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Best state to start a business
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for early-stage venture capital investment
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most economically competitive state
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Best place for businesses & careers - Denver
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highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
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FiveStars opens in CO, will hire hundreds

FiveStars, the fastest growing company in customer loyalty and marketing automation for small and medium businesses, today announced it has secured 10,000 square-feet of office space in Denver with