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Every city has a business 'flavor' to it. Longmont's has been changing over the last decade and it's about to accelerate to exciting new heights. We're no longer the quiet little bedroom community we once were. We're becoming a vibrant and exceptionally business friendly town that is well balanced with an outstanding quality of life. Most importantly, we're poised to become a extraordinarily attractive town for creatives, new startups, entrepreneurs and existing businesses to move to. Why?

- The City is building a Google Fiber like Gigabit Network to every home and business in town, with some of the highest internet speeds in the world, and some of the most competitive rates in the nation. Because it's using the newest technology, soon, Longmont will have one of, if not the, most technically advanced 21st century internet infrastructures in the world.

- Our population is one of the best educated and most creative in the region. The average number of patents applied for per 10,000 citizens in the US is 4. In Longmont, it's 45.

- We have the states largest makerspace: TinkerMill (, The Longmont Makerspace. It's a innovation center made up of engineers, developers, artists, teachers, students and business people that's designed to provide a community workspace for creativity. Every member is an expert at something. They blend design, rapid prototyping, electronics, robotics, software, materials science, manufacturing skills, art and business to converge to create a new kind of innovation and education engine in Longmont that no other city along the front range comes close to.

-We already own our own municipal utilities (electricity, water, sewer) and have the most competitive rates in the front range.

-Our SVVSD school system has a STEM focus recognized as one of the leading programs in the country. Our kids now get some of the best public school education available in the region.

We could go on... you get the idea.

Now, what we need is to organize our entrepreneurs into a more coherent and supportive ecosystem. An ecosystem that will support the growth of Longmont, and all of it's residents, and provide great companies to work at, well paying primary jobs, excellent schools, outstanding quality of life and, in the end, making Longmont one of the most desirable places in the country to start a business, work, learn, live and play.

We'll do this by helping to support our city's efforts to bring new business to Longmont by partnering with groups like the Longmont Area Economic Council (LAEC), The Longmont Entrepreneurial Network (LEN). The Longmont Community Foundation and the City of Longmont itself. We'll also work with existing entreprenuers in the city as well as budding new entrants trying to figure out how to get a new venture started.

We'll be hosting and curating entrepreneurial ecosystem community building efforts such as the Longmont Open Coffee Club for entrepreneurs, and Startup Conversations a happy hour opportunity to get to know people in this community better over time. 

Come join us and help to build a large, vibrant and supportive entrepreneurial ecosystem in Longmont, CO.

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