• ProStar CEO Page Tucker Accepts APEX Award for Entrepreneurship November 9 2016

Jump-Start Company Wins Colorado Tech Award

November 23, 2016 – The Business Times highlights Page Tucker, ProStar Geocorp CEO, who won the Colorado Tech Association’s 2016 APEX Award for Entrepreneurship Excellence. Here’s an excerpt from the article:

“The Colorado Technology Association presents Apex Awards to recognize the accomplishments of individuals and companies working in the tech sector in the state.

The award for entrepreneurial excellence honors leaders who’ve started and grown technology companies in Colorado and also demonstrate passion for solving problems, perseverance in the face of adversity and personal attributes that distinguish them from others in the industry.

Tucker founded what he describes as a geospatial intelligence company that combines geographic information systems and data to offer computer software and services to the pipeline and utility industries. The software and services help customers manage infrastructure whether it’s displaying, collecting, storing or using information about the location of pipelines, fiber optic cables or other facilities.

ProStar Geocorp was among the first companies in Colorado to participate in the Rural Jump-Start Program offering state and local tax incentives. The company also received a $250,000 grant awarded through the Advanced Industries Accelerator Program.

ProStar Geocorp is poised to soon release its software on a commercial basis…

Tucker says he was excited and honored to receive the Apex Award, but he’s just as excited about efforts to establish a tech hub in Grand Junction. ‘To grow the tree, you’ve got to plant the seeds, and that’s what we’re doing.'”

Read the full article in The Business Times here.

Hear from Page Tucker himself about what it’s like to run a tech business in Colorado’s Grand Valley.

 

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