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June 8, 2010

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update

How the right business alliances can double your sales


Picking the wrong partners costs you money, time and revenue. The wrong alliance partnerships is like eating chocolate-covered jalapenos, they start out sweet and bite you in the end. By George Tyler

Rundles wrap up: the new frontier of Colorado biz

In my Colorado lifetime, Denver has been ranked by some national magazine or survey at least four times for being the top city in America for singles. Unfortunately, each time this happened I was married. By Jeff Rundles

Three keys to making your business stand out

So how does a growing company with a great story differentiate themselves from what appears to be similar companies looking for some type of funding? Here's the answer. By Douglas R. Askam

Put corn in our tank -- or on our table?

If we step up our use of ethanol, we could see a shortage of domestically grown food and higher prices at the grocery store. By the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine

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 for submission is June 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 .

  Learn more about the 12th Annual Golf Challenge on June 21.   And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.

The deadline for nominations has been extended to June 15!

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    Ecotech lands in Aurora


    ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with Bryan Blakely of the Aurora Economic Development Council about what the Ecotech Institute means for his city and the state.



    A CO company to watch: IP5280


    Find out what made IP5280 one of ColoradoBiz's 2010 50 companies to watch. (This video was a paid service of ColoradoBiz.)



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