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Innovate Longmont’s Startup Accelerator Now Accepting Applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 16, 2019  Contact Name:        Jessica Erickson, President/CEO                       Organization:          Longmont Economic Development PartnershipPhone Number:      303-651-0128Email:                      Jessica@longmont.org Contact Name:      Sergio R. Angeles, Director of Innovation & EntrepreneurshipOrganization:        Longmont Economic Development PartnershipPhone Number:    303-651-0128Email:                    sergio@longmont.org Longmont, Colo.: Innovate Longmont, a startup platform for entrepreneurs with innovative and transformative ideas, announced today that its Innovate Accelerator program is now accepting applications

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Longmont EDP and CareerWise Colorado Announce Partnership to Connect Longmont-based Businesses with Youth Apprentices

Longmont, Colo:  CareerWise Colorado, a business-led nonprofit implementing a statewide, three-year modern apprenticeship program for high school students, and Longmont Economic Development Partnership (EDP) announced a new partnership to further opportunities to connect Longmont-based businesses with youth apprentices for hard-to-fill positions, and to provide local students with local apprenticeship opportunities that multiply post-secondary options. Under the agreement, Longmont EDP will work in close partnership with CareerWise on the business-facing infrastructure to support apprenticeships in the Longmont area, and serve as a premier business

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North Metro Enterprise Zone boundaries expand in Longmont

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2019 Contact Name:            Jessica Erickson, President/CEO                       Organization:               Longmont Economic Development PartnershipPhone Number:           303-651-0128Email:                           Jessica@longmont.org Longmont, CO:  The Colorado Economic Development Commission today approved amendments to the boundary area of the North Metro Enterprise Zone within the City of Longmont, providing Enterprise Zone benefits to businesses in additional qualifying strategic portions of the City. Colorado’s Enterprise Zone program provides tax incentives to encourage

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EforAll Receives Enterprise Zone Contribution Project Designation

Entrepreneurial accelerator program slated to launch in Longmont later this year FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2019 Contact Name: Jessica Erickson, President/CEO Organization: Longmont Economic Development Partnership Phone Number: 303-651-0128 Email: Jessica@longmont.org Contact Name: Harris Rollinger, Executive Director – Colorado Organization: Entrepreneurship for All (EforAll) Email: harris@eforall.org Longmont, CO:  The Colorado Economic Development Commission on April 18th  approved North Metro Enterprise Zone Contribution Project designation for Entrepreneurship for All (EforAll). Enterprise Zone Contribution Projects encourage community participation and public private

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Quarters Bar + Arcade Awarded Advance Longmont Startup Grant

Grant assists new and expanding target industry businesses in Longmont Longmont, CO: The Longmont Economic Development Partnership (EDP) awarded Quarters Bar + Arcade a $3,000 grant as part of the Advance Longmont Startup Grant to assist local startups that have been in business for less than two years. Quarters Bar + Arcade, located at 475 Main Street in downtown Longmont, is a bar and arcade that features a self-serve- tap drink wall. When asked how he will use the Advance

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