Interview with Ice House Grad, Zach Martinucci


Located in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Rebel Bread is a startup bakery with a unique spin on traditional pastries. Owner, Zach Martinucci, challenges the relationship people have with their food. What does this mean exactly? Rebel Bread brings artisanal bread and thoughtful...

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2019 Loan Review Committee Members


Check out who's on our 2019 Loan Review Committees! Without our supportive community of Loan Review Committee Members, we wouldn’t be able to help finance the small businesses we work with! It’s their time, dedication, and support that aids to our success throughout the year! Interested in getting...

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2018 Annual Meeting


On January 31, 2019, Colorado Lending Source held its Annual Meeting, a celebration of small business ownership, entrepreneurship, and the incredible community of resources that support those business owners and entrepreneurs across the state of Colorado.

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Wither Goest Thou Opportunity Zones?


Opportunity Zones & Small Biz Opportunity Zones were created as part of the federal tax reform package enacted in late 2017 with the intent of addressing some of the uneven economic recovery that has occurred since the great recession, which left many low-to-moderate income census tract areas (...

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Help us Identify Your Small Business Needs


Federal Reserve Credit Survey of Small Business Colorado Lending Source is participating in this year's Federal Reserve Small Business Credit Survey by inviting our borrowers and other small business owners to participate! Why is this important? If more than 50 completed responses are received as a...

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When can we expect the next recession?


October marks the 112th month of steady growth since the Great Recession ended in June 2009, making it the second longest recovery in the history of the United States.

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Denver Startup Week 2018


Sponsoring the Maker Track We can't rave enough about Denver Startup Week! As the Maker Track Sponsor for the third year in a row, we're thrilled to share the success and gloat about our impact... The numbers are in and this year Denver Startup Week saw more than 16,000 registrants with 417 events...

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Why We Love Denver Startup Week


Denver Startup Week: Tips & Tidbits We are coming up on our third year as the Maker Track Sponsor for Denver Startup Week! Being part of such a robust entrepreneurial community is truly amazing, hence why we love playing such a large role. Created by the community, for the community, Denver...

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The Importance of Character-Based Lending


One of the least imponderable imponderables to me is the fact that ever since the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) began collecting information on year-over-year small business survival rates, the life cycle of most new small businesses in Colorado and elsewhere in the United States is fairly...

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FY 2019 SBA Fees Announced


The Small Business Administration has announced new fees for the SBA 504 and SBA 7(a) loan programs during Fiscal Year 2019 that will be effective October 1, 2018. You can view the SBA Notices for 504 and 7(a) here. Below is a summary of the updated fee details. SBA 504 loans approved during FY...

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