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    1. Blind people make great employees, and Mike can prove it

      Blind people make great employees, and Mike can prove it

      After 17 years working in the IT sector, Mike Hess decided that a six-figure salary wasn't nearly as important as leaving a legacy and making a difference. "I knew I wanted to do more...and I thought how can I get other sight-impaired people into technology? " Hess said. Hess left his high-paying job and in 2013 founded the Blind Institute of Technology (BIT), a nonprofit staffing agency that helps direct-place sight-impaired people into positions at local companies.

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    2. SBA targets Colorado millennial entrepreneurs

      SBA targets Colorado millennial entrepreneurs

      Young entrepreneurs seeking to start a small business are looking to places like Denver's startup hub Galvanize to fuel their growth — a model that can provide insight into steps the U.S. Small Business Administration can take. That was one point of consensus at a roundtable discussion Tuesday led by Tameka Montgomery, a Denver native who now serves as the SBA's associate administrator for entrepreneurial development.

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    3. Aaron Harber talks with DBJ's Greg Avery about Colorado innovation (Video)

      Aaron Harber talks with DBJ's Greg Avery about Colorado innovation (Video)

      The Denver Business Journal has partnered with The Aaron HarberShow to bring you industry leaders discussing the top issues of the day.

      In this video Harber is joined by Greg Avery, technology reporter at the Denver Business Journal, and Krista Morgan, co-founder and president, and Erin Bassity, VP of marketing, of P2B Investors, to talk about state of the technology industry. This is the second of a two-part series.

      For more of The Aaron Harber Show, visit his website.

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    4. Denver as a startup tech hub: where does it rank? (Slideshow)

      Denver as a startup tech hub: where does it rank? (Slideshow)

      Denver was found to be near the top of a SelfStorage.com blog about moving that rated the best U.S. cities outside of Silicon Valley and San Francisco as places for startups and tech workers. The survey crunched numbers related to:

      Patents per capital. The number and size of venture capital deals. The prevalence of STEM and business degrees among residents. The number of new tech startup jobs The affordability of tech worker salaries compared to the national average.

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    5. Amazon buys Denver software company

      Amazon buys Denver software company

      2lementry, a Denver software startup, has been acquired by Internet giant Amazon for an undisclosed price. TechCrunch reports the purchase was finalized earlier this week. 2lementry, which was founded in 2011 and attracted $9 million from investors, has software that tracks IP-enabled machines and other devices connected to the Internet. A retailer could use the company's software to send alerts to a shopper's smartphone about special sales. Kyle Roche founded the company and served as its CEO.

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    6. EDC offers nearly $20 million to lure jobs to Colorado

      EDC offers nearly $20 million to lure jobs to Colorado

      Colorado Economic Development Commission members on Thursday approved $19.6 million in incentives for five companies to create 1,355 new jobs — the majority of which would locate in Denver and Jefferson counties.

      The recipients are four unnamed companies — each of which are deciding between Colorado and other states for their expansions — and On Deck Capital, a New York-headquartered technology and financial services firm that has added 103 of the 200 jobs it said it expected to create when…

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    7. Denver's economic surge means coupling affordable-housing dilemma with innovation

      Denver's economic surge means coupling affordable-housing dilemma with innovation

      Denver will focus on infrastructure to ensure that workers flocking to the city for jobs will be able to afford to live here, Mayor Michael Hancock said during an economic forum Wednesday. "We [will] switch our focus to infrastructure, to transportation, to things that might help alleviate some people's issues and help them to compete a little better," Hancock told the Denver Business Journal during The Renewal Series at Denver's Alliance Center. The Renewal Series is an event series put on by…

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    8. Aaron Harber talks about the state of technology with industry experts (Video)

      Aaron Harber talks about the state of technology with industry experts (Video)

      The Denver Business Journal has partnered with The Aaron Harber Show to bring you industry leaders discussing the top issues of the day.

      In this video Harber is joined by Greg Avery, technology reporter at the Denver Business Journal, and Krista Morgan, co-founder and president, and Erin Bassity, VP of marketing, of P2B Investors, to talk about state of the technology industry.

      Avery discusses Dish Network's SlingTV launch and the future for TV broadcasting on the Internet.

      This is part one of…

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    9. Six new leases signed at Louisville's Colorado Tech Center; Fenix to relocate from Boulder

      Six new leases signed at Louisville's Colorado Tech Center; Fenix to relocate from Boulder

      Six new leases at the Colorado Technology Center in Louisville mean that 310,702 square feet of office space will be occupied by companies either new to the park or expanding facilities there. The largest lease brings Fenix Outdoor Imports LLC to a new flex industrial building at 1900 Taylor Ave. Fenix Outdoor Imports is leasing 136,701 square feet, relocating its operations from Boulder.

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    10. Colorado's a pilot region for Obama administration's TechHire job-training push

      Colorado's a pilot region for Obama administration's TechHire job-training push

      Colorado is among 21 regions chosen by the Obama administration as pilot areas for improving technology workforce development through public-private partnerships. The TechHire program, unveiled by the White House Monday, will work with a local coalition including the Colorado Technology Association, the Colorado Department of Labor & Employment, and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT).

