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Entrepreneurs encouraged to fail in new innovation competition

Gov. John Hickenlooper is working to help startups in advanced industries by encouraging them to fail. Hickenlooper announced the launch of a new challenge with the moniker “Glorious Failure: In Search of Success Innovation Challenge,” a statewide business competition to encourage creativity and risk-taking in seven industries that include information and technology, aerospace, energy and… Continue Reading Entrepreneurs encouraged to fail in new innovation competition

Launch pad: Resources make Springs a better location to start a business

If a person has the idea, the nerve and the cash, Colorado Springs is not a bad place to start a small business. In fact, Colorado Springs earned an A+ in a recent survey of business owners who gave the city high marks for not having a lot of red tape. Experts who counsel small-business… Continue Reading Launch pad: Resources make Springs a better location to start a business

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Startups: Turn hard work into hard cash

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Starting a new business is exciting! But an emotional rush into action can muddy your path and blind your vision. When you stop and get your bearings, there’s a clearer path with road signs to let you know if you’re getting where you want to go. Driving fast is fun, yet even more fun is… Continue Reading Startups: Turn hard work into hard cash

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Startup Weekend means business for brave ideas

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It wouldn’t be a wild notion to think that — in 54 hours — a group of entrepreneurs, who may or may not know each other, could pitch, develop and launch a startup company. In fact, that is the goal, says local entrepreneur Nick Lee. Lee and his brother Ian Lee are organizing Startup Weekend… Continue Reading Startup Weekend means business for brave ideas

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Prosperent is a growing tech startup based in downtown Colorado Springs — for a few more months, anyway. Continue Reading Local tech startup might decide to grow elsewhere

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