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  1. Inside the Mind of a Futurist

    Secret Process for  Understanding the Future Revealed On April 10-14 the newly launched DaVinci Tech Academy will be hosting an intensive week-long workshop called “Inside the Mind of a Futurist.” Throughout this event, Michael Cushman and I will be unveiling a number of unusual processes for probing into the future. This course has been designed for corporate executives, planners, strategists, influential thinkers, and those who aspire to take on that kind of role in the future. A little over two years ago I mentioned a new anticipatory thinking tool I've developed called “situational…Read More

  2. What is the DaVinci Tech Academy?

    Founded in 1997 by award-winning IBM engineer Thomas Frey, the DaVinci Institute provides professional co-work space for innovative business entrepreneurs. In addition, the Institute is the home of prominent thought leaders who design and develop applications for evolving technological advances. But did you also know that the DaVinci Institute is the home of the DaVinci Tech Academy -- a first-of-its-kind, leading-edge learning laboratory? The DaVinci Institute The DaVinci Institute is a think tank of over 150 scientists, engineers, innovators and futurists who work together to understand the…Read More

  3. What It Means to Be a Futurist Think Tank

    Futurist thinking outside the box to create a better future Futurist think tanks ponder the inner workings of the past, present, and future in order to generate sustainable solutions to future problems in order to ensure a brighter tomorrow. In order to accomplish this goal, futurist think tanks enable inventors, innovators, and geniuses of our time by providing a community and network of people there to support and bring their ideas to life. What is a futurist think tank? It's exactly as one would assume it is; a futurist think tank is a network of inventors, innovators, and geniuses that fo…Read More

  4. You + Me = AWESOME: 4 2-Person Collaborations That Rewrote the Story of the World

    You + Me = AWESOME: 4 2-Person Collaborations That Rewrote the Story of the World We live in a world where getting ahead is made out to be a rat race. The truth is, nobody crosses the finish line alone. These four powerful collaborations rewrote the story of the world as we know it, changing our lives forever... and reminding us that we don't need to lose our individuality to collaborate. We only have to be willing to let someone else see it... Larry Page and Sergey Brin brought the world to us... and we never even needed to leave the Snuggie. From the directions to your Monday morning meetin…Read More

  5. DaVinci Tech Academy: Building the future with first-of-its-kind, leading-edge learning laboratory

    As a powerhouse networking giant and renowned futurist in Colorado, keynote speaker and author Thomas Frey was no stranger to intellectual, cutting edge concepts and engaging think-tank strategies. However, the creative intellectual introduced an unparalleled innovation in 1997 that held the power to build and transform the future: The DaVinci Tech Institute. A first-of-it's kind learning laboratory, the academy would influence and inspire rising generations, as well as returning students and established professionals desiring growth and seeking to challenge themselves. In 2002, fo…Read More

  6. 6 Methods for Tapping into the Power of Collaboration

    6 Methods for Tapping into the Power of Collaboration Innovation doesn't evolve in a vacuum. Collaborating with others is an essential way to develop your ideas, your project, and even your business venture. If you are an independent startup working out of your home, you're missing out on vital opportunities to tap into the power of collaboration. Work independently in a public work space. This Forbes article cites a Harris Interactive Workplace Productivity study. The national survey finds that 63% of respondents prefer to carry out their work in a private space within a public work environm…Read More

  7. Taking A Close Look at the Startup Scene in Westminster, Colorado

    A Close Look at the Startup Scene in Westminster, Colorado When most people consider startups, the immediate association is that they must be centralized and operate in Silicon Valley. While the Bay Area has been the traditional home of many startups, it seems like companies are now trying to find new homes for their budding ideas. One of the newer locations where startups have found their home is in Westminster, Colorado. Taking a close look at the startup scene in Westminster, Colorado, one thing becomes clear - they are finding their home in Westminster because it really is the best place …Read More

  8. Unlimited Possibilities: The Future of 3D Printing

      Although 3D printing is on the cutting edge of today's technology, it really goes back to 1983, when Charles Hull invented the stereolithography (SLA) machine. Hull went on to found 3D systems and launched a whole new industry. SLA machines were later called 3D printers. During the last decade, this technology has rapidly advanced, bringing about many practical applications. The future of 3D printing looks even more exciting. Hull's original work with his SLA machine was largely involved with resins and plastics. However, the technology expanded to include materials such as glass, metals, …Read More

  9. What’s Next?

      Imagine a period of time where the year 2000 seemed far away. Imagine being a child and wondering what would change. Imagine a mindset where the dawning of the year 2000 represented every innovation found throughout the entire Star Trek franchise. In previous generations, entering the year 2000 was a clear indicator that the future arrived. How many items do you have today that you didn't own a decade ago? You may not realize it, but the list is very long. As years pass, future generations have everything at the tips of their fingers. Many more innovations have not seen the light. However,…Read More

  10. Explore the Remarkable Benefits of Coworking at the DaVinci Institute

    You may have heard of the sweeping trend of professional coworking spaces but are unsure whether it is a viable alternative to the traditional office or if it is a marked improvement over spaces with public Wi-Fi. It turns out that it has significant advantages over both and may very well become the predominant way whole segments of the population spend their work day. Coworking Spaces Represent the Future of the Workforce Coworking spaces have an association with the thoroughly modern phenomenon of the “Digital Nomad.” Representing what may be the future of both labor, leisure, and trave…Read More

The DaVinci Institute's coworking center in Westminster, Colorado prides itself as the central location for Colorado's tech-centric professionals between Denver and Boulder. A place where developers, designers, and creatives can work, collaborate, meet and make their mark. Our coworking facility operates as a catchall work space for those who would otherwise have to commute to either Denver or Boulder to be a part of a coworking community. Our objective is to use our knowledge we've gained as part of our futurist think tank/research center, to develop a functional and affordable co-working space of the future, today.

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What is the value of a new business relationship or a technology contact? At the right time – Invaluable! Be a part of the DaVinci Institute - Join our membership and be introduced to Colorado's most influential professionals and attend our renowned futurist events or expand your technical skills with our hands-on workshops at discounted rates. Our purpose is to inspire people to build a more positive future. Our team of expert futurists, coding bootcamp, professional workshops, and coworking space, are all centered around a very simple idea - CREATING A BETTER FUTURE.

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Meet the people who will unlock your future! Our monthly events focus on one particular aspect of the future where diverse opinions & perspectives are shared regarding the topic at hand, presented in lecture, Q & A, and group discussion formats. Our workshops quickly train professionals in necessary skills to help build their business or career. One of DaVinci Institute's missions has always been to improve our education system and our professional workshops were our first step. Popular subjects include social media marketing, publishing, personal branding, keynote speaking, computer programming, and much more!

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