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Veterans Small Business Week

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Veterans Small Business Week:  Expansion & Growth

WHO:  Vets who own a business and want to expand and grow.

WHEN:   Monday, November 5, 2018 | 12PM - 3PM
              
 Food truck available if you wish to purchase lunch on location.

WHERE:  Launch Pad Brewery | 884 S. Buckley Rd. | Aurora, CO 80017

REGISTER:   This is a free event; please pre-register.
                     www.Aurora-SouthMetroSBDC.com/training > Browse Workshops

 AGENDA: 

 -- U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION  COLORADO DISTRICT OFFICE:  Opening Remarks

 -- BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE:  Command Representative

-- AURORA-SOUTH METRO SBDC:  The Business Model Canvas

-- SCORE:  Business Check-Up

-- PREFERRED LENDING PARTNERS:  How to Fund an Expanding and Growing Business

-- PANEL OF VET BUSINESS OWNERS:  Sharing their Road to Success

 Sponsored by the presenters listed above.

Thanks For Watching!

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Mention was made recently of the Aurora-South Metro SBDC on Aurora News Weekly:

Aurora-South Metro Small Business Development Center

Click below to watch other stories recently featured on Aurora News Weekly:

Aurora, Brothers Redevelopment & Partners Host Groundbreaking for Paris Family Apartments
 
Aurora Hosts Military and Veterans Employment Expo
 
New VA Hospital Grand Opening
 
Save the Date for “Colorado Remembers” Event
 
7/20 Foundation Gets Ready to Send Peace Crane Wreath to Parkland, FL
 
Original Aurora Zoning Code Draft Ready for Public Review
 
Sign Up Now for the Citizens’ Planning Academy
 
RTD is Hosting Telephone Town Hall Meetings
 
Parking Reminders from Park Aurora
 
Senior Resource Center Needs Drivers in Aurora
 
Free Legal Clinic at Aurora Central Library
 
Cherry Creek School District Announces New Superintendent
 
A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Aurora’s Donut House
 
Aurora-South Metro Small Business Development Center
 
Meet Aurora’s Championship Therapeutic Recreation Basketball Team & Coach
 
Falck Rocky Mountain Teams Up with St. Baldrick’s for a Childhood Cancer Fundraiser
 
Wild Rides at Stevo’s Pizza on Havana

Thanks for watching Aurora TV!
AuroraTV.org

If you have a story to tell about your business let us know!
Aurora-South Metro SBDC, 303-326-8686

 

Ice House Entrepreneur Development

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Refresh Your Entrepreneurial Spirit with Ice House!

Feel stuck in your current business strategies?
Have an idea for a business but are procrastinating to launch?
Want to bring an entrepreneurial mindset to your current job?

Most people have innate entrepreneurial tendencies. We want to be problem solvers.
We want to provide value for other people. And, in an ideal world, we want to get paid to do those things!

Colorado Lending Source’s Ice House Entrepreneur Development
This program can help you learn how to overcome your fears, build community, create a personal brand,
become a life-long learner, develop grit, tap into internal motivation, define personal and professional goals,
and truly understand the problems your business is solving for others!

Learn more and apply!

Program Cost: $400 (Early bird pricing available.)

Date: Tuesdays, March 6th - May 8th

Time: 5:45 -7:45 PM

Location: Colorado Lending Source | 1441 18th St. | Denver, CO 80202

Register for the following information sessions where you will have the opportunity to meet the facilitator and see if this program is a good fit for you…

Info Session #1:  February 13th at 5:30 pm @ Colorado Lending Source

Info Session #2:  February 20th, 5:30 PM @ The Commons on Champa

Info Session #3: February 27th at 5:30pm @ Colorado Lending Source

www.coloradolendingsource.org/ice-house

Maria Empanada's Gets Nat'l Attention

Thursday, October 12, 2017

SBA recognizes Latino entrepreneurs during Hispanic Heritage Month

The Aurora-South Metro SBDC is so proud of Maria Empanada's success and recognition by SBA Administrator Linda McMahon during her recent tour of Stanley Marketplace in Aurora. Congratulations again to Lorena Cantarovici, who was honored by the U.S. Small Business Administration as Colorado’s 2017 Small Business Person of the Year!  Read the SBA blog here...

Un-Job Fair for Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Attention, Entrepreneurs!

Colorado Free University presents its 8th
“Un-Job Fair:  Options and Strategies for Successful Self-Employment”
Saturday, June 17th, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
CFU LOWRY: Near 1st & Quebec
$88 Fee (Save $12 as a CFU member)

The Un-Job Fair is a high-energy day-long symposium with keynote presentations and break-out sessions full of practical information and skills that you can put to use in your business right away.  The event is created for anyone running a business—whatever size or type—or anyone considering launching a business.
 
In addition to great information, participants have opportunity to connect with others who are determined to be their own bosses.

Full Schedule Lineup

What is an Un-Job Fair?  Watch the video here.

Registration questions?  Call CFU, (303) 399-0093
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