Denver South Night Out with Light Rail

The light rail isn’t just for getting to work or heading downtown. It’s the perfect choice for a night (or day) on the town. Are you looking for a date night, girls’ night out or brunch with the boys? Hate to drive? Let the light rail take care of the transportation and enjoy your time, guilt […]

education

Career Training in Denver South: Non-Traditional Schools for Non-Traditional Students 

Back to school in the Denver area means more than just fresh loose-leaf paper and sharpened pencils. Two new state-of-the-art facilities in the area are seeking to change the way that we approach education, from simply getting the grade to learning hands-on skills. Both the Cherry Creek Innovation Campus in Centennial and Arapahoe Community College’s […]

workforce

A New Approach to Workforce Development: Resources in Denver South

In the modern economy, workforce development is much more than a job board. It means continually helping job seekers and current employees alike to hone new skill sets and in doing so, enhance their value in the workplace. Modern workforce development requires helping job seekers to advance from exactly where they are. While this might […]

entrepreneurs

Surge City: How to make Denver South an entrepreneurship destination 

According to the Downtown Denver Partnership, 163 startups were founded in the Denver city-center in the past year, employing 5,140 people, and these startups currently account for more than 8% of businesses and total 772 companies. Moreover, these companies have raised $598M in venture capital in the past year. The successful rate of new small […]

engineering

Engineering in Denver South: Where new talent meets jobs

Denver South is home to 340 engineering companies that employ 6,820 people. And, these jobs pay well, with an average annual salary of $99,190. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2015 American Community Survey, Denver South has almost double the concentration of employment in architecture and engineering occupations, at 3.4 percent compared to 1.8 percent […]

technology

Supporting the ecosystem of tech: 3 lessons for Denver South in attracting and retaining tech companies

Colorado was recently named the #2 tech hub in the country for the second time in a row (previously in 2016) by the Milken Institute. Prior to the 2016 report, Colorado ranked fourth. These consistently impressive ratings mean that, when it comes to technology, the state is doing something right. But, what exactly? The Milken […]

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GroovyTek: Making Technology Fun Again

Based in Centennial, GroovyTek is a small business that is dedicated every day to helping folks become comfortable and confident navigating their personal technology devices independently and on their own terms. The company’s trainers provide one-on-one technology training sessions anchored in respect and patience both in-home and over the phone. Here at Denver South, we’ll […]

A look at how Colorado’s new economic plans will impact Denver South

The new administration has only been in office for a few months, but Colorado’s newly elected governor Jared Polis has already unveiled an ambitious plan to implement income tax breaks for small businesses and residents statewide. His economic plan, part of his four “Bold” initiatives, will impact residential, small business, and corporate stakeholders in different […]