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

Together we can make a stronger Colorado!

Colorado United Day of Service, Sept. 13

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4 th
In number of new companies per 1,000 employees
4 th
4th, US Clean Tech Leadership Index
2 nd
Top state for high-tech share of all businesses
5 th
best state for business
3 rd
Best state for economic climate
4 th
for early-stage venture capital investment
3 rd
Ft. Collins ranks 3rd best city for business
8 th
In total wind energy installed capacity
1 st
Fastest growing economy
3 rd
Venture capital investments per $1K for State GDP
3 rd
For high tech employment per 1,000 workers
8 th
Among the fastest-growing cities for population
4 th
Denver's ranking on "Best cities for job seekers"
Spectacular ski areas and resorts
Majestic national forests
Scenic & historic trains
1 st
Ranking for monthly energy costs in the US
9 th
in quality of life
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
Colorado has 42 state parks
6 th
state for volunteers per capita
7 th
best state on Gallup's well-being index
Magnificent national parks

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CO receives $6M from DOD to grow Advanced Mfg

Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced today the state has been awarded $6.6 million from the U.S.