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    1. The WeWork expansion in Denver 'nowhere near finished'

      The WeWork expansion in Denver 'nowhere near finished'

      In Denver's commercial real estate market, coworking giant WeWork is one of, if not the, top office tenants to watch in 2019. The New York-based company ended 2018 with signed leases for nine locations, bringing its total amount of leased space to 628,029 square feet. It signed its first lease in LoDo's Triangle Building just three years ago.

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    2. Colorado Gov.-elect Polis announces new economic-development director

      Colorado Gov.-elect Polis announces new economic-development director

      Gov.-elect Jared Polis appointed former U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey as executive director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, choosing a one-time business owner with extensive experience in government to replace a slew of private-sector leaders without government experience whom outgoing Gov. John Hickenlooper put in charge of the state’s business recruitment and retention efforts.

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    3. Innovate! Longmont receives state economic development designation

      Innovate! Longmont receives state economic development designation

      The Innovate! Longmont programs has been designated a North Metro Enterprise Zone Contribution Project by the Colorado Economic Development Commission. Projects with this designation encourage community participation and public/private partnerships resulting in job creation or retention and business expansion to revitalize Enterprise Zone areas, according to a Longmont Economic Development Partnership news release.

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    4. New Colorado business committee chairwoman vows to bring business, labor together

      New Colorado business committee chairwoman vows to bring business, labor together

      Six years ago, when she was named chairwoman of the House Business Affairs and Labor Committee, then-Rep. Angela Williams called representatives from business, labor and other organizations together and informed them things would be different under her oversight. Before controversial measures came before the committee, she would sit down with both sides — either together or separately — understand their issues and try to find common ground.

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    5. Denver was a magnet for some of the world's most recognizable tech companies in 2018

      Denver was a magnet for some of the world's most recognizable tech companies in 2018

      The flock of Bay Area tech companies expanding into Denver picked up speed as the year went on, establishing the city as the country’s next big tech hub. In January, Strava, maker of an exercise-tracking software, announced the opening of its Denver office. The company has 20 people in Denver today, but it’s currently advertising a slew of engineering jobs for its office here. Throughout the year, a number of large and well-known companies, in addition to some smaller startups, announced plans to expand into Denver, promising hundreds of jobs.

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    6. Boulder software developers look to grow apprenticeship program

      Boulder software developers look to grow apprenticeship program

      BOULDER  — A software development company is looking to close the talent gap in coding through a program to create more diverse developers. Techtonic Group Inc. is a software development firm, but over the past four years it has created an apprenticeship curriculum to train more people in coding and engineering. Unlike a boot camp, which requires students to pay around $20,000 to be trained over six months, Techtonic has developed an exclusive course where students are paid to learn.

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    7. Incentives garner Colorado more than 6,800 new jobs in 2018

      Incentives garner Colorado more than 6,800 new jobs in 2018

      State officials garnered a lot of attention in 2018 for their successful recruiting of VF Corporation’s headquarters, which will relocate from Greensboro, North Carolina, to Denver’s Union Station neighborhood in mid-2019. But that company was just one of 20 that accepted job-growth incentive tax credits from the Colorado Economic Development Commission this year to create as many as 6,821 new jobs in the state over the next eight years.

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    8. 7 Questions With The Doctor Who Doesn’T Like Riding Scooters, But Is Helping Others Find One

      7 Questions With The Doctor Who Doesn’T Like Riding Scooters, But Is Helping Others Find One

      Dr. David Mintzer is a hospitalist at Denver Health who dabbles in making smartphone apps. But he also realizes how popular the dockless scooters have become in Denver and across the country. That’s why he decided to develop “Scooter Life” in his spare time. The free smartphone app takes the location data from all of the e-scooter companies and places it onto a single map. 

