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Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

To increase your odds of a successful business startup, download this step-by-step business plan template you can use to plan for your new business. Read more

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Startup Expenses

Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. Read more

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this module will teach you the basics. You will learn whether business ownership is right for you. Read more


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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

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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

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