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Franz seeks self-sustaining tech ecosystem

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Franz seeks self-sustaining tech ecosystem

Not so much a serial entrepreneur, but a self-described parallel entrepreneur, Chris Franz, 42, co-chairs Startup Colorado and the entrepreneurship team at the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance. He is also on the board of Peak Startup. None of this earns him cash now; however, it will add to the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Colorado Springs… Continue Reading Franz seeks self-sustaining tech ecosystem

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UMB: 2015 economy will continue its climb

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UMB: 2015 economy will continue its climb

The national economy this year will continue to improve, following the slight upward trend of the 2014 economy, according to a certified financial planner with UMB Financial Corp. Business owners remain optimistic and will spend more money and hire more people this year, predicted KC Mathews. Mathews, executive vice president and chief investment officer at… Continue Reading UMB: 2015 economy will continue its climb

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Destroy your computers safe, free

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Destroy your computers safe, free

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado (BBB) will host two data destruction days. These free community events are designed to ensure private information is secure after used computer components are destroyed. The BBB is teaming up with local BBB accredited businesses, BlueStar Recyclers and FOX News Channel 21 for both initiatives, which are sponsored by… Continue Reading Destroy your computers safe, free

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Springs residents sentenced for conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Colorado Springs residents George Brokaw, 68, John Pawelski, 66, and Mimi Vigil, 63, were sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Christine Arguello for conspiracy to defraud the IRS and related tax charges. After the three defendants failed to appear at their original sentencing hearing, Arguello issued a bench warrant for them, which resulted in Deputy… Continue Reading Springs residents sentenced for conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

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Exelis, Harris sign acquisition agreement

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Exelis, Harris sign acquisition agreement

Melbourne, Florida-based Harris Corp. and information technology company and defense contractor rival Exelis Inc. have signed an acquisition agreement last week. The sale will amount to about $4.75 billion when complete, probably mid-year, said B.J. Talley, Exelis director of corporate communications. Together, Exelis and Harris generated a combined $8 billion in revenue last year. The Exelis Mission… Continue Reading Exelis, Harris sign acquisition agreement

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Financial advice for aging Baby Boomers

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Financial advice for aging Baby Boomers

The most difficult aspect of wealth management at retirement age relates to talking to the next generation about the money. “It’s the second hardest conversation you’ll have with your kids,” said Jerry Webman, Ph.D., chief economist with OppenheimerFunds Inc. The conversation will ultimately touch on who in the family to trust, who not to trust,… Continue Reading Financial advice for aging Baby Boomers

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Oppenheimer economist addresses advisors

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The overriding principle of investment consistency relates to television and the Internet: There’s such a barrage of 24-hour information these days that people attempt to respond to the frenetic news cycle, according to Jerry Webman, Ph.D. Webman, chief economist with OppenheimerFunds, wrote Money Shift: How to Prosper from What You Can’t Control, and frequently discusses… Continue Reading Oppenheimer economist addresses advisors

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Chuck Murphy shares living legacy

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Chuck Murphy shares living legacy

Chuck Murphy is known in Colorado Springs as a faithful Catholic, a smart businessman, an ardent Democrat, a kind and giving philanthropist and a loving husband, father, grandpa and great-grandpa who’s also proud and Irish with a fun sense of humor. The 79-year-old Colorado Springs native and owner of Murphy Constructors took time with the… Continue Reading Chuck Murphy shares living legacy

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Business idea pitch academy Friday

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Business idea pitch academy Friday

The High Altitude Investors (HAI) are working in conjunction with the Rockies Venture Club (RVC) in preparation for the HAI Forum on Feb. 12 in Colorado Springs. Rather than the Colorado Springs Technology Incubator holding an investor pitch clinic at this time, it suggests and recommends that those who want to consider making an investment opportunity… Continue Reading Business idea pitch academy Friday

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Women at war: Lecture series at CC

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Women at war: Lecture series at CC

Helen Thorpe, former first lady of Colorado and the bestselling author of “Soldier Girls” and “Just Like Us,” and Angela Ricketts, acclaimed author of “No Man’s War: Irreverent Confessions of an Infantry Wife,” will appear together on stage in a moderated event to discuss the changing face of American women and the modern military. “Women at War:… Continue Reading Women at war: Lecture series at CC

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