Members and supporters of Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network Colorado built bikes for a second grade class as part of Wish for Wheels program. GoSpotCheck, a fast-growing retail tech company hosted the event at its Denver office in February 2019. (Provided by Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network)

Sometimes startups need advice more than capital, and that’s where Colorado’s BEN steps in

Denver’s tech ecosystem may not have found its Amazon yet, but behind the scenes veteran entrepreneurs with Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network are helping a variety of companies. Now BEN is in transition.

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Aurora delays in-person learning for high school students until November, following Denver Public Schools

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, high school students will continue remote learning through Nov. 13. Younger students may also have to return to classes at home

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We’ve mapped out the 22 homes that were destroyed or damaged by the Cal-Wood fire

The fire torched nearly 9,000 acres and forced thousands to flee their homes

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“They silenced us”: Colorado parents-turned-teachers want schools, lawmakers to give them a voice

Even as many parents have become their child’s lead educator during the coronavirus, they feel muted in conversations about schooling.