economic development

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

A rural venture capital fund in Colorado is offering $275,000 investment to winner of virtual pitch series

West Slope Startup Week has gone virtual and so have pitch meetings for funders who backed 14 rural Colorado startups in two years.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s rural pharmacies wrestle against big business to remain community cornerstones

1,230 rural pharmacies have closed since 2003, including 45 in Colorado. Some blame benefit management companies that reimburse for medications at less than they cost to buy.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

How the closure of two Vail restaurants shows coronavirus’ domino effect on the food-service economy

Hundreds of workers and business owners in the Eagle Valley felt the pinch when Matt Morgan was forced to close Sweet Basil and Mountain Standard in Vail Village.