FORT COLLINS, COLO. – April 9, 2020 – In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, chamber of commerce professionals and economic developers from across the region have come together to launch a single source of up-to-date information to support the business community of Northern Colorado. The site launched on April 9, 2020 and resides at […]
March 30th, 2020 Our Larimer Small Business Development Center (SBDC) advises a large number of restaurant and food products businesses and entrepreneurs. We’re extremely fortunate to have two experienced restauranteurs as consultants, Tiffany Helton with Stuft Burger and John Verderame, veteran of several high-profile restaurants. Here are some of their experiences, comments, and suggestions for […]
On March 22nd, Governor Polis issues Executive Order D 2020 013, which ordered employers in non-critical businesses to reduce their workforce by 50%, unless they can self-certify compliance. The biggest question we are receiving is: How do I self-certify my business?
Just a few short months ago most of us were setting business goals for 2020, feeling optimistic and anticipating another year of growth. None of us knew at the time that our planning would be scuttled so early in the year by a global pandemic. The past couple of weeks in the U.S. has seen […]
Updated as of March 19, 2020, 2:05 pm Effective March 19, 2020, Colorado has been declared an eligible disaster zone. The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). All 64 Colorado […]
With the closure of local restaurant dine-in options, it’s more important than ever to utilize delivery services to help these businesses stay afloat, as well as the drivers who are often contract employees. If you’re doing your part and social distancing, there are still ways that you can support the local economy that provides our community with so much flavor! Many of the largest delivery services are stepping up to help people stay safe and support our local economy in big ways.