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    1. New Colorado law could boost crowdfunding

      New Colorado law could boost crowdfunding

      A year-old state law probably will make crowdfunding the most popular way to fund small business, according to speakers at a workshop Thursday on entrepreneurial finance at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

      The 2015 legislation along with similar federal rules enacted earlier this year widens fundraising for startups beyond wealthy individuals to a much wider audience of potential investors who may want to back a new business with a few thousand dollars, said Karl Dakin, a Denver-based consultant who heads one of the new platforms Colorado investors can use to seek crowdfunding. He was one of three speakers ...

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    2. Investment firm buys Verizon complex on Garden of the God Road for $31 million

      Investment firm buys Verizon complex on Garden of the God Road for $31 million

      A New York-based investment group has acquired the Verizon complex on Garden of the Gods Road for $31 million in the second-largest real estate transaction this year.

      A limited liability company created by Fortress Investment Group LLC bought the 726,528-square-foot complex on 129 acres at 2424 Garden of the Gods Road Aug. 10 from Verizon Business Network Services Inc., according a deed filed with the El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office...

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    3. Colorado Springs-based defense contractor adding 85 jobs

      Colorado Springs-based defense contractor adding 85 jobs

      Colorado Springs-based defense contractor Intelligent Software Solutions Inc. plans to hire up to 85 employees, most of them locally, to complete work on Air Force contracts recently or soon to be awarded, CEO Jay Jesse said.

      ISS has received more than $60 million in contracts, extensions and task orders so far this year and is expected to receive another task order soon valued at $40 million that, along with other classified work the company cannot disclose, is triggering the hiring push, Jesse said.

      "The previous two or three years were down for us, triggering layoffs, But now we have several ...

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    4. Six Colorado Springs-area companies make 'rising star' list

      Six Colorado Springs-area companies make 'rising star' list

      Six Colorado Springs companies made the 2016 Inc. 5000 list, up from just four last year and the most since 10 local firms made the list in 2012.

      BombBomb, which was started in 2006 and develops software that makes it easier to record, send and track video email, topped the local companies on the list, ranking 665th with three-year revenue growth of 590 percent to $5.3 million last year...

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    5. Colorado Tech Tour: Tech sector’s ‘newness’ builds on history of Colorado Springs innovation

      Colorado Tech Tour: Tech sector’s ‘newness’ builds on history of Colorado Springs innovation

      It’s billed as a “Storytelling Road Tour,” but make no mistake: The stories of technology’s ascendancy in Colorado are compelling because they are nonfiction.

      Tech companies have contributed greatly to Colorado’s vibrant economy and low unemployment rate; plus, they are laying the groundwork for this state to be a leader in a U.S. economy that probably will look very different from what it is today...

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    6. Colorado Tech Tour: Springs is a catalyst for tech innovation

      Colorado Tech Tour: Springs is a catalyst for tech innovation

      It's billed as a "Storytelling Road Tour," but make no mistake: The stories of technology's ascendancy in Colorado are compelling because they are nonfiction.

      Tech companies have contributed greatly to Colorado's vibrant economy and low unemployment rate; plus, they are laying the groundwork for this state to be a leader in a U.S. economy that probably will look very different from what it is today...

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    7. New website boasts of Colorado's assets in attempt to lure businesses to state

      New website boasts of Colorado's assets in attempt to lure businesses to state

      Colorado is "where passion meets purpose," boasts a new state website recognizing companies that do business in Colorado and encouraging others to consider it.

      With the Monday launch of choosecolorado.com, the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade is giving those celebrating the state's 140th birthday another reason to appreciate their home...

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    8. Power of technology on display in Monday tour stop in Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs Gazette

      Power of technology on display in Monday tour stop in Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs Gazette

      July 29, 2016 Updated: Today at 7:30 am 0 Innovators in the Colorado Springs area will soon have the opportunity Monday to see a handful of local companies from various industries discuss how they use technology to their advantage. Monday is the first day of the Colorado Technology Association's Tech Tour, designed to build relationships among companies across the state. The group will include representatives from the association as well as various sponsor organizations throughout Colorado...

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    9. Power of technology on display in Monday tour stop in Colorado Springs

      Power of technology on display in Monday tour stop in Colorado Springs

      Innovators in the Colorado Springs area will soon have the opportunity Monday to see a handful of local companies from various industries discuss how they use technology to their advantage.

      Monday is the first day of the Colorado Technology Association's Tech Tour, designed to build relationships among companies across the state. The group will include representatives from the association as well as various sponsor organizations throughout Colorado...

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    10. App evolution: Following a Springs startup

      App evolution: Following a Springs startup

      Everybody loves free food, college students especially, so why let good food go to waste?

      When Siyab Khan, 24, and Bryan Pattirane, 26, asked each other that question as college students three years ago, it sparked the concept of Hitspot. The college-focused mobile app, available for iPhone and Android users, is exclusively offered at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. The team behind it, however, has bigger plans.

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    11. Colorado Springs-area educators learn about cybersecurity

      Colorado Springs-area educators learn about cybersecurity

      For the next two weeks, teachers and students will learn how to hack into webcams and decode people's emails by tinkering with a Pringles can. And the National Security Agency is encouraging all of it.

      While there is an emphasis on cybersecurity in Colorado Springs, there is a lack of people in the field. As of last January, there were more than 200,000 unfilled cybersecurity positions in the United States...

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    12. Appetite for entrepreneurialism involves UCCS, Colorado College, Pikes Peak Community College and Air Force Academy

      Appetite for entrepreneurialism involves UCCS, Colorado College, Pikes Peak Community College and Air Force Academy

      School is in session for a handful of students looking to learn the entrepreneurial trade.

      The Quad Innovation Program, a monthlong course now in its second year, features a series of speakers, tasks students with projects and challenges them to create and innovate in the Springs.

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    13. Data center giant outlines attractiveness of Springs for doing business

      Data center giant outlines attractiveness of Springs for doing business

      Corporate data centers might not be the sexiest economic development projects around.

      They're essentially large, nondescript buildings - so-called technology warehouses where businesses store computer servers and other equipment used to operate their websites and internal networks. Data centers don't employ many people, generate steady streams of sales-tax-paying shoppers or attract hordes of tourists who pump money into local economies.

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