Welcome to the Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center

Upcoming Seminars:

How to Start a Business
Thursday, January 17, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Colorado Mountain College, 1275 Crawford Avenue, Steamboat Springs

Learn what it takes to start a business.  Topics include identifying target markets, determining the value of your product or service, sales and expense projections, financing, and the work, risk and challenges of running your own business.

Free seminar will take place in the Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center conference room #127, located on the first floor of the Academic Center.  Please call 970-870-4491 or email rrudasics@coloradomtn.edu for additional information.

Understanding Financial Statements
Thursday, January 31, 2019
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Colorado Mountain College, 1275 Crawford Avenue, Steamboat Springs

Learn to read a balance sheet and profit and loss statement and to create meaningful metrics that help you set realistic goals and take corrective action as necessary.  What are the fundamentals of accounting every entrepreneur needs to understand?  When to seek assistance? Is QuickBooks for me?

Free seminar will take place in the Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center conference room #127, located on the first floor of the Academic Center.  Please call 970-870-4491 or email rrudasics@coloradomtn.edu for additional information.

Need Office Space?

The Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center will have an office opening on December 1, 2018. This office is $300 per month with a one year agreement and reasonable cancellation options.  Enjoy a shared kitchenette, copier/printer, dining options and working with other entrepreneurs. Call for a tour and more information, 970-870-4491.

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
970-870-4491
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

Why should you start your business here?

Eight contemporary private offices
Partially furnished
Built in whiteboards
Approximately 80 square feet
High-speed internet through Zirkel Wireless
Shared office equipment
Convenient kitchenette
Private meeting room
Flexible, low risk rental arrangements
Mentoring with SCORE business counselors
Use of training/seminar room
Adjacent academic resources including CMC library
Coffee shop and dining center on premises
Assistance with community networking
Collaborative culture of entrepreneurship

Thank you to our sponsors!