10.10.10 founder and Techstars mentor Tom Higley; Photo courtesy of Tom Higley
Although it didn’t solve all the world’s problems, Denver’s inaugural 10.10.10 conference this past February was a positive step toward health-care innovation. The annual program invites 10 prospective tech CEOs from varying industries to gather for 10 days and tackle 10 wildly wicked problems. The...
With more than 120 (and counting) digital health companies, Colorado is getting its share of the $4 billion health tech industry. Cue Prime Health, a Denver-based nonprofit that connects tech companies with Colorado’s health-care system to help increase the success of digital health products. What...
A rendering of Catalyst Health-Tech Innovation; Courtesy of Catalyst Health Tech
What happens when a motley crew of science nerds—from public health researchers to cybersecurity innovators—gathers around the same table during lunch breaks? Catalyst Health-Tech Innovation, an in-the-works development in RiNo, wants to find out.
Catalyst is designed to be an ecosystem for the...
Hap Cameron, making the world better, one ice cream cone at a time. —Photo by Morgan Tilton
What’s more refreshing and joy-inducing than ice cream? How about a cone with fresh fruit blended right into the mix. For Denver resident and globetrotter Hap Cameron, no treat could be truer than the real-fruit ice cream he devoured while growing up in New Zealand.
“I was 10 years old when I...
October 1 2015, 2:00 PM
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The Roaring Fork Valley’s gorgeous views of Mt. Sopris might assuage sore eyes, but that’s nothing compared to the relief its waters afford aching muscles. In July, Iron Mountain Hot Springs opened near Glenwood Springs, next to the Colorado River on land once occupied by the Glenwood Health Spa. (...
Yellow Leaf Hammocks. Photo by Morgan Tilton
In a biannual showcase, outdoor industry brands—both startups and big-names—converge in Salt Lake City to display their latest-and-greatest innovations at Outdoor Retailer, a.k.a. O.R., the largest industry tradeshow in the world. This year, a wave of nearly 25,000 attendees—including shop owners...
August 11 2015, 1:20 PM
Colorado’s used gear market is irrefutably saturated. Check Craigslist or Ebay for a secondhand bike or pair of skis, and you’ll likely have your pick of options. Still, selling outdoor gear is a whole other ballgame: Who knows how long it may take to close a deal.
Americans spend about $...
July 15 2015, 11:45 AM
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Summer in Colorado is nothing short of idyllic, especially when you can enjoy breathtaking day hikes on any number of trails statewide. From the Flatirons of Boulder to the Weminuche Wilderness in the San Juan National Forest, hikers can trek on trails that lead to high alpine lakes, flower-filled...
June 9 2015, 9:00 AM