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Where to start

The Commons welcomes you to become part of the entrepreneurial community as your pursue your entrepreneurial calling.

  • Step 1: Learn 10 Steps to Testing Ideas in a Will it Fly Workshop
  • Step 2: Fuel Your Motivation and Ideas at a Leadership Spotlight
  • Step 3: Build Your Network and Insight at Power Hours
  • Step 4: Complete the Discovery form below
  • Step 5: Download the Startup Space App to Join The Commons Network

Suggested Events & Workshops

Mon Dec 9 • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn about Colorado Sales Tax

Join us as McLernon & Co. hosts an informative discussion with government employee and small business owner, Michael Bevis on sales tax in Colorado.

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Tue Dec 10 • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Power Hours with Stephanie Cenedella, Brand Strategy Expert

SUPERPOWER: With 20+ years of experience as a brand expert, Stephanie helps to boost startups, entrepreneurs, and individuals in transition

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Wed Dec 11 • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

CO.Starters Community Night at The Commons

Join us to hear the business pitches, meet and mingle with the entrepreneurs and learn more about CO.STARTERS at The Commons.

Co.Starters is a 9-week resource-rich training and mentorship program to accelerate businesses. Participants can expect to receive insights, connections, resources, and tools to help build a thriving sustainable business.
Pitching Companies Include:
Annie Contractor – Workplace Equity Partners: We assess equity in the workplace and provide customized recommendations through data analytics so owners, HR, and operations leaders can confidently reduce turnover, increase engagement, and unlock business potential.
Erik Amundson – Mile High Vegan Network: The Mile High Vegan Network is the world’s first virtual network of local vegan business owners and entrepreneurs featuring shared resources, curated expertise, and storytelling.
Greg Edwards – The Experiment Life: A social connection platform, making you and your company look good, connecting you to the people you need and the people who need you. A better way to connect people, focusing on the intersection of recruiting, interviewing, and lead generation.
Jesse Bruce – Actually Learning: 1 on 1 coaching for accelerated learning
Katherine (Kat) Partch – Wisdom Within, LLC: Wisdom Within offers Yoga Therapy, which is the merging of 4 specialties: psychotherapy, neuroscience, ancient yoga philosophy/movement, and mindfulness. This therapeutic modality is all about deepening your connection with yourself, your body, and your innate ability to heal-grow-transform.
Nefretarie lockley – Pep talk now!: A non clinical solution for situations stemming from anxiety, depression and stress.
More companies announced soon!
Interested in applying for CO.Starters? Click here to learn more.

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I'm Discovering
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Wed Dec 18 • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

POWER HOURS with Anna Burrell, Sustainability Consulting

SUPERPOWER: Leadership Development l Engagement l Strategy

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I'm Discovering
I Have an Idea
I Own a Startup
I'm Expanding

Suggested Resources

DEDO Advisory Hours

One-on-one advice and governments insights for new and growing businesses.

Startup Space Hub

Download the free app to access the entrepreneurial community.


Colorado SBDC

Free online training videos to help you start your business.

Five Minute Classes

Online startup classes for small businesses.

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Kamiya Willoughby | Startup CEO & Founder

After transitioning from military service, Kamiya Willoughby came to The Commons to discover what it takes to become an entrepreneur. From her passion for creating community, she created Soulnia, a catering company serving soul food that’s good for people and the planet.

“The Commons helped be get started sooner than I ever thought I could.” – Kamiya

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