Larimer County Public Health has received partial approval of the submitted variance request seeking state approval to slowly reopen businesses ahead of the statewide safer at home restrictions. This re-opening is done thoughtfully with the safety of the community as the priority. Businesses allowed to re-open or expand have additional protocols and requirements to meet […]
Updated as of March 23, 2020, 3:45 pm The Loveland Business Development Center in conjunction with the Colorado SBDC Network is here to help businesses who have been affected by recent disasters in Colorado including response to the current health crisis. Our consultants and partners including the SBA provide services to assist with disaster loan […]
Business Preparedness & Continuity Aikta Marcoulier March 11, 2020 Do you remember how it felt after Waldo Canyon Fire, the Black Forest Fire, and the floods following our regional disasters? If you were a small business, you might still be feeling the after effects. Recovery takes a long time, especially in a community that relies on […]
Made in Loveland is happening throughout the month of February! The month will consist of a series of talks, workshops, and great information for entrepreneurs. Whether you are already in business or are exploring your options, there’s bound to be some great information for you!
Kat Rico brings a wealth of experience to her role as Program Director, including 8 years as a local business owner. Through Silver Rose Retro, she created custom dresses with a vintage flair, did bridal alterations, and worked directly with her customers to bring their sewn creations to life. Kat has a strong operation and […]
Loveland area couple Gib and Lisa Coalwell made a few wooden boxes decorated with sayings but a large order put a toll on their small laser engraver. The owners of Wordsmith Wood Shop needed to hire staff, get three more engravers and quickly learn manufacturing on a large scale. The couple blends handcrafted wood and […]
Kure’s Craft Beverage Co. was launched in 2017 in Loveland, CO with the goal of bringing the best ginger beer made with real ingredients to the market. The idea of starting a business in the craft beverage world started shortly after I moved to Colorado from Illinois in January 2010. I had been enjoying craft […]
Every year in early May the nation celebrates the field of Economic Development. The goal of Economic Development Week is to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of life in communities everywhere. There are so many activities happening in Loveland and the region that help […]
Katrina Pfannkuck and Franklin Taggart give their top five podcasts.
Ben McConnell has joined the Loveland Business Development Center/Larimer SBDC as a business consultant. Ben will primarily be counseling on Ecommerce, SEO, software development and general business development. Ben is a partner in Blue Parable. Blue Parable is headquartered in downtown Loveland at the new desk chair co-working facility. Founded in June of 2018 by […]