partners & resources

The Berthoud Business Development Office works directly and with its partners to provide programs and services to support area businesses.

Larimer County

Larimer County Economic and Workforce Development (LCEWD) provides a wide range of business services and referrals to regional partners and other resources. We connect businesses to the information and services that support expansion and growth. 

Upstate Colorado Economic Development

Upstate Colorado Economic Development is a regional public/private non-profit economic development corporation that provides services to all of Weld County. Their main focus is on supporting primary industry and employment diversity by providing services to existing and expanding primary employers, and to those considering Weld County for their business location.

Larimer County SBDC

Since 1989, the Larimer Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) has been dedicated to helping existing and new businesses grow and prosper in Larimer County by providing free and confidential consulting and no- or low-cost training programs. In the last 10 years, the Larimer County SBDC has helped 226 businesses start, created 930 jobs, retained 421 employees and increase sales over 14.5 million.


Innosphere is a 501(c)3 nonprofit incubator focused on supporting entrepreneurs who are building potential high-growth companies in cleantech, software, biosciences, and digital health.
Innosphere’s incubation program for startups focuses on mentoring, capital, strategy and growth. Headquartered in Fort Collins, CO, Innosphere has multiple locations across the state to better serve entrepreneurs and provide access to office and meeting space, and access to specialized test and demonstration equipment. Other locations include: Colorado State University; in Denver at INDUSTRY;  and two locations in Golden –  Colorado Center for Renewable Energy Economic Development (CREED) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). 

NoCo Manufacturing Partnership

Supporting Northern Colorado manufacturers of all types, NoCo RED works to expand sustainable manufacturing and support the industrial process. We embrace education, collaboration and community involvement. The all-volunteer, business-led organization proudly recognizes manufacturing as a staple of the Northern Colorado economies.

Colorado PTAC

Colorado PTAC assists Colorado companies, including those eligible for preferential consideration in obtaining and performing under local, state, and federal government contracts.

Colorado PTAC provides procurement technical assistance to help businesses in selling products or services to the appropriate government agency by offering confidential counseling at no cost.