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.


The 2014 Colorado Creative Industries Summit celebrates 3rd year.

Salida, Colorado, May 1-2

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for early-stage venture capital investment
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Best state to do business
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In number of new companies per 1,000 employees
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Top state for “talent pipeline”
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State in Small Business Innovative Research grants
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In total wind energy installed capacity
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In high-Tech Employment Per 1,000 Workers
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For proprietors as percentage of total employment
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For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
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Colorado has 42 state parks
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Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
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in quality of life
Majestic national forests
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SBA announces Colorado awards

The Small Business Administration (SBA) Region VIII announced today that the Colorado Springs Business Development Center (SBDC) was awarded the 2014 Region VIII SBDC Excellence and Innovation Awar