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Creative compensation
Startups with limited cash must come up with other ways to entice talent, such as more time off, unusual perks and progressive work environments.There's another popular form of deferred compensation: stock options.By Dan King
The Fed got it right: Now what? 
During the financial crisis, credit was drying up. People stopped spending and started saving. Incomes shrank. Everything was contracting. Something needed to be done. By Ron Phillips
Colorado small businesses owners rated the state as among the most supportive in the nation, according to the second-annual Small Business Friendliness Survey. By the staff of ColoradoBiz
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CoBiz June cover story: Colorado Companies to Watch 2013
For five years, Colorado Companies to Watch has showcased 250 of the state’s business movers and shakers, the growers, the builders, the job-creators. These best and brightest second-stage companies fan the flames of Colorado’s economic fire. By Lisa Ryckman

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