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    9. Meet the CEO of cryptocurrency exchange business ShapeShift growing its Denver presence

      Meet the CEO of cryptocurrency exchange business ShapeShift growing its Denver presence

      ShapeShift, a cryptocurrency exchange business based in Zug, Switzerland, has big plans for its operations in the Denver metro area. CEO Erik Voorhees said the company has more than 120 employees here and plans on hiring “at least” between 30 and 50 more people within the next year. Voorhees is also active in the community. In June, Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed 12 people, including Voorhees to the Colorado Council for the Advancement of Blockchain Technology.

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    10. Apple plans to more than double the size of its workforce in Boulder

      Apple plans to more than double the size of its workforce in Boulder

      Apple is doubling down on its commitment to high-tech jobs and its workforce nationwide, and that includes more jobs in Colorado. The iPhone maker on Thursday announced plans for a $1 billion, 5,000-job campus in Austin, Texas, but added it has plans to add tech jobs in a number of cities, including Boulder, Pittsburgh and New York.

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    11. Colorado hospital uses AI to get patients out the door faster

      Colorado hospital uses AI to get patients out the door faster

      Several years ago, Noomi Hirsch’s team at Lutheran Medical Center took a closer look at how the hospital discharged patients and the results were eye-opening. “We figured out there were 279 individual steps a patient needed to go through before they could leave the hospital,” said Hirsch, vice president of operations for the SCL Health-owned hospital in Wheat Ridge. “At that point, it really kicked off our focus of streamlining that part of the operation.” Since October, Lutheran has been piloting Qventus, an artificial intelligence platform that aims to make the process of discharging patients more efficient.

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    12. Exponential Impact earns $750,000 injection

      Exponential Impact earns $750,000 injection

      Tech accelerator Exponential Impact is one of only two Colorado-based organizations awarded i6 grant funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Regional Innovation Strategies program. Exponential Impact, or XI, applied for and was awarded $750,000, which will be used to continue its work to develop entrepreneurial programs focused on cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and blockchain technology, XI announced in a news release today.

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    13. United launches new non-stop flights between DIA, European hub

      United launches new non-stop flights between DIA, European hub

      Starting in May 2019, United Airlines, Inc. will have a new non-stop route between Denver International Airport and Frankfurt, Germany, according to a airline news release. United’s new service between Denver and Frankfurt is the only nonstop service from Denver to Germany by a U.S. carrier and is the airline’s ninth flight between the United States and Frankfurt, the release said.

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    14. Amazon, Lockheed Martin Space team up to offer satellite cloud computing services

      Amazon, Lockheed Martin Space team up to offer satellite cloud computing services

      Jefferson-County based Lockheed Martin Space and Amazon have teamed up on new services to make retrieving and working with data from satellites easier and more affordable. The idea is to do for satellites what cloud computing did for web-based companies — making satellite information, such as earth images and weather data, more broadly accessible to organizations without big budgets for ground station hardware.

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    15. Thornton site submitted for Amazon HQ2 ‘being considered for another office development’

      Thornton site submitted for Amazon HQ2 ‘being considered for another office development’

      The city of Thornton submitted one site to the Denver Metro Economic Development Corp. as a possible location for Amazon HQ2. “It is currently being considered for another office development,” Todd Barnes, the communications director for the city of Thornton, said. He declined to discuss more details about the development. The Denver metro area was one of 20 semifinalist cities for Amazon's second headquarters. The project aimed to bring the winning metro 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in economic impact.

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    16. Lone Tree site proposed for Amazon HQ2 being 'actively pitched' to other companies

      Lone Tree site proposed for Amazon HQ2 being 'actively pitched' to other companies

      The city of Lone Tree in Douglas County submitted one site to the Denver Metro Economic Development Corp. as a possible location for Amazon’s HQ2. “What we learned in the process of doing this is that this site is now ready for prime-time development,” said Jeff Holwell, economic development director for the city of Lone Tree. “This validated all the work we’ve done since we annexed the property in 2000 for a significant development.” He added that the owner of the site is "actively pitching" it to other companies.

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