Wells Fargo Bank Renews Support, Donates $5,000 to Boulder Innovation Center

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  • Boulder, CO (1888PressRelease) February 17, 2011 - The Boulder Innovation Center today announced that Wells Fargo Bank has continued their financial support of the BIC, one of the nation's premier entrepreneurial support organizations, with a $5,000 donation. Wells Fargo and the other sponsors of the Boulder Innovation Center value sustainable economic development and supporting the next generation of companies to emerge from Colorado's university and entrepreneurial communities.

    "Wells Fargo has been a long-term supporter of the Boulder Innovation Center," said Tim Bour, Boulder Innovation Center Executive Director. "Our relationship exemplifies how a company can support economic development and enhance their business at the same time. We are very pleased to have Wells Fargo renew their support."

    Bill Farrell, Market President, Wells Fargo, commented that, "the Boulder Innovation Center helps out many worthwhile companies and technologies at crucial times in their growth. Wells Fargo is proud to support the Boulder Innovation Center and the tangible contribution they make to small business in Colorado."

    In the last four years, the Boulder Innovation Center's referral process has yielded over 360 referrals to its sponsors.

    About Wells Fargo Bank
    With 10 banking stores in Boulder and Broomfield counties, Wells Fargo Bank helps its customers - individuals and businesses - succeed financially by providing a full range of financial services. Equally important is Wells Fargo's commitment to the local community. Wells Fargo is proud to support organizations such as the Boulder Innovation Center which help make Boulder a dynamic, vibrant place to live, work and do business. For more info, visit www.wellsfargo.com.

    About the Boulder Innovation Center
    The Boulder Innovation Center is one of America's premier entrepreneurial support organizations. With its highly specialized team of mentors and advisors, the BIC defines a new model for business incubation across key industry sectors holding the most promise for the community, global economies and the environment. Located in one of the most dynamic entrepreneurial ecosystems for early-stage companies, the BIC blends the resources of business and academia to optimize opportunities for the technologies and companies of the future. For more information, please visit: www.boulderinnovationcenter.com.

    Eric Gricus
    Eric ( @ ) BoulderInnovationCenter dot com

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