For the average tourist, a trip to the summit of Pikes Peak means ambling ever upward in the family minivan — the cooler packed with sandwiches, the air conditioning on full blast and the children strapped in the back screaming about who’s touching whom. And while the 14,110-foot summit is accessible most summer days to […]
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Two Colorado Springs non-profit organizations with a shared focus on the entrepreneurial community have officially joined forces. Peak Venture Group and Startup Colorado Springs have merged to become Peak Startup. Peak Startup’s mission will carry on the vision of the original two organizations: to create an innovative, entrepreneurial community in Colorado Springs through events, education […]
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Matt Barrett still uses a key piece of advice given to him early in his career by mentor Harold Larson, former chairman of the Service Corps of Retired Executives. “The first thing he told me is there are about 100 people in this community you need to get to know,”...
Mark your calendars, set your alarms and have Breakfast with the Journal on April 21. The event, “What Drives Us?” will welcome state and local experts in the fields of tourism, defense, health care and aerospace to the breakfast at the DoubleTree World Arena. Discussion will include the statewide and regional...
For entrepreneurs wanting to start a new business in southeast Colorado Springs, the opportunity is now. The Colorado Springs Business Journal, Colorado Springs Independent and Thrive Colorado are accepting nominations through July 1 for the inaugural Southeast Business Plan Competition to give startups — from bookstores and technology firms to...
Mango fan Django will play its gypsy jazz at Jazz in the Garden for the first 2015 summer music concert. Music will start at 7 p.m. at the north garden at the tower of Grace and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 601 N. Tejon St. at the corner of north Tejon and...
As the Colorado Springs community looks to strengthen its regional economy, local higher education leaders work to align their institutions with progress to create an effective workforce. This is among the topics that will be discussed at the Colorado Springs Business Journal’s final Power Lunch of 2013, scheduled for 11:30...
Each year the Southern Colorado Economic Forum seeks to address pressing issues that affect the local economy ­— concerns such as the local jobless rate, real estate trends, the state of manufacturing or the local dependence on the military. So what’s on tap this year? Infrastructure. “It’s something that’s been on...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Doubletree World Arena, 1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80906 The space industry is continuing to grow in the state of Colorado and our city. It is important for the business community to understand Space Command and Army Space missions...
The Ridge in Castle Rock, Bear Dance and 4 Mile Ranch  You have heard of a ski bus, well this is a golf bus. We do the driving to a great course, you have a great day networking and hitting the links. July bus will be going to The Ridge in...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Embassy Suites, 7290 Commerce Center Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80919 This breakfast powered by Platinum Relations and Stockman Kast Ryan. Are you practicing safe Cyber Security? What you don't know may take down your entire company. There are two types of businesses...
Business Development Saturday, Feb. 17 SBDC: Business Plan Weekend Boot Camp  Learn more about creating a business plan. Course is specifically for Southeast Colorado Springs and spans two weekends, free, Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Feb. 18, 1-5 p.m.; Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Feb. 25, 1-5 p.m. Sand Creek Library,...