1. Articles in category: Innovation & Entrepreneurship

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    1. Three keys to business longevity

      Three keys to business longevity

      According to the 2013 Colorado Innovation Index report from the Colorado Innovation Network, as a hotbed for small business, Colorado sees more startups than most states, but also sees a larger percentage of small businesses fail than the U.S. as a whole. While hard work and tenacity are important in maintaining a business, there are some key factors that contribute largely to a business’ long-term success.

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    2. New Patent Office Creating Historic Innovation Hub In Denver

      New Patent Office Creating Historic Innovation Hub In Denver

      The official opening of the new U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Denver -- the first such facility west of the Mississippi River -- is creating outlets and opportunities for innovators, entrepreneurs and others with great ideas.

      The light bulbs on the 15th floor of the Byron Rogers Federal Building -- the high-tech ones that remain dormant until someone enters the hallway -- suddenly illuminate overhead like an inventor with a great idea.

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    3. Red Rocks Community College

      Red Rocks Community College

      LAUNCHING INNOVATIONS IN STEM EDUCATION

      Red Rocks Innovations in STEM Education (RISE) offers courses and programs that showcase how STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) is critical to solving local and global challenges. By doing so, RISE inspires and motivates students to pursue a STEM career through impactful hands-on and real-world experiences.

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    4. Colorado gets high marks for tech innovation

      Colorado gets high marks for tech innovation

      Colorado's use of technology is heading forward, with the state scoring above average marks on the recent biennial Digital States Survey. The Center for Digital Government, which administers the survey, gave the state a "B+" grade for its practices, policies and progress in use of technology to "better serve citizens," and "streamline operations," the survey said.

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    5. Event: Understanding Disruptive Innovation: The Cases of Internet, Telecom, and Electricity

      Over the last thirty years, technological change has accelerated at an increasing rate, threatening established business models and upending whole sectors of the economy. In the case of telecommunications, the rise of wireless services and Voice over Internet Protocol, for example, have transformed what was once a monopoly service. More generally, Internet services have regularly developed in a "disruptive" fashion, undermining existing business models.

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    6. Which Colorado company is the most innovative?

      Which Colorado company is the most innovative?

      Forbes magazine has released its list of the most innovative companies in the world, and Colorado's sole contribution is a Denver business that makes a tasty burrito. That's right: Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG). The fast-growing restaurant chain was ranked No. 20 on the Forbes list, ahead of such household names as Netflix and Starbucks.

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    7. Colorado has talent, but comes up short on funding, report says

      Colorado has talent, but comes up short on funding, report says

      Colorado continues to outperform other states when it comes to fostering start-ups, generating patents and minting graduates with degrees in technology, engineering and the sciences.

      But the state needs to do more to attract early-stage angel and venture capital funding and to boost public financing for higher education, according to the 2014 State of Innovation Colorado Report.

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    8. Gap arises between Colorado's high startup ranking and low VC ranking in innovation report

      Gap arises between Colorado's high startup ranking and low VC ranking in innovation report

      Colorado is a hub for startup and job creation, but struggles to garner interest from venture capitalists, according to the Colorado Innovation Network's 2014 report, released Monday. COIN's third annual index analyzes the role innovation plays in the state's economic performance. The report defines innovation as, "a product, process or service that generates new value in the marketplace.

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    9. Wells Fargo launches Startup Accelerator program

      Wells Fargo launches Startup Accelerator program

      Wells Fargo, the largest bank in Colorado, began accepting applications Wednesday from young companies with financial services technology to join the new Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator program, which includes an equity investment from the bank. San Francisco-based Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) will take applications from startups through Oct. 1. The program includes a semiannual boot camp for innovators whose technology ideas in payments, deposits, fraud and other fields that could help “shape…

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