Veterans, Innovation and the American Dream

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By Michael Price for InnovatioNews Veterans Day is a long way off, but this and every Fourth of July we celebrated the freedom secured for us by men and women serving their country at home and around the world. As a country, we owe it to veterans to give them the opportunity to participate in […]

Civic Hacking Taken to New Heights in Colorado

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By Michael Price for Coalition for a Connected West What happens when you combine 100 hackers with noble causes? You get innovation that moves our country forward and the hope that we can have a better quality of life through technology. That’s what happened at Hack4Colorado, an event recently sponsored by the Coalition for a […]

Plan your summer with Colorado startup solutions

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Monthly column for InnovatioNews As you plan your summer activities, consider using solutions provided by Colorado startups. Colorado’s startup businesses are heating up as 122 were launched last year alone, according to a digital report released by Built In Denver. This is a trend that not only benefits Colorado’s economy, but it’s also great news […]

A Culture of Innovation and Technology Brewing in Colorado

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Shared on InnovatioNews, Built In Denver and Rockies Venture Club By Michael Price for Coalition for a Connected West Something pretty special has been brewing in Colorado recently.  It’s no secret that Boulder has become the next tech diamond in the rough—landing the top spot as a hot hub for new tech startups, other tech talent and […]

Coalition for a Connected West: CCW at International CES 2013

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By Michael Price for Coalition for a Connected West It’s hard to think of life before high-technology, and when you attend International CES, it’s impossible to see a future without it. This year’s International CES was exciting and offered a glimpse at the other side of the horizon.  It demonstrated how technology has completely integrated with […]

New Private Investments Unleash Power of Technology

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Shared on Daily Camera By Michael Price If you’ve observed any neighborhood coffee shop lately it’s a glaring snapshot of consumer technology in action. People are constantly connected and tap into their mobile devices—streaming video, surfing the net, and doing business. Many of us don’t give much thought to the communications infrastructure that makes possible […]

Where did the Internet go?

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By Michael Price for Coalition for a Connected West Shared by Wyoming Business Report, Deming Headlight, South Side Business News, and TechPlayBoy The Internet has changed our lives forever. This was proven recently when Go Daddy email servers and websites temporarily shut down. To fully appreciate our reliance on the Internet, ask yourself, what happens […]

Colorado’s Schools Teach Us a Lesson In Future Innovation

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By Michael Price for Coalition for a Connected West As students are going back to school, a recent article in the Denver Post redefines the “digital divide” in Colorado’s education landscape. The article explains that the gap between Colorado schools’ technological capabilities to serve its students is due less to “access to computer hardware” and […]