Starting Your Business

Starting a business is exciting. Navigating the complexities can be confusing and overwhelming. At the Small Business Development Center, we have created specific programs to assist you in launching your endeavor.


Where Do I Begin?

Attending workshops or online training courses is the perfect starting point for most aspiring entrepreneurs. Designed for new business owners, these workshops introduce resources for doing business in Colorado, explore what it takes to be an entrepreneur, and provide invaluable tools to setup your business for success.

These courses also prepare you to work one-on-one with our consultants.


Bring a Draft of Your Business Plan

If you are in the initial stages of forming your business idea, or if you aren't sure how to move a prototype forward, join us for consulting to work on your business plan. We’ll connect you with a consultant who understands where you are and will guide you to the resources you need for:

  • Market research
  • Business plan writing
  • Finding capital
  • Identifying your customer base
  • Creating a marketing strategy
  • Business registration, insurance, and liability
  • Register for consulting