Student Spotlight: Rohan Baishya - Personal Stylist at Your Fingertips

July 15, 2020

This week’s student spotlight, Rohan Baishya, is Co-Founder & CEO of PAIR Virtual Stylist LLC, an artificially intelligent personal stylist coming to app stores this year! Rohan is a rising senior at the University of Colorado at Boulder studying Computer Science, with minors in Business, Engineering Entrepreneurship, and Engineering Leadership...


Empowering the Next Generation of Women Leaders in Basketball

July 13, 2020

At a gathering of rising voices from international basketball, Erick Mueller, executive director of the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship, discusses how an entrepreneurial mindset solves business challenges. The International Basketball Federation ( FIBA ), the world’s governing body for basketball is activating their mission to develop professional women basketball leaders...

Deming student pivot story judges

Entrepreneurial Approaches Result in New Business Ventures for Recent Graduates

July 12, 2020

In the face of uncertainty and a global pandemic, undergraduate students at Leeds chose to scrap months of work to support their communities. In early March, it became apparent that faculty and students at CU Boulder were switching to remote learning. While navigating through the changes, Deming Center for Entrepreneurship...

Buffs with a brand

Leeds Partners With CU Athletics to Support Athlete Entrepreneurs

July 7, 2020

The University of Colorado Boulder’s Athletics program is launching a new initiative in September to support and prepare current student-athletes to capitalize on their name, image, and likeness ahead of pending NCAA legislation approval in January 2021. Spearheaded by Athletic Director Rick George, “Buffs With a Brand” brings together industry...


Anything But Business As Usual

June 4, 2020

Entrepreneurial Resources for Businesses and Recent Graduates Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis

David Goldberg

Alumni Spotlight: David Goldberg - Social Gaming with Friends

May 13, 2020

Meet David Goldberg, CU Alumni and CEO of Cyberspaces , a platform to play social games with friends that has video chat built in. David graduated from the Leeds School of Business in 2010 where he focused on Finance and Entrepreneurship. He always knew that he wanted to be an...

Creative Distillation Podcast

When Help Is Harmful: Eye-Opening Lessons of Entrepreneurship During a Crisis

May 8, 2020

The Creative Distillation Podcast - Episode 6. Spontaneous Venturing In the Wake of COVID-19

Daniel Knowles

Student Spotlight: Daniel Knowles - Giving Local Businesses a Helping Hand

May 6, 2020

This week’s student spotlight features Daniel Knowles, who is a sophomore at the Leeds School of Business at CU Boulder. Daniel studies finance and information management, in addition to minoring in political science and leadership. He is also very involved on campus, participating in numerous groups such as the Leeds...

Ron Basak-Smith

Alumni Spotlight: Ron Basak-Smith - Sustainable Packaging Solutions

April 29, 2020

Ron Basak-Smith received his MBA from CU Boulder in 2017, with a focus on Entrepreneurship and Sustainability. With both his parents being entrepreneurs, Ron knew from a young age that starting a business would be his path. And now, he is CEO of Sana Packaging , a sustainable cannabis packaging...

Emma Getty

Student Spotlight: Emma Getty - CBD Cookies

April 22, 2020

This week’s Student Spotlight features Emma Getty, who works full-time in the food industry and participates in the Evening MBA program at CU. After working full-time in finance and accounting for most of her career, she shifted into the food industry when she arrived in Boulder. She has always been...