Tech News Roundup: Denver's 'smart-city' initiative, Coloradans on Forbes' 30 Under 30 list and more

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Published on Jan. 07, 2016
Tech News Roundup: Denver's 'smart-city' initiative, Coloradans on Forbes' 30 Under 30 list and more

Denver unveils ‘smart city’ project at CES

Denver is partnering with Panasonic Enterprise Solutions to use technology to make parts of Denver International Airport and a nearby development super cutting-edge and efficient. The ‘smart city’ will utilize solar energy, in-home tele-medicine technology and take a high tech approach to traffic management and safety. [Denver, Panasonic unveil ‘smart city’ tech projects at CES, Denver Business Journals]

 

Denver is 3rd best city for job seekers

According to a Forbes study, Denver is the 3rd easiest city in the United States to find a job. We come in just behind San Jose and Raleigh, North Carolina. [The Easiest And Hardest Cities For Finding A Job Right Now, Forbes]

 

Young Coloradans make Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list

Several young Coloradans found themselves on Forbes’ 2016 30 Under 30 list. The list chronicles the nation’s brightest young entrepreneurs and breakout talents. [Coloradans among Forbes’ 30 Under 30, Denver Business Journals]

 

Silicon Valley’s Enemy Tree is moving to Longmont

Silicon Valley-based Enemy Tree LLC is moving their headquarters to Longmont. The company only has three employees, and two of them work remotely in Wisconsin — so really, it’s just one guy moving to Longmont. The company does plan on hiring local talent later this year. [Silicon Valley startup Enemy Tree setting up shop in Longmont, BizWest]

 

Longmont nonprofit accelerator announces 3rd class

The Colorado Nonprofit Social Enterprise Exchange has announced their third class of nonprofits. The program operates like a startup accelerator, except that the program is two years long and caters to nonprofits. [Nonprofit accelerator unveils third cohort, BizWest]

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