A Boulder team called Trackers was one of four winners at the sixth annual Go Code Colorado, an annual competition that asks teams to develop useful business insights, analyses and tools using public data.
Tracker’s Position my Kitchen provides food truck vendors with a web application to locate optimum sites and times using public data about brewery and office locations, pedestrian traffic, farmers markets and Colorado events in combination with demographic data, according to the news release from the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office.
More than 40 teams and nearly 200 individuals from across Colorado competed in the event, which for the first time ever, included two tracks: Analytics and Product.
The winners in the Analytics Track were FlowCodeColorado and Sucesso and the winners in the Product Track included EnrollMe and Trackers.
The winning teams pitched their business solutions for industries that ranged from food truck owners to civil engineers to a panel of judges at Thursday’s finals at the EXDO Event Center in Denver.
“This year’s finalists proved that with the help of public data we can tackle unique challenges and create innovative solutions for Colorado,” Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold said in a statement. “Congratulations to EnrollMe, Trackers, Flowcode and Successo on their victories — your ideas show how innovative Coloradans can be.”