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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 or­tact-couragion

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