HECK YEAH, WE’RE FROM DENVER
Will a toy robot turn a kid into the next Steve Jobs? Probably not. But learning about real people who work in science and computer jobs might. The Couragion app, on iTunes for $29.99, guides children into discovering more about jobs like video game developer or climate dynamics scientist. Headquarters: Home-based in Denver’s Capitol Hill neigborhood
Founded: 2014 Founders: Melissa Risteff, CEO; Laura Farrelly, COO; Mike Castillo, CTO
Employees: 4 Recent news: Awarded a $150,000 Small Business Innovation Research Grant from the National Science Foundation, which kicked in on New Year’s Day.
Contact: 720-460-1744 or couragion.com/contact-couragion
Home on the Web: couragion.com
— Tamara Chuang, The Denver Post