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    11. A Colorado company you've heard of and one you haven't make Fast Company's most-innovative list

      A Colorado company you've heard of and one you haven't make Fast Company's most-innovative list

      A great big Colorado company and an itty-bitty one share spots in Fast Company magazine's new report of the world's most innovative companies. At the risk of sounding like an Academy Awards presenter introduction: One company connects millions of people to satellite TV and is working hard to disrupt the pay-TV business; the other makes socks. Douglas County-based Dish Network Corp. and Boulder-based XOAB share the honor. XOAB is one of 10 Kickstarter-backed startup companies in Fast Company's…

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    12. Colorado legislators back data center tax breaks — for now

      Colorado legislators back data center tax breaks — for now

      Colorado business leaders' efforts to attract more data centers to Colorado received wide-ranging support in the Legislature on Thursday, though even the staunchest supporters of the push questioned whether there will be enough money in the state budget to turn those efforts into law.

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    13. Colorado data centers tax-break proposal faces many hurdles

      Colorado data centers tax-break proposal faces many hurdles

      Colorado business leaders who are pushing a tax break to attract data centers will have to navigate a changed legislative landscape this year in which the bill is being met with skepticism.

      That skepticism comes not only from its traditional liberal opponents, but from some Republicans who question whether more industry-specific tax credits are appropriate.

      House Bill 1158 — sponsored by a powerful bipartisan team made up of House Minority Leader Brian DelGrosso, R-Loveland, and House Speaker…

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    14. Charter Communications Englewood research facility complete

      Charter Communications Englewood research facility complete

      The 85,000-square-foot, $25.5 million Charter Communications Inc.'s research-and-development facility in Englewood is complete, according to the project's developer, The Opus Group. The flex industrial building is located in the Compark Business Campus near C-470 and Interstate 25. Colorado competed with Missouri for the facility, eventually winning out in April 2014 after the Colorado Economic Development Commission offered nearly $900,000 in tax credits to Charter (Nasdaq: CHTR) in return for…

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    15. Denver's iTriage asks you to take the quiz, test your health knowledge

      Denver's iTriage asks you to take the quiz, test your health knowledge

      Denver innovator iTriage on Tuesday launched a website aimed at improving the low health literacy of Americans. "Health literacy," as defined by the 7-year-old health care technology company, is the degree to which people can acquire and comprehend the basic information they need to make good decisions regarding their health.

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    16. MWH Global's consulting business spins off as Hawksley Consulting

      MWH Global's consulting business spins off as Hawksley Consulting

      MWH Global is spinning off its business consulting business, but it's not going very far. Hawksley Consulting, a new, wholly-owned subsidiary of MWH, will have its headquarters in Broomfield, where MWH is based. Dan McConville, a 20-year veteran of MWH, was named Hawksley's first president. Hawksley will start with a group of about 50 to 60 MWH employees in the United States, McConville said in an interview with the Denver Business Journal.

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    17. WorldRemit lands $100M in venture financing to accelerate Denver hiring

      WorldRemit lands $100M in venture financing to accelerate Denver hiring

      WorldRemit, a London-based money-transfer company that has plans to add 218 employees in downtown Denver per the next five years, has received a $100 million round of venture financing. The company provides website and mobile apps that allow people to send and transfer money internationally more easily. It opened its U.S. headquarters in Denver in December. There are currently 10 employees working there.

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    18. Denver a top 10 city for IT job growth

      Denver a top 10 city for IT job growth

      Denver is ranked among 10 "hot cities for IT pros in 2015" by InformationWeek. The business-technology news outlet used data for the year ending in January from tech jobs site Dice.com to compare markets with at least 500 information-technology job listings. "Recruiters at both Eliassen and Mondo picked Denver among their hottest IT hiring markets so far in 2015," the report says.

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    19. 10 entrepreneurs, 10 health care problems, 10 days to find solutions

      10 entrepreneurs, 10 health care problems, 10 days to find solutions

      For 10 years or so, early-career entrepreneurs have come together at events like startup camps and small-business incubator meetings to try to get a venture off the ground. But Tom Higley — who has started six companies and worked as CEO of two others over the past 20 years — muses that no efforts have been made to bring together proven entrepreneurs to find market-based solutions to societal problems. As of Tuesday, however, Higley is taking on that effort himself.

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    20. 25-acre tech park anchored by Mikron Group planned in Arapahoe County

      25-acre tech park anchored by Mikron Group planned in Arapahoe County

      A 25-acre technology park anchored by Swiss machining and automation manufacturing company The Mikron Group will break ground Tuesday in unincorporated Arapahoe County near Dove Valley Regional Park. Potomac Technology Park, a $16 million development, will include a 70,000-square-foot build-to-suit office and flex industrial building for Mikron Automation, which will relocate and expand its operations from Aurora. Mikron is based in Biel, Switzerland, and has locations all over the world.

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    21. One Denver company picked to make its pitch in Houston

      One Denver company picked to make its pitch in Houston

      A single Denver company has been chosen to participate in the Houston-based Hatch Pitch competition for early-stage technology companies. More than 200 companies from across the world applied for the chance to take part, according to the Houston Business Journal. The idea behind the competition is to draw attention to startups outside Silicon Valley.

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    22. Which Coloradan made the Upstart 100?

      Which Coloradan made the Upstart 100?

      Jared Polis — the Colorado congressman, entrepreneur and philanthropist — has been named to Upstart Business Journal's first-ever Upstart 100 list of intriguing people driving the new economy. The Boulder Democrat represents Colorado's 2nd Congressional District in Congress and has been at the center of the debate of regulation of oil and gas activities in Colorado. Before joining Congress in 2009, Polis was a founder of e-commerce businesses — greeting-card website BlueMountain.com and online…

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