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New state venture capital committee leaves out Springs

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

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Yesterday, Gov. Bill Ritter named 21 people to a new “venture capital investment advisory committee.” According to a report in the Denver Business Journal, “The panel is charged with helping to draw financial support for several Colorado industry sectors, including aerospace, bioscience, clean energy and information communication technology.” “I established this advisory panel to build […]

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A grim new world awaits

Thursday, July 22, 2010

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“We’re just another country,” said a San Francisco venture capitalist at an amiable gathering of his peers last week. “As long as ours is the reserve currency we have an advantage,” he said, “but that won’t last forever.” So what does the future hold? His guess: permanently high unemployment, a stagnant economy, an unsettled political […]

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Boulder a techie mecca – and we’re chopped liver

Friday, May 14, 2010

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If you want to understand why it’s in our own self-interest to spend public dollars on parks, bike trails and open space; to leave the marijuana dispensaries alone; to preserve, restore and renovate historic buildings; to transform our neglected watercourses into public amenities; to discourage, rather than encourage, formless sprawl; to build our arts community; […]

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