#BOCC brings musings of coding, startup ships

It’s become a typical affair that after I attend a Boulder Open Coffee Club meeting, which takes place every other Tuesday at Atlas Purveyors, I come back to the office with a notepad app littered with one-to-two word phrases.

Among today’s topics: Davinci Coders. SheSays Boulder. Startup Ship.

Louisville’s DaVinci Institute is running DaVinci Coders, an 11-week programming class designed to help people go from “zero to programmer in 90 days.” The application period appears to have closed for the summer session for this localized, hands-on program similar in nature to the online Codecademy.

SheSaysBoulder, a group aimed at building the women-in-tech community, will have a networking event in Denver on May 16 at the Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar downtown – from 5:30 to 7 p.m. To RSVP and for more information on the group, visit it’s Meetup page here.

 

Lastly, Blueseed — a startup ship/”pirate island” planned for the international waters outside of Silicon Valley — has attracted the interest of hundreds of startups. Some of the demand is coming from foreign nationals who are educated in the United States, but unable to continue their U.S. residency. The “startup visa” issue has been highlighted by local investor Brad Feld and Congressman Jared Polis.

 

About Alicia Wallace

Alicia Wallace is the business reporter for the Boulder Daily Camera.
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