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Colorado Economic Development Database: Home

What are you looking for?

Would you like to know how to start a business in Colorado?  Do you need economic data for the state or nation?  Are you looking for information about a company in Colorado or elsewhere in the USA?  If you need one or more of these, you're in the right place!  The Colorado Economic Development Database is the place to find all of this information, plus much more.

See below to find out how to start!

Starting a Business in Colorado

Good places to start are:

Also, click on the various links you'll find under the Entrepreneurship tab at the top of the page.  There you'll find the fastest way to register and manage a business; programs for small businesses, domestic and international business development, and special economic development programs; and connections for Colorado business owners to relevant resources and business development organizations (including resources based on business life cycle stage, type of assistance sought, and geographic area).

If you want in-depth instruction on how to start a business, please see the Learning Materials tab above.

Colorado and U.S. Economic Data

Start with these:

Also, go to the Data and Statistics tab at the top of the page, and see the numerous links there.  Here you can find detailed and current information about Denver's 77 neighborhoods and the 7-County Denver Metro Region, a guide to Colorado state government statistical information, and numerous other sources for Colorado, national, and international statistics and data.

You also might want to look at the Learning Materials tab, if you're looking for in-depth training on how to find statistics and data.

Finding Companies and Industries

Here are some good places to start:

Also, go to the Companies and Industries tab at the top of the page, and see the links there that can provide you with information on Colorado and national companies, the industries to which they belong,  and their current and potential customers.

Please look at the Learning Materials tab, if you want in-depth instruction on how to find company information.