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2017 Economic Forecast: Boulder & Beyond

The Economic Forecast: Boulder & Beyond is the annual economic and business outlook event that features nationally-recognized economists highlighting the most up-to-date forecasts for the Boulder, state of Colorado, and U.S. economies. Attendees have the opportunity to engage with over 300 professionals, including a who’s who of Boulder’s business, academic and community leaders. Register Here The …

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Boulder’s VictorOps raises $12 million

Boulder Daily Camera – Boulder-based VictorOps, a fast-growing tech firm that has developed monitoring and notification systems to help technical support teams, has closed on a $12 million round of funding. Read more.

Boulder Companies Ranked Among Best Places to Work

Outside Magazine-  Colorado companies top list of Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work; many companies from Boulder make up the list. Read more.

Boulder clinic on new overtime regs set for Nov. 17

Boulder Daily Camera – The Boulder Small Business Development Center, in partnership with the Boulder Chamber, is hosting a special workshop to help small businesses better understand new federal overtime rules that take effect Dec. 1, 2016. Read more.

Kindara shakes up executive team

BixWest Media – Startup Kindara Inc. has a new executive team after receiving a second seed-round of funding led by Boston Seed Capital LLC. Read more.

Micro Motion buys 5.5 acres near Boulder campus

Biz West Media – Micro Motion Inc. has purchased about 5.5 acres of vacant land across the street from its main campus in Gunbarrel, though the company’s plans for the site remain unclear at this point. Read more.

Economic Indicators Report – September 2016

Quarterly summary of several key economic indicators for the Boulder area including employment, real estate, retail sales, venture capital investment, and more. Boulder Economic Council, September 2016. [gview file=”http://bouldereconomiccouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/Boulder-Economic-Indicators_0916.pdf”]

Boulder Valley chamber coalition supports measure 71, opposes 69

Boulder Daily Camera – Amendment 71 tightens rules on ballot measures; Amendment 69 would create a universal health care system. Read more

Boulder council lets Ball Aerospace apply for height exemption

Boulder Daily Camera – The Boulder City Council agreed Tuesday night with a staff recommendation to allow a height-exemption application from Ball Aerospace, which seeks to build a 55-foot building on its campus at the northwest corner of 55th Street and Arapahoe Avenue. Read more

Boulder’s Jewish Community Center celebrates opening of new $24M building

Boulder Daily Camera – Boulder’s Jewish Community Center is hosting a grand opening event on Wednesday evening to celebrate the completion of construction on a new $24 million, 53,000-square-foot building at Cherryvale Road and Arapahoe Avenue. Read more.
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