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Aug 14, 2014, 08:00 ET

Colo. Gov. Hickenlooper Declares Today "WorldView-3" Day

Governor John Hickenlooper proclaimed today WorldView-3 Day in Colorado, in recognition of yesterday's launch of DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3...

Jun 30, 2014, 14:55 ET

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Opens Second Satellite Office in Denver

 Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) opened its permanent satellite location in Denver. The new office is the second to open...

Apr 09, 2013, 08:00 ET

Colorado's Aerospace Industry is at the Center of Space Exploration

 This week, aerospace leaders from across the nation and around the world will be in Colorado Springs at the 29th National Space Symposium to...

Feb 07, 2013, 08:00 ET

Gold Rush 2.0: Denver's Financial Services Industry Booming

 In the first three weeks of 2013, four major financial services companies announced significant expansions in Douglas County, south of Denver....

Jul 02, 2012, 13:58 ET

Denver chosen for coveted U.S. Patent and Trademark Satellite Office expansion

 Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced that Denver would be one of three locations for its new satellite offices. The...

May 23, 2012, 08:00 ET

Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation Unveils 'Metro Denver E-Force'

 Today at its Eighth Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon, the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) will unveil a new...

Apr 18, 2012, 08:00 ET

Colorado Governor to sign bill that will further expand the state's competitiveness in the aerospace industry

Tomorrow, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will sign into law a bill that will position Colorado to capitalize on significant new opportunities in...

Feb 29, 2012, 08:00 ET

Healthcare and Wellness Companies 'Cluster' in Metro Denver

A few years ago, when Ricardo Bottome was considering starting a U.S. division of Germany-based company Gibbon Slacklines, he looked across the...

Oct 18, 2011, 09:00 ET

GE's Solar Announcement Proves Colorado's Leadership in Clean Energy

Last week, GE announced that it plans to locate the nation's largest photovoltaic panel factory in Aurora, Colo. The 200,000 square-foot plant,...

May 23, 2011, 08:00 ET

Colorado is the Hub of National Green Job Creation

As the nation welcomed news that the economy added more than 200,000 jobs last month, and President Obama renewed his call for pursuing clean...

May 24, 2010, 08:00 ET

Metro Denver: Colorado is North America's Cleantech Hub

Today, during the American Wind Energy Association's WindPower 2010 Conference & Exhibition in Dallas, Colorado Governor Bill Ritter will lead...