Galvanize: Building an Innovation Ecosystem in Denver

TechCrunch has a profile of Galvanize, a new kind of business incubator/accelerator aimed at fostering new firms in the Denver area:

Galvanize offers cool workspace within a restored, national historic site (in the Rocky Mountain Bank Note Building) that is equipped with Knoll workstations, redundant high-speed fiber Internet, conference rooms, phone booths, etc., as well as the capital early-stage companies need to get their projects off the ground. To do this, Galvanize has been partnering with local and national firms, with its first strategic partner being Silicon Valley Bank.

Beyond these features, the organization has just added an on-line “community-based education platform called gSchool ” to help start-ups get access to the a critical raw ingredient: engineering & programming talent.  You can get the full story here.

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