CNNMoney Says Boulder Colorado Thriving Startup City

According to CNNMoney, Boulder is one of six cities in the United States “where startups are thriving”.

One difference between Boulder, and other standout communities currently known as hotbeds for startups is the intellectual, and support base in the population, as well as the lower cost of living in  Boulder Colorado.

Investors, mentors, and definitely a supportive community all come with the Boulder locale, but in comparison to the expensive costs of a ‘major city’, Boulder’s considered relatively affordable.

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Boulder Entrepreneurs here say Boulder is a city which has all the benefits of a place like Silicon Valley. That includes a highly developed software industry which has been thriving and growing since about 1994-1995, as well as prestigious research institutions like the University Corporation for Amospheric Research (UCAR), and it’s subdivision lab the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), things that well educated folks are often drawn to, including the University of Colorado, Boulder, and the nearby Colorado School of Mines in Golden.

The entrepreneurial theme has been dominant in the Boulder area for years, and Boulder is well-known for being essentially the birth place for the natural foods industry, such as Alfalfas Market, Wild Oats, Mix 1 drink, and Sunflower Farmers Market to name a few. CNNMoney even called it a ‘Hub for green tech”.

With about 100,000 people in the city of Boulder, and less than 300,000 people in the general area, it may be surprising to know that the city draws more venture capital than many much larger cities.

To quote CNNMoney:

What really makes Boulder stand out, though, is its proven startup development program: TechStars. Many refer to it as the best in the country, and the program claims strong stats to back that up. Since it began in 2007, the program has helped 65 startups reach $115 million in funding. All but 8 were acquired by other companies or remain active.

Zachary Epps, GRI, ABR, REALTOR®, Eco-Broker®, full-time RE/MAX professional, and author of

The Boulder Real Estate and Neighborhood Guide 

The Boulder Condo Guide 

The Home Buyer’s Handbook

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