Colorado Economic Development Commission approves $8M in tax incentives for Colo. jobs

DENVER - The Colorado Economic Development Commission has approved more than $8 million in tax incentives for three companies that have pledged to create or locate nearly 1,000 jobs in the state over the next five years.

Longmont-based DigitalGlobe received approval for more than $4 million under the state's job-growth-incentive tax-credit program on Thursday in return for creating 505 jobs over the next five years, the most jobs that were promised. The company is a leading commercial provider of satellite imagery

According to the Denver Post, the other incentives were given to the Internet developer Sympoz and medical-device maker Terumo Medical Corp.