21 Jul

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Jessica Liddle

Owner of Little by Liddle As most entrepreneurs can attest, building a business is anything but linear. For Jessica Liddle, the owner of Little by Liddle, her business growth is inextricably intertwined with the variability of her own personal...
14 Jul

Supporting Spanish-Speaking Entrepreneurs Across the Metro Area

We're starting our next round of Business Idea Lab in Spanish this week, and we're excited to share that our Spanish-language programming is now open to entrepreneurs across the Denver metro area. Language should not be a barrier to access for small...
30 Jun

Announcing RMMFI’s Two Newest Sites

There is entrepreneurial potential waiting to be unleashed across Colorado, and today we’re excited to announce that RMMFI is adding two new program sites in Trinidad and Sterling! As part of a Colorado Department of Local Affairs initiative to...
16 Jun

Capital Innovations at RMMFI: Business Grants and Partially Forgivable Loans

Just like the entrepreneurs we support, we know it’s important to keep innovating to meet the needs of our community. Recently, a lot of that innovation has been taking place in our Capital department. At the beginning of this year, RMMFI started...
15 Jun

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Jeremy Davis

Owner of Mama Jeans OGV Jeremy Davis is the owner of Mama Jeans OGV, which specializes in organic, gluten-free, and vegan food to heal the body and soul. The business is a testament to Jeremy’s late grandmother, who taught him to cook. Mama Jeans...
15 Jun

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Christopher Hernandez

Owner of Spider Lunch Christopher Hernadez, Owner and Chief Organizer of Chaos at Spider Lunch, used the skills he learned in RMMFI’s Business Launch Boot Camp to build a business and a life he’s proud of. When Christopher was first...
6 Jun

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Michelle Garcia

Owner of Heirloom Catering Michelle Garcia owns Heirloom Catering, a vegetable-forward catering company & marketplace located in Denver, CO. Born and raised in Colorado, Michelle’s company specializes in farm-to-table produce and artisanal...
2 Jun

RMMFI’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility

Over the past few months, RMMFI’s Equity Committee (made up of staff, entrepreneurs, and volunteers) has been working to develop a new organizational statement of commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA). This statement...
23 May

Meet the Newest Members of the RMMFI Team

As you may have noticed, RMMFI is growing fast. Our team today is nearly three times larger than it was three years ago! To help you get to know the new roles and faces, we’re sharing a little about the most recent additions to the RMMFI staff...
12 May

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Kimberly Ming

Artist, Creative, & DEI Consultant Kimberly Ming, past Boot Camp graduate and current Thrive participant, values making a living by being her authentic self. Through storytelling and art, her brands specialize in starting conversations around...
5 May

National Small Business Week

It’s National Small Business Week, and we're spotlighting the important part small business plays in making our communities healthy and vibrant. Small businesses create economic strength and resiliency through local feedback loops, and their...
2 May

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Annabelle Shin

Love Producer at Preserve LoveBites Annabelle Shin is the owner of Preserve LoveBites, a pet supplier that creates healthy treats for pets. She makes the frozen morsels out of raw goat milk to support immunity, digestion, joint wellbeing and...
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