The Best of Inc.'s Feature Stories in 2013

Matt Nager
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Why Do Entrepreneurs Love Boulder?

There's the simple answer: clean air, clean living, and lots of cash to invest. But Inc. senior writer Burt Helm had several of his illusions shattered when he traveled to Boulder, Colorado, to report this feature from the December issue.

"I think everyone, including me, has a preconceived notion about Boulder Colorado--it’s hippie, it’s outdoorsy, it’s where trust-funders and smug liberals go to rock climb and smoke legalized weed," Helm says. But he found that thanks to VCs such as Brad Feld, it's become a Shangri-La for tech startups. Read it now.