Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs

Announcing the Yampa Valley SCORE Business Plan Competition 2014

Hosted by Colorado Mountain College and Sponsored by the City of Steamboat Springs

The objective of this competition is to encourage aspiring entrepreneurs to create a well written business plan and present to experienced business professionals for evaluation.  The winner will receive a cash prize of $10,000, 3 months free rent in the Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center, an introduction and visit with a venture capital funding company, and recognition for their new business in the community.  The second place competitor will receive a cash prize of $5000.

Submissions are due by  5:00 PM on September 15, 2014.  For more information:
Business Plan Competition and Rules and Expectations

For additional information, please contact:
Randy Rudasics, Manager, Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center at rrudasics@coloradomtn.edu

Learn . Start . Grow

Supporting entrepreneurship through education, counseling, incubation and support
to improve economic development in the community.
For more information regarding the programs listed below please contact
Randy Rudasics at 970-870-4491 or rrudasics@coloradomtn.edu

Learn

Associates Degrees and Certificates in Entrepreneurship

Seminars and workshops:

  • How to Start a Business
  • Business Plan Development
  • Small Business Information Sessions (Success Steps)
  • Next Steps Small Business Workshop

Extensive entrepreneurial library

Business simulation lab and business plan software

Start

Mentoring and counseling with Yampa Valley SCORE counselors

  • SCORE, highly experienced SBA volunteers
  • Free, confidential and individualized
  • Online resource tools through SCORE

Business Incubator tailored to office-based start-ups

Referrals to business support professionals

  • Attorneys
  • Accountants and Bookkeepers
  • Design and Web Development professionals
  • Social Media and Marketing professionals

Information on regional lending options

  • Banks
  • Micro-lenders
  • Small Business Administration loans
  • USDA lending programs

Grow

Networking assistance

Marketing and financial counseling

Human Resource program development counseling

Periodic business plan reviews

For information regarding economic development resources in Steamboat Springs and the surrounding area please check out the following:

www.steamboatbiz.com