General Reference

Information and links to business resources.



U.S. Business Advisor 

U.S. government gateway to small business information.


Denver Business Assistance Center

201 West Colfax Avenue, 1st floor Atrium 
Webb Municipal Building
Denver, CO
Phone: (720) 913-1715


Denver Public Library

10 W 14th Ave
Denver, CO 80204-2731
Phone: (720) 865-1363
Contact: Dixie Malone - Outreach Librarian
Tel. 720-865-1731
Fax 720-865-1785


Denver Small Business Opportunity

201 West Colfax Avenue, Ste 200
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 913-1999


Better Business Bureau

The ethical watchdog. Consumer business tips.


D-U-N-S Number (D & B)

Generally used to manage business credit. A D-U-N-S Number can be obtained free – takes up to 30 business days. If the business needs to show others that it is creditworthy, then it will probably need to establish a credit file with D&B.


Small Business Development Centers

Provides management assistance to current and prospective small business owners. Offices located in Alamosa, Boulder, Colorado Springs, Craig, Denver, Durango, Fort Morgan, Glenwood Springs, Grand Junction, Greeley, La Junta, Lakewood, Larimer County, Montrose, Pueblo, South Metro, Trinidad, and Westminster. 

Wall Street Journal

Good information of starting, running or buying businesses.

American Express

Small business how-to information, monthly articles on specialized topics and a long list of references to other sites of interest


Magazine for up-to-date business information


Links to various articles and websites on how to start and run a small business


Resources to help start, grow and succeed in business

CCH Business Owners Toolkit

Advice in many areas and business tools

Entrepreneur Magazine

Products, services and information to help entrepreneurs

From the Kauffman Foundation, starting or growing a business and articles on entrepreneurship. Entrepreneur’s Search Engine offering more than 1,000 web resources for small businesses.

Inc. Magazine

Information, products, services, and on-line tools for small businesses

The Institute of Management and Administration

Source of exclusive business management information for experienced senior and middle management professionals.

NH Small Business Development Center

Many links to government, business and economic development resources.  Also hosts a module training program.


Small business advice and tools


Source of information and help

U.S. Business Advisor

Business advice, entrepreneur, business resources

The official U.S. gateway to all government information.

Gov. Research Center

Search site for countless government-sponsored research reports, articles and publications