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2 nd
highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
4 th
In total solar energy installed capacity
5 th
hotspot for startup IT jobs
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Boulder is ranked 1st best startup city in the US
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in Growth Prospects
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In high-Tech Employment Per 1,000 Workers
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best city for businesses & careers (Denver)
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Fiona Arnold appointed exec. director of OEDIT

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today that Fiona Arnold will be appointed executive director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), effective Jan. 2, 2015.