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Colorado Startups to Watch

Six big ideas in 2018 that mean business in Colorado


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Six companies.

Five cities.

More than $50 million in funding.

Hundreds of jobs.

Our startup stars – shining brightly across the Colorado business firmament from Montrose to Colorado Springs, Durango to Denver—are proof-positive that talent runs deep in the space between New York and Silicon Valley.

“There’s never been a better time to start a company in Colorado,” says Brian Watson, Proximity’s director of community development. “Not only is our economy booming, but we also have one of the most forward- thinking states in the nation.” 

It’s getting easier and cheaper to start a business outside the usual hubs, with digital tools, flexible business models going mainstream, and talent magnetized by the beauty and potential of places all across Colorado.

Here are six startups to keep your eye on in 2018 and beyond:

PROXIMITY SPACE

GITPRIME

PEPPER

FOODMAVEN

BITSBOX

GUILD EDUCATION

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Gigi Sukin

Gigi Sukin is digital editor at ColoradoBiz. She can be reached at gsukin@cobizmag.com.

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