Upcoming Events 

We regularly host events for entrepreneurs and lenders. We also thoroughly enjoy eating donuts and drinking coffee.       

A collection of small business events from across the state, gathered here, just for you.

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WEEKLY MEETUP: 1 MILLION CUPS

1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs have the opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Presenters prepare a 6 minute educational presentation followed by 20 minutes of audience feedback. 

Recurring event, Wednesdays 9-10am, Virtual

Register Here

 REFOCUS: A CO.STARTERS WORKSHOP

A free virtual workshop designed to help entrepreneurs shift their mindset around their businesses and find a new way forward in our changing times. 

Recurring event, Thursdays 3-5pm, Virtual

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LEADING EDGE FOR ENTREPRENEURS

LEADING EDGE™ for Entrepreneurs is a 10-week course designed to teach you how to build or restructure your business to be successful based on an actionable business plan. The course is designed to give you a practical concept that you can apply to your current business or concept for years to come. By the end of the course, you will understand the aspects of running a business and having a sound financial vision, and create a written business plan or strategy.

May 21 - July 30, 5:30-8:30pm, Denver Metro Chamber

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WEST SLOPE STARTUP WEEK

West Slope Startup Week is back with a new, virtual format.

The goals are the same - learn from each other, share expertise and experience, celebrate our businesses, tell our stories, and build connections across the region. Starting July 7th, WSSW will host free, virtual programming and events every Tuesday morning and Thursday afternoon throughout the month of July.

July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 and 30, Virtual

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THE BUSINESS ESSENTIALS CHECKLIST | ENTREPRENEUR TRACK EVENT

There’s a lot to think about, know, plan for, and consider when running a business. We’ve got the no-nonsense business essentials you need. In this panel, you will get the critical information you need as it relates to legal, accounting, human resources, and marketing from a panel of experts in their fields. After listening to the panel you will be armed with the resources and tools to address the business essentials that apply to you.

June 18 6-8pm, Virtual

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West Slope Startup Week is back with a new, virtual format.

The goals are the same - learn from each other, share expertise and experience, celebrate our businesses, tell our stories, and build connections across the region. Starting July 7th, WSSW will host free, virtual programming and events every Tuesday morning and Thursday afternoon throughout the month of July. Schedule will be released in June.

July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 and 30, Virtual

sign up for the schedule

GREATER COLORADO PITCH SERIES - LIVE REMOTE FINALS 

Join the nation's leading rural startup ecosystem.

Watch the top startups from Rural Colorado compete for $250,000 in investment and thousands in in-kind awards.

July 30, 12-2pm, Virtual

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Annual Membership Events

 

Become a Member

Colorado Lending Source is a membership-based organization made up of lenders, small businesses, community organizations and government groups. For an invitation to our member events, such as the Annual Meeting and Holiday Mart and Party, please fill out a Membership Application. Being a member is free and also means that you have the opportunity to sit on our Board and one of our Loan Review Committees.

Please send completed applications to marketing@coloradolendingsource.org.

Membership Application

Event Space Rental

We offer our meeting and event spaces to like-minded organizations hosting activities that promote innovation and entrepreneurship.

Oh, and did we mention it's free?