Supporting Women Entrepreneurs through Education & Scholarships

Allied Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) is a non-profit based in Fort Collins that “believes all women entrepreneurs deserve affordable access to education and support as they aspire to personal and professional success.” On the first Tuesday of each month at 6pm, the AWE Connect event blends together education with networking and a moderated discussion to ensure […]

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Want to Learn More About the Foundry Project?

Jacque’s Discourse on Downtown Loveland Happenings The City’s Development Services office will be posting signs on The Foundry site beginning this Friday, February 17th to notice the Planning Commission meeting on February 27th at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers. The Planning Commission’s review is a technical review to determine if the site plan is […]

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Startup Week Events in Northern Colorado

We are right around the corner from Fort Collins Startup Week followed by Loveland Startup Week. Fort Collins Startup Week is a free, five-day celebration of community that builds momentum and opportunity around entrepreneurship. Led by local entrepreneurs and hosted in amazing spaces all over Fort Collins. The event runs from February 27th to March […]

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Jacque’s Discourse on Downtown Loveland Happenings – Chapter 1

Forward by Mary Ann Huffines, LBDC Client Manager: Jacque Wedding-Scott, Executive Director of the LDP/DDA, will be writing downtown Loveland updates for the LBDC website on project developments, events and items of interest. We thank Jacque for taking the time to keep our readers informed. Prior to her work at the LDP/DDA office, Jacque held […]

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LBDC Lunch n’ Learn: Zero-to-One Building a Full Business Marketing Plan

Overwhelmed by digital marketing? Not sure where to spend your marketing dollars? Tyler Brooks, founder of Analytive, will be the presenter at this Loveland Business Development Center Lunch n’ Learn event. Analytive is a digital strategy firm. Their mission is to make companies as professional, fun, and engaging online as they are offline. In this […]

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Colorado Business Resource Guide

If you are starting a business in Colorado, there are free resources available that you might not be aware of. The Colorado SBDC publishes The Colorado Business Resource Guide annually. A printed version is available at local SBDC offices and also at the Loveland Business Development Center. You can also find this publication online (that […]

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LBDC Networking Event at Fresh Plate Cafe

Fresh Plate Catering & Café will be hosting the January Loveland Business Development Center BAH networking event. The event is free but we do ask that you register – Fresh Plate Networking Event. Tracie Reeves Hartman has had a successful catering business, Fresh Plate Catering, since September 2013. Her new endeavor is a café in downtown […]

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Power of the Inbox Presentation

Thursday, January 19, 2017   11 am to 1 pm    Presented by Cheri Ruskus Marketing is based around first impressions and the social proof we create. The power within your permission based email marketing list holds much more long-term value to your business than any other marketing tool today.  Did you know that email marketing continues to be […]

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Checklist for Starting a New Business

Searching for a checklist for starting a new business? We have a good one here, developed by a local attorney. Entrepreneurship offers so many benefits and can be quite rewarding. Hopefully your new endeavor is something you are passionate about. Some of the tasks associated with starting a business – entity formation, management, accounting, finances, […]

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