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    1. Hickenlooper signs equity-crowdfunding law to let anyone invest locally

      Hickenlooper signs equity-crowdfunding law to let anyone invest locally

      With the help of four pens on Monday, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the Colorado Crowdfunding Act into law to let residents buy stock in local companies without becoming an accredited investor.

      House Bill 1246 sped through the legislature with no opposition or changes since its February introduction.

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    2. GOES-R showcases Colorado's robust aerospace small businesses

      GOES-R showcases Colorado's robust aerospace small businesses

      Justin Bergfalk builds space robots for a living.

      Bergfalk, 33, has a workday much different than most: His daily routine involves donning clean-room gear — an all-white, completely encompassing getup affectionately known as a "bunny suit" — to enter a sterile environment and do incredibly precise and demanding work.

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    3. Denver airport boosting electric-car charging capability

      Denver airport boosting electric-car charging capability

      Drivers of electric cars will soon have double the number of charging options at Denver International Airport.

      Ten new electric vehicle charging stations will be installed in DIA's west parking garage.

      The project has an $85,000 estimated cost, $32,000 of which will be covered by the state's Charge Ahead Colorado Electric Vehicle and Charging Station grant fund, according to the airport.

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    4. While you were sleeping, Colorado's dot-com generation comes of age

      While you were sleeping, Colorado's dot-com generation comes of age

      Inside the airy brick building hidden off Blake Street in Denver, there are telltale signs that something fun is going on.

      There's a giant shower curtain of chief technology officer Michael Clark as a pink and purple unicorn. In the lounge area, a scooter and rainbow-colored hula hoop lean against the wall next to a steel barbecue grill. There's a foosball table, free drinks and as many bagels as you want.

      But this is no startup.

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    5. 3-D printing tech gives tortoise new life, is shaping manufacturing

      3-D printing tech gives tortoise new life, is shaping manufacturing

      Cleopatra doesn't seem impressed with her new coat. But the red plastic shell probably will save the teenage leopard tortoise's life.

      "This is a very good feeling," said Colorado Technical University design student Roger Henry, who spent 600 hours tweaking software and assembling prototypes of the custom 3-D-printed shell for the malnourished Cleopatra.

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    6. New Denver networking site TwoNoo fosters friendship, volunteerism

      New Denver networking site TwoNoo fosters friendship, volunteerism

      Meet people. Do stuff.

      The mission is simple at TwoNoo, an online networking site launched in Denver in October. Designed to help people make new friends with similar interests, such platforms are on the rise in Colorado.

      "It comes from a play on two people doing something new," founder Steve Keefe said of the name. "The goal is to make it a one-stop place for any type of event or activity."

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    7. HomeAdvisor opening Colorado Springs office, plans to hire 100 employees

      HomeAdvisor opening Colorado Springs office, plans to hire 100 employees

      HomeAdvisor, formerly Service Magic, is opening a new sales office in Colorado Springs next month and plans to hire 100 employees by the end of the year.

      "We looked all over the country — and, frankly, all over the world — to try to figure out where is the next best place to open a new sales center," said Chris Terrill, CEO of the Golden company that helps consumers find vetted home-maintenance contractors. "We really liked Colorado Springs, and we liked the talent level there."

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    8. Slowing down during the speed of Kickstarter, Stryd caps project

      Slowing down during the speed of Kickstarter, Stryd caps project

      Within four hours after its Kickstarter campaign launch, Stryd reached its $50,000 crowdfunding goal. By the end of the day, the amount had doubled.

      Stryd, with its groundbreaking power meter for runners, was a hit.

      Then the marketers descended, promising to take the Boulder company's project to $1 million within a week. The Stryd team paused and made a decision: Stick to the plan to get 1,000 users.

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    9. CU Boulder at the center of NASA's upcoming MMS mission

      CU Boulder at the center of NASA's upcoming MMS mission

      NASA soon will launch a mission with a big name and an even bigger purpose in which students from the University of Colorado's Boulder campus will play a key role.

      The $1.1 billion Magnetospheric Multiscale mission, or MMS, will study more deeply how the magnetic fields surrounding Earth disconnect and reconnect, and the commands powering its science instruments will be beamed to space by student employees of CU's Laboratory for Atmospheric Space Physics, or LASP.

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    10. Colorado crowdfunding bill kickstarted to let all buy startup stock

      Colorado crowdfunding bill kickstarted to let all buy startup stock

      Colorado this week became the latest state to attempt to speed up the process for ordinary residents to buy stock in a startup company.

      The proposed Colorado Crowdfunding Act would open up the potential pool of investors that startups can approach for funding. By law, only accredited investors can buy stock in a company today and such investors must make at least $200,000 annually and have a $1 million net worth.

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    11. Denver Short-Term Rentals

      Denver Short-Term Rentals

      Owners seeking to rent their homes to vacationing visitors would have to be primary residents with permits and would pay the city's lodger's tax under regulations being discussed by the Denver City Council's Sharing Economy Task Force.

      The task force, which formed last spring in response to the growth of ride-sharing operations such as Uber and Lyft as well as the growth of vacation rentals, met Monday to discuss potential zoning regulations for the surging short-term rental industry.

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    12. Zayo adds its first Denver data centers, wraps up Latisys purchase

      Zayo adds its first Denver data centers, wraps up Latisys purchase

      Zayo Group gained two data centers in Denver to call its own after completing its $675 million purchase of Latisys Holdings on Monday.

      Latisys, in Englewood, has eight data centers, including two in south Denver. Boulder-based Zayo, better known for its thousands of miles of fiber connecting buildings around the globe, now owns 45 facilities.

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    13. Entrepreneurs start 10-day race to solve 10 big health problems

      Entrepreneurs start 10-day race to solve 10 big health problems

      In this age of technology, it's mind-boggling to think that as many as one in five patients are misidentified at hospitals nationwide. Or that antibiotic-resistent infections — many attributed to doctors not washing their hands — cause 23,000 deaths a year.

      These were among 10 critical health issues presented Monday to an audience of about 275 people, including 10 strategically-picked CEOs and entrepreneurs who must now decide whether they can create a viable company in 10 days.

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    14. Denver-based Gociety connects adventurers, outdoor enthusiasts

      Denver-based Gociety connects adventurers, outdoor enthusiasts

      Gociety has a straightforward motto: "Get outside, be awesome."

      The Denver-based social networking site provides a forum for adventurous people to connect and explore together.

      The business model is simple: Plenty of people want to ski, hike, bike, camp and enjoy the outdoors; they just need fellow adventurers to join them.

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    15. Colorado remains at the top of national aerospace employment in 2014

      Colorado remains at the top of national aerospace employment in 2014

      Despite a decrease in overall aerospace industry employment nationwide, Colorado in 2014 retained its No. 1 ranking in the nation for private aerospace employment as a percentage of total employment, according to data from the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp.

      The state also retained its No. 3 rank in total private-sector aerospace employment, behind Florida and California.

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    16. Arvada joins broadband collective Next Century Cities

      Arvada joins broadband collective Next Century Cities

      Arvada has joined Next Century Cities a bipartisan, city-to-city initiative dedicated to ensuring the availability of next-generation broadband Internet for all communities.

      "Broadband is quickly becoming essential for both Arvada businesses and residents-on par with water, wastewater, power, and other municipal services," said Arvada Mayor Marc Williams in a news release.

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