Brad Werner

Community Spotlight: Global Entrepreneurs Session with Brad Werner

Jan. 20, 2021

Meet Brad Werner, Faculty Director and Instructor of Entrepreneurship at CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. He is also co-host of the Creative Distillation Podcast (season 2 out now!) Each episode focuses on a recent entrepreneurial study and highlights how the academic research is valuable to not only students, but...

Joni Klippert

Alumni Spotlight: Joni Klippert - StackHawk, Inc.

Jan. 13, 2021

Meet Joni Klippert, Founder and CEO of StackHawk, Inc. , a software company that makes it easy for developers to find and fix application security bugs. Joni is a Colorado native and a CU Boulder alumna. After graduating from CU Boulder in December 2004, she worked for a company called...

Jeff York study on leadership

Authenticity is Key Factor in Founders’ Sustainable Startups

Jan. 5, 2021

A strong sense of self is a positive indicator in the future growth, success and sustainability of entrepreneurial ventures, new research shows. A recent study by Leeds Associate Professor of strategy and entrepreneurship, Jeff York and co-authors Isobel O'Neila, associate professor in entrepreneurship and innovation from the Nottingham University Business...

GSF Committee

Community Spotlight: Get Seed Funding Fall 2020 Recap

Dec. 16, 2020

Get Seed Funding (GSF) is a micro-funding opportunity for CU Boulder undergraduate and graduate students. While providing up to $500 in funding for entrepreneurial ideas in the making, GSF accepts applications on a rolling basis each semester. We sat down with Henry Kvietok, leader of the GSF committee, to discuss...

Maggie Grout

Student Spotlight: Maggie Grout - Thinking Huts

Dec. 8, 2020

Meet Maggie Grout, a Senior at CU Boulder studying Business Management and Entrepreneurship. Maggie is the founder of the nonprofit, Thinking Huts , which she started at age 15 after being fascinated with the idea of leveraging technology to create architectural solutions that increase educational opportunities around the world. Thinking...


Student Spotlight: Lochlainn Renfrow - Entrepreneurial Ambitions

Dec. 2, 2020

Meet Lochlainn Renfrow , a soon-to-be graduate at CU Boulder, entrepreneur, and Co-Founder of the medical scheduling app, Hublete. Lochlainn grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and has spent the last 5 years in Boulder, Colorado. He studies Information Management and Analytics, Operations, & Marketing with a Minor in Technology, Arts,...

Mark Hubbard

Startups & Sandwiches Sneak Peak: Mark Hubbard - Blizzard Brewing Company

Nov. 18, 2020

We are thrilled to be joined by Mark Hubbard of Blizzard Brewing Company , Australia’s highest and first brewery above the snowline and based in a ski resort, for our final Startups & Sandwiches event of the semester (4pm MT on December 3rd)! Mark is a CU Boulder alumn and...


Techstars’ Partnership with CU Boulder Gives Students and Startups a Leg Up

Nov. 11, 2020

A new partnership between Techstars and Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder creates exciting opportunities for students, graduates and entrepreneurs. The collaboration is a win-win proposition. CU students and graduates gain the unique opportunity to become associates of Techstars’ accelerator teams around the world. What’s more,...


Student Spotlight: Andre Gruber - Ferment Boulder

Nov. 10, 2020

Meet Andre Gruber, a senior studying Creative Technology & Design with a minor in Computer Science and the CEO of Ferment , an artisanal bakery in Boulder, CO, that emerged during the pandemic. Andre has an international background. He was born in São Paulo, Brazil, and has lived in Brussels,...

Hunter Albright

Faculty Spotlight: Hunter Albright - The Best COVID Friendly Classroom

Nov. 10, 2020

The University of Colorado Blockchain Alliance (UCBA) was founded to integrate efforts across academic institutions, research institutions, industry leaders, foundations, and government organizations to advance the technologies, applications, governance, and effects of distributed ledger technologies (DLT) in our society. The founder and director of this alliance is our amazing Hunter...