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Survey Reveals Small Business Challenges

In the last year, 44 entrepreneurs launched businesses with the support and resources offered by the Denver Metro Small Business Development Center. But we want to nurture and grow more entrepreneurialism across the state. To get a read on what challenges small businesses of Colorado are facing, the Denver Metro SBDC, in partnership with the … Read Post

Art Restart Wins Audience Favorite at Trout Tank

Trout Tank, sponsored by Colorado Lending Source, and Mission Yogurt, is an event that takes place five times a year, where Colorado entrepreneurs pitch their businesses to lenders and investors. After 15 hours of preparation and training, the top five entrepreneurs from the Trout Tank: Pitch Accelerator shared how they wanted to grow their business … Read Post

Summer Tips for Small Business Owners

Summer doesn’t have to be when your sales take a vacation, too. Here are some tips from our Denver Metro Small Business Development Center consultants – experts in a variety of business knowhow from marketing to finance – that will help you build business strategies for the summer and beyond. Use social media to build … Read Post

What’s It Worth? How to Value Your Company

How much is a business worth? It’s a critical question for buyers and sellers alike. Unfortunately, there is no one simple explanation because valuation is more art than science. There are, however, multiple methods for determining the value of a small business, each with their own application. First, let’s look at the four different types … Read Post

Growing your small business? How do you know you’re ready?

Metro Denver is a great place for small business. According to a recent Paydex market report, Denver remains one of the top four metro areas in the country for creating jobs—making Denver one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States. This is great news for business owners, who arrive in droves from cities … Read Post

Meet the 2019 Small Business of the Year Finalists

The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Business Awards celebrate organizations from across the region who are leading in their field and making an impact in the community – writing our next chapter as a great community to live and do business. Meet the 2019 Small Business of the Year finalists, presented by Transworld Business Advisors: Footers Catering, Polidori Sausage and Syntrinsic. … Read Post

How Giving Back Can Benefit your Business

A healthy community fosters strong businesses. We all have the ability to positively impact our community – and we have some tips and resources to help get you started. You may be surprised to learn that you don’t have to have a lot of time or money to be socially responsible and give back to … Read Post