GCC_Logo_Ver_WhiteText_1200px
Register NOW for the Business Opportunities Challenge!

CU_Leeds_logo
In partnership with the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business’s Business Research Division, BIC conducts data education workshops for business, community, economic, and government leaders.

MyBizcolorado_logo_white
MyBizColorado is the fastest way to register a new business in Colorado. This is an official filing tool for the State of Colorado to interact with multiple state agencies responsible for new business creation.

Business Resources

Our mission is to demonstrate the value of public data as a resource for business decision making. Within this mission, BIC has a goal to create tools and resources for the Colorado business community that teaches what data is available, where it lives and how to use it.

Get Started "Business Resources"

Public Data Users

We regularly work with the technology, data, education, government, and business communities to put the power of public data in the hands of Colorado data users and business both for and not for profit. 

Get Started "Public Data Users"

Public Data Providers

BIC supports State, County and City agencies by facilitating technical aspects of regularly uploading data sets to a central location (the Colorado Information Marketplace) and helps to inform them of data sets that are of high value to the business community.

Get Started "Public Data Providers"

About Us

Business Intelligence Center

The purpose of the Business Intelligence Center (BIC) is to gather, secure, and make available to the public vast amounts of data from state agencies and local authorities. Through outreach and technical support to both the public and private sectors, the program helps facilitate the utilization and understanding of public data. BIC hosts meetings, trainings, public forums, and competitions to successfully connect government and public data with Colorado’s entrepreneurs and innovators.

The Business Intelligence Center (BIC) within the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office supports the advancement of Colorado businesses by streamlining access to public data and providing resources to make that data more useful.

Data Curation and Agency Support: Identify data sets that are of high value to the business community. Facilitate technical aspects of working with State, County, and City agencies to regularly upload data sets to a central location (the Colorado Information Marketplace).

Data Intelligence Resources: Creates workshops and eLearning tools to help users access public data and to answer business questions.

Community Engagement: Engage with the technology, data, education, government, and business communities to put the power of public data in the hands of Colorado businesses through Competitions (Go Code Colorado).

We have worked with over 30 State, County, and City agencies and have published over 300 data sets to the Colorado Information Marketplace since our inception in 2014.

Our Public Data Competition, Go Code Colorado, has had over 5,000 people attend our events across the State and over 200 teams of analysts, entrepreneurs, coders, and marketers have used data to create insights to grow business here in the Centennial State.

Learn more about what we have achieved and contact us with any questions.

Annual Reports:
2014 (1.1mb pdf)
2015 (1.2mb pdf)
2016 (7.8mb pdf)
2017 (10.3mb pdf)
2018 (3.3mb pdf)
2019 (5.0mb pdf)
2020 (8.9mb pdf)

News

Go Code Colorado Announces New Business Opportunities Challenge!

Denver, September 14, 2020 – Go Code Colorado, an initiative of the Secretary of State’s Business Intelligence Center (BIC)[Annual Report, 8.9mb pdf], is now a virtual competition that challenges the business community to identify problems that the tech community creates solutions to. Since 2014, hundreds of developers, designers, business and …

Contact