Why This VC Says Boulder is a Perfect Storm for Startups This could be the next best place to launch your startup.
When Livability's Matt Carmichael crunched our data and saw the result, he wasn't surprised to see that Boulder sat at the top. "Boulder always seems to be the perfect storm of everything," he says. It has 300 days of sunshine a year, Flatirons mountain views, a foodie culture with a killer craft beer scene, universities, a tech-savvy government and, according to a 2013 New Engine/Kauffman Foundation research report, the highest density of tech startups in America.
So what's it like to work there? That's what we asked Brad Feld, a longtime resident and cofounder of the $1 billion investment firm Foundry Group.