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    1. Report: CU Denver/Anschutz boost Colorado economy by $3.3B

      Report: CU Denver/Anschutz boost Colorado economy by $3.3B

      The University of Colorado Denver and the Anschutz Medical Campus contributed $3.3 billion to the local economy in fiscal year 2012-13, including $1.9 billion in indirect impacts, according to a report released Tuesday.

      The report, which covered the 12 months that ended in June 2013, showed the economic impact of the two campuses has risen from $2.65 billion in fiscal year 2009-10.

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    2. Calamity the mother of Oz Snowboards founder's financial reinvention

      Calamity the mother of Oz Snowboards founder's financial reinvention

      When the real estate market began its spectacular collapse in 2007, Adam Browning found hope for his young family in a packet of absorbent powder he called LiquiLock.

      LiquiLock, which solidifies water that remains in a toilet before it's pulled from a bathroom floor kept his young family afloat. And it afforded the Colorado State University graduate a chance to pursue his dream of building carbon-fiber, customized snowboards.

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    3. Colorado Impact Fund has $62M to invest to improve state, turn profit

      Colorado Impact Fund has $62M to invest to improve state, turn profit

      A few years ago, Gov. John Hickenlooper told Colorado investors such as Jim Kelley that they ought to do more to help local entrepreneurs.

      The state has talent, the governor said, but businesses need better access to money and mentors.

      Kelley, co-founder of Vestar Capital Partners, took the challenge to heart and began researching the issue. And soon, he said, he agreed with Hickenlooper.

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    4. Members say creative designation another step up for RiNo art district

      Members say creative designation another step up for RiNo art district

      Tracy Weil has seen the River North Art District explode since he co-founded it in 2005.

      When the district — casually referred to as RiNo and boasting a mascot of a rhinoceros — was named a candidate to become a Colorado Creative District two years ago, membership in the district doubled.

      Recently RiNo shed the candidate status and is now a fully fledged Colorado Creative District as awarded by Colorado Creative Industries.

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    5. Boulder pair disrupts outdoor-gear storage with high-tech lockers

      Boulder pair disrupts outdoor-gear storage with high-tech lockers

      The University of Colorado students were tasked with crafting a business plan for their entrepreneurship certificate when one of them showed up to a meeting bummed that thieves had stolen his skis off the resort rack the previous weekend. Another student still was paying for two bikes stolen on the Boulder campus.

      The thefts sparked the idea for SnowGate, a ski locker system that aims to transform outdoor storage with a B-Cycle-type kiosk networked with an Uber-like app.

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    6. GoFundMe donors in metro Denver raise nearly $4 million

      GoFundMe donors in metro Denver raise nearly $4 million

      People are opening their pockets in metro Denver to help community members in need, according to the latest news from GoFundMe.

      More than $3.7 million has been raised within a 50-mile radius of Denver since the crowdfunding site launched in 2010, according to company spokeswoman Kelsea Little.

      Medical, education, and volunteer categories are most popular on the GoFundMe site, which has raised more than $340 million site-wide.

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    7. Denver tech community fighting controversial tax on software services

      Denver tech community fighting controversial tax on software services

      Software startup Cloud Elements, which relocated its headquarters to Denver from Centennial about two weeks ago, is considering moving back.

      Boulder-based TalentRiot recently scrapped plans to move its team of 16 to Denver.

      The Mayor of Colorado Springs last week called Denver's Spire Media and 303 Software in an effort to lure them out of the Mile High City.

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    8. LoDo warehouse becomes cutting-edge office building through renovation

      LoDo warehouse becomes cutting-edge office building through renovation

      Zach Owens, programs strategist with Alliance of Sustainable Colorado, works in the lobby/common area of the recently renovated Kennicott-Patterson Transfer and Storage Building. (Kent Nishimura, The Denver Post)

      Amid gleaming new buildings in LoDo, the 106-year-old, Kennicott-Patterson Transfer and Storage Building at 1536 Wynkoop St., a block from Denver's Union Station, easily could have been left to languish.

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    9. Denver's tax on web and app development draws ire from software execs

      Denver's tax on web and app development draws ire from software execs

      303 Software co-founders Stefan Ramsbott, left, and Matt Jaffe pose at their office in Denver last month. The company was recently hit with an audit and a $160,000 sales tax bill. (John Leyba, The Denver Post)

      Tech entrepreneur Matt Jaffe privately stewed as Denver Mayor Michael Hancock rolled out the red carpet last month for Layer 3 TV, a Boston-based startup that was granted state and local tax incentives to relocate its headquarters to the Mile High City.

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