All indicators confirm that investment in fintech, new technology that can improve and automate financial services, is skyrocketing and is expected to exceed $30 billion by 2020. This investment will translate into dramatic time and cost savings and enhancements to service offerings from financial institutions. Here are the top 5 fintech trends everyone should be watching […]
The Federal Aviation Administration proposed wide-sweeping regulations on Thursday that would require that all but the tiniest drones incorporate technology that would enable them to be tracked at all times while flying in United States airspace. Full article here.
Professional sports teams are always aiming to improve the home-game experience for their thousands of fans. In Denver, the Broncos are making a more concerted effort to reach their fans through technology. In recent years, the Broncos have slowly made a move from physical to mobile-ticketing options. Back in 2014, Denver quietly activated mobile ticketing […]
A study by a U.S. agency has found that facial recognition technology often performs unevenly based on a person’s race, gender or age. But the nuanced report published Thursday is unlikely to allay the concerns of critics who worry about bias in face-scanning applications that are increasingly being adopted by law enforcement , airports and a variety […]
Denver has an incredible window of opportunity ahead of itself. Areas with high concentrations or clusters of rapidly growing tech firms have created economic growth and changed office market dynamics. Tech companies leased more than 2 million square feet in metro Denver in 2018 and more than 907,000 sf through the third quarter of this […]
The majority of commercial facial-recognition systems exhibit bias, according to a study from a federal agency released on Thursday, underscoring questions about a technology increasingly used by police departments and federal agencies to identify suspected criminals. The systems falsely identified African-American and Asian faces 10 times to 100 times more than Caucasian faces, the National Institute of […]
With a market segment value projected to grow to $45 billion this year, workplace collaboration tools are booming. Video conferencing and enterprise chat applications are becoming ubiquitous in the modern office, and remote and distributed workforces will likely become even more plentiful. In fact, according to a Global Workplace Analytics study: • Remote work has grown by […]
We live and work in an era of “digital Darwinism,” where disruptive technology is rapidly evolving – and so are its effects on markets and society. Over the past decade, “digital transformation” has emerged as the driving force behind business’ ability to survive and thrive. The term has earned buzzword status way beyond the technology […]
Marketing platform Iterable recently joined the growing group of Silicon Valley startups setting up Denver offices. The company announced in September it would move its existing 35 Denver employees from a WeWork space to a permanent office, and it teased plans to grow the team. Full article here.
In another year marked by a wave of companies opening Denver offices, tech companies grew in Colorado in 2019 and plan to continue to do so in 2020. At the beginning of the year, companies like Evolve Vacation Rental, HR-tech company Gusto, consumer-tech company Ibotta and online learning company Quizlet shared their hiring plans for 2019. […]