2018 Golf Tournament!

08/16/2018

2018 Annual Golf Tournament & Luncheon Recap! On August 9, 2018, Colorado Lending Source celebrated our 16th Annual Golf Tournament and Luncheon! With nearly 120 golfers the competition was heated, especially at the Gnome Hole! We would like to thank everyone, particularly our members, for...

Read More

Entrepreneurs Solve Problems

07/27/2018

There seems to be a great deal of confusion about what it means to be an entrepreneur. Some argue that to be an entrepreneur you must launch a technology company anticipating rapid growth while taking on substantial personal financial risk. Similarly, some economic development organizations only...

Read More

2016: Identifying and Articulating Core Values

07/13/2018

In 2016, Colorado Lending Source’s leadership team embarked on a collective journey to answer how the staff worked together internally, as well as how they worked with small business owners and lenders. By diving deep into their sentiments behind the mission, the leadership team was able to...

Read More

2017: Reinvigorating the Colorado Main Street Loan Program

07/12/2018

Repeatedly Colorado Lending Source was named a top 10 Certified Development Company for Small Business Administration 504 and 7(a) lending, but that wasn’t enough for Executive Director, Mike O’Donnell. He felt there was more the organization could do to fulfill its mission and help small...

Read More

What's the Hold Up?

07/10/2018

Rules. Regulations. Documents. Financials. Often times these words can be intimidating to small business owners. However, the process of getting a Small Business Administration (SBA) loan doesn’t have to be scary! Understanding what you need up front allows for a swift approval process that will...

Read More

2018 Impact Updates!

06/29/2018

Small business is the backbone of the U.S. economy. And having the freedom to be your own boss is definitely something to be celebrated. So in light of Independence Day, we're celebrating the success of our small business borrowers!

Read More

We Care About Financial Literacy

06/11/2018

To Regulate or Not to Regulate Banks? That is the Question. Given that the U.S. economy is the strongest in the world, you might expect that the U.S. banking system would be very sophisticated and efficient, the result of some thoughtful grand design. But it isn’t. It is the result of a long...

Read More

No Risk, No Reward...

05/25/2018

Mark Zuckerberg once said, “The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is a guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.”

Read More

Honey who shrunk the entrepreneurs?

05/07/2018

It is a well-documented fact that the relative number of new small businesses hiring employees is declining each year. At the same time, an increasing number of go-it-alone solo entrepreneurs are emerging as the gig economy heats up and people start side-businesses in addition to holding down...

Read More

First Quarter 2018 Western Slope Impact

04/12/2018

We love helping businesses across Colorado, especially on the Western Slope! Check out our impact from the first three months of 2018:

Read More