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Chamber Member Fidelity Investments Launches Invest In My Education (ME)

As part of its long-standing commitment to financial education and inclusion, Fidelity Investments today announced a $250 million commitment that will provide access to education and support for up to 50,000 Black, Latinx, and historically underserved students through the launch of its Invest in My Education (ME)℠ program. The social impact initiative is the latest […]

DBJ: Colorado employers are reinventing their hiring and retention strategies

When Covid-19 hit and most of the world shut down, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies ramped up. The Lakewood-headquartered blood-technologies company was the first in the U.S. to offer FDA-approved, life-saving treatment regarding convalescent plasma, and it hired 400 people by July 2020. One year later, however, as the rest of the world began to […]

Chamber Member Fidelity to Offer Fully Funded Undergraduate Degrees to Many Entry-Level Employees

Fidelity Investments today announced that it will offer fully funded undergraduate degrees to many of its employees, providing access to education for early-career customer service representativesi. The program will fully pay for tuition, books, fees, and taxes, providing a truly debt-free education for select four- and two-year programs. Fidelity, which hired over 16,000 people in […]

Chamber members listed among the fastest-growing companies in America

Inc. Magazine released its list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private ventures in the United States and 146 Colorado-based companies were included. The Inc. 5000 list has become a hallmark of entrepreneurial success and has had over 140 Colorado companies featured every year since 2020. The rankings are determined based on the percentage of revenue growth […]

Small Business Feature: Beach Haus Swimwear in Denver

Many small retailers have been innovators in the evolution of the traditional retail experience as businesses are moving into contemporary community cultural centers. One of the trailblazers in the revitalization of the retail concept is the Colorado Chamber’s newest small business member, Beach Haus Swimwear! Principle owner of Beach Haus Swimwear, Priscilla B. Varner, wanted […]

Chamber Member Steve Swinney of Kodiak Building Partners Wins Prestigious Business Award

  Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) recently announced that CEO Steve Swinney of Kodiak Building Partners was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Mountain West Award winner. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who think big to succeed. An independent […]

DBJ: Colorado’s first commercial carbon-capture projects unveiled

By Greg Avery for the Denver Business Journal An Arvada startup plans to collect tons of carbon dioxide emissions from two Colorado fuel plants and then inject them into the first underground sequestration well drilled in the state. The carbon capture and sequestration projects at the Sterling Ethanol and Yuma Ethanol plants are the first […]

CNN: Fidelity will soon offer bitcoin as an option in 401(k)s

Fidelity Investments announced Tuesday that it will offer bitcoin as an investment option in its 401(k) plans by the middle of this year. It’s a big move given that Fidelity is the largest 401(k) plan provider in the United States, acting as custodian for 23,000 plans, which have 20.4 million participants. In total, those plans […]