Countless opportunities exist in the technology and information industry in Colorado. There is strong entrepreneurial activity and continual expansion into markets, alongside major corporate regional offices. Our central geographic location and extensive infrastructure means goods and services are readily deliverable across the country and around the world. The industry is diverse, with particular concentration in the software and communications technology sectors.
The technology industry has deep roots in Colorado, with global players like DISH Network, Liberty Interactive, Liberty Global, Oracle, Clear Channel, Century Link, SAP and more. The corporate presence helps feed the hot start-up innovation scene in Boulder, which is expanding along the Front Range to Denver, Fort Collins and Colorado Springs. Colorado is a leading high-tech state with the second most educated workforce in the country, third highest concentration of high-tech workers nationwide and high-tech exports totaling more than $2.9 billion per year.
Advanced Industry (AI) Accelerator Programs
The AI Accelerator Programs (HB 13-1001, HB 13-1193) were created in 2013 to promote growth and sustainability in these industries by helping drive innovation, accelerate commercialization, encourage public-private partnerships, increase access to early stage capital and create a strong ecosystem that increases the state’s global competitiveness. Apply or learn more
Colorado's Technology Industry Alliance
Learn more about the organizations and partners that compose Colorado's Technology & Information Industry.