CO has one of the nation’s most educated, technically savvy workforces


5th Annual Procurement Expo supports Colorado businesses.

January 22, 2014

Promoting growth and sustainability in Colorado's advanced industries.

Advanced Industries (AI) Accelerator Programs

Gov. Hickenlooper visits Durango on the 2014 Colorado Blueprint Tour.

January 11, 2014

Official site for disaster relief information.


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Boulder is ranked 1st best startup city in the US
CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
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Best state to do business
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Top state for “talent pipeline”
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Best state to make a living
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Among the second-tier bioscience states
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In total wind energy installed capacity
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Best state for economic climate
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Top state for entrepreneurial activity
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on the 2013 Clean Tech Leadership Index 
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in science and engineering doctorate holders  
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as America's top creative class states
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For proprietors as percentage of total employment
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state for volunteers per capita
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Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
Awe-inspiring mountain ranges
Scenic & historic trains
Rivers’ headwaters begin here
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Spectacular ski areas and resorts
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highest well-being in the U.S.
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strongest housing market
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Ranking for monthly energy costs in the U.S.

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Flood recovery grants for businesses increased

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) today announced that the guidelines and processes for the Recover Colorado Business Grant/Loan Program have changed, incl