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Annual NewBoCo Launch Day set for mid-December

Pitches to be made by incubator participants

Company representatives of BluSolar Hunter Somers (second from left) CTO, Daniel Rivera COO, Estefano Martinez (back to camera) CEO and Jocelyn Hernandez (right) head of business development speak with Dan Bushman (left) owner of Bushman Transport Inc. at The New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative in southeast Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Friday, March 20, 2017. Not pictured: Bryce Kapitzky business development. Two companies Global Healthcare Integrators and BluSolar were accepted into the spring batch of the Iowa StartUp Accelerator's 2017 cohort. The companies are the first to participate in the accelerator's new, rigorous 12-month commitment where mandatory programming is condensed to Fridays to increase flexibility for entrepreneurs.  (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)
Company representatives of BluSolar Hunter Somers (second from left) CTO, Daniel Rivera COO, Estefano Martinez (back to camera) CEO and Jocelyn Hernandez (right) head of business development speak with Dan Bushman (left) owner of Bushman Transport Inc. at The New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative in southeast Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Friday, March 20, 2017. Not pictured: Bryce Kapitzky business development. Two companies Global Healthcare Integrators and BluSolar were accepted into the spring batch of the Iowa StartUp Accelerator's 2017 cohort. The companies are the first to participate in the accelerator's new, rigorous 12-month commitment where mandatory programming is condensed to Fridays to increase flexibility for entrepreneurs. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)
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NewBoCo will hold its annual Launch Day highlighting progress it has made in supporting technology start-ups and education in the Corridor and Iowa on Dec. 11.

The day will feature pitches from companies in the Iowa Startup Accelerator and from not-for-profits in the Social Good Accelerator, both incubators run by NewBoCo.

The tech group also will share updates and progress reports from its Intrapreneur Academy, the DeltaV Code School and its statewide partnership with Code.org, which organizes the Hour of Code program.

Eric Hanson, host of “The Morning Scramble” on KZIA Radio, will be the master of ceremonies.

Tickets are free and available at https://newboco.co/launch-day/.

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