Statehouse update: Ice, Ice Baby edition

Seven bills we’re tracking are in a legislative deep freeze until the state budget is resolved. But that doesn’t mean politicians are lollygagging. Tons of bills are already dead in the…

Statehouse update: Gridlock edition

Right on time! It’s Week Four of the 2012 Colorado legislative session and the wheels of progress are predictably grinding to a slow…

Statehouse update: Lawyers, guns and money edition

Shoot first, ask questions later. That’s apparently the motto of Colorado’s legislature on startup and tech sector issues.…

Augmenting the reality of the economic stimulus

recovery data app

Keeping tabs on government spending is now as easy as taking a leisurely walk down the street. With $5.7 billion awarded to Colorado that’s a lot of moola to…

The way to come into a large sum of money

Let’s begin with the end in mind. Most people start companies with the goal of becoming very wealthy.…

The myth of mom-and-pop businesses

Small business is the magic pony companion to baseball, motherhood and apple pie in the pantheon of unassailable American icons. Get crosswise with the mythical land of the mom-and-pop free market and you’re in…