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Silicon Flatirons Startup Variety Show Highlights Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

On April 9, the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship hosted an innovative and impactful Startup Variety Show. This event shone a spotlight on entrepreneurs who are often underrepresented in the emerging startup community, offering them a platform to share their experiences and insights. Emcees Lead Candid Discussion on Inclusivity The event was […]

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Spring Brings on New Opportunities for Food, Beverage and Hospitality Industry

Food, Beverage and Hospitality Professionals focus their second meeting of the year on policy challenges and new grant opportunities.  On Thursday, March 28th, the Boulder Area Food, Beverage and Hospitality Sector Partnership convened at the Hilton Garden Inn Boulder. This meeting brought together a great group of local restauranters, hotel directors, and fellow industry professionals

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A Successful Night of Experiential Learning with Manufacturers

On February 22, roughly 100 students and parents from the St. Vrain Valley School district were able to tour multiple manufacturing facilities across the Boulder and Weld county region for a night of experiential learning. Tours were arranged by the Boulder Area Manufacturing Sector Partnership — a convening of regional manufacturers that routinely come together

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Boulder Economic Council investors visit CU’s BioFrontiers

On February 15, the Boulder Economic Council (BEC) engaged BioFrontier’s staff for a brief presentation before touring classrooms and laboratory spaces that support the entrepreneurial community of faculty, students, and industry tenants. BioFrontiers is a unique interdisciplinary community of scientists driven by the mission of improving global health and welfare through collaborative, boundary-pushing bioscience. Our science

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Tech powerhouse Rule4 hosts first Tech Talent: Boulder/Broomfield event of 2024

Community and industry come together!  On Thursday, February 22, the Tech Talent: Boulder/Broomfield Sector Partnership convened at global cybersecurity and technology advisory services firm Rule4, ranked #1 on Outside’s 2023 Best Places to Work. With cybersecurity and talent recruitment among this industry’s top strategic priorities, Rule4 was the perfect host. About Rule4:  Global cybersecurity and

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The Passenger Kicks off Rebrand with Boulder Area Food, Beverage, and Hospitality Sector Convening in Longmont

The 2024 Sector Partnership Has Begun! On Tuesday, January 30, the Boulder Area Food, Beverage, and Hospitality Sector Partnership convened at the Passenger Restaurant (formerly Roots) in Longmont, CO. The partnership would like to thank Ray MacCrindle, Vipul Seth, and Lisa Dudley for helping coordinate the meeting and lending their impressive space. About The Passenger

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Sun Construction rises to the occasion – helping kick off 2024 sector convenings

The 2024 Sector Partnership schedule has begun!  On Tuesday, January 23, the Boulder Area Manufacturing Sector Partnership convened at Sun Contruction, based in Longmont, CO. The partnership would like to thank Sun’s Jessica Erickson, Director of Business Development, for providing space and helping to coordinate the meeting.   About Sun Contruction Sun Construction is a

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Unwrapping the Holiday Employment Landscape

  Unwrapping the Holiday Employment Landscape The holiday season is upon us. Stockings are being stuffed and Menorah’s are being lit. As we shift into holiday gear, the retail service sector in Boulder is currently witnessing a surge in demand, leading to a corresponding uptick in hiring. From retail salespeople to package delivery hires, holiday

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Local school districts seek industry support via mentorships

St. Vrain Valley Schools Colorado’s Opportunity Now Grant Funds $7M Investment in Career Pathways for St. Vrain Valley Schools and Collaborating Districts. As the initiative’s largest grantee, the Breakthrough Pathways project will implement three comprehensive career pathways in education, advanced manufacturing, and information technology. Currently, St. Vrain is in the process of building a base

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