Scenic mountain village meets every challenge

Broomfield

ESTES PARK — Tourism remains the prime economic driver for Estes Park, the village at the eastern gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. As legendary as its scenery, however, is its resilience. It survived the deadly 1976 Big Thompson flood that destroyed a prime access route. It survived the 1982 Lawn Lake dam break, which … Continued

Sanchez takes Estes Park economic-development post

Broomfield

ESTES PARK and FORT COLLINS — Jana Sanchez was named program manager of the Estes Park Economic Development Corp.’s business accelerator program. She said by phone last week that the FoCo group will largely close except for an annual pitch competition. Her Estes Park duties began Sept. 13, where she’ll be onsite three days a … Continued

Grants fuel Estes accelerator

Broomfield

ESTES PARK — Registration remains open for a six-month accelerator program for businesses in the Estes Valley that has expanded thanks to federal and state grants. Launched by the Estes Park Economic Development Corp., Larimer Small Business Development Center and Innosphere Ventures, the Business Accelerator Services of Estes program provides customized, hands-on assistance and resources … Continued

Innosphere, Estes Park EDC launch biz accelerator

Broomfield

ESTES PARK — A business accelerator program led by Innosphere Ventures, the Estes Park Economic Development Council and the Larimer Small Business Development Council is now accepting applications.  Business Accelerator Program of Estes, or B.A.S.E., as the project is known, provides hands-on training and resources for Estes startups. The program will offer different topics every … Continued