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Our Impact

While the individual information from our clients is kept confidential, we are able to share some of the results of our work. These numbers reflect hours of consulting, research, and training by our wonderful LBDC consultants and instructors, and even more hours of hard work from our local business owners to implement that information!

2022 Impact

Our businesses benefit from the services we provide, and we’ve got the data to prove it. We believe our impact speaks for itself, but in case you’re wondering how our clients benefit, here are some key stats we can share.

Data is collected from client reported surveys and reported in aggregate.

264 Clients

13 New Business Starts

$32.4 M Client Sales

$4.3 M Increased Sales

$1M Capital Formation

Latest News from Our Blog

Inside & Out Pet Care

Inside & Out Pet Care Story and photos by: Sally Ebeling Inside and Out Pet Care, LLC is a locally owned and operated pet services business in Loveland, Colorado. Owner Kim Plache has collected some boasting rights recently. Her small business was voted 2nd place winner in Reader’s Choice Best of NOCO for Pet Caregiver […]

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Grüvi Founder Anika Sawni Announced as Unstoppable Keynote Speaker

You may know local women business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs, but have you heard about Grüvi founder Anika Sawni? Selected as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 at just 25, she is one to watch and will be coming to Northern Colorado to be the Keynote Speaker for the annual Unstoppable Women’s Business Conference.

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Unstoppable Women’s Business Conference Call for Presenters

NORTHERN COLORADO – On October 10, 2023, the Larimer SBDC, East Colorado SBDC, and Loveland Business Development Center will hold the 5th Annual Unstoppable Women’s Business Conference (formerly the NOCO Women’s Small Business Conference). We are excited to bring you a day of discovery and connections. Listen to dynamic female speakers as they discuss what […]

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Success Stories

Our clients are exceptional and we love sharing their success. Below are some of our clients' stories to serve as inspiration for you on your business journey.

  • “The resources provided through the Loveland branch of the SBDC, and those offered by the Larimer SBDC in general, are really quite staggering. ”

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    pexels-photo-3760067Korey Streich
  • “Reaching our 17th year of business, we entered that territory where the old way of doing things became utterly insufficient. Working one-on- one with Robert Coffey, a master of dissecting & visually detailing the bits of your business (small or large), we managed to dial in a comprehensive financial budget covering every department top to bottom. ”

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    Spidertrax Success PhotoThom KingstonCo-Founder & CEO, Spidertrax Inc.
  • “Every suggestion, class attended and one-on- one consulting has been golden. It is singularly the best investment of my time I have made. In addition to that, contacts I have made, either through LBDC events or leads provided to me, are some of the best I have.”

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    fresh-plate-catering-buildingTracie Reeves HartmanOwner , Fresh Plate Catering
  • “From revisions to business plans, financial projection preparation, to empowering us with new sales & marketing tools, the LBDC has been instrumental in helping us achieve our objectives.”

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    machine-mill-industry-steam-633850Corey ChavezCEO & Co-Founder, Summit Extraction Systems
  • “I have learned from the LBDC how to plan, market, sell and structure my business, streamlining what I need to learn into a few sessions. I love that I can call on the consultants for advice, support and encouragement, and when I feel insecure or overwhelmed, I get the cheerleading I need.”

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    SHELLEYWIDHALMpic 2Shelley WidhalmOwner, Shell’s Ink Services