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Title III of the JOBS Act

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Equity crowdfunding was made possible by Title II of the JOBS Act. It created an exemption under existing federal security laws to make this funding method legal. Chris Fisher, founder of Still Company and Leading Edge graduate, is one of the entrepreneurs paving the way in this new avenue of capital formation. 

His company is on the Wefunder.com platform, where they are working to gain interest and investment through citizens that believe in what he is doing.  

Read about his story here

DirtTRI Magazine Takes the Trout Tank

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

DirtTRI Magazine Takes the Trout Tank

Co-Founders, Jimmy Archer and Will Kelsay, along with four other entrepreneurs, pitched their business to a room full of judges, lenders, investors and the Denver Community on Tuesday, April 26th. Learn a little about DirtTRI Magazine's experience in the pitch competition. 

Trout Tank Participants: Week 5

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

   
mcSquaresEasy Floatand Still Company are three of the businesses participating in Trout Tank Spring 2016. Read more about the companies themselves, and why they were started here.


Trout Tank Participants Week 4

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
 
Union Stitch & Design, My Kids Lunchand Colorado Caliber are three of the businesses participating in Trout Tank Spring 2016. Read more about the companies themselves, and why they were started here.

Trout Tank Participants Week 3

Thursday, March 24, 2016




DirtTRI, Flipside Pillow and Luv Byrd are three of the businesses participating in Trout Tank Spring 2016. Read more about the companies themselves, and why they were started here.

 














Trout Tank Participants: Week 2

Wednesday, March 16, 2016


OpHaus, Frost'D and MoneyCarta are three of the businesses participating in Trout Tank Spring 2016. Read more about the companies themselves, and why they were started here


CopperTops Paperie

Tuesday, March 15, 2016


Owner: Jessica Burke and Katie Flanagan

www.coppertopspaperie.com

When considering starting her own business, Jessica Burke was given the advice, “do something you completely love, even in the tiny details.” The only thing she felt absolutely certain she loved – tiny details and all – was paper products.

Click here to read the full blog

My Identity Doctor™

Tuesday, March 15, 2016



"I was inspired to start My Identity Doctor™ not to become rich, but because I believe if you truly care about customers, the quality of your product and believe in yourself, the money will come naturally in conjunction with the right business plan.  No other company that employs me can pay me enough for the self-gratification of putting in a hard days’ work and at the end of the day say it is mine and to make it a success." 

Click here to read the full blog


Trout Tank Participants: Week 1

Monday, March 07, 2016

Backyard Soda Co, Kushi-riki and EverLeash are three of the businesses participating in Trout Tank Spring 2016. Read more about the companies themselves, and why they were started here


Businesses Build Strategy, Students Gain Experience

Friday, March 04, 2016



Blue Grimes, founder and president of Out of the Blue Screen Printing, loves hearing new ideas for how to improve his business. And he has received them from business students for over five years through the Denver Metro Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) Strategic Business Analysis.


Grimes is in the process of executing new marketing strategies in social media and on the company’s website that he hopes will ultimately boost sales and drive new business. Many of the changes he is preparing to implement are in response to the feedback he received from the students at Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver), which provides the student-driven manpower of the SBDC’s Strategic Business Analysis.

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