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Mancos Business e-News | February 24, 2021
The State of Venture Capitalist Investment in Colorado
Colorado is no longer just an early-stage
ecosystem. Over the past 10 years,
Colorado's startup ecosystem has matured
and, with it, venture capital investment,
talent and secondary locations for Fortune
500 technology companies have followed.

Highlights
New Funding for Businesses: Colorado Statewide Revolving Loan Fund
Colorado Lending Source, in partnership with Region 9 and Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF), has been granted funds from the US Federal Economic Development Administration for the creation of an $8 million statewide Revolving Loan Fund (RLF).

Outdoor Industry: An Enviable Engine to Manufacture Economic Growth
As outdoor brands look to reshore production, they're finding mountain towns and rural communities are not only great places to test gear, they can also support tech-fueled manufacturing operations.

News Roundup
Montezuma County exceeds 7,000 first doses of vaccine
The Montezuma County Public Health Department reported Tuesday that more than 7,000 people in the county have now received their first shot of the coronavirus vaccine.

How This Founder is Helping Restaurants Reclaim Their Power
Inc. Magazine
Restaurants have been decimated by the pandemic. Lunchbox founder Nabeel Alamgir thinks his platform can be part of the solution.

Upcoming Events
Colorado Export Resources and Opportunities
Join the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, the U.S. Export Assistance Center, and the U.S. SBA Denver Office to learn more about the export resources available for small businesses and the opportunity to take advantage of export grant funding to support your international business development.

QuickBooks Online - Session 1

One of the biggest challenges in starting and running a small business is dealing with the finances. Most small business owners are not accountants, but still need to understand how much money they are bringing in and how that money is spent.

Where: In-Person or Online
When: 12 - 2 p.m. | April 7
Presented By: Southwest Colorado SBDC

Cortez Leading Edge - Class #1

The LEADING EDGE™ Strategic Planning Series is an intensive and hands-on course designed to help entrepreneurs with comprehensive training on starting and operating a small business. The course will help both start-up and existing businesses. 

Where: Online
When: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | March 23
Presented By: Southwest Colorado SBDC

Resources
117 N. Main Street
Mancos, CO 81328
Phone: 970-533-7725
Fax: 970-533-7727