We help entrepreneurs and businesses start, grow and prosper through street-smart business education and assistance

Start Up Assistance

Essential Steps to Starting Your Business

Taking the first step to starting your business can be difficult! There are many questions that must be answered as a business owner when opening a new business and you want to be sure you are following ALL rules and regulations. This workshop will be a realistic starting  point for all budding entrepreneurs. The two-hour workshop will be PACKED and FAST PACED. We will investigate many questions and cover best practices for topics, such as:

What are the organizational and licensing requirements?
What resources should I explore?
Who should I market to and who is my competition?
Do I have the right amount of capital to start this business?

At the end, you will have a good feel for the level of effort and commitment it will take to make your business successful. If you’re serious about starting a business, you don’t want to miss this workshop!

Mike O’Connell
Larimer SBDC Senior Director

Fee: $20

IMPORTANT! For On-Demand Registrants: After you register, you will be sent to a new page that will have a link to the video.

Make It Official

Are you thinking about forming an LLC? Planning to create a corporation? Not sure how to register your business with the Secretary of State or Internal Revenue Service? Wondering what an EIN is and what it means to your business?

This two-hour workshop is facilitated by a business attorney and an accountant who examine the pros and cons of entity types, explain how to register your business including with the necessary forms and processes, and discuss other tips on how to avoid pitfalls before you start your new venture.

Brian Boyes

Bordeaux & Boyes, LLC, co-owner

Paul Matonis

Matonis, Peck & Wurst, LLC
CPA, Enrolled Agent

 

Fee: $30

IMPORTANT! For On-Demand Registrants: After you register, you will be sent to a new page that will have a link to the video.

Managing Business

Entrepreneurial Preservation: Having the Tough Conversation

The Colorado SBDC, along with the Turnaround Management Association, has assembled a panel of experts to discuss the situations that you may be facing in these rugged economic times. If these difficulties are new to you, then you’ll benefit from the practical advice provided by these experienced businesspeople.

Andrew Wilhelmy

CHAIRMAN TMA Rocky Mountain Chapter Business Outreach Program

Glenn Plagens

OEDIT Business Support & Rural Prosperity

David Silverman

President of TMA Rocky Mountain Chapter

Dave Johnson

TMA Outreach Committee Sponsor

Mike O’Connell

Larimer SBDC Senior Director

Fee: This Webinar is Free

IMPORTANT! For On-Demand Registrants: After you register, you will be sent to a new page that will have a link to the video.