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A mission-minded loan source that doesn’t care if you’re a startup with no experience, revenues or credit

CDFIs, like Colorado Enterprise Fund, provide underserved communities with capital when banks say no. The niche is attracting investors seeking impact, including Google and Netflix

Business

Opinion: Why Colorado is a top state for female entrepreneurs

Opinion Columns

As society changes, Colorado investors want to make more impact with their money

Environmental issues, social justice and economic equity are on many minds and a growing force of impact investors hope to change the world by supporting like-minded companies.

Business

Colorado entrepreneurs already faced a steep startup curve. Coronavirus increased the grade.

Mom-and-pop businesses and venture-backed startups find themselves sharing tips, advice and mentors

Business

Opinion: Why Denver is the top spot for women seeking to start a business

Opinion Columns

Breads, whoopie pies, donuts and pickles: How Colorado’s Cottage Foods Act has produced a batch of entrepreneurs

Colorado's new food producers say the act has been life-changing, but the state health department wonders how many chefs are still operating outside the law

Business

Opinion: Is Denver’s startup scene welcoming for veterans?

Opinion Columns

With or without WeWork, Colorado’s coworking industry sees sustainable growth in flexible office space

Denver’s the nation’s 7th largest flex space region in the U.S., and one Western Slope company aims to connect the rest of the industry.

Business

Sometimes startups need advice more than capital, and that’s where Colorado’s BEN steps in

Denver’s tech ecosystem may not have found its Amazon yet, but behind the scenes veteran entrepreneurs with Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network are helping a variety of companies. Now BEN is in transition.

Business

Here’s what Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said in Aurora about startups, AI, Facebook and Tesla

The tech guy behind Apple loves Colorado (of course!) and also thinks you should consult a psychologist when building teams

Business

How Techstars’ “GiveFirst” mantra became a road map for the startup community in Colorado and beyond

Boulder accelerator's founding principle has inspired more tech companies to make giving a fundamental part of their businesses

Coloradans

Denver’s tech ecosystem is a work in progress as companies come and grow — and others get sold

SendGrid was a Front Range darling, a born-in-Boulder company that had made it. Now it’s been acquired.

Business

Changing the way people access the burliest waters in the country: Mancos’ Alpacka Raft crafts “a new way to see the world”

Today, the company’s more than two dozen employees design, cut, weld, glue, test and ship more than 2,600 Alpacka rafts across the world every year

Outdoors

Denver Startup Week isn’t just for Denverites. It’s drawing people from across the U.S.

With attendees from nearly every state, the entrepreneurial event finds appeal among seniors, artists and outsiders

Business