Doing Business

Windsor Economic Development has put together some local resources to help you start your business, expand your business and thrive.  

Better Business Bureau

For more than 100 years, the Northern Colorado and Wyoming Better Business Bureau (BBB) has helped people make smarter decisions and evolve to meet fast changing marketplace needs. BBB sets standards for ethical business behavior, monitors compliance and helps consumers identify trustworthy businesses through more than 4 million business reviews. BBB offers national and local consumer services online and in person.

Northern Colorado and Wyoming Branch

8020 S. CO Road 5, #100
Fort Collins, CO 80528

Small Business Development Center

The Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides business and economic development assistance to existing and prospective small businesses. SBDC offers free, one-on-one counseling sessions with experienced small business specialists in a variety of areas including starting a preparing a business plan, marketing, financing, taxes, record keeping and business growth. The SBDC offices also distribute the Colorado Business Resource Guide.

Fort Collins/Larimer County Office
4616 S Shields St
Blanca Peak #151
Fort Collins, CO 0526

Weld County Office
East  Colorado SBDC
807 17th Street
Greeley, CO 80631

UNC BizHub Collaborative

Whether a seasoned entrepreneur or starting a new business, the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) BizHub Collaborative, partnered with the East Colorado SBDC, may be just what you need to get your business to the next level. While businesses in any industry can become a member of the BizHub, the incubator focuses on four primary industries: oil and gas; agriculture and agritourism; health and wellness; and manufacturing.

807 17th Street, Suite D
Greeley, CO 80631

Windsor Chamber of Commerce

The Windsor Chamber of Commerce offers business professionals opportunities to succeed and grow through networking opportunities, educational seminars and community involvement. Visit their website to learn how the Chamber can strengthen you and your business.

421 Main Street
Windsor, CO 80550

Clearview Library District

The Clearview Library District serves Windsor and Severance and offers resources for starting a business or assisting existing businesses. Available information includes everything from specifics on marketing and accounting to industry trends.

720 3rd Street
Windsor, CO 80550

Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OED&IT) offers a variety of services to assist new and existing businesses in Colorado. The department operates the Colorado Small Business Hotline and maintains a database of state and federal licensing regulations, as well as an online database of small, minority and women-owned businesses.

1600 Broadway, Suite 500
Denver, CO 80202

Small Business Administration

The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides financial, technical and management assistance to help small business owners start, run and grow their businesses. Specific programs are available for special interest groups, including minority, veteran, women-owned businesses and international trade. The SBA is the nation’s largest financial backer of small businesses through commercial loan guarantee programs, financial contract procurement assistance and loans to victims of natural disasters. The SBA offers technical assistance in the form of training and counseling through the Small Business Development Centers and SCORE. The local SBA office is in Denver and is a SCORE location.

Colorado District Office
721 19th Street, Suite 426
Denver, CO 80202

SBA Office of Technology

The SBA Technology Program Office administers the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program. Through these two competitive programs, SBA ensures that the nation’s small, high-tech, innovative businesses are a significant part of the federal government’s research and development efforts. Eleven federal departments participate in the SBIR program; five departments participate in the STTR program, awarding $2 billion to small high-tech businesses.

State of Colorado Business Resource Portal

MyBizColorado is the fastest way to register and manage a business in the State of Colorado. The portal streamlines that process of state licensing, registering for sales tax and wage withholding, and unemployment, all in one place.