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

[vc_row padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px”][vc_column fade_animation_offset=”45px” width=”1/1″][text_output]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

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Agile workshop participants gather in a circle and discuss the "Agile Ball Game" they are playing

NewBoCo offers discounts to trainings to veterans in November

[vc_row padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px”][vc_column fade_animation_offset=”45px” width=”1/1″][text_output]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

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DeltaV Code School to graduate first class of students

[vc_row padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px”][vc_column fade_animation_offset=”45px” width=”1/1″][text_output]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

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NewBoCo hires Chief Operating Officer Aaron Horn

[vc_row padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px”][vc_column fade_animation_offset=”45px” width=”1/1″][text_output]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

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Two teams enter the Iowa Startup Accelerator 2017 Fall Batch

[vc_row padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px”][vc_column fade_animation_offset=”45px” width=”1/1″][text_output]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;

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NewBoCo and United Way announce Nonprofit Innovation program

[vc_row padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px”][vc_column fade_animation_offset=”45px” width=”1/1″][text_output]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

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EntreFEST Returns in 2018 with Renewed Focus on Building the Midwest’s Business & Startup Ecosystem

[vc_row padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px”][vc_column fade_animation_offset=”45px” width=”1/1″][text_output]Media Contacts: Melissa McCarville Economic Alliance 319-730-1415 (direct & cell) mmccarville@cedarrapids.org Jessalyn Holdcraft NewBoCo jessalyn@newbo.co Cedar Rapids, IA, July 10, 2018 – Historically held in Iowa, EntreFEST, one of the Midwest’s largest entrepreneurial and innovation conferences, will return May 17-18, 2018. The conference celebrates building the business and startup ecosystems. “We want to continue EntreFEST’s success

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