Startup Business Basics

The Commons Business Startup Basics is a community-driven, entrepreneur-led program providing new and aspiring entrepreneurs with access to the knowledge, resources and community to create economically powerful new businesses. Whether you’ve got a burning idea or a desire to level up an existing business, Business Startup Basics offers innovative training and workshops to get you to the next phase of your journey.


This nine-week program equips entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships and tools needed to turn an idea or passion into a sustainable and thriving business. Cohorts meet one evening per week in sessions facilitated by local business leaders and featuring expert guest speakers each week.

Wednesdays from 6:00 – 9:00 PM


You’ve got a great business idea…but can it become a great business? Come to this fun, engaging class at The Commons on Champa and learn how to test your business idea(s) using a simple, ten-step evaluation process. By the end of the class, you’ll be better able to predict whether your business will succeed and how long it will take to reach breakeven.


Have you always wanted to be your own boss? There’s never been a better time! Whether you plan to start a part-time or full-time business, this high-energy, informative workshop will show you how to successfully turn a burning idea into a reality. You’ll discover how to properly set up your business and how to market your products and services.

Women’s Entrepreneurship Community Resource Showcase

Discover resources to help you start and grow your business. Join the largest gathering in Denver to connect with local organizations dedicated to supporting emerging female entrepreneurs and business owners.