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10 May

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Pamela Richard

OWNER OF MISS PEABODY'S SOUTHERN TEA CAKES Pamela Richard first thought of the idea for her business, Miss Peabody's Southern Tea Cakes, while watching the Great British Baking Show. With the help of Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute, she finessed the idea into a full-fledged baking...
7 May

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Shavon Boyd

OWNER OF SWEETS BY SHAVON "I didn’t know programs like this existed." Last month, we celebrated 16 entrepreneurs graduating from RMMFI’s Business Launch Boot Camp. One of those entrepreneurs was Shavon Boyd, owner of Sweets by Shavon. Sweets by Shavon specializes in everything...
6 May

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Jarrett Beasley

OWNER OF VICTORY CLOTHING BOUTIQUE Jarret Beasley grew up in Denver's historic Park Hill neighborhood and has had a love for fashion, specifically street and skate wear, since he was a teen. After trying and failing at his first clothing brand, Jarrett was introduced to RMMFI’s Business...

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30 Apr

Announcing RMMFI’s Newest Program Site in the San Luis Valley!

There is untapped potential in communities large and small across Colorado. We know that entrepreneurship can be a driving force in building healthy, thriving economies. We also know that too few individuals currently have access to the resources that will help them succeed in business ownership,...
23 Apr

Volunteer Spotlight: Jon Rossi, Idea Navigator

Every entrepreneur’s path with RMMFI is unique. While Business Idea Lab is the starting point for most, some are in a place where they would benefit more from one-on-one mentorship. These entrepreneurs are connected to Idea Navigators, volunteers who work with them to define a high-level vision,...
16 Apr

Seed Loans to Help Entrepreneurs “Push Go”

RMMFI’s Idea Phase is all about exploration. For some entrepreneurs, a small amount of capital is needed to explore the feasibility of their business idea, which is why we offer Seed Loans ranging from $200 to $500. Despite their small size, Seed Loans have a large impact by allowing...

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