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July 22, 2009
 
ColoradoBiz Update
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Can homegrown business and big-box retailers coexist?
As Silverthorne faces the prospect on a new Home Depot -- and Eagle County, a new Target -- Stacy Mitchell, author of "Big-Box Swindle" spoke at a recent Summit Independent Business Alliance event. By Katie Roberts

Execs: Avoid becoming a statistic
As unemployment figures rise, the number of unemployed executives will too. Here are a few steps can you take now to prepare for -- and hopefully avoid -- a new job search. By John Heckers

Funding growth and exits in 2009
A private equity recapitalization, also known as a "recap" or "two-stage deal," is a financial vehicle that is being increasingly used by savvy business owners for funding. By Bob Forbes

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In this month's issue

Q3 tech report: Dial-up savings
When was the last time anyone in your company took a close look at the phone system, its maintenance costs and the value proposition of moving some or all of the company's employees to an Internet Protocol-based system? By Martha Young

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On ColoradoBiz TV

ColoradoBiz Update

Biofuel of the future: Gevo
Englewood-based Gevo, maker of "biofuel of the future," is profiled by Channel 7 as part of its ongoing, "Road to Recovery" series with ColoradoBiz. Gevo's biofuels can be "put in the car you drive today." Read more about Gevo here and in ColoradoBiz's "50 Colorado Companies to Watch" list.

 

Colorado Sustainable Design Awards

Celebrate the state's best architecture
ColoradoBiz wants to recognize statewide building projects that exemplify social, environmental and economic sustainability. The magazine is now accepting applications for the Colorado Sustainable Design Awards, a program launched in partnership with the American Institute for Architects (AIA Colorado), the Urban Land Institute (ULI Colorado) and United States Green Building Council, Colorado Chapter (USGBCC).

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See ColoradoBiz stories on Channel 7

Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on "The Road to Recovery"
As the economy continues to challenge businesses and consumers, KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how businesses are coping - and succeeding - despite the downturn. Look for new installments of "The Road to Recovery" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays, during the second half of the 4 p.m. broadcast. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com.

 
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