Spring 2024 New Venture Launch class, mentors and supporters at the class mixer.

Trailblazing Excellence: The Award-Winning Innovation of the New Venture Launch Class

Dec. 7, 2023

When you undertake the entrepreneurial journey in New Venture Launch (NVL) , it is more than just a class. Thanks to the University of Colorado Boulder Deming Center for Entrepreneurship Faculty Director Brad Werner and the Intuitive Foundation , students accepted into the class receive hands-on learning, expert advice and...

Emily Speer Ryan at her CU Boulder graduation surrounded by other graduates

From Theater Lights to Tech Heights: The Journey of a Filmmaker to Chief Revenue Officer

Nov. 30, 2023

Cue the lights, roll the camera, and let the adventure begin! For Emily Speer Ryan , those three words marked the inception of a lifetime journey from filmmaker to entrepreneur. Emily's path diverges from the conventional entrepreneur's narrative, and through struggle, embracing challenges, and courage, her entrepreneurial odyssey commences with...

Joe Constancia and his classmates enjoying a meal together in south France.

Unleash Your Entrepreneurial Excellence in Aix-en-Provence, France: New Venture Creation & Internship

Nov. 16, 2023

Joe Constancia and his classmates enjoying a meal together in South France. Are your classes missing a certain Mediterranean flair? That’s what I thought around this time last year when I decided that I was going to study abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France. My name is Joe Constancia and I am...

Mackenzie Culver and Rhiannon Martin posing with their backs together at a table.

Revolutionize Your Abilities: Unleash Your Entrepreneurial Skills with Deming Ambassadors!

Nov. 9, 2023

Mackenzie Culver and Rhiannon Martin posing with their backs together at a table. Picture yourself in the heart of Boulder's vibrant entrepreneurial scene, where link-minded students show you how to gain practical, real-world skills with resources and hands-on experiences. In January 2022, the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship set out to...

Lauren Vogt and other EESa participants at the Southernmost point in South Africa

A Life-Changing Experience: My Journey with the Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in South Africa

Nov. 2, 2023

Meaningful impact and an expanded perspective, that’s what Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in South Africa (EESA) did for me. My name is Lauren Vogt , and I am a sophomore at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) studying molecular, cellular and developmental biology at the College of Arts and Sciences...

2023 Rural Colorado Workshop Series participants in Craig, Colorado

Revolutionizing Rural Colorado: $5,000 Grant Win to Escalate Entrepreneurship!

Oct. 26, 2023

Nine years ago, the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship at the Leeds School of Business launched the first-ever Rural Colorado Workshop Series (RCWS) in Chaffee County, Colorado. In the town of Buena Vista by the Arkansas River Valley, entrepreneurs gathered to learn how to grow their ventures. In this historically agriculture-based...

Henry Coote smiling in from of the top of Mount Kilimanjaro

Navigating My Entrepreneurial Journey with Purpose and Passion

Oct. 19, 2023

Entrepreneurship can mean many different things to many different people. I come from an extremely creative family of artists and creators as well as a father who’s been a business leader in software as a service (SaaS) for over 30 years. As a result, I have been drawn to entrepreneurship...

2022 RCWS Yampa Valley attendess standing together looking up at the camera

StartUp to ScaleUp in Northwestern Colorado: Rural Colorado Workshop Series Yampa Valley Returns!

Oct. 12, 2023

The Demystifying Entrepreneurship Rural Colorado Workshop Series (RCWS) in partnership with Northwest Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is coming to Craig, Colorado, on October 20th and 21st for their fourth year of the Rural Colorado Workshop Series: StartUp to ScaleUp Yampa Valley ! This two-day event allows entrepreneurs with...

Aerial view of Cape Town

Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in South Africa

Oct. 6, 2023

Moved by their clients’ tenacity, student consultants worked night and day to fortify entrepreneurs with what they needed to succeed. Students who’ve ventured on the Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in South Africa (EESA) program collectively agree: It ranks up there as one of the most life-changing experiences they’ve ever had. Described...

Evan Baltman pitching LingDisco at New Venture Challenge

From Rammstein to LingDisco: Evan Baltman's Journey to Language Fluency and Entrepreneurship

Oct. 5, 2023

Evan Baltman's fluency in German is unique. Unlike most people who acquire language skills through traditional means, Evan's journey into the world of German was anything but conventional. You see, Evan's family did not speak German, he never resided in Germany, and there was no practical reason for him to...