May is Mental Health Month — and it comes at a good time, as many people in Colorado’s startup community are sharing their mental health stories online. In a culture that often calls for intense work hours, high-stress levels and even higher levels of risk, tech founders and employees ought to pay better attention to their own mental health.
Move over Silicon Valley because Silicon Mountain is towering over the startup world. Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins, and Colorado Springs are booming with up and coming startups that are revolutionizing the tech scene. As a Denver based startup, StarterNoise is pretty psyched to share some of Colorado’s hottest startups.
Sixteen-year-old Sarah* shoved the computer away. “I’m not doing this,” she said, shifting her disdain between the counselor and the online course in front of her. With a history of anger and family issues, Sarah was viewed as “unreachable” by school staff.
Colorado's tech community experienced continued growth in 2016, as talent and companies alike made their way to the state and began to settle in. Now, we've got our sights set on 2017. For our annual list of startups to watch, we've carefully selected 50 Colorado-based tech companies (all less than five years old) we predict will make waves in the next 12 months.