Alternative Funding Sources
B:Side Capital, formerly known as Colorado Lending Source, is a mission-based lender that offers financing to small businesses from $5,000 up to $5.5 million, by partnering with Small Business Administration and banks. They also offer entrepreneurship education.
Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute (RMMFI)
The Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute (RMMFI) is a community creating economic and social mobility through entrepreneurship. It helps curious people transform into serious entrepreneurs through personal, business, and financial investments.
Rockies Venture Club
The Rockies Venture Club is an angel investing group dedicated to accelerating economic development by educating and connecting investors and entrepreneurs.
DreamSpring is an award-winning nonprofit organization that increases access to credit, makes loans, and provides a community of support to help entrepreneurs realize their dreams.
Colorado Enterprise Fund
Colorado Enterprise Fund, a certified nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution, loans up to $500,000 to small businesses and start-ups unable to secure traditional bank financing. They also offer business advising and coaching to borrowers statewide for the life of their loans.