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San Francisco-based Recurly to open Boulder office, hire 30 by end of year

BizWest – San Francisco software-as-a-service firm Recurly Inc. is planning to open a Boulder office within the next two months, with plans of hiring 30 employees locally by the end of the year. Founded in 2010, Recurly’s platform powers the recurring and subscription billing for more than 1,700 companies, including the likes of CBS Interactive, …

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Council pay increase, rental, utility taxes may appear on Boulder ballot

Daily Camera – Boulder voters may see an extension of the utility occupation tax, a new tax on short-term vacation rentals and a pay increase for City Council members on their November ballot. There also may be a “head tax” on people who work in the city, a tax long supported by Boulder Mayor Matt …

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Colorado companies are pioneering the future of space exploration

Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation – This week, the world’s leading aerospace innovators are gathered in Colorado Springs at the 31st Annual Space Symposium. Colorado companies will demonstrate how they are expanding new frontiers in space exploration, following an exciting kickoff today by United Launch Alliance (ULA) with the unveiling of the name and design …

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Shambhala Publications is returning to Boulder

Denver Business Journal – Shambhala Publications — a book publisher that was headquartered in Boulder for almost 10 years before moving to Boston three decades ago — is coming back to Colorado in September. The trade journal Publishers Weekly reports that the company has found a space in Boulder large enough to host talks, workshops and …

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Boulder Chamber urges members to protest RTD fare hikes

BizWest – The Boulder Chamber is urging its members to protest a proposed Regional Transportation District fare plan for bus service to Denver that the Chamber sees as “inequitable.” “This is an issue that’s critical to our economy. It’s mobility for our workforce,” said John Tayer, Boulder Chamber president. “We want to make sure RTD …

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City Manager approves business incentive for Flatiron Solutions, Inc.

City of Boulder – City Manager Jane S. Brautigam has approved a flexible rebate application for Flatirons Solutions, Inc. for up to $60,000 in rebates. The rebates were authorized for sales and use taxes and permit-related fees paid to the city. The flexible rebate program is designed to support Boulder’s economic vitality by encouraging primary …

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Boulder gives final approval to height-limit ordinance

Daily Camera – The Boulder City Council gave final approval Tuesday night to a moratorium on taller buildings in many areas of the city for the next two years. The ordinance required an unusual fourth reading to add a provision that would allow developers to ask for taller buildings in the most intense downtown zones …

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Boulder’s American Rec bought by Exxel Outdoors

Denver Business Journal – American Recreation Products LLC – the Boulder based parent of such outdoor gear and clothing brands as Kelty and Sierra Designs – has been sold to Exxel Outdoors, with the combined company to be headquartered in Boulder.  Read more…

Colorado adds 12,200 jobs in February

Daily Camera – Job gains in construction and manufacturing bolstered Colorado’s employment in February, contributing to the addition of 12,200 jobs in February from January, state labor department officials announced Friday. Read more…

a2 Milk Company opens U.S. headquarters in Boulder

Progressive Dairyman – …a2 Milk Company’s launch plan centers on beginning distribution on the West Coast starting in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2015, said Australian Food News.  Although the launch will be on the West Coast, administrative offices will be based in Boulder, Colorado, in anticipation of market spread over time.  Read more…
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