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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in Growth Prospects
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In total solar energy installed capacity
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Best state to start a business
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best city for businesses & careers (Denver)
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best place for business & careers -Ft. Collins
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In number of new companies per 1,000 employees
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Venture capital investments per $1K for State GDP
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highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
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Among the second-tier bioscience states
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State in Small Business Innovative Research grants
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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