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Advanced industries accelerator program grants almost $2 million to Colorado organizations

June 25, 2014 – Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade – Governor John Hickenlooper announced the state’s new grantees of the Advanced Industry Accelerator Grants today at a press conference at RavenBrick. Twelve total grants – six Proof of Concept and six Early Stage Capital and Retention – will be awarded to Colorado organizations for a total of $1,583,244.

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Hickenlooper toasts Boulder businesses at Twisted Pine’s happy hour

June 20, 2014 – Daily Camera – A happy hour gathering with a former brewpub owner packed the house at Boulder’s Twisted Pine Brewing Co. on Friday.

It didn’t hurt that the guest of honor was the governor.

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Medical device firm Medtronic to buy Covidien for $42.9B

June 16, 2014 – Daily Camera – Medical device company Medtronic plans to acquire Ireland-based competitor Covidien for $42.9 billion – a blockbuster deal with heavy implications for Boulder County, where the two firms have more than 1,900 employees.
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Purely Elizabeth natural foods company moves headquarters to Boulder

June 10, 2014 – Daily Camera – Purely Elizabeth, a burgeoning natural foods company that just landed its granola products in Target stores nationwide, has relocated its headquarters to Boulder from New York City.

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Boulder’s NIST helped facilitate groundbreaking Big Bang discovery

March 18, 2014 – Daily Camera- Monday’s announcement that a team of astronomers working at the South Pole had detected what they say is the first direct evidence of the rapid inflation of the universe at the dawn of time was made possible in part by technology developed and built in Boulder by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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