Denver: Empowering Entrepreneurs

“Moving to Denver set me on a trajectory that changed the course of my life.” For Ristole CEO Jackie Adams, a woman whose life has already taken many turns, that’s saying something. Starting her career in computer programming, she quickly found the hours behind a computer screen tedious.  She then applied for and was accepted … Read Post

Prepare and Protect Your Business

What could happen to your business is often unpredictable, but how you prepare can help you be ready for anything. The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce recently joined with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to talk about creating safe, secure workplaces. Though this was planned before the heart-breaking losses in Las Vegas, it is a reminder of the … Read Post

3 Things to Ask Yourself Before Sponsoring an Event

Event sponsorship can be a valuable way to position your company not just as a leader in your field but as a leader in the community. At the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, we offer over 40 events and trainings that dray 9,500 business leaders each year.  Before signing on the dotted line for any … Read Post

14 Events to Grow Your Business

Denver is among the top 10 cities in the nation for startup activity, and next week, Sept. 25 – 29, marks Denver Startup Week, the largest startup event in North America. Last year, Denver Startup Week set record attendance with 13,334 attendees. There’s something for every business, so celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit and discover ways … Read Post

A Budding Business: Bridget’s Botanicals

Taking her knowledge and experience in health, molecular biology, chemistry and ecological studies, Bridget Molloy was inspired to start Bridget’s Botanicals, a business designed to promote and educate to others on the synergy between environmentally sustainable and natural health products. She began seeing consultants at the Denver Metro Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in 2015, … Read Post

Finding Your Business’s Recipe

Poised to open in the Stanley Marketplace, CREATE Cooking School chef-owners Erasmo Casiano and Diego Coconati say they’re ready thanks to the Denver Metro Small Business Development Center, where they’ve been actively engaged for two years, taking advantage of LEADING EDGE for Entrepreneurs, Trout Tank, financial classes and multiple consultants within the Denver Metro SBDC … Read Post

Influencer Marketing: New Strategies to Get Your Message Heard

Traditional advertising tactics have become less effective as new technology affects how consumers engage with media. Companies must evolve their communications to thrive in the changing landscape. Learn why you should work with influencers and what best practices will make your influencer marketing campaign a success, such as: Giving them a good brief Don’t be … Read Post