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Small Business After Hours – Show me the Money!

Thursday, October 25, 2018 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Larimer SBDC – Rocky Mountain Innosphere 320 E. Vine Drive; Fort Collins, CO 80524 (Map It!) Are you seeking funding for your small business but are unsure of where to begin? With all the options available for small businesses today, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed! The Larimer SBDC is bringing together several types of funding sources for you to ask questions and get answers.     In this unique event, we …

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An Easy Way to Grow and Reach Your Market: Podcasting

An Easy Way to Grow and Reach Your Market: Podcasting If you’re looking for an inexpensive and effective way to educate, inspire, and serve more customers, podcasting just might be an excellent choice for you. Even though its been around for at least 15 years, podcasting is still in a state of steady growth. The latest numbers indicate that the number of listeners worldwide has reached almost 100 million. Interestingly, there are only just over …

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Efficiency Works for Business

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Lunch ‘n Learn – Podcast Made Easy

Podcasting Made Easy Wednesday, October 24, 2018 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Larimer SBDC – Rocky Mountain Innosphere 320 E. Vine Drive Fort Collins, CO 80524 (Map It!) While some online media platforms have begun to slow in growth, podcasting continues to grow in both reach and scope, second only to online video. More people are listening to podcasts in their cars, offices, and homes than ever before.   Podcasting is an easy way to reach …

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Small Business After Hours – The Ins and Outs of Franchising

The Ins and Outs of Franchising Tuesday, August 28, 2018 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Larimer SBDC – Rocky Mountain Innosphere 320 E. Vine Drive Fort Collins, CO 80524 (Map It!) Are you considering buying a franchise but do not know where to begin?  Come hear from our franchise panel from those that have been there and done that as they share their experience and expertise to educate you as you explore the amazing world …

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Small Business After Hours – Your Art in the Digital Age, handling newest trends

Your Art in the Digital Age Tuesday, September 11, 2018 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm  Larimer SBDC – Rocky Mountain Innosphere 320 E. Vine Drive Fort Collins, CO 80524 (Map It!) Are you looking to take your art into the digital age?  Are you already digital, but looking to understand the latest trends, platforms, uses and ways artists are digitizing their work?  If you are looking to communicate, sell and work online in some capacity …

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MyBizColorado – Streamlining Business Startup

The State of Colorado has just launched a new service to help emerging businesses open their doors with more ease and efficiency – MyBizColorado. This online tool is a single path to interact with multiple state agencies to help expedite the process of starting a new business. Participating agencies and partners include: Department of Labor and Employment, Department of Revenue, Department of Regulatory Agencies, Governor’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade, Governor’s Office of Information …

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Consultant Spotlight – Peggy Lyle

This month, we turn the Consultant Spotlight on Peggy Lyle, District Director for the Downtown Fort Collins Creative District. Peggy is always looking for new ways to advance the city of Ft. Collins and make an impact in the creative industry.  A native of Santa Fe, Peggy is passionate about the arts and creative approaches to business and communications.  With 20+ years of event production, marketing, and programming for Downtown Fort Collins and The Rhythm …

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Art + Law: Fort Collins – April 13, 2018

Join us for a full day of legal workshops for attorneys, creative professionals and arts organizations. Registration includes workshops, lunch, entertainment and networking. Colorado Attorneys for the Arts – CAFTA will share information about their program of pro-bono work for the arts and creative industry and share knowledge of Intellectual property and legal issues for creatives (as it relates to Music, Performing Arts, Visual & Design Arts and Literature)  The workshop includes an interactive networking …

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SBDC Day – March 21, 2018

Celebration of SBDC Day set for March 21, 2018 Businesses have always celebrated ribbon cuttings, grand openings and company anniversaries, and for a second year they’ll be able to celebrate the people who help them turn their dreams into reality – Small Business Development Centers.  America’s SBDC Day is set for March 21, 2018, a day that will unite nearly 1,000 SBDCs across the country and the hundreds of thousands of clients they’ve served in …

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