “transform state technology” and the Boulder/Denver Big Data Meetup is looking into the evolving ecosystem of Hadoop. The small, scrappy startups and optimistic accelerator programs of yesterday are now Big Names in their fields.

I think Bert said it best:

Winds in the east, theres a mist comin’ in
Like somethin’ is brewin’ and ’bout to begin.
Can’t put me finger on what lies in store,
But I feel what’s to happen all happened before.

Have a great week!

Top Colorado Technology News

  • Meet Zen Planner: 20 questions with Matt Carle [ZenPlanner]
  • September Tech To Protect Challenge winners announced [TechToProtect]
  • Fort Collins-based Madwire acquires Texas-based SpaceCraft [InnovatioNews]
  • Colorado tech office begins search for chief technology strategy officers to transform state technology landscape [InnovatioNews]
  • Denver’s Fruition announces Jim Collins as new CEO [Fruition]
  • Mystery solved: Medtronic eyes Phillips 66 land in Louisville for 3000 jobs [BizWest]
  • Loveland-based Aleph Objects lays off 80 percent of workforce [BizWest]
  • Maker Bolder and Her Turf documentary team up to empower girls [MakerBolder]
  • Boulder’s Monkii looks to top $1M on Kickstarter for third time [ColoradoInno]
  • Denver-based Galvanize partners with new VA program to increase veteran enrollment [DBJ]

Top Upcoming Events

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