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Techstars Startup Week

Are you hungry for more information to make your business aspirations come true? Be part of Techstars Startup Week Fort Collins!!! It is a free, 5-day celebration of entrepreneurship, community, and business education. Whether you are a startup, an established business or simply have an idea – Startup Week Fort Collins has something for you! Today we are highlighting:       Retail Merchandising – big business best practices for small businesses – Tami Parker By the …

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Are You Eligible for The Employee Retention Tax Credit?

Are You Eligible for The Employee Retention Tax Credit?     Written by Paul Mueller The Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) was enacted by The CARES Act in March 2020. Under the original rules, the ERTC was not available to PPP Loan borrowers. As a result, it didn’t attract a lot of attention until recently. As part of the Covid Relief Bill signed into law on December 27, 2020, Congress made two big changes to …

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New Colorado HR Compliance Laws for 2021

New Colorado HR Compliance Laws for 2021     Written by simplyHR  There will be a lot of ‘new’ happening when the ball drops at the stroke of midnight, ringing in 2021. New year. New administration. New regulations. New to-do lists. New resolutions. Some of these ‘news’ we know for sure, and some are still in the works. What isn’t new, is simplyHR wanting to make sure you are always in-the-know of the ‘new’! Here …

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3 Ways You Can Help YOUR Small Business

3 Ways You Help YOUR Small Business Sign up for FREE support and consulting at the Larimer SBDC. Financials, Marketing, E-Commerce and more. Times are tough, let us help you with your resiliency. Sign up for our Workshops! Our workshops cover multiple areas from QuickBooks, Making Your Business Official, Marketing, Social Media and so much more! Not seeing what you need? Contact us at info@larimersbdc.org and we’ll connect you to the right resource.

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Now Open: NoCo Business Survey 3.o

Now Open: NoCo Business Survey 3.o Northern Colorado economic development focused organizations have been collaborating to understand business challenges since the Stay At Home Order was issued last March. Our previous surveys have helped inform elected officials, design assistance programs at the regional and municipal scale, apply for grant funding to support businesses and workers, and has helped us focus our efforts where we can make a difference to support our businesses. Please share 10 minutes of …

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CO Work-Share Program

This Page is brought to you by If you have questions on the Colorado Work-Share Program or any other HR concern please visit https://larimersbdc.org/what-we-do/consulting/ to schedule a free one-on-one consultation.

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Fake or Scam Mailings

Fake or Scam Mailings Starting a business puts you and your business into the public domain. Your address and information now live online (as a requirement), as do other pieces of information such as when you need to renew with the Colorado Secretary of State, whether you have employees, and whether you have a trademark. As a result of this required information being public, unsavory companies will have access to your information. These companies send …

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[Webinar] QuickBooks Online; 3 Part Series

Tuesdays, August 4, 11 & 18, 2020
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
$199

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[Webinar] Coffee with the Small Biz Directors + Creative Recovery Strategies

This morning Larimer SBDC Director Mike O’Connell and Loveland Business Development Center Director Kat Rico were joined with Peggy Lyle and Franklin Taggart.  They talked to Creatives, Solopreneurs, and Artists around Northern Colorado who have found themselves up against new obstacles and opportunities during this time. 

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[Webinar] Coffee with the Small Biz Directors – PPP Loan Forgiveness

Larimer SBDC Director Mike O’Connell and Loveland Business Development Center Director Kat Rico, talked about business recovery resources and the SBA’s economic recovery programs. Lisa Leveillee, Senior Business Advisor with First National Bank and Ben McConnell, Co-founder and CEO of Blue Parable also joined Mike and Kat, to cover PPP loan forgiveness. If you missed this webinar please watch the question and answer session.

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