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    1. Denver's a finalist in U.S. tech transportation challenge

      Denver's a finalist in U.S. tech transportation challenge

      Denver will compete against six other U.S. cities for a $50 million grant to fund tech-driven, regional transportation initiatives. The Beyond Traffic: Smart City Challenge is sponsored in part by the U.S. Department of Transportation in conjunction with the philanthropic arm of Paul Allen-owned, Seattle-based business conglomerate Vulcan Inc., which is chipping in $10 million of the $50 million.

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    2. Colorado tech worker numbers and wages swell

      Colorado tech worker numbers and wages swell

      Colorado added 3,088 high-tech jobs in 2015 and finished the year with 187,242 tech workers who contributed nearly $20 billion to the state's economy. The tech job growth amounted to 1.7 percent compared to 2014, according to the annual “CyberStates” report published Thursday by industry group CompTIA. The study found 14,847 tech businesses in Colorado payed a collective $19.9 billion to tech workers.

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    3. Price-shocked San Francisco tech workers looking for work in Denver, other cities

      Price-shocked San Francisco tech workers looking for work in Denver, other cities

      The San Francisco Bay Area is as hot as ever for tech hiring, but affordability and quality-of-life issues in the infamously expensive area may be increasingly driving high-skilled workers to look elsewhere.

      And Denver is one of the places they are looking, according to data from the job search site Indeed showing a 31 percent increase since January 2015 in "outbound search" by Bay Area-based candidates looking for opportunities outside of the region Bay Area.

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    4. Boulder biotech in $60.5M financing deal

      Boulder biotech in $60.5M financing deal

      SomaLogic Inc., a Boulder medical diagnostics technology company, said it's raised up to $60.5 million in a new financing deal. Visium Healthcare Partners of New York is funding SomaLogic with a combination of debt and equity financing that will be used to "support SomaLogic's continued growth, including its primary focus on the development of novel life science tools and clinical diagnostics based on the company's proprietary proteomics technology."

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    5. 2 sectors show increasing interest in hiring work-from-home employees in Colorado, nation

      2 sectors show increasing interest in hiring work-from-home employees in Colorado, nation

      Studies show that employees who work from home on at least a semi-regular basis are happier and more productive, an idea that's especially taking root in the computer/IT and health care industries. Those are the two career fields that have seen the greatest growth in telecommuting jobs in 2016, according to FlexJob's annual report " Top 100 Companies to Watch for Telecommuting Jobs."

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    6. New workforce development package introduced at Capitol (Video)

      New workforce development package introduced at Capitol (Video)

      Following on the success of last year’s eight-bill workforce-development package, a bipartisan group of Colorado legislative leaders on Wednesday announced a new set of 10 proposals for the 2016 session. The new proposals seek to connect businesses more closely with the educational system in order to train students for jobs that are in need.

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    7. Colorado added more jobs in the third quarter than originally reported

      Colorado added more jobs in the third quarter than originally reported

      Despite the downturn in the oil and gas industry, Colorado and Denver added more jobs in the third quarter of 2015 than originally reported.

      There were declines in the mining and logging sectors, which include oil and gas jobs, and in construction.

      However, other industry sectors — like healthcare, education and leisure and hospitality — added jobs and helped the state maintain strong state job growth – estimated now at 59,800 jobs added in 2015.

      For example, in 2014, leisure and hospitality…

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    8. Colorado's 'Amazon tax' upheld by federal appeals court

      Colorado's 'Amazon tax' upheld by federal appeals court

      A U.S. federal appeals court has reversed a lower court's ruling and ruled in favor of the state of Colorado and its implementation of a controversial "Amazon tax."

      The "Amazon tax" requires online retailers to keep track of how much sales tax should be paid by Colorado residents for their purchases of more than $500; a move that was opposed by the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), which insisted that online companies without a physical presence in the state, such as Amazon.com, shouldn't be required…

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    9. DigitalGlobe teams with Saudis on new satellite fleet

      DigitalGlobe teams with Saudis on new satellite fleet

      DigitalGlobe Inc. has reached an agreement with a Saudi Arabian partner to build a fleet of small satellites that the Westminster-based company will use for its orbital earth-imaging business. Monday's announcement comes as DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) faces the prospect of new competition from companies using less expensive small-satellite technology. Those new entrants may include an offshoot of Google, which has been a steady DigitalGlobe imagery customer.

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    10. Hancock unveils 3-year eco-devo push to help startups, entrepreneurs

      Hancock unveils 3-year eco-devo push to help startups, entrepreneurs

      Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and the city's Office of Economic Development are announcing a three-year project for economic development that includes a new loan fund for Denver startups, launching an academy for entrepreneurs to share ideas, and establishing a retail incubator for immigrant entrepreneurs to manufacture, market and sell goods. The project unveiled Monday is part of JumpStart, the city’s economic development plan, now in its fifth year.

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    11. DU studies short-term rental impact ahead of city council proposal

      DU studies short-term rental impact ahead of city council proposal

      Short-term rentals, currently the subject of proposed changes in the city of Denver, contribute millions to the local economy, according to a new study from DU.

      Researchers at the university's school of hospitality management conducted a study of VRBO users in Denver and have estimated that short-term rentals bring in approximately $13.6 million in rents per year and that visitors who stay in the units spend another $21.3 million beyond rent and transportation, although that number was lower than…

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    12. Denver's great but can improve, say entrepreneurs at DDP forum

      Denver's great but can improve, say entrepreneurs at DDP forum

      Nothing drives Bryan Leach, founder and CEO of Ibotta Inc., crazier than seeing national beer commercials that show off the cold, snowy Rocky Mountains. When he is trying to woo talent from San Francisco and San Jose, that image of frozen tundra is one he fights. "There is this notion that Denver is all lifestyle all the time," he said. "We ski, yes. But we are trying to build world-class organizations.

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