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The SBDC Technology Program (SBDC TechSource) is a multi-faceted program maximizing the economic potential of Colorado companies through direct assistance to technology ventures as well as assistance in utilizing new technology available to business owners.
The program is broken down into two distinct categories. Category 1 (Innovate) assists innovative and technology driven companies through custom fit expert consulting and relevant tech programs. Category 2 (Integrate) is focused on assisting any and all companies in the utilization of technology to enhance business outcomes.
The Pikes Peak SBDC’s Cyber:CYA program is built to assist small and medium sized businesses by focusing on topics for all levels of business and their needs from cloud computing, securing measures using social media, to securing technology to meet compliance standards in government.
Connect2DOT is a new program formed as a result of an innovative partnership between the Colorado SBDC Network and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). The program is designed to help small businesses in the transportation industry become more competitive and successful in bidding and contracting with CDOT and other local transportation agencies.
In addition to free one-on-one consulting and business training, Connect2DOT provides online resources and events tailored to construction contractors and professional design, architecture and engineering firms. Whether you’re just starting your business and want to explore opportunities with CDOT, or you’re an experienced subcontractor looking to grow and expand your business, Connect2DOT has the expertise and resources to help.
Small Manufacturer's Advantage (SMA) is a partnership program providing integrated support to small manufacturers across Colorado by leveraging the coordination of key strategic organizations such as Manufacturer's Edge, the Colorado Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC), the State of Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), and the World Trade Center (WTC). The result is a unique and powerful synthesis of expertise and resources designed to help Colorado manufacturers succeed across all stages of the organizational life cycle.
Funding is provided in three parts; Manufacturer's Edge, the State of Colorado through the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), and a small cash contribution from the participating manufacturer served by the program. SMA leverages state and federal funds to bring industry experts to provide coaching, consultation, and/or training based on the challenges each company is facing. This expertise could be in business finance, marketing, operational excellence, growth services, export assistance, and beyond.
MyBizColorado is the fastest way to register and manage a business. This is the official filing tool for the State of Colorado. You can start right now, or take a few moments to learn more on the website.
The Colorado SBDC Network’s flagship strategic planning series, LEADING EDGE™, delivers comprehensive training to small businesses by providing entrepreneurs with a better understanding of starting and operating a small business. The program has courses geared to help both start-up and existing businesses in the areas of finance, marketing, management and more.
Through the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, the Colorado SBDC maintains a database containing state and federal regulations for businesses in the state. Additional city regulations may exist, so be sure to check with your local city or county clerk licensing department.
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