Like many mountain communities, Chaffee County prides itself on a diverse range of industries from agriculture to outdoor recreation. Here, investors, mentors, and business owners alike have come together to help Chaffee County become the Rockies Venture Group’s Emerging Startup Community of the Year. Read MoreChaffee CountyCase Study
As Craig, Colorado transitions away from its roots as a coal town, local entrepreneurs like Kirstie McPherson are laying the groundwork for its next phase of life. Read MoreKirstie McPhersonFlipping towns
West Slope Startup Week (WSSW) is on the move! This free week-long event for entrepreneurs and small business owners is relocating from Grand Junction to the rural startup hub of Durango, Colorado. The startup week’s relocation to Durango is part of a broader, strategic plan set in place by the event founders in 2019. This revolving hometown location will help share the entrepreneurial spirit throughout the Western Slope region. Read MoreHow West Slope Startup Week serves an entire regionRural Startup Week
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