Energize Colorado Team Energize Colorado is a group of spirited innovators connecting Colorado’s diverse business community, nonprofit leaders, and contingent workforce with the best of our state’s resources, programs, and people to address current challenges and spur transformative economic growth. We’re powered by passionate volunteers from the private and public sectors along with universities from…

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Frequently Asked Questions Haga clic aquí para ver las preguntas frecuentes en español. Cliquez ici pour les questions fréquemment posées en français. General What is the Energize Colorado Gap Fund? What are the differences between the nonprofit and small business application? How does this work? What is the cut off date for applications? Can I…

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Who’s eligible: Small businesses What it is: The Colorado COVID Small Business Legal Program matches small businesses with lawyers who’ve volunteered to provide legal help. Take action:  Small businesses: Apply to be matched with a lawyer. Applications should open after June 22, 2020. Lawyers: Sign up to volunteer to help small businesses.  From: Office of the Colorado Attorney…

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Energize Colorado stands together with the Black Community to remember victims of racism and end systems of oppression. Decades of systemic racism means that the impact of the public health, economic, and mental health crises this year have fallen disproportionately upon the Black Community and other Communities of Color. This is not just inequality and…

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Who’s eligible: Companies whose products were made publicly available in 2019 or later; or, companies who have not yet launched Must be pre-revenue or under $2.5M gross annualized revenue Your company’s products or services are available currently in commerce or are planned to be within six months from application Your company and founder(s) have an…

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Who’s eligible: Majority women-owned businesses and entrepreneurs who will exceed $50K in revenue but the time you apply. What it is: SheEO provides a 0%-interest loan with a five-year term for each Venture. Ventures pay back their loans in 20 equal installments over a five-year period. As the funds are paid back, the money gets reinvested…

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Who’s eligible: Black women entrepreneurs What it is: The Doonie Fund makes micro investments of $500 in Black women entrepreneurs. Since its inception on April 5, 2020, the fund has invested in over 500 black women entrepreneurs. Take action: Learn more about the fund and apply on its website. From: digitalundivided

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News Media mentions and press releases Media Resources Please contact [email protected] for any press-related inquiries. Check back for frequent updates and be sure to subscribe to our newsletter. Updates & Press Releases Gap Fund – Coming Soon August 9, 2020 Business Insider – Notable VC Brad Feld says tech workers scattered by COVID-19 could create new…

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