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We’re here for you!

Due to the current health crisis, SBDC services including consulting, workshops, and panel-events, are being moved to online platforms. Please be assured that we remain committed to serving small businesses in Larimer County and are here to help, just while being sure to follow proper social-distancing protocol. For up-to-date information on small business disaster preparedness and resources to help navigate this current situation, please visit the Larimer SBDC website.

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Business Preparedness & Continuity

  Business Preparedness & Continuity Small Business and COVID 19: Business Preparedness vs. Freaking out March 11, 2020 Aikta Marcoulier  –  Pikes Peak SBDC Executive Director Do you remember how it felt after Waldo Canyon Fire, the Black Forest Fire, and the floods following our regional disasters? If you were a small business, you might still be feeling the after effects. Recovery takes a long time, especially in a community that relies on tourism. On …

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Welcome Matthew West

We are excited to welcome Matthew as our new business librarian consultant! Matthew joined the Poudre River Public Library from Loveland Public Library where he managed various library services, programs, and outreach initiatives. “I truly appreciate the spirit of entrepreneurship throughout our community,” says Matthew West. “It’s a testament to a business ecosystem that understands and values startups and small businesses. I’m excited to be part of that system and help people successfully create and …

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Boots to Business Reboot

Registration Open For Boots to Business: Reboot Small Business Seminar in Fort Collins, CO Intensive Seminar for Entrepreneurial-Minded Veterans, Guard/Reserve/Transitioning Active-Duty Service Members & Spouses Days Hours Minutes Seconds The New Mexico Veterans Business Outreach Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Eric Phillips eric.phillips@sba.gov (303) 844-6503 December 16, 2019 This free program is from 8am-4:30pm at the Larimer Small Business Development Center/The Innosphere, located at 320 East Vine Drive. This great opportunity for Colorado’s military community …

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Welcome Nancy Rumfelt

Welcome Nancy Rumfelt! Nancy comes to us with a wealth of information and a love for numbers! We are excited that Nancy has joined our Instructor team and will be teaching our Financials and Bookkeeping workshop. As a seasoned controller with three plus decades of experience, Nancy’s skills include financial statements, process analysis, KPI development, budgeting and implementation of accounting systems. Nancy has also developed a knack for understanding manufacturing operations, processes, cost accounting and …

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BBB – Is That Email Really From “The Boss”

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Meet our New Instructor Alison Proffit

Meet our New Instructor Alison Proffit Alison Profitt is a small business coach who helps business owners maximize their full potential. Alison started her coaching business to help clients use Constant Contact (a digital and email marketing platform) in the most strategic way possible along with addressing other small business needs. Her slogan is Mindset – Marketing – Money. Prior to coaching, Alison spent over sixteen years as an HR Executive and as a relationship …

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Congratulations Kat Rico!

“Glenn Plagens, Director of Business Support and Rural Prosperity for Colorado’s Office of Economic Development, congratulates Kat Rico on her new position as Director of the Loveland Business Development Center!”

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New Workshops at the SBDC!

We are excited to announce two new workshops being held at the Larimer SBDC!   Improve Your Local SEO – a 6-Step Blueprint to Boost Your Local Search Rankings  ~ Sept 26th & Nov 14th, 2019   Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a topic many small business owners know about but few truly utilize. But here’s the thing, showing up on page one of Google can be the difference between your business booming or just getting by. …

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Welcome Renee Walkup to the Larimer SBDC!

We would like to welcome Renee Walkup as a new Instructor here at the Larimer SBDC. Renee bring us a wealth of knowledge and we are excited to have her on board! Renee is a best-selling author, speaker, and business growth consultant. She founded SalesPEAK in 1996 after working in the corporate world for 17 years. Fortune 500’s and medium-sized businesses have relied on Renee’s advice to increase revenue and productivity. Renee’s strengths are providing …

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