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Ranking for most entrepreneurial states
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For state technology and science index
1 st
most economically competitive state
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Ranking on the clean tech leadership index
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4th, US Clean Tech Leadership Index
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Top state for “talent pipeline”
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highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
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Top state for high-tech share of all businesses
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4th in the US for job growth
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Best place for businesses & careers - Denver
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For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
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5th for number of wind power related jobs
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best state for labor supply
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Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
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Largest US state by acreage (104,093.57 Acres)
Colorado has 42 state parks
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4th happiest state in the nation
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7th in quality of life
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Ranking for monthly energy costs in the US
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AI Accelerator Grant apps now being accepted

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade today announced it is accepting applications for the third grant cycle of the Advanced Industries Accelerator grant programs for