Middle School Students Tap into Clean Water for Future City Iowa Regional Competition

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Monday, January 27, 2020, Cedar Rapids, IA – 40 teams of middle school students from across Iowa presented their solutions to provide cities with a clean, sustainable water supply at the Future City Iowa Regional Competition at Prairie Point Middle School on Saturday, January 25. “Our goal at NewBoCo is to give students access to innovative and engaging STEM education,” … Read More

eCourt Reporters Partners with NewBoCo Entrepreneurship

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November 1, 2019, Cedar Rapids, IA – eCourt Reporters is now an Iowa Startup Accelerator portfolio company following investment by the ISA Fund LP in October. “We’re thrilled to have eCourt Reporters as a portfolio company because they’re a strong new company with an award-winning platform being built here in the Midwest,” NewBoCo Executive Director and Accelerator Managing Director Eric … Read More

NewBoCo Workiversary: David Becker

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On October 22, our Software Developer Instructor David Becker celebrated one year with NewBoCo.  Before David joined the team, he learned how to code at DeltaV Code School. Since he started at NewBoCo as Software Developer Instructor, he has gotten experience working with NewBoCode clients, being on a software development team, and taught the next class of DeltaV students as … Read More

NewBoCo Announces Strategic Goals and Outcomes Dashboard at Annual Meeting

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Thursday, September 19, Cedar Rapids, IA – NewBoCo – the Cedar Rapids-based nonprofit that supports entrepreneurship, innovation, and tech education – updated its impact stats and made a number of program announcements at its inaugural Annual Meeting. The nonprofit unveiled its new outcomes dashboard, which it will update in real time with its latest impact stats that align with its … Read More

NewBoCo seeks public support to bring coding classes to recently incarcerated individuals

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NewBoCo seeks public support to bring coding classes to recently incarcerated individuals Google.org Impact Challenge Iowa awards NewBoCo funding to bring DeltaV courses into Iowa Correctional Institute for Women Cedar Rapids, IA, August 23, 2019 – The Google.org Impact Challenge Iowa has chosen NewBoCo to be one of its recipients of $175,000. This grant funding will enable NewBoCo to bring … Read More

NewBoCo Workiversary: Eric Engelmann

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NewBoCo officially opened its doors in August 2014. At that time the team was a lot smaller, but with Eric Engelmann leading the charge, it has grown to 17 people and three main areas of focus (entrepreneurship, innovation, education) over the last five years.  To mark this momentous milestone, the NewBoCo team shared some of their favorite memories of working … Read More

NewBoCo Launches Back to School Donor Campaign: 99 Counties for Coding

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Thursday, August 8, Cedar Rapids, IA – As NewBoCo’s partnership with Code.org continues to provide computer science training to Iowa’s K-12 teachers for a third year, the nonprofit is introducing a new way for those who support computer science in Iowa’s classrooms to be part of this mission: 99 Counties for Coding.   This campaign will show the impact computer science … Read More

NewBoCo Workiversary: Craig Barkley

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On June 4, our Software Developer Apprentice Craig Barkley celebrated one year with NewBoCo. Before Craig joined the team, he learned how to code at DeltaV Code School. Since he started at NewBoCo as Software Developer Apprentice, he has gotten experience working with NewBoCode clients, being on a software development team, and helping the next class of DeltaV students as … Read More

DeltaV Student Spotlight: Ethan Titler

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From a friendly smile in every aisle to a friendly face behind Aisles Online How DeltaV helped Ethan Titler take the next step in his career at Hy-Vee When Ethan Titler started to learn to code with DeltaV Code School, he was a part time server at Hy-Vee’s Market Grille, but he already knew where he wanted to work after … Read More