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Ranking for most entrepreneurial states
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for small business job gains
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for early-stage venture capital investment
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best state for entrepreneurship & innovation
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Best place for businesses & careers - Denver
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Top state for high-tech share of all businesses
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CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
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highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
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Top state for “talent pipeline”
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as America's top creative class states
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For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
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Awe-inspiring mountain ranges
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Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
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best state on Gallup's well-being index
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Majestic national forests
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Magnificent national parks
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Largest US state by acreage (104,093.57 Acres)
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Colorado Techhire launches today

Representative Dan Pabon (D-CO), in partnership with The White House, Colorado private industry leaders, and Colorado state agencies announced today that Colorado is one of twenty pilot regions across the country to launch TechHire.