Welcome to the Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center

Upcoming Seminars

First Steps: Small Business Start Up

Wednesday, January 20th  from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Colorado Mountain College Academic Center, room SB 127
Spend one evening getting a clear picture of what it’s really like to run a small business.
This workshop is designed for people that have not yet started a business.  You’ll learn how to assess your strengths and weaknesses as a business owner, how to analyze the potential for your business, identify customers, build a revenue/sales forecast, build a monthly expense budget, and learn about sources that are available to help with funding and the planning process.

Questions?  Call Randy Rudasics, Manager of the CMC Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center at 970-870-4491.

This workshop is a collaborative effort of the Colorado Mountain College Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center and SCORE (Counselors to America’s Small Businesses).

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


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


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


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: