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Education tech startups win federal dollars

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Sitting at the intersection of technology and education, four local startups are receiving grants from a federal foundation this year and have a shot at more money in the future.

Diner fires up vegan fare in Five Points

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Putting a vegan twist on cheap-eats classics like country fried steak, a first-time restaurateur is opening doors today to her small Five Points diner.

Branding firm spruces up its own look

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As it irons out a new strategy and software, a local branding company is updating its own image with a new office, logo and website.

Accountant accused of siphoning payroll taxes

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Several former clients are pushing for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy of a Centennial accounting firm, while others weigh civil suits, over claims that the company’s founder was pocketing millions meant for the IRS.

Fitness franchise zeroes in on over-50 crowd

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In a departure from yoga studios and CrossFit gyms, a new fitness venture in Lakewood is combining low-impact machines and personal training to cater to the growing baby boomer population.

Most-read stories of 2015

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From pizza restaurants to massive Union Station projects, these 10 stories were BusinessDen’s biggest in 2015, helping make our first year on the Denver business scene a success.

Gas station chain hits bankruptcy brakes

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After a major creditor moved to take over its assets, including dozens of service stations, a gas and convenience store company filed for bankruptcy and claims it never actually defaulted on its agreement.

After 37 years, nonprofit CEO to retire

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The president and CEO of a Denver nonprofit, who leaned on the organization herself as an immigrant in the 1970s, is stepping down from her post in 2017 after nearly 40 years with the group.