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Business Awards: Why Should You Apply

As a business, you’re constantly looking for ways to make your business stand out in the crowd. The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce of Business Awards is just one way to get a leg up on your competition. The Chamber’s Business Awards recognizes local businesses in six categories: start-up business, small business, minority or woman-owned … Read Post

The Future of Sm. Biz

There’s plenty of positive economic momentum for the metro Denver region, economist Patty Silverstein told more than 300 business leaders at State of Small Business this morning. On track to add more than 40,000 new jobs to the area, a low unemployment rate, a diverse economy and nearly 1 million positions filled by sole proprietors … Read Post

Sm. Biz AI is For You Too

As a small business, you probably don’t think automation or artificial intelligence will have an impact on your business. But take it from three small business leaders who work in the tech space – it will, and now is the time to learn how you can get ready (and make the most of tools already … Read Post

Future of AI, automation in focus at State of Small Business

The rapid pace of technology – in particular artificial intelligence and automation – is changing how humans work, and what tasks they’ll take on. Dell Technologies estimates that 85 percent of jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t been invented yet. Small business leaders and entrepreneurs will talk about how they can stay ahead of … Read Post

Building Bridges for Entrepreneurs

Denver Metro SBDC Connects Small Business to CDOT Scott Ashermann doesn’t believe in burning bridges – he believes in building bridges better. His company, BDI performs nondestructive evaluation services on critical infrastructure globally. What does that mean? Aschermann’s company works to check the health of all types of civil structures. BDI also manufactures monitoring equipment … Read Post

Entrepreneurs Start It Up

Denver is the host to one of the largest start-up weeks in the nation – last year Denver Startup Week had nearly 19,000 people register for this week-long event. Denver Startup Week (DSW) is a chance for entrepreneurs, business leaders or those interested in sharpening a skill or two to learn about market trends, hear … Read Post

Capturing Your Market: The Hispanic Population

When you think of your target audience for your business, does the Hispanic population play a role? If it doesn’t, you’re missing a big – and growing – opportunity, business and sales leaders say. Consider the numbers: In the last year, 51 percent of the U.S.’s 2.2 million-person population growth was among Hispanics. Here in … Read Post