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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Colorado Lending Source

Colorado Lending Source helps inspired people create thriving businesses with funding, education and resources. Read more
lending, small business, entrprenuers
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ACCION

Accion is a nonprofit with over 20 years of experience providing affordable and personalized loans to entrepreneurs. Read more
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Biz Boost

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

Starting Your Business in Colorado

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

eGuide

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

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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

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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

eGuide

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

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Local Reference Links and Information

Other information and links to business resources. Read more

eGuide

Non-Profits

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

eGuide

Sales Basics for Beginners

Key advice on how to sell your product or service including leads and prospecting, gaining attention, features and benefits, buying signals, the close, and followup after the sale. Read more

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