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Where have the tech IPOs gone?

There’s plenty of activity in the tech startup world, except at the top: That rock star of exits – the initial public offering – has left the building.

Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureate Curtis Fentress

Distinguished, hard-working architect Curtis Fentress is praised by his two sons as having created an internationally known architecture firm with accomplishments that would have taken others two lifetimes.

Energy disruptors who are saving money ― and the planet

A visionary on the horizon: Emergy, a company that uses a fungus cultivated in brewery wastewater to create the carbon-based materials needed to make batteries for smartphones and laptops.

Following the sun to a Colorado energy job

In June, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment awarded the nonprofit Solar Energy International in Paonia a $401,000 WORK Act Grant for outreach and marketing of job training. Already 100 students have enrolled or completed training.

Dynamic duos: Vinnie and Jennifer Lopez

When the owner of the gym where they both trained gave notice of its closure, the couple acted fast, joining forces with Todd Zalinski and opening Vital Strength & Fitness at 800 Lincoln St. in Denver in May 2014.

Dynamic duos: Mike Arzt and Frank Phillips

The duo met in 1997 while working for Burton Snowboards in Vermont. They were fast friends, taking advantage of an unwritten powder day rule. Phillips worked on the engineering side of the business, while Arzt worked in marketing.

Dynamic duos: Adam Moszynski and Darcy Conover

Combining a for-profit business with a giving arm, they thought, would be an ideal way to compete in an over-saturated market. As their trip came to a close, the newlyweds left their outerwear with their guides and Corbeaux was born.

Dynamic duos: Josh Hanfling and RD Sewald

The duo shook hands and set out to launch their public affairs firm in 2012 at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., leveraging their political reputations and quickly becoming notable brokers in the statehouse and local politics.

Dynamic duos: Mike and Janet Johnston

In 2004, husband-wife duo Mike and Janet Johnston took their love of food and built a brick-and-mortar retail space to spice it up: the Savory Spice Shop.

Colorado Enterprise Fund borrowers win Calvert Foundation Small Business prizes

Three Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF) borrowers took top cash prizes during the 2016 Calvert Foundation Small Business competition completed in December.

Dynamic duos: Brian Watson and Josh Hudnall

In 2012, friends, fellow Broncos fans and officemates Brian Watson and Josh Hudnall co-founded LAUNCH West CO, a nonprofit network of entrepreneurs and small business professionals from Western Colorado.

Scott Schaible’s latest startup connects athletes with fans

Scott Schaible has played founder more than a couple times. After an early stint in the nation’s capital working on high-profile political campaigns, he came to Colorado and started a public relations firm, followed by two pet projects.
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