Logan County Financial Growth Company and Leeds Faculty of Enterprise at The College of Colorado Boulder hosted a enterprise workshop referred to as “Demystifying Entrepreneurship – StartUp to ScaleUp” this previous weekend on July 16-17.
Again for the third of 5 years and taught by award-winning college members at CU’s Leeds Faculty of Enterprise, Deming Middle for Entrepreneurship, Erick Mueller and Hunter Albright, this yr’s program was geared in direction of people desirous to shift out of the startup section and into “what’s subsequent”.
“I realized a lot and my ardour for wanting to start out this journey is much more,” mentioned a 2021 attendee.
Round 20 native entrepreneurs and innovators from the Sterling space banded collectively to learn to take their enterprise ideas to the subsequent stage. Contributors included enterprise homeowners already producing income in addition to people trying to rework their concept into actuality. The varied group included the homeowners of a non-profit to help most cancers survivors within the Sterling space, a sustainable plant pot that may be replanted straight into the bottom, and a neighborhood fishing information firm.
Roger Hosea of Sterling, Colorado, attended the workshop and has developed a brand new plant pot made out of recycled paper. Hosea’s core enterprise is a paper shredding service for native firms. He has tons (actually!) of recycled paper that he needed to repurpose and has developed this pot for industrial growers in addition to households. He shared, “It was so worthwhile to spend the day studying how I can develop my enterprise and walked away with sensible instruments I can use tomorrow”.
“It’s so inspiring to work with entrepreneurs all through the Sterling space!”, shared Mueller. “These are wonderful individuals with actual ventures that may drive affect throughout the group. Whether or not that’s constructing a life-style enterprise or scaling a enterprise and creating jobs, this modern spirit elevates the entire group. We will’t wait to return in 2022!”
“The occasion was one other implausible program. The affect of those entrepreneurs on our regional financial system is big,” says Trae Miller of the Logan County Financial Growth Company. “We wish to preserve the momentum going so LCEDC can be doing month-to-month Entrepreneur meetups. These meetups will grow to be a community and useful resource for help and idea-sharing.”
Be part of the LCEDC at The Annex for the Entrepreneur Meetup on Thursday, July 29 from 5:30 to six:30 p.m.
This sequence of workshops is placed on in partnership with CU’s Leeds Faculty of Enterprise and is on the market in each main rural area in Colorado. The subsequent Demystifying – StartUp to ScaleUp workshop is being provided in Trinidad, Colorado on July 23-24, 2021. To register for this occasion, please go to https://www.centerci.org/cuboulder.
And to study all areas, go to: https://www.colorado.edu/business/deming.
Many because of those that made this occasion doable: CU Leeds Faculty of Enterprise, Deming Middle for Entrepreneurship; Logan County Financial Growth Company; Phillips County Financial Growth Workplace; Yuma County Financial Growth Workplace; Financial institution of Colorado; Vacation Inn Categorical and Suites of Sterling; Northeast CO rlf; Highline Electrical Affiliation; The Annex, Coworking Neighborhood; Small Enterprise Growth Middle; and Logan County Chamber of Commerce