1. Articles from Monica Mendoza

    1-24 of 74 1 2 3 »
    1. Metro Denver EDC celebrates biggest deals of the year, looks forward to bagging the big one

      One year ago, Vertafore Inc. — a privately-held insurance technology company — had a small office in Westminster with 50 employees.

      Then, the company looked to Denver as part of its long-term growth strategy and moved its headquarters office from Seattle to downtown Denver, at 999 18th St., and brought 500 employees with it.

      Read Full Article
    2. Metro Denver's unemployment rate hovering at 3 percent

      Metro Denver's unemployment rate hovering at 3 percent

      Metro Denver's unemployment rate in January was 3.2 percent, holding steady from the same time last year when it was 3 percent. Job growth is slowing across the sate, said Ryan Gedney, Colorado senior economist at the Colorado Department of Employment and Labor. But all told metro Denver added 28,200 jobs in 2017, growing at about 2 percent.

      Read Full Article
    3. Amazon's HQ2 eco devo team quietly visited metro Denver in February

      Amazon's HQ2 eco devo team quietly visited metro Denver in February

      Ten people from Amazon’s HQ2 economic development team visited Denver in February to check out the region for themselves.

      Denver may have been among the first of the 20 cities visited by the team, said J.J. Ament, president of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. — the private organization leading the region’s effort to become the home of Amazon.com Inc.’s second headquarters, which is a promised $5 billion investment.

      Read Full Article
    4. Officials promise new details today about Denver's bid for Amazon HQ2

      Officials promise new details today about Denver's bid for Amazon HQ2

      After weeks of secrecy, metro Denver economic-development officials today are expected to finally reveal some of the details of the area's joint bid for Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters. Some, but not all. J.J. Ament -- CEO of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp., which submitted the bid for "Amazon HQ2" -- said there has been so much interest in the region's pitch that he will release some details this morning at the agency's executive committee board meeting.

      Read Full Article
    5. Colorado's unemployment rate inches up, but it's still below national level

      Colorado's unemployment rate inches up, but it's still below national level

      Colorado employers added 4,000 non-farm jobs to their payrolls in September, a slight dip from the previous month, and the state's unemployment rate inched up to 2.5 percent from the August rate of 2.4 percent. That's according to the latest monthly report on the state's jobs picture from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, released today.

      Read Full Article
    6. Metro Denver will push lifestyle, workforce over incentives in Amazon HQ2 bid

      Metro Denver will push lifestyle, workforce over incentives in Amazon HQ2 bid

      When Colorado submits its bid this month for Amazon HQ2, the proposal will emphasize the region's highly educated workforce, quality of life and global connectivity through its international airport. Financial and tax incentives? Not so much. “We are not the biggest incentive state — and we won’t do anything differently for Amazon than we would for any other company that is looking to locate here,” J.J. Ament, president and CEO of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp., told me Thursday.

      Read Full Article
    7. JPMorgan Chase kicks off Denver Startup Week with grants for underserved entrepreneurs

      JPMorgan Chase kicks off Denver Startup Week with grants for underserved entrepreneurs

      JPMorgan Chase & Co. kicked off Denver Startup Week today by handing out $60,000 checks to five metro Denver nonprofit organizations that help startups get started. Chase for Business, a title sponsor of the sixth annual Denver Startup Week, gave $300,000 to Accion, Colorado Enterprise Fund, The Commons on Champa, Community Reinvestment Fund USA and Mi Casa Resource Center.

      Read Full Article
    8. Amazon teams with Colorado labor agency on workforce development

      Amazon teams with Colorado labor agency on workforce development

      Amazon.com Inc. is teaming up with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper's office and the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) for a workforce development program targeting business.

      The event — to be held 8-11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18 — will highlight Amazon’s Career Choice program, in which the company pays 95 percent of tuition for college or training programs for its fulfillment and customer service center employees.

      Read Full Article
    9. Amazon quietly begins operations in Aurora fulfillment center

      Amazon quietly begins operations in Aurora fulfillment center

      Without fanfare, operations have quietly begun at the Amazon fulfillment center in Aurora, a spokeswoman said today. Some of the 1,000 employees hired to work in the 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center are expected to report Sept. 25. A spokeswoman for Amazon said there would be no media tours in the new facility this year but the company expects to allow media in early in 2018.

      Read Full Article
    1-24 of 74 1 2 3 »
  1. Topics in the News

    1. (3 articles) Colorado Technology Association
  2. Popular Articles

  3. Picture Gallery

    Uber meets eHarmony: Lawyers-on-demand startup expands to Colorado DU betting on Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network CEO as new dean Colorado CEOs hope Venture Summit handshakes lead to big deals Colorado women make progress on company boards, but state's still below average ​Kroenke's SkyCam to debut enhanced aerial camera at soccer's All-Star Game Denver among top cities for growth entrepreneurship Safeway, Albertsons launch delivery service, online ordering in metro Denver Denver's Ibotta leads the way to the app-to-app economy WeWork adds 4 more floors at Tabor Center Ping Identity to take part in Microsoft Intelligent Security Association Lockheed CEO: Time is now to inspire next generation of space pioneers Cañon City High School receives state grant that students applied for - Canon City Daily Record
  4. Categories

    1. Feeds:

      CTA Members Press Releases, CTA Tech Tour, Government & Policy, Tech Workforce & Education
    2. Tags:

      B2B Software, Big Data & Analytics, Business Services Provider, Cloud, Community Organizations, Consumer Software, Development, Energy Tech, Enterprise, Government, Hardware, Health IT, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Internet of Things, Mobile, Security, Startups, Telecom, Women In Tech