Business Resource Center

SBA’s Boots to Business Program:

Boots to Business (B2B) is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program (TAP). The course provides an overview of entrepreneurship and applicable business ownership fundamentals. Active Duty Service members (including National Guard and Reserve), Veterans of all eras, and spouses are eligible to participate.

Boots to Business

Boots to Business|Reboot (B2BR) Classes



The byCOLORADO Licensing Program is designed to give Colorado companies an edge by leveraging Colorado’s cachet to strengthen their own brands, distinguish their offering and increase sales.  92% of state residents say they would buy more Colorado products if they were identified as being from Colorado.

byColorado Licensing Program

Coming up at the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center:

Feb 5, 2019, Tue, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales
Feb 12, 2019, Tue 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
Tax Prep Essentials for Small Businesses
Pikes Peak SBDC
Feb 19, 2019, Tue 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
QuickBooks (Desktop Version): Introduction (Part 1)
Pikes Peak SBDC
Feb 26, 2019, Tue 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
QuickBooks (Desktop Version): Mastering (Part 2)
Pikes Peak SBDC
Mar 13, 2019, Wed 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget
Understanding Financial Statements to Manage Your Business
Pikes Peak SBDC


Info Session: LEADING EDGE™ Course: Strategic Planning For Entrepreneurs
Feb 21, 2019 & Mar 4, 2019
Course begins Thursday, March 14, 2019,  6:00 PM to 8:30 PM, 8 sessions ending Thursday, May 16 at Pikes Peak SBDC


Is Your Business Eligible for Enterprise Zone Tax Credits?

  Colorado Enterprise Zone Tax Credits

The Colorado Enterprise Zone (EZ) Program is designed to promote a business-friendly environment in economically distressed areas by offering state income tax credits that incentivize businesses to locate and develop in, and non-profit organizations to assist with the needs of these communities.

Private-sector business activity encouraged by these income tax incentives brings job opportunities and capital investment to economically distressed areas. The private investment results in tax revenue for school districts, cities, counties and the state, outweighing the costs of the tax credits granted.


Small Business Resources at Your Fingertips

SBA has the free resources you need to succeed.

From online to in-person guidance, SBA offers various counseling and training options for the busy business owner and entrepreneurs.

Register your business with Dunn & Bradstreet (D&B).  D&B provides a D-U-N-S Number, a unique nine digit identification number, for each physical location of your business. DUNS Number assignment is FREE and can be created within 1 to 2 business days.

Small Business Resource Guide

Other SBA Resources

Colorado Business Resources

Colorado SBDC Business Resource Book

Are you considering a franchise business?  Check to see if the organization is already on SBA’s list of approved franchises:

SBA Franchise Directory

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