Your Business May Be Eligible If:
- it is a startup, new division, new joint venture or otherwise new business to the State of Colorado.
- it creates a minimum of 5 new jobs in Mesa County.
- you are not moving existing jobs away from another part of the state.
- it does not directly compete with the core functions of an existing business in the state.
- it adds to our economic base and exports goods or services outside of Mesa County.
Why Mesa County, CO:
Located in Colorado’s Grand Valley, businesses benefit from a skilled labor pool and advanced infrastructure. We offer easy access by air, rail or highway. We’ve got world-class healthcare, year-round sunshine, big-city amenities and our outdoor recreation is out of this world. Best of all, since the pioneers of the Wild West, we have embraced a spirit of entrepreneurship.
All applications for participation in Rural Jump-Start will be submitted via a formal online process, reviewed by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), and will require approval by the Colorado Economic Development Commission (EDC). Anyone wishing for information about the Rural Jump-Start program should contact Ken Jensen at OEDIT at 303-892-3743, http://choosecolorado.com/doing-business/incentives-financing/rural-jump-start-program/.
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