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November 25, 2022 – Westword ShopBIPOC Connects Consumers With BIPOC-Owned Local Small Businesses 

October 27, 2022 – Daniels College of Business Through CIBIC Students Get Experience, And Nonprofits Get Solutions

August 30, 2022 – KRCC New survey wants to know the needs of rural small business owners in southeast Colorado

May 26, 2022 – U.S. Economic Development Administration U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo Reestablishes the National Advisory Council on innovation & Entrepreneurship (NAICE)

May 2, 2022 – Pueblo Chieftain Pueblo’s Small businesses eligible for Energize Colorado program

April 30, 2022 – Pueblo Chieftain Pueblo business news in brief: Small businesses can get Energize Colorado funding

April 2, 2022 – Colorado Sun What’s Working: Colorado business leaders lose optimism about economy — but 55% expect to raise wages anyway

July 5, 2021 – CBS4
Nonprofit Energize Colorado Helps More Than 2,000 Women And Minority-Owned Businesses Stay Alive During Pandemic

April 2, 2021 – Brookings
The American Rescue Plan’s secret ingredient? Flexible State and Local Aid

March 28, 2021 – Steamboat Pilot & Today
Free mental wellness individual counseling sessions available for adults

March 18, 2021 – CBS Denver
Survival of Nearly 1,000 Women-Owned Businesses in Colorado Threatened By Pandemic

March 16, 2021 – Denver Businesses Journal
Exiting eco-devo director Betsy Markey talks lessons learned, Colorado’s future-focused needs

March 10, 2021 – Koaa News
Governor and lawmakers announce $700 million stimulus

February 19, 2021 – Builtin
Launching a Startup? You Should Think About Denver

February 18, 2021 – Boulder Weekly
What the shecession reveals about how we value women’s work

February 18, 2021 – Colorado Politics
Working women pay the pandemic’s highest prices

February 17, 2021 – New York Journal On
Overcoming the bias in helping small businesses in Colorado

February 11, 2021 – Colorado Politics
Survey: 86% of women-owned businesses in Colorado won’t last over 6 months at current rates

January 27, 2021 – CU Denver News
CU Denver Psychologist Brings Group Therapy to Colorado’s Small Business Owners

January 14, 2021 – INC
Steve Case’s Pandemic Playbook for 2021

January 14, 2021 – Tech Crunch
12 ‘flexible VC’s who operate where equity meets revenue share

January 14, 2021 – Pagosa Daily Post
Energize CO Boosts ‘Remote’ Job Opportunities in Pagosa & Southwest Colorado

December 22, 2020 – The Business Times
Videos showcase small business Can Do efforts

December 7, 2020 – 9 News
Business Brief: How this non-profit is helping small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

August 4, 2020 – Pagosa Daily Post
‘Energize Colorado’ Announces COVID Gap Funding

August 4, 2020 – Colorado Sun
Many Colorado restaurants have closed. The ones still open aren’t sure how long they can weather coronavirus.

August 3, 2020 – KOAA News5
Energize Colorado Gap Fund to help small businesses recover from pandemic

August 3, 2020 – SecondAct Women
The Morning Cup with Kate Hyatt, Energize Colorado

July 24, 2020 – Business Insider
Notable VC Brad Feld says tech workers scattered by COVID-19 could create new startup communities that are unique to each region

July 17, 2020 – Colorado Public Radio
Gap Fund’s Board Chair Kent Thiry Talks with Colorado Public Radio About Why He’s Involved and What’s Coming

May 21, 2020 – Longmont Times-Call
New Colorado marketplace for masks, other protective equipment intended to help businesses restart

May 8, 2020 – Colorado Sun
Colorado entrepreneurs already faced a steep startup curve. Coronavirus increased the grade.

May 4, 2020 – Boulder Daily Camera
Nonprofit organizes to help Colorado recover from COVID

April 22, 2020 – Denver Business Journal
Didn’t get a PPP loan? Colorado launches new fund to help smaller companies

April 17, 2020 – Denver Post
Colorado working on its own financial rescue program for overlooked businesses

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