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IPO’s on horizon for Boulder-based tech firms

January 17, 2014 – Boulder County Business Report – …Colorado Technology Association chief executive Eric Mitisek sums up the state’s overall tech economy entering 2014 succinctly: Really growing. (more)

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Jan 30

2014 Economic Forecast: Boulder & Beyond

The Boulder Economic Council and Wells Fargo Bank presented the 2014 Economic Forecast: Boulder & Beyond on January 30. The event was attended by 250 business and community leaders …

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Colorado economic forecast predicts second strong year of job gains

December 9, 2013 – The Denver Post – …Colorado should continue to enjoy robust job gains in 2014, after recapturing its pre-recession employment peak this yar, according to a closely watched economic forecast released Monday.  Next year “will mark the second-best year of job growth in the past decade,” said Richard Wobbekind, an economist with the University of Colorado’s Leeds

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Four Colorado cities crack top 20 in Milken’s best-performing cities

December 6, 2013 – The Denver Post – …Four Colorado cities made the top 20 in the Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities Index for 2013, with two cracking the top 10.  Boulder gained six spots over last year’s national ranking, rising to No. 9, while Greeley skyrocketed 32 spots to No. 10 … Milken’s index ranks 375 U.S. metro areas based

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How Boulder Became America’s Startup Capital

December 4, 2013 – Inc. – …In an article subtitled, “An unlikely story of tree-huggers, commies, eggheads, and gold.” Inc. magazine senior writer Burt Helm describes Boulder as “an entrepreneurial powerhouse like no other.  In 2010, the city had six times more high-tech startups per capital than the nation’s average, according to an August 2013 study by the Kauffman Foundation–and

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