Ready to take your business idea from concept to reality but not sure how to get started? This workshop series is designed for entrepreneurs who want a quick way to understand the fundamentals of starting a business. Delivered by expert practitioners, these lively workshops will give you practical tips and resources to help you get off the ground. At the end of the series, you will walk away with a better understanding of where to start and a host of resources in your back pocket to help you grow. You’ll also be fully prepared for consulting and our LEADING EDGE Business Planning Course.
Sign up for the entire track to receive a class for free!
$150 Standard Fee (Sign up for the track and receive a class free)
$100 Bronze Denver Metro Chamber Members*
$0 Gold/Silver Denver Metro Chamber Members**
$100 Already attended Business Foundations: Startup*
$100 College Student
Business Foundations: Startup
Do you understand the nitty-gritty of what it takes to start your business? This helpful overview seminar covers the necessary steps to successfully launch your new business venture. Bring your questions about launching your business and meet others who are doing the same!
Business Foundations: Business Plan
Did you know 80 percent of small businesses without a business plan will fail in their first five years? Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, a solid business plan will help prevent unexpected problems and provide you with a road map to success. In this seminar, learn why you need a business plan, what goes in it and what lenders look for.
Business Foundations: Legal
Join this interactive course to understand critical legal information and the commercial real estate process. Ensure you are taking the correct steps to avoid potential legal issues, understand proper leasing/ purchasing expectations, and plan for the future of YOUR business.
*If you have already taken one or more of the above classes, the cost of those classes will be deducted from your total. For special pricing requests, please email Rob Rose at email@example.com.
** Discount taken after signing in to registration platform.
Cancellations or transfers must be made at least 24 hours in advance. In respect of the speakers’ and other attendees’ time, please e-mail us or call (303) 620-8076 at least 24 hours in advance should you need to cancel your registration.
Business Foundations Grant
Every business that completes the 2022 Business Foundations Track is eligible to receive a grant of up to $1,200 from the Office of Economic Development and International Trade. You can learn more HERE. We encourage all Colorado small businesses to apply.
Complete the Denver SBDC Business Foundations January 2022 Track
Submit the OEDIT grant application
Provide the documents listed below:
Secretary of State registration certificate
Employee ID Number (EIN) certificate
State Tax ID Number, if applicable
Other states business licenses, if applicable
Colorado Self Service System registration
your business budget sheet
your business cash flow sheet
your business balance sheet