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StartUp to ScaleUp - Yampa Valley

Fri 6:00 PM to 3:30 PM
2 sessions ending Sat, Oct 21
Topic: Start-up Assistance

StartUp to ScaleUp, presented by the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business Deming Center for Entrepreneurship and the Northwest SBDC, focuses on growing small businesses and organizations. Taught by Erick Mueller & Visda Carlson, entrepreneurs and award-winning professors at the Leeds School of Business, this two-day in-person short course is designed for second-stage small businesses and organizations, specifically, those looking or needing to shift out of their startup phase and into “what’s next”. Taking learned outcomes from the University of Colorado's Demystifying Entrepreneurship course, this workshop shifts from developing a successful startup toward organizational growth and advancement.

Course Objectives:

  • Viability, readiness and evaluation of your business
  • Development of growth and marketing strategies
  • The process of scaleup finance and funding
  • Small business infrastructure


  • Grow your entrepreneurial toolkit
  • Leave motivated toward supporting and cultivating your small business
  • Receive a University of Colorado Leeds School of Business Certificate of Completion

Who should attend?

  • Aspiring entrepreneurs
  • Existing small business owners interested in growing their business
  • Local leaders wanting to support entrepreneurial growth


  • Friday, October 20 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 21 - 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

Event will take place IN-PERSON in Craig, CO.

Speaker(s): Erick Mueller & Eric Bruno, entrepreneurs and award-winning professors at the Leeds School of Business

Co-Sponsor(s): Northwest SBDC & CU Leeds School of Business

- Early Bird Pricing: $55 through 10/13/23 - Regular Registration: $75 - Registration includes all course materials, light appetizers on 10/20, breakfast and lunch on 10/21. - SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE - email to apply.

Fee: $ 75.00

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