Archive for May 2013

 

Friday 31 May, 2013

Amazon Coins – Amazon Launches Its Virtual Currency

With the recent popularity of Bitcoins, virtual currency is starting to be a hot topic again. In response to the popularity of Bitcoins, Amazon launched its own virtual currency in May called Amazon Coins. You can use Amazon Coins to buy software, apps, and add-on features for games through Amazon. They can be used at […]

 
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Thursday 30 May, 2013

Denver’s Energy Economy

Today Denver is a pro-business city that’s known as a high-tech hub, which is why it’s such a popular place for businesses to call home. Once a whistle stop on the way west, Denver grew into the major city that it is today largely through its energy economy. Its nearby mineral reserves provided the city […]

 
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Wednesday 29 May, 2013

How Denver Became the High Tech Hub of the West

Denver started out as a mining town. Settlers flooded the area looking for gold but by the time they got there most of it was gone. For decades after the first settlers arrived, it was a Wild West town of swinging doors and boardwalk gunfights. But decades later, it would reemerge as the high-tech capital […]

 
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Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Why Start a Manufacturing Business in Denver?

Denver is a great city for starting any kind of business. Companies of all shapes and sizes, from huge corporations to small start-ups, call the city home. There’s a growing labor surplus and a burgeoning locally-based venture capital scene, which means even more opportunity. Denver is a particularly ideal location for manufacturing businesses. Manufacturing in […]

 
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Monday 27 May, 2013

Denver Business – The Future of Denver as a Major Financial Center

Denver has been known for many years as a business hub, tech center and energy innovator. For over a hundred years it has been known as the ‘Wall Street of the West’ because it’s the largest financial center between Los Angeles and Chicago. But the future appears even brighter for the Mile High City. All […]

 
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Thursday 23 May, 2013

Why Denver Is Called the Wall Street of the West

Sometime at the beginning of the 20th century, people started calling Denver ‘the Wall Street of the West.’ Its reputation as a Western financial center goes back over a hundred years. The phrase is most often used to refer to its downtown financial district and especially 17th Street, which runs the length of downtown and […]

 
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Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Commercial Real Estate in Denver – An Overview

The Emerging Trends in Real Estate report for 2013 listed Denver as one of the ‘real estate markets to watch’ in the coming years. The study, which is put together by financial firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP and the Urban Land Institute, ranked Denver at number 14 among all major real estate markets. For six years […]

 
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Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Starting a Business in Denver

If you’re thinking of starting a business in Denver, you’ve made a good choice. Denver is a pro-business community with a great deal of variety in the businesses that call it home. It’s also a technological hub where there’s lots of innovation happening. Here’s a quick guide to starting a business here. It Starts with […]

 
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Monday 20 May, 2013

Starting a Tech Company in Denver

USA Today recently called Denver one of the top ten cities for tech start-ups in the United States. Why? Because there’s so much going on. The Rocky Mountain Front Range may not be ‘the next Silicon Valley,’ but there’s an enormous amount of activity per capita. Popular tech start-ups like Photobucket and Mapquest have put […]

 
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Friday 17 May, 2013

Funding for Your Denver Business – The Denver Capital Matrix

As the old cliché says, ‘It takes money to make money.’ If you’re a small business just trying to get started in Denver, you know that’s absolutely true. While there are venture capital firms in Denver looking for smart start-ups to fund, it’s not always easy to find them. The Denver Capital Matrix is designed […]

 
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