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July 15, 2010

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Today in ColoradoBiz P2 Update


McInnis' sleight of hand

What's not at issue in this flap is the importance of water policy -- and the potential loss of a candidate who is relatively well-versed in it. By Bart Taylor

 It's right to challenge Arizona's law

Challenging this legislation is a good first step on the road to creating real immigration reform. By the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition

The ivory tower is headed for a fall

Colleges are about to find that their digital counterparts in the education realm are going to render their human-based teaching operations far too inefficient to compete. By Tom Frey

Net worth is up

The estimated net worth of the American household rose again for the fourth quarter in a row -- following seven consecutive quarters of declines. By Jeff Thredgold


The Gen XYZ 25: Colorado's Most Influential Young Professionals


ColoradoBiz wants to celebrate the young entrepreneurs of the 21st century! We're looking for 21- to 39-year-olds who are creating game-changing technologies, business strategies, products and services. The Top 25 finalists will appear in our October issue and at our Gen XYZ party on Sept. 30 at Mile High Station.

Nominate your favorite young professional today!

Deadline extended to July 30!

Community Calendar


Find out more about the Minority Business Breakfast on July 22. Check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own .

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You can now submit your own Playmakers or In Biz items! And check out ColoradoBiz's new job board for job seekers and employers.  


Top 250 Private Companies? You tell us!


Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 250 Private Companies that will appear in the September issue.

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McInnis on water


ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with GOP hopeful Scott McInnis about Colorado water issues. Read more from the interview.

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Planet-Profit Report founder Bart Taylor
A new website and enewsletter for sustainable biz in the U.S. West 


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Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on business
KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how business affects your life. You can also find them online at

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REGISTER TODAY  to join other business executives from across Colorado and candidates for governor and U.S. Senate on July 22 at the 16th Annual Minority Business Breakfast.

In addition to recognizing the three fastest-growing minority-owned businesses, candidates will field questions relating to jobs and the economy and issues facing the minority business community.

Confirmed to attend and onstage July 22 at the Seawall Ballroom, Denver Center for Performing Arts:

Candidates for Governor
(Dem) John Hickenlooper
(GOP) Dan Maes
(GOP) Scott McInnis

Candidates for U.S. Senator
(GOP) Ken Buck
(GOP) Jane Norton
(Dem) Andrew Romanoff

The Association for Corporate Growth

  Learn more about the The 5th Annual Investment & Finance Cross-Networking Event on Oct. 20. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.