The IRS provides small business owners with basic federal tax information on starting a business, as well as information to assist in making basic business decisions including how to select a business structure, setting up an employer tax identification number, selecting an accounting method, and establishing a retirement plan.
The Colorado Department of Revenue provides answers to frequently asked questions about taxes in the state of Colorado, along with all the necessary forms and informational publications and classes. The site also includes a section on relevant legislation updates and announcements.
My Own Business is a site that describes the different types of insurance that a business needs, including property insurance, worker’s compensation insurance, and liability insurance. The Mission of My Own Business, Inc. as a permanent public 501(c)(3) not for profit organization is to educate entrepreneurs by providing free comprehensive course work to foster success and prevent and mitigate human suffering and economic losses arising from preventable mistakes.
The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) strengthens Colorado’s prospects for long-term economic growth by providing broad-based support to Colorado businesses. OEDIT fosters a positive business climate that encourages quality economic development through financial and technical assistance provided in support of local and regional economic development activities throughout the State of Colorado.
Silicon Valley Bank Financial Group provides diversified financial services to emerging, growth and established technology companies and the life science, venture capital and premium wine markets. Through its focus on specialized markets and extensive knowledge of the people and business issues driving them, SVB Financial Group provides a level of service and partnership that measurably impacts its clients’ success.
Square 1 Bank specializes in providing financial services to entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. We help growing companies and their investors navigate financial obstacles by providing access to funds and expertise. Our customized product offerings and unrivaled team of venture banking specialists provide a banking experience designed exclusively for you. As entrepreneurs, we have experienced what it takes to make a dream reality. We know the doubts. We know the late nights. We know the celebrations. We know that for an idea that’s never been done, flexibility is required. The unknown represents possibility not fear. We get it. We are entrepreneurs serving entrepreneurs.
Colorado PERA Mile High Fund was launched in October of 2012 to invest a portion of it’s $40 billion fund in Colorado businesses that have a nexus in Colorado and currently have the support of a financial sponsor. The PERA Mile High Fund is intended to be a pool of growth capital for Colorado businesses.