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Galvanize and Zayo Scale Connectivity for Tech Start-Ups

Global bandwidth infrastructure services provider, Zayo Group, LLC (“Zayo”), and Galvanize, a network of urban campuses for hackademics, digital innovators and entrepreneurs, announced today a collaborative effort to bolster Galvanize’s highly-connected human-to-human network with Zayo’s advanced multi-Gigabit fiber network.

“The digital ecosystem is a critical ingredient to a vibrant tech start-up and learning environment,” said Chris Morley, president of sales and marketing at Zayo. “We believe our services will enable the success of Galvanize members as well as provide us early exposure to future technology leaders who may become great long-term Zayo customers.”

Galvanize community members at campus locations in Denver, Boulder and San Francisco have access to services typically out of reach for smaller start-ups, including advice from expert mentors and investors, and entrepreneur-focused workshops. Zayo’s scalable data center, cloud services and internet connectivity, and virtually unlimited bandwidth enable entrepreneurs to adapt the latest technologies, collaborate more effectively, and ultimately grow their businesses.

“Bandwidth is like oxygen to start-ups, it’s absolutely critical to a company’s success,” said Jim Deters, co-founder and CEO of Galvanize. “Many of our members have teams working on multiple campuses. Creating a world-class infrastructure to support the communication and connectivity between members and across campuses is part of our mission.”

As key players in the entrepreneurial community in Colorado and across the U.S., the collaboration between Galvanize and Zayo elevates community-based learning and the collective journeys of digital innovators. Together, Galvanize and Zayo will host tech-focused events to build relationships with emerging start-ups and better align with tech talent across the U.S.

Learn more about Zayo at www.zayo.com and Galvanize at www.galvanize.it.

About Zayo Group

Based in Boulder, Colo., Zayo Group provides comprehensive bandwidth infrastructure services in more than 295 markets throughout the U.S. and Europe. Zayo delivers a full suite of managed services and dark fiber products to wireline and wireless customers, data centers, internet content providers, high-bandwidth enterprises, and government agencies across its robust 77,000 route mile network. The company also offers 27 carrier-neutral colocation facilities across the U.S. Please visit www.zayo.com for more information about Zayo and its fiber solutions.

About Galvanize

Galvanize is a network of urban campuses for digital innovators and entrepreneurs that aligns work and learning by combining education, experience and industry under one roof. Since launching its first campus in Denver in October 2012, Galvanize has expanded to San Francisco, California, and Boulder, Colorado, with more campuses due to open throughout the U.S. in 2014 and 2015. Each campus offers training and education opportunities, tech-focused events and a variety of workspace options. The organization was co-founded by three entrepreneurs – Jim Deters, Lawrence Mandes and Chris Onan – with a shared vision of creating a galvanized community to serve digital innovators at any stage of their entrepreneurial journey. To learn more about Galvanize and membership, visit www.galvanize.it. For more information on Galvanize’s education offerings, including its 24-week, immersive full-time developer training programs at gSchool, go to www.galvanize.it/school.

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