Girls code camp returns for third year

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Girls code camp returns for third year GirlsCode++ is a day-long camp to teach girls how to code Contact: Jessalyn Holdcraft, NewBoCo Director of Marketing Email: jessalyn@newbo.co Phone: 319.382.5128 February 1, 2018, Cedar Rapids, IA – NewBoCo’s girls code camp, GirlsCode++, returns for a third year to teach middle and high school girls how to code on Saturday, February 10. ... Read More

DeltaV Code School 2017 graduates find jobs in Cedar Rapids within two months

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Contact: Jessalyn Holdcraft, NewBoCo Director of Marketing Email: jessalyn@newbo.co Phone: 319.382.5128 Wednesday, January 31, 2018, Cedar Rapids, IA - DeltaV Code School, Iowa’s premier adult code school, was announced November 2016, and graduated its first cohort October 2017. The next milestone to add: all of the graduates from DeltaV’s 401 course were employed within two months of graduating. “It feels ... Read More

Middle School Students Create Age-Friendly Communities for Future City Iowa Regional Competition on January 20

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Contact: Jessalyn Holdcraft, NewBoCo Director of Marketing Email: jessalyn@newbo.co Phone: 319.382.5128 Cedar Rapids, IA, January 15, 2018 – Hundreds of Iowa’s middle school students will present their solutions to make cities more accessible for community members of all ages at the Future City Iowa Regional Competition at Prairie Point Middle School on Saturday, January 20. A total of 58 teams … Read More

Entrepreneurship, education, and innovation take the stage at NewBoCo Launch Day

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Media Contact: Jessalyn Holdcraft, NewBoCo Director of Marketing (319) 382-5128 jessalyn@newbo.co Cedar Rapids, IA, December 7, 2017 – NewBoCo Launch Day showcased startup successes and new ventures, with pitches from Iowa Startup Accelerator’s 2017 cohort and updates from NewBoCo entrepreneurship, education, and innovation programs. “Not only does Launch Day give us the opportunity to show off the awesome startup teams ... Read More

Des Moines East High School students show adults how they use computer science

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December 6, 2017, Des Moines, IA – Des Moines East High School, in partnership with NewBoCo, will host business representatives, state officials, and school administrators during an Hour of Code event on December 8, closing out Computer Science Education week. East High School math and computer science teacher Tim Walljasper is participating in NewBoCo’s 2017-18 Code.org Professional Learning Program and ... Read More

NewBoCo offers discounts to trainings to veterans in November

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Media contact: Jessalyn Holdcraft, NewBoCo Director of Marketing Email: jessalyn@newbo.co Phone: 319.382.5128 Cedar Rapids, IA, November 3, 2017 - NewBoCo tech and Agile trainings will offer special discounts for veterans in the month of November in honor of Veterans Day. DeltaV Code School will give veterans the opportunity to learn to code at its Code 101 course on Saturday, November ... Read More

DeltaV Code School to graduate first class of students

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Media contact: Jessalyn Holdcraft, NewBoCo Director of Marketing Email: jessalyn@newbo.co Phone: 319.382.5128 Cedar Rapids, IA, October 20, 2017 - On Friday, October 27, DeltaV Code School, Iowa’s first adult code school, will graduate its first class of Code 401 students. “It doesn’t feel real yet,” DeltaV Instructor Keith Dahlby said. “At this point I’m just anxious to get them out ... Read More

NewBoCo hires Chief Operating Officer Aaron Horn

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Media contact: Jessalyn Holdcraft, NewBoCo Director of Marketing Email: jessalyn@newbo.co Phone: 319.382.5128 Cedar Rapids, IA, September 5, 2017 - Today, Aaron Horn joined the staff at The New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative (NewBoCo) as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Horn previously worked as the Director of IT for the Iowa Interstate Railroad and formerly served as the President of the NewBoCo ... Read More

Two teams enter the Iowa Startup Accelerator 2017 Fall Batch

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Media contact: Jessalyn Holdcraft, NewBoCo Director of Marketing Email: jessalyn@newbo.co Phone: 319.382.5128 Cedar Rapids, IA, August 28, 2017 -- Iowa Startup Accelerator has accepted two startups into the fall batch of its 2017 cohort: Noviqu and Funeral Direct. This is the last batch of startups for the 2017 cohort. Team: Noviqu Team members: Anna Haney, CEO; Chad Haney, CTO; Austin ... Read More

NewBoCo and United Way announce Nonprofit Innovation program

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Media contact: Jessalyn Holdcraft, jessalyn@newbo.co Cedar Rapids, IA, July 12, 2017 – NewBoCo, which operates Iowa Startup Accelerator and a number of other entrepreneurial and education initiatives in Eastern Iowa, is forming a new nonprofit innovation program. Partnered with United Way of East Central Iowa, the intent is to improve the capability of the region’s nonprofits to launch new products and ... Read More