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2 nd
highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
3 rd
Ft. Collins ranks 3rd best city for business
4 th
For lowest workers' compensation rates
3 rd
In high-Tech Employment Per 1,000 Workers
4 th
for early-stage venture capital investment
1 st
Fastest growing economy
1 st
Boulder is ranked 1st best startup city in the US
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For state technology and science index
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Top state for high-tech share of all businesses
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Rivers’ headwaters begin here
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Fiona Arnold appointed exec. director of OEDIT

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today that Fiona Arnold will be appointed executive director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), effective Jan. 2, 2015. She will replace Ken Lund who has served in the role since August 2012.