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Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs (SCAPE) Receives 2014 Innovation Award

September 05, 2014

Region 9 Economic Development District of SW Colorado received the 2014 Innovation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Research Foundation for the regional SCAPE program.

The Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs (SCAPE) supports the creation and development of high growth, job creating companies in Southwest Colorado, by offering an Accelerator Program. The program offers in-depth mentoring, office space and an equity investment to help them enter markets and raise capital. Since beginning in 2013, the program has graduated 5 business ventures creating 8 jobs and leveraging $385,000 in investment.

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