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July 27, 2010

ColoradoBiz Update

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update

Laid off and bummed out

There is no question that it is ugly out there if you've been laid off, which can lead to some very real laid off depression. Here are some tips for coping. By John Heckers

Rundles wrap-up: the stickup

A few years ago, mired in a drought, Denver Water called on customers to conserve water, and the populace responded with aplomb. By Jeff Rundles

New taxes on the horizon

Now, more than ever, it is important to do advanced tax planning. Not understanding the new tax laws can be very expensive. By Wayne Farlow

What investors look for in bioscience startups: part 2

It would take volumes to discuss in detail what VCs look for but generally, they will assess at least seven critical factors very closely. By Arlen D. Meyers and Jeff Schottler

Read part one here. 

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 23rd Annual Top Company luncheon on Sept. 16. 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.  

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.

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Today on ColoradoBiz TV



Small biz boosters

ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with Ceyl Prinster, CEO of the Colorado Enterprise Fund, about how her statewide nonprofit helps small business thrive.

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Tri-State: powering the rural West

ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote learns more about Tri-State, the not-for-profit wholesale power provider for rural power districts.

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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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