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2 nd
Top state for high-tech share of all businesses
5 th
hotspot for startup IT jobs
1 st
Fastest growing economy
3 rd
most economically competitive state
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In high-Tech Employment Per 1,000 Workers
8 th
Top state for “talent pipeline”
CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
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Venture capital investments per $1K for State GDP
5 th
best state for business
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highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
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For high tech employment per 1,000 workers
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as America's top creative class states
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in science and engineering doctorate holders  
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Magnificent national parks
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Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
Colorado has 42 state parks
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Boulder's ranking for strongest housing market
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best state on Gallup's well-being index
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Denver is 3rd best city for college grads
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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.