CO has one of the nation’s most educated, technically savvy workforces


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.


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4 th
In total solar energy installed capacity
4 th
for early-stage venture capital investment
4 th
Best state to make a living
5 th
Ranking on the clean energy leadership index
CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
8 th
In total wind energy installed capacity
6 th
In economic outlook
3 rd
Best state for economic climate
6 th
For lowest state sales tax rates
1 st
Boulder is ranked 1st best startup city in the US
4 th
For proprietors as percentage of total employment
8 th
Among the fastest-growing cities for population
6 th
as America's top creative class states
Rivers’ headwaters begin here
Breathtaking scenic & historic byways
5 th
strongest housing market
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
8 th
Largest state in the USA by acreage
2 nd
best state on Gallup's well-being index
Majestic national forests
6 th
state for volunteers per capita
3 rd
Best state to live, based on job creation 
Spectacular ski areas and resorts

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Women's Small Business Conference

The Colorado Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) will host the 5th Annual Southwest Colorado Women's Small Business Conference on Thursday, July 24 at Fort Lewis College in Durango.