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Business in Colorado

Whether you are looking for access to capital, an educated and highly skilled workforce, low taxes and business costs, or a fair and accessible regulatory environment, Colorado has one of the nation’s best business climates.

Under the leadership of Gov. John Hickenlooper and in collaboration with our partners across the state, we remain relentlessly pro-business while cultivating entrepreneurship and promoting innovation. Our commitment and the success it brings is continually recognized at the national level, and we continue to celebrate a number of headquarter moves and company expansions along with steady job growth.

  • 2nd best state in entrepreneurship and innovation - US Chamber of Commerce, 2013

  • 2nd best state for entrepreneurship and innovation - Inc. Magazine, 2013
  • 2nd best state to start a business - CNBC, 2013

  • 3rd most economically competitive state - Beacon Hill Institute, 2012

  • 3rd top state for business - CNBC, 2012

  • 1st best state for labor supply - Forbes, 2012

For a more complete listing that shows how Colorado continues to be the best place for business, please check out our list of national rankings.