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4616 S Shields St. (Blanca Peak Room 151)

Fort Collins, CO  80526

 

Blogs

Trailcraft Cycles

Family First, Business, Amazing! Trailcraft Cycles Owners: Ginger and Brett Rosenbauer Story written by: Lee Porter Photography by: Lee Porter When their son Elijah was three, Ginger and Brett Rosenbauer put him on a bike and he took off like a rocket. Elijah just turned seven when he got his first “real” bike, and it turned out to be heavy, and needing modification. So, it was in the hot tub of their west Fort Collins …

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Find Something New! Pop-Ups at Mesh

Find Something New is a Pop-up Event featuring the products of local artisans and entrepreneurs- makers, designers and developers alike.   Mesh is located at 242 Linden Street in the heart of Old Town Fort Collins. We provide pop-up vendors with electricity,  water and restroom facilities. We require our vendors to provide their own tables and equipment. Times are subject to change but typically our pop-up’s run from 12:00pm-9:00pm on Friday & 10:00am-4:00pm on Saturday. Mesh charges …

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Happy National SBDC Day!

To celebrate the collective impact and success the SBDC has had across the state and in local communities each year, Colorado is participating in the first national SBDC Day on March 22. SBDC Day is a national movement to help share the small business success stories and notable impact SBDCs have fostered in communities nationwide. The day will include a Governor’s Proclamation proclaiming March 22, 2017 as Small Business Development Day. The Proclamation will be …

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Colorado Creates Grant Guidelines and Application Now Available

DENVER – March 1, 2017 – Guidelines are now available for Colorado Creative Industries’ Colorado Creates grant program. The purpose of Colorado Creates, CCI’s largest grant program, is to provide critical financial support that helps nonprofit cultural organizations and communities produce and present arts and cultural activities, bringing jobs to their communities and enhancing the quality of life.    “These grants support the arts organizations and artists who are critical to Colorado’s economy,” said Margaret …

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Front Range Community College Hosts SBDC 30 Years!

The Colorado SBDC Network offers free and low-cost resources to small business owners throughout the state. Each SBDC center has a local host, who is also a significant financial supporter for that center. 2017 marks 30 years since Front Range Community College has hosted both the Larimer and North Metro Denver SBDCs.  On March 7, 2017, the City of Fort Collins Mayor Wade Troxell recognized this contribution with a “Thank You” proclamation, presented to Dr. …

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2016 Larimer SBDC Annual Report

  Mike O’Connell Larimer SBDC Director       2016 was a breakout year for the Larimer SBDC in terms of strategic partner relationships, consulting and economic impact metrics, and local awareness of our center.  Early 2016 saw us coordinating and integrating with the restructured Loveland Business Development Center (LBDC).We are now working seamlessly together, with the SBDC acting as a key “content provider” to the LBDC. The LBDC team has worked very hard, and brought a lot of value to …

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7 Incredible Facts About Women Owned Businesses

Information provided by: CreditLoan There are a dozen different reasons why women prefer to work in an environment that is surrounded by fellow women. For one, there are more benefits and leaves given to them in a company that understands that employees or spouses get sick. In a patriarchal environment, the set up for taking time off is so rigid and strict that women often have to go in when they are sick. The work …

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Is Your Point of Sale System Secure and Effective?

Retail Industry: Is Your Point of Sale System Secure and Effective? Tuesday, February 7, 2017 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm If you’re a retail business in 2017, chances are you’ve got some sort of electronic Point of Sale (POS) system. It might be stationary in your brick and mortar location, you may be an online retailer with a virtual POS, and if you do events you’ve probably got a mobile POS. This technology is great, …

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Veterans Day 2016

Ron O’Herron NMD SBDC Consultant On Friday, November 11th, once again we celebrate Veterans Day.  As a proud Veteran, this day always holds special meanings for me and I traditionally send out my thoughts to share with anyone who cares to read them.  Sometimes the memories seem like only yesterday that I served under the Stars and Stripes. I keep thinking that it will get easier for me to write this, but it never does …

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City of Fort Collins Community Development Scholarship

By Stu Crair Digital Workshop Center The City of Fort Collins (CFC) and Digital Workshop Center (DWC) have announced a $10,000 partnered scholarship opportunity for the residents of Fort Collins.  Named the ‘Community Development Scholarship’, the goal of this scholarship is to “help individuals and professionals to close the technology skills gaps that may exist in the Fort Collins workplace.” Awards for this scholarship will be primarily divided amongst several sections of the local workforce: …

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