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Violet Gro Gets Jump Start in Colorado’s Grand Valley

Violet Gro has been approved for the Colorado Rural Jump Start program, a statewide economic development initiative created to attract primary jobs to rural areas to spur diversification. In Mesa County, where Violet Gro has chosen to establish its Colorado operations, the program is a joint endeavor between the Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade (OEDIT), the Grand Junction Economic Partnership (GJEP) and the local academic partner, Colorado Mesa University (CMU).

Violet Gro has been approved for the Colorado Rural Jump Start program, a statewide economic development initiative created to attract primary jobs to rural areas to spur diversification. In Mesa County, where Violet Gro has chosen to establish its Colorado operations, the program is a joint endeavor between the OEDIT, GJEP and the local academic partner, CMU. 

Joining the ranks of 14 other companies in the state, Violet Gro will receive performance driven tax incentives for bringing its business to the state and making a commitment to job creation, academic engagement, and meaningfully adding to the economic base of rural Colorado.  “Our Rural Jump Start Program is designed to support new, innovative businesses in Colorado that help grow rural Colorado economies with high paying jobs that benefit the region,” said Betsy Markey, Executive Director of the OEDIT. “We look forward to seeing Violet Gro’s impact on Grand Junction and Colorado’s hemp industry.”  

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