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Financial standards imposed by lenders are considerably more stringent today than they were before the housing crisis. And to qualify for a refinancing at today’s historically low interest rates, you need to demonstrate a good credit history and a respectable credit score. By Todd Hauer
Some 90 Colorado firms were funded by VCs in 2012 with about $550 million coming from 125 different venture capital funds. More than 80 percent of those funds came from out of state. What happens to the other firms that don’t get VC or angel funding? By Theresa Szczurek
Their upbringing makes them very coachable. In the workplace, Gen Y is constantly looking for feedback and knowledge. Provide your Gen Y employees with leadership training and interesting projects to motivate them. By Stephanie Wachman
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An arbitrary approach to compensation will feel like walking through a mine field. And if you try to save pennies when awarding salary increases, you will suffer higher turnover and most likely the loss of your most talented staff. By Larry Valant
Nominate a Top Minority-Owned Business!
Do you know a great minority-owned business, or do you own one? Nominate a company for ColoradoBiz’s Annual Ranking of the Top 50 Minority-Owned Businesses in Colorado. The list will appear in the July 2013 issue of ColoradoBiz! Nomination deadline: May 10, 2013
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