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    1. Five Colorado firms get $4.35M in grants for research, infrastructure

      Five of six applicants for state funds to support their infrastructure have won $4.35 million in grants, the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade said Monday.

      The money comes from the Advanced Industry Accelerator Grant Program, a state program that has doled out about $18 million to more than 50 companies since its 2013 inception.

      "This is about helping them accelerate their growth so they can stay in Colorado," said Katie Woslager, the grant's manager.

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    2. Solar installer Sunrun opening Denver office, hiring 800

      Solar installer Sunrun opening Denver office, hiring 800

      Sunrun Inc., a residential solar company, plans to open a corporate office in Denver and hire 800 people in the next few years, officials for the San Francisco-based company announced Friday.

      Sunrun (Nasdaq: RUN), which went public in a $251 million offering in August, intends to open an office in downtown Denver before the end of the year. The company was a lready one of the biggest solar installers in Colorado.

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    3. Report: Denver commercial real estate market "in a groove"

      Report: Denver commercial real estate market "in a groove"

      Nearly 1 million square feet of new office space came online during a strong third quarter for the Denver commercial real estate market, according to data released Thursday by CBRE.

      Between July and September, seven office buildings were completed in the metro area, including the 242,807-square-foot Triangle Building and 299,545-square-foot 1601 Wewatta in Lower Downtown, for a total of 925,587 square feet of new space.

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    4. How Lucy Sanders tackles gender inequity: Data, research, humor

      BOULDER — Lucy Sanders' memorable moment No. 1: traveling to New Jersey with her husband to accept the Bell Labs Fellow Award, the highest honor bestowed on about a half-dozen company scientists and engineers each year.

      As the third woman to receive the award since its inception in 1982, she remembered watching the wives of other award winners clapping excitedly as a woman stepped up to accept the award.

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    5. New Belgium taps Christine Perich as CEO

      New Belgium taps Christine Perich as CEO

      New Belgium Brewing didn't have to seek far and wide to find its new chief executive officer, tapping current chief operating officer and president Christine Perich to succeed founding CEO Kim Jordan, who is moving over to chair the brewery's board of directors. The move is significant for Colorado's largest craft brewer. New Belgium currently is the nation's fourth largest craft brewery and eighth largest overall brewery.

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    6. Comcast to offer $15/month online TV service to Internet customers

      In an effort to target cord-cutters who are still Comcast Internet customers, the Denver area's largest cable TV provider on Monday unveiled Stream, a $15-per-month Internet TV plan that includes all the local channels plus HBO. To subscribe, customers must also pay for Comcast Xfinity Internet service, which can add $39 or more to the monthly cable bill. Stream is also limited to smartphones, tablets and other devices used inside the customer's home.

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    7. Top and bottom wind energy-producing states in the US

      The U.S. Department of Energy wants 20 percent of the nation's energy to come from wind power in the next 15 years, up from the 5 percent wind generates now. A new Energy Department report finds that wind technology featuring taller towers and larger turbines may get the nation to that goal by opening up areas to wind farm development that were previously dead zones.

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    8. Reconstructing the Denver City Skyline with new skyscraper

      Reconstructing the Denver City Skyline with new skyscraper

      Denver is in the midst of an office construction boom that could change the downtown skyline and commercial core for decades to come. At the end of June, 1.8 million square feet in commercial office space was under construction downtown, according to the Downtown Denver Partnership, which released its annual development map last week. That's almost 50 percent more space than has been delivered since 2010.

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    9. MillerCoors ads promote company, not beer, in Colorado and other markets

      MillerCoors ads promote company, not beer, in Colorado and other markets

      Beer giant MillerCoors is seeking to broaden its brand beyond cold filtering, frost brewing and Rocky Mountain mystique. The brewer next week will launch a modest ad campaign extolling its status as an employer and corporate citizen in the eight U.S. cities where it makes beer, including Golden. The initiative marks the first time MillerCoors is promoting its business image instead of solely marketing beer brands.

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    10. Public-private job initiative targets Colorado "middle skills" workers

      Public-private job initiative targets Colorado "middle skills" workers

      Officials are expected to announce Tuesday a Colorado public-private partnership to train and place "middle skills" workers. The Markle Foundation's Rework America initiative is billed as "an innovative effort to build a 21st century digital labor market that connects job seekers, employers and educational providers. " Gov. John Hickenlooper, Markle Foundation CEO Zoë Baird, LinkedIn co-founder Allen Blue and other officials are scheduled to attend the program's announcement.

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    11. Spark of idea turns parts store into makers resource

      Spark of idea turns parts store into makers resource

      NIWOT — SparkFun Electronics began with a need: Nathan Seidle's need for a circuit board to fix one that burned out for a class project. Apparently, that was too tall an order. Computer-parts suppliers sold in bulk and didn't cater to the little guy, like Seidle, then a junior majoring in electrical engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder. But it sparked an idea. From his college apartment, Seidle built boards and sold them individually online in 2003.

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    12. Women tech leaders ask tech companies: Show us your diversity numbers

      Women tech leaders ask tech companies: Show us your diversity numbers

      A torrential downpour Friday morning didn't stop nearly 600 women from attending the Colorado Technology Association's Women in Technology Conference, held outdoors under a massive tent at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield. Stepping in marshy puddles and having water slosh around in their shoes were, clearly, the last things on their minds.

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    13. Out-of-state venture firms keep close eye on Colorado tech companies

      In a room overlooking the Coors Field ballpark Thursday, you needed no hands to count the number of venture capitalists and CEOs wearing a suit and tie. This is Colorado, after all, where instead of meeting for drinks, executives literally take a hike. But while the casual business attitude attracts millennials and outdoor enthusiasts, there's another reason why out-of-state investors are looking closer at technology companies here.

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    14. Arrow partners with startup incubator in Centennial

      Arrow partners with startup incubator in Centennial

      CENTENNIAL — When you're Colorado's largest company, it might be difficult to see potential in the little things. But Arrow Electronics, the state's top Fortune 500 company, wants to hear from makers, hobbyists and startups about these things — the Internet of Things, that is. On Friday, Arrow will unveil TechrIoT in collaboration with its Centennial neighbor, the Innovation Pavilion.

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