Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE Denver, you have lots of support.  Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise.

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Business loan reviews

Digital.com's business loan reviews. Read more


SBA Resource Guide

Small Business Resource Guide Read more

Local Business

Colorado Lending Source

Colorado Lending Source helps inspired people create thriving businesses with funding, education and resources. By partnering with local lenders, government agencies and resource... Read more
Local Business

DreamSpring (formerly ACCION)

DreamSpring is a nonprofit with over 20 years of experience providing affordable and personalized loans to entrepreneurs. Read more
Local Business

Biz Boost

The Denver Public Library has many sophisticated resources, both electronic and in print, to help entrepreneurs start and grow their business. Their goal is to find quantitative... Read more

Starting Your Business in Colorado

Key steps for starting a business in Colorado and links to business plan templates. Read more


Types of Businesses

Information and links on franchises/licenses, and out-of-state, import/export, web-based, veteran-owned, minority-owned, disadvantaged, and home-based businesses.   Read more


Financing Your Business

Business funding links and information including SBA programs, SBIC's, micro-lenders, grants, crowdfunding, incubators, banks, and venture/angel capital. Read more


Legal Issues and Government Resources

Appropriate legal structure for your business, U.S./Colorado/local government resources, hiring employees, licenses/permits, taxes, and buying, selling, and closing a business.   Read more


Protect Your Business and Professional Services

Information on bonding, insurance, and intellectual property (copyrights, trademarks, patents), accountants, lawyers, insurers, purchasing, website designers, and trade groups. Read more


Local Reference Links and Information

Other information and links to business resources. Read more



Steps to set-up a non-profit organization to comply with federal and Colorado requirements, samples of Articles of Incorporation/By-laws, and funding sources. Read more