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Startup Track

Tue 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Ready to take your business idea from concept to reality but not sure how to get started? This four-part workshop series is designed for entrepreneurs who want a quick way to understand the fundamentals of starting a business. Delivered by expert practitioners, these lively workshops will give you practical tips and resources to help you get off the ground. At the end of the series, you will walk away with a better understanding of where to start and a host of resources in your back pocket to help you grow. You'll also be fully prepared for consulting and our LEADING EDGE Business Planning Course.

This track is held every other month. By signing up for the entire Start-Up Track, the cost of one class will be removed from the price. Join us for one or all of the workshops below.

Sign up for the entire track to receive a class for free!

Startup Basics
September 10, 2019 | 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Register
Do you understand the nitty gritty of what it takes to start your business? This helpful overview workshop covers the necessary steps to successfully launch your new business venture.

Business Plan Basics
September 17, 2019 | 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Register
A solid business plan will help prevent unexpected problems and provide you with a road map to success. In this workshop, learn why you need a business plan, what goes in it and what lenders look for.

Marketing Basics
September 24, 2019 | 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Register
In this interactive workshop, learn what you need to create your own marketing plan. You'll focus your efforts so you avoid wasting time and money on marketing that doesn't work.

Finance Basics
October 1, 2019 | 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Register
This entry level workshop for start-ups and existing businesses will give you a solid understanding of how money flows in and out of your business. Using the Excel spreadsheet tool, you will learn how to project and manage business cash flows, enabling you to better manage your business finances and/or prepare you for borrowing money in your business.

Legal Basics
October 8, 2019  5:30 - 7:00 p.m.Register
Are you confused by all of the legal regulations your small business needs to follow? Are you concerned you aren't doing things correctly which could result in very expensive consequences? David's 23 years as an experienced business lawyer representing thousand of business clients will give you practical and actionable information so you can get on the right track at the outset.

  • $200 Standard Fee (Sign up for the track and receive one class for free)
  • $100 Bronze Denver Metro Chamber Members*
  • $0 Gold/Silver Denver Metro Chamber Members**
  • $150 Already attended Start-Up Basics*
  • $100 College Student Discount (must be currently enrolled and register with .edu email address)


    *If you have already taken one or more of the above classes, the cost of those classes will be deducted from your total. For special pricing requests, please call us at (303) 620-8076 to register by phone.
    ** Discount taken after signing in to registration platform.

    Cancellations or transfers must be made at least 24 hours in advance. In respect of the speakers' and other attendees' time, please
    e-mail usor call (303) 620-8076 at least 24 hours in advance should you need to cancel your registration.


    Alea Kilgore

    Leading Edge 
    Startup,  Sales and   

    Wendy King
    Business Consultant

    Marketing, Marketing Strategy


    Nancy Barnett

    Nancy Barnett

    Business Consultant

    Business Planning

    Louise Walsh

    Business Consultant
    Business Planning

    Wendy King
    Business Consultant
    Marketing, Marketing Strategy

    Fee: $ 200.00

    Phone: 303-620-8076


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