Resources

Starting a business is one thing. Running it successfully is another.

We know your entrepreneurial success depends on more than getting a loan. So we created a network with more than one small business resource – to meet you where you are when you’re ready - to take you to the next level.

Business Acceleration Services

We make sure our borrowers have the benefit of specialized, one-one-one consultation services with deep knowledge of the Colorado marketplace through our Business Acceleration Services (BAS) technical assistance program. Headed by Robert Anderson, our in-house BAS team of consultants are here to help you when and where you need it – in person, online or by phone – in English or Spanish. To access this exclusive CEF borrower resource, contact Robert to schedule a consultation. To meet our entire BAS team, visit Our Staff page.

Business Acceleration Services

Sometimes it’s not enough to get the financing you need. Starting a business is one thing. Running it successfully is another. We make sure our borrowers have the benefit of specialized, one-on-one consultation services through our Business Acceleration Services (BAS) program. Headed by Robert Anderson, our in-house BAS team of consultants are available to help you develop good habits, the right structure, and the confidence and knowledge to grow – all at little or no cost.

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Initiate Online Assistance

The Initiate program brings you 24/7 online access to customized how-to videos, quick references and favorite resources to supplement your small business success. To get started as a CEF borrower, follow the logon steps below.

1. Go to InitiateProsperity.org Powered by Colorado Enterprise Fund on any device.
2. Select Create a New Account.
3. Select Colorado Enterprise Fund from the drop-down list.
4. Fill in the rest of your profile information.
5. Enjoy unlimited access to world-class business tools being used by CEF customers.

Your Initiate account is good for three months. If you need more time than that, just let us know!

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Small Business Toolkit

Working with our BAS consulting team gives you access to our Small Business Toolkit. If you're ready to get strated please contact Robert to get started on your road to small business success.

Helpful Links

Visit these websites for additional help on starting or growing your small business.

Refer a Small Business

Help another start up or small business succeed. Refer an entrepreneur to Colorado Enterprise Fund and we’ll follow up to see how we can help them take the next step.

Refer A Business