Inc. lists Denver as one of the nation's top start-up capitals

Inc. magazine recently listed Denver as one of the nation’s top start-up capitals due to quality of life, reasonable cost of living and supportive community. 

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Brady Becker, co-founder of the popular food and restaurant discovery app Forkly, worked in Silicon Valley for around two years and tried commuting from San Francisco 45 minutes each way and even living on a sailboat, which was cheaper (albeit colder). 

"Occasionally I would dock closer to the office to shorten my commute," he says.

The close proximity to the mountains for biking and skiing, a laid-back pace of life, and more than 300 days of sunshine a year all encourage a healthy work-life balance. 

"Denver itself has walkable neighborhoods with new microbreweries and restaurants popping up all over town," Becker says.

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