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    1. San Francisco tech company opens its second-largest office in Denver

      San Francisco tech company opens its second-largest office in Denver

      CircleCI, a San Francisco-based software development company, has expanded into the Denver market. The company, which focuses on a platform that lets other software developers build, test and deliver their code continuously and without having to wait, has already hired 10 people for its Denver office with plans to bring on 15 more before the end of the year.

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    2. Colorado offering new incentives to locate workers in rural areas

      Colorado offering new incentives to locate workers in rural areas

      Hoping to encourage companies that are considering adding jobs in rural areas, the Colorado Economic Development Commission will begin adding additional funding to existing incentive packages for relocating or expanding out-of-state firms that have at least five of their employees work remotely from lesser developed and more economically struggling areas of the state.

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    3. Colorado holds top 10 spot in 'Best States' ranking

      Colorado holds top 10 spot in 'Best States' ranking

      Colorado hung onto its No. 10 spot in U.S. News' third annual ranking of the "Best States." The report evaluates how all 50 states are serving residents in 71 metrics across eight categories: education, health care, economy, infrastructure, opportunity, fiscal stability, crime and environment. For the second year, the Centennial State ranked No. 1 in the "economy" category. 

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    4. Angi Homeservices CEO talks revenue growth, marketing strategy after Q1 revenue bump

      Angi Homeservices CEO talks revenue growth, marketing strategy after Q1 revenue bump

      ANGI Homeservices said moving forward it's focusing on more valuable customers rather than just more customers. Those customers come from two sides of the business, which includes Angie’s List, HomeAdvisor, Handy and Fixd. On the provider side, the company is looking to capacity, CEO Brandon Ridenour told Denver Business Journal in an interview following a first-quarter conference call for ANGI and its parent company, IAC.

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    5. Colorado eco-devo leader to pitch state as 'gateway to the U.S.' in historic Asian investment presentation

      Colorado eco-devo leader to pitch state as 'gateway to the U.S.' in historic Asian investment presentation

      Colorado next week will become the first state to have its lead economic-development official speak at the Asian Leadership Conference, an annual gathering of business, political and academic leaders in South Korea that will offer the opportunity to pitch investment in this state to the country’s financial authorities and potentially boost foreign direct investment in this state.

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    6. Zayo to be acquired for $14.3 billion

      Zayo to be acquired for $14.3 billion

      After months of speculation, Boulder-based Zayo Group Holdings Inc. has agreed to sell itself for $14.3 billion to a consortium of private equity firms. The consortium — which incudes Digital Colony Partners, EQT Fund Manager and Devonshire Investors — has acquired the telecom company for $35 per share, a 32% premium on the company’s price average. The deal includes the assumption of $5.9 billion of Zayo’s net debt.

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    7. Denver among best places to start a business, study says

      Denver among best places to start a business, study says

      Denver entrepreneurs – or those at least thinking of embarking on their own venture – are in one of the best places in the U.S. to get their ideas off the ground, according to a new nationwide study. In the latest WalletHub study of best large cities to start a business, Denver ranked No. 10. The study considered 19 factors – from five-year business survival rate to office space affordability. It compared the 100 largest U.S. cities and folded those metrics into three key dimensions: business…

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    8. Colorado Legislature sends sales-tax simplification bill to governor's desk

      Colorado Legislature sends sales-tax simplification bill to governor's desk

      Colorado Senate members gave unanimous approval Wednesday to what may be the best business bill to come out of the 2019 legislative session — an effort to codify that large out-of-state Internet retailers must collect and remit sales tax from Colorado customers and to clarify that smaller in-state businesses do not have to follow new, complex sales-tax remittance rules until the Department of Revenue makes it easier for them to do so.

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    9. Why would this Denver insurtech firm name its conference room 'Cheetos Lip Balm?' It's all about inspiration (Photos)

      Why would this Denver insurtech firm name its conference room 'Cheetos Lip Balm?' It's all about inspiration (Photos)

      Cake Insure is a for-profit subsidiary of Pinnacol Assurance, a state-chartered workers-comp provider that employs about 660 people. Founded in 2017, Cake Insure offers a digital platform for small businesses to sign up for coverage. Leaders at Pinnacol Assurance create Cake Insure in order to experiment with new ways of selling insurance to companies, as the industry has been upended in the last couple of years. Cake Insure first set up shop in a co-working space at the corner of 30th and Lawrence streets in River North.

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    10. One step ahead: Apprenticeships set these 3 Colorado young professionals on the path to success

      One step ahead: Apprenticeships set these 3 Colorado young professionals on the path to success

      A four-year college degree isn’t for everybody. In fact, it’s not for about half of Colorado’s adult population, and that’s something the state is both trying to change and leverage. The Colorado Department of Higher Education’s 2017 master plan calls for boosting the number of Coloradans in the 25- to 30-year-old range with postsecondary degrees, including credentials like certificates, to 66% by 2025. Right now, the state says, just 55% of the state’s entire adult population has such a qualification. It aims to do that through partnerships with business, and forging partnerships between businesses ...

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    11. Electric-vehicle push slows as Colorado Legislature rejects bill to allow sales without dealers

      Electric-vehicle push slows as Colorado Legislature rejects bill to allow sales without dealers

      The session-long push from Gov. Jared Polis and legislative Democrats to make it easier for Coloradans to buy and use electric vehicles hit its first major speed bump Wednesday, as the House voted to kill a measure that would have allowed electric-vehicle manufacturers to bypass the state’s long-standing dealership regulations and sell their cars and trucks directly to the public.

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    12. New car-sharing regulations OK'd by Colorado legislators

      New car-sharing regulations OK'd by Colorado legislators

      A bill to regulate the budding car-sharing sector in Colorado will soon be on its way to Gov. Jared Polis with a number of provisions requiring participating auto owners to meet safety and insurance standards — but not with the fee-equity requirements that rental-car companies sought over two months of debate on the legislation.

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    13. Galvanize names new CEO, executive chairman

      Galvanize names new CEO, executive chairman

      Galvanize has named a new CEO, appointing Harsh Patel to the role. The Denver-based technology education program has also added Karl Maier as executive chairman and Bill Cummings as the executive vice president of enterprise. Al Rosabal, former CEO, is stepping down from the role. Patel has a background as an educator. He previously came on-board with Galvanize following its acquisition last year of Hack Reactor, an operator of immersive coding programs. Patel was CEO of Hack Reactor.

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