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Ranking for most entrepreneurial states
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best state for entrepreneurship & innovation
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Best state for business & careers
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Top state for “talent pipeline”
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For state technology and science index
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4th, US Clean Tech Leadership Index
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as America's top creative class states
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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 on Gallup's well-being index
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
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Boulder's ranking for strongest housing market
Magnificent national parks
Rivers’ headwaters begin here
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4th happiest state in the nation
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Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
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CDBG-DR Recover CO grants & loans for biz's

Applications for the second round of funding for the Recover Colorado Business Grant and Loan program are now available.