Doing Business

Small Business

Cultivating a Community of Ideas

A city that’s just as affordable as it is innovative, Colorado Springs is an ideal place to start or grow a business. Whether you’re an entrepreneur looking to turn an idea into a successful venture, or a local business owner hoping to expand your operations, the Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC offers comprehensive and confidential support for small businesses that are considering expanding in or relocating to Colorado Springs.

Top 20
Metro Areas to Start a Business CNBC 2016
Places for Business & Careers Forbes 2015

Local Business

Colorado Springs is home to a diverse array of local businesses. From food trucks to professional services, home repair to art galleries, the region is full of company success stories that illustrate the hardworking and collaborative nature of the local business culture.

Downtown Colorado Springs alone boasts hundreds of unique retailers, restaurants, galleries, coffee shops and breweries, and as the city continues to invest in downtown development, our local businesses are what make it a vibrant and growing center of activity.

The Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC is committed to providing local entrepreneurs with business assistance through a variety of resources, such as events, training programs and consulting services.

Startups & Entrepreneurs

As the place where GPS technology and the first floppy disc drive were developed and manufactured, Colorado Springs truly is a hotbed for game-changing ideas. Whether you’re a maker, a techie or simply a visionary, our startup ecosystem has the support and resources your business needs: countless entrepreneurship networks, mentors, incubators and co-working spaces, access to capital, and a smart workforce.

Networking & Mentoring

Peak Startup

Small Business Development Center

1 Million Cups Colorado Springs

Co-Working & Innovation Hubs

Catalyst Campus for Technology & Innovation

The Enclave

Epicentral Coworking

Pikes Peak Makerspace

Tammy Fields Senior Vice President, Economic Development (719) 884-2836 |