Small business owners want to hear specific plans from presidential candidates on how small business needs will be addressed in the near future, according to a Manta survey of small businesses. In the survey, 40 percent of the nearly 2,000 small business owners surveyed said their vote will likely be influenced by how the needs […]
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E11 Creative Workshop Founded: 2009 Employees: three, plus visiting artists and instructors Art preschool for children ages 3 to 5, and after-school, summer and holiday art workshops for children ages 5 to 12. Find them at: 4795 Granby Circle or www.e11cw.com A chance meeting in a department store led to a business relationship between one […]
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This Valentine’s Day, small business owner Terry Jenson is on the hunt for the perfect card for his business partner ...
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In his research, one Quaker Steak & Lube restaurant executive found out that people in Colorado like to eat out. “Restaurant Management magazine named Colorado in the top 10 places to start a restaurant,” said Zeb Hastings, Quaker Steak & Lube vice president of franchise development. So for the first time in the company’s history, […]
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A computer numerical control router, some software and a man who knows his way around both: That sums up Colorado CNC Shop, the operation owned by Andrew Townsend. Deft skills with his woodworking tools and a knowledge of a number of design programs allow Townsend to complete projects that would typically take multiple people much […]
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Three Colorado Springs companies have been named to the state’s “50 Companies to Watch” list. Chromatic Technologies Inc., Janska clothing and Versi-Panel Enclosures/Companion Habitats are among 50 companies statewide that generated $964 million in revenue and added 902 employees from 2008 through 2011,  a 103 percent increase in revenue and 102 percent increase in jobs […]
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Carlos’ Bistro Address: 1025 S. 21st St. Phone: 471-2905 Average entrée price: $50 Years in business: Nine Carlos’ Bistro is a brown, single-story building surrounded by parking spaces on 21st Street just south of U.S. Highway 24. Hundreds of cars pass by its simple, stucco façade every day, but few know that inside is one […]
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Anyone who has been in business for any period of time knows you can’t tackle everything yourself. Sometimes you just need some help. But let’s face it, asking for help can be tough. You might be a “private person” and not want to tell someone outside your business about the issues it’s having. Maybe you’ve […]
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Laird & Associates has acquired the tax and bookkeeping lines of business from Next Exit Advisors. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Laird & Associates has been expanding its tax and bookkeeping services and we look forward to serving clients of Next Exit Advisors,” said Jerry Laird, founder and president of Laird & Associates. […]
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Gov. John Hickenlooper is working to help startups in advanced industries by encouraging them to fail. Hickenlooper announced the launch of a new challenge with the moniker “Glorious Failure: In Search of Success Innovation Challenge,” a statewide business competition to encourage creativity and risk-taking in seven industries that include information and technology, aerospace, energy and […]
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Colorado Rock ‘n’ Logs Number of employees: 1 Address: 2700 Robinson St. Mitchell Dillman is combining two tragedies — one professional, one personal — to create a business out of the destruction caused by wildfires. Dillman was a framing contractor who built custom log homes in the mountains, but when the Great Recession hit the […]
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Shop teacher Josh Mabe was asked to throw out the scrap wood left over from his class ...
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