The Denver Metro Small Business Development Center is the number one resource provider to small businesses in metro Denver. Helping businesses start, grow and prosper for more than 25 years, the Denver Metro SBDC is able to provide its services through the support of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Small Business Administration. With convenient locations throughout the metro area, the Denver Metro SBDC provides three core services:
Annually, the Denver Metro SBDC provides business consulting to more than 1,000 small business owners, Denver Metro SBDC consultants have a combined 277 years of small business experience with an average of 15 years of direct experience as business owners or as consultants to small businesses. In 2012, the Denver Metro SBDC was named the No. 1 SBDC in the country, out of more than 1,100 centers nationwide.
Small business is big in Colorado. In 2013, Denver ascended to No. 3 of the 102 markets compared for small business vitality (compared to No. 6 in 2012 and No. 8 in 2011). We know that, when small business thrives, Colorado's economy wins. Here are the most recent statistics on small business in Colorado: