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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
Good brands take the time to research their target demographic and create an online experience for that audience based on their perceived expectations. Great brands will exceed those expectations. By John Metzger and Amy Little
Some people come with visions of venture funding, a great new startup, building a company and becoming the next Techstars company. Those are great aspirations, but they're not really the primary goal of a Civic hackathon. Here's what it's about. By Ann Spoor
A feline-only veterinarian with three decades of experience, Dr. Bruce Elsey knows a thing or two about cats. When he noticed abuse, neglect and abandonment typically stemmed from litter box confusion, Elsey invented Cat Attract. By Eric Peterson
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA                                                                                  
Riding the rails out of the fast lane 
If you think a day and a half on a train sounds boring, you’re right. But kids are at their best when they have nothing to do but exist. Phone service is spotty, so you get to be a substitute for their friends. They’ll talk to you, and you can just be together. That’s pretty nice. By David Sneed

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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Find out more about Ace the Interview: Techniques to Land the Job You Really Want on May 18. And check out ColoradoBiz's other events or submit your own.

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UMB Bank's KC Mathews talks about where the market's going in 2013 and offers advice for investors.  
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