We’re all Entrepreneurs

Most people have innate entrepreneurial tendencies. We want to be problem solvers. We want to provide value for other people. And, in an ideal world, we want to get paid to do those things! The Ice House Entrepreneur Development Program can help you launch or grow a business. Keep reading to find out how we can help you live your entrepreneurial dreams! 


Dates: July 8th - September 9th
When: Every Wednesday from 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Where: Colorado Lending Source
1441 18th Street
Denver, CO 80202  

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Course Outline

  • Content

    Narrated video lessons, companion text, student workbook and video case studies

  • Discuss

    Discussion topics and in-class activities designed to encourage peer-to-peer interaction and analysis.

  • Share

    Presentations and guest lectures foster communication, collaboration, and networking skills

  • Review

    True/False assignments assess basic knowledge and comprehension of the eight life lessons

  • Experience

    Assignments enable participants to develop and apply new knowledge with real world entrepreneurial experiences

  • Reflect

    Encourages participants to reflect on their experiences and how it can be applied to their goals

Course Elements


Learn how to overcome your fears, build community, create a personal brand, become a life-long learner, develop grit, tap into internal motivation, define personal and professional goals, manage limited resources, and truly understand the problems you are solving for others.


  • Attend a weekly two hour classroom session for ten weeks
  • Complete one to two hours of online training per week
  • Master the eight critical entrepreneurial mindset characteristics as outlined in the book "Who Owns the Ice House" by Clifton Taulbert
  • Have access to close personal interaction with experienced entrepreneurs
  • Meet one-on-one with facilitators to reach your full potential
  • Create a vision statement to guide your entrepreneurial journey
  • Learn to use the Opportunity Discovery Canvas to evaluate your business idea or find a new direction for your current business
  • Interact and receive support from peers who are on a similar journey
  • Develop or re-engage your entrepreneurial spirit
  • Access to the Ice House alumni network


  • Business owners who feel stagnant or stuck with their strategies and would like to re-invigorate their creativity and motivation
  • Aspiring business owners who may be fearful or unsure of how to launch a business
  • Entrepreneurs who would like to refine their business idea with inexpensive yet creative market research
  • Employees looking to create more value for themselves and increase motivation and self-confidence in the workplace


Information Session TBD

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Early Bird Deadline June 19th
Application Deadline July 3rd
First Class July 8th


Application Fee* $50
Early Bird Tuition $300
Standard Tuition $400

*Application fee is non-refundable and applied toward tuition upon acceptance. 
Refund policy: Once course materials are distributed, only 50% of tuition is refundable.

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Adam Melnick is our Senior Entrepreneurship Officer & In-House Counsel.

He is certified by the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative to facilitate Ice House and has even helped them further develop the Ice House curriculum for economic development purposes. Adam participates in panels and presentations to facilitator trainings about Colorado Lending Source's success with Ice House. His approach to the material is hands-on, honest, encouraging, and non-judgmental. He excels at making the program a safe-space for entrepreneurs to share their struggles and accomplishments. Even one of his past participants complimented, "The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program and guidance from Adam has truly changed my life."

Whether you are a current business owner, employee, or aspiring entrepreneur, Adam is happy to meet over coffee or chat by phone to help determine if this program is the right fit for you. 

Adam Melnick Ice House

Questions? Give Adam a Holler

Email: [email protected]
Direct Line: 303.260.5114