On this day in 1642 …


Abel “Baker” Tasman, a Dutch seafarer, explorer, and wooden clog merchant, arrived in New Zealand hoping to unload his inventory of odd sized wooden shoes to the residents. He had previously called at Van Diemen’s Land (now called Tasmania) en route but was unable to sell or trade anything there so...

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On this date on 1806...


Lieutenant Zebulon Pike was meandering across the continent and noticed, off in the distance, a huge mountain peak near the Colorado foothills, which eventually was called Pikes Peak (and not Pike’s Peak because obviously Zebulon didn’t own it). The Pike Expedition, as it was called, was a military...

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Mesa County & SBA Lending


$14 Million in SBA Loans Issued in Mesa County An article posted by The Business Times discusses SBA lending in Mesa County. Colorado Lending Source issued three Small Business Administration 504 loans in this county. "Nearly $14 million worth of loans were issued in Mesa County during the 2017...

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SBA Lending at New Heights


Colorado Small Businesses Secure Record Amount in SBA Loans Below is a blurb from an article written by Monica Mendoza of the Denver Business Journal stating that SBA lending for Colorado Small Businesses are up! "Small businesses in Colorado secured a record $902 million in U.S. Small Business...

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Community Advantage Hightlights


Many small businesses don’t quite qualify for conventional financing. As a result, community banks turn away potential clients who are then left with limited options, like being subjected to short-term loans at high interest rates, the inability to grow their business credit, or large amounts of...

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Western Slope Impact Through September 2017


Colorado Lending Source is proud to have approved 24 small business loans in 8 different counties on the Western Slope as of September 30, 2017!

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On this day, October 11, in 1142 …


Peace was finally negotiated between the people of the Jurchen Jin dynasty (northern China) and Han Song dynasty (southern China) after many many years of slogging it out against each other in the Jin-Song Wars (or Sing-Song Wars, for those of you less enamored by military history). It was that...

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You Don't Make Millions by Counting Quarters


In January of 2009, Unilever announced that it would no longer report its earnings quarterly because it recognized that pressure for quarterly profits discourages investments in the long-term value of the company.

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Ready? Set. Launch!


We’re excited, delighted, and even a little relieved to announce the launch of our new website!

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Denver Startup Week Excitement


The Denver Startup Week hype is on the up and up, and Colorado Lending Source is thrilled to be a sponsor of the Maker Track for a second year in a row! The energy and excitement for entrepreneurship surrounding this week is something beyond words... you must experience it for yourself!

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