Flyin’ Miata – Palisade, CO

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Location: Palisade, Colorado Industry: Automotive Number of employees: 14 Became employee owned: 2020 Assistance: Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center From the company https://www.flyinmiata.com/ Flyin’ Miata – Employee ownership at Flyin’ Miata Flyin’ Miata is now an employee owned co-op! (video) (2020) Learn more RMEOC – How Employee Ownership Helped Flyin’ Miata Preserve Its Culture and Legacy […]

Happy Ladybug – Aurora, CO

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Location: Aurora, Colorado Industry: Childcare Number of employees: 15 Became employee owned: In process Assistance: Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center Learn more https://happyladybug.com/ Pew – Seeking a More Worker-Friendly Economy, Some States Push Employee Ownership (2020) RMEOC – Happy Ladybug’s Story (Video) (2018) Video   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Colorado Employee Owned Small Businesses in […]

Gallun Snow – Denver, CO

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Industry: Architecture and Design Location: Denver, Colorado Number of employees: 20 Became employee owned: 2019 Assistance: Jason Wiener, p.c., Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center Learn more gallunsnow.com Jason Wiener – Gallun Snow Becomes Employee Owned With Assistance From RMEOC and Attorneys Linda Phillips and Tonya Price (2019)   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Architecture and Design Employee Owned Small […]

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Durango Herald – City of Durango to host informational session on employee-owned business models

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From the Durango Herald: Join the City of Durango, Local First and the Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Durango Recreation Center to learn about employee ownership and how it could benefit your business. A panel of local businesses, including Alpine Bank, StoneAge Tools and Steamworks Brewing […]

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Denver Business Journal – Colorado Legislature Passes Measure to Promote Employee-owned Businesses

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From the Denver Business Journal (pdf): Colorado Legislature passes measure to promote employee-owned businesses Colorado is about to get into the business of teaching individuals how to pass along their businesses to their employees. The state Legislature has passed a bill that that requires the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade to promote the […]

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Confluence – New & Next: The Strengths of Employee Ownership

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Building off of these trends, the Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center (RMEOC), has collaborated with policymakers like James Coleman (D) and Jack Tate (R) to introduce HB17-1214, Encouraging Employee Ownership of Existing Business. The bill would create a revolving loan to assist businesses with conversion fees. It would also require that staff members of the Colorado Office of […]