Boulder, Colorado, is a hotbed for tech startups - and it's getting hotter by the day. Entrepreneurs are flocking to town to launch new businesses at a startling rate, putting Boulder on the map now as one of the best places to get things going. One big reason? TechStars, an awesome mentoring program that has helped to guide startup companies and set them on the path to greatness. Not convinced? Check out some of the best tech startups in Boulder, Colorado, as evidence. Know of a super hot new Boulder tech startup that isn't on this list? Feel free to add it!Boulder is no longer simply a mecca for the hippie set - it's an up-and-coming mecca for startups. Is it the new Silicon Valley? Not yet, but it's hard to deny that it could be, eventually. The city offers an interesting combination: Boulder is a college town, rich with talent just ripe for the picking, and it offers a beautiful setting (without the insane traffic problems and expense of Cali). Entrepreneurs would be wise to consider Boulder. Very wise.