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1-ON-1 ADVISING WITH MI CASA
Mi Casa Resource Center offers bilingual one-on-one advising services to help new business owners launch successfully, understand the financial health of their business, and get access to funding through their microloan program.
BUSINESS MENTORSHIP WITH THE SBDC
The Denver Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers free consulting services and training programs to help small businesses find success and growth. Some of their programs include business and strategic planning, networking and educational events, funding and investment, and a strong resources page all in one place.
FREE OIL CHANGES FOR SINGLE MOTHERS
FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT WITH OPERATION HOPE
Operation Hope provides a wide range of financial literacy and empowerment programs to bring hope and economic justice to low wealth communities around the world. From teaching basic financial literacy, to providing free credit and money management, Hope counselors are available to help you with all of your financial needs.
FREE BUSINESS RESOURCES AT DENVER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Did you know there are business librarians on staff to help you start and grow your business? Whether you need help finding your customers, building a research-based marketing plan or if you’re looking to produce videos and are in need of a green screen, Denver Public Library is here to help! Set an appointment with a business librarian to learn more about these helpful resources.
BUILD A GLOBAL BUSINESS WITH FREE HELP FROM THE EXPORTS CENTER
The International Trade Commission offers free consulting for U.S. business owners looking for opportunities to expand globally. The commission helps U.S. companies plan, develop and execute international sales strategies necessary to succeed in today’s global marketplace. They provide tools including export guides, market intelligence, trade leads database and opportunities to attend industry events.
LOCAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS
ICE HOUSE ENTREPRENEUR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
This Colorado Lending Source entrepreneur development program can help move your business forward by teaching you to tap into internal motivation, define professional and personal goals, overcome fears and truly understand the problems you are solving for others.
*This program requires tuition and application fee to join
CO.STARTERS AT THE COMMONS ON CHAMPA
This nine-week program equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships and tools needed to turn business ideas into action. CO.STARTERS applies the lean business modeling methods popular among high-growth startups to businesses of all kinds. Participants leave the program with a deeper understanding of how to create a sustainable business, articulate their models, and repeat the process with the next great idea.
*This program requires tuition to join
PEER GROUPS AT COLORADO WOMEN’S CHAMBER
The Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce provides a number of mastermind-style peer groups. Peer groups provide an opportunity to seek support from other business owners, collaborate, brainstorm and support one another in achieving a higher level of achievement.
*This program requires CWCC membership
Since 2014, Women of Denver (WOD) has been the most diverse and active women’s organization in Denver. With over 50 events per year their dynamic network helps women increase their business knowledge, build leadership skills and connect with other powerful and inspiring women throughout the metro area.
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