Maddie Light

Staff Spotlight: Maddie Light - Moxie Jewelry

March 10, 2021

We want to wish a warm welcome to our new program coordinator, Maddie Light ! Maddie is from Burlington, Vermont. She received her bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Geography at CU Boulder in May 2019. Currently, she is in the process of making jewelry out of wood and recycled beads...

Andrew & Ben

Student Spotlight: Andrew Ferraro and Ben Cunningham - Bridging the Gap

March 3, 2021

Meet Andrew Ferraro and Ben Cunningham, founders of CU Boulder’s VC Club and startup initiative, Startup Mill. Both are studying Finance at the Leeds School of Business. Ben and Andrew created their initiative while remote during COVID-19. The VC Club is a student-led organization designed to bridge the gap between...

Tomas Schugurensky

Student Spotlight: Tomas Schugurensky - Built Different Studios

Feb. 23, 2021

Meet Tomas Schugurensky, a senior at CU Boulder and CEO of Built Different Studios , a boutique lighting business. Tomas is studying Environmental Design with a focus in architecture, as well as pursuing his Architectural Lighting Design Certificate offered through the Architectural Engineering program. Tomas created Built Different Studios because...

Juan Esteban Duque

Alumni Spotlight: Juan Esteban Duque - Platform for Local Services in Colombia

Feb. 17, 2021

Meet Juan Esteban Duque , a CU Boulder Alumnus and founder of Tupró , a platform that provides a business portal to services and professionals in Colombia. Juan grew up in Colombia and lived in China before coming to the University of Colorado at Boulder to pursue a degree in...

Marlo Vernon

Alumni Spotlight: Marlo Vernon - Independent Living with a Peace of Mind

Feb. 9, 2021

Meet Marlo Vernon , CU Leeds School of Business alumna and CEO of CarePenguin , a company bringing non-invasive activity-monitoring technology to market. Marlo studied Marketing and got her Entrepreneurship Certificate through the Deming Center at CU Boulder! CarePenguin Growing up in an entrepreneurial environment, Marlo’s family was always building...

Tim Visos-Ely

Alumni Spotlight: Tim Visos-Ely - StrideTech

Feb. 3, 2021

Meet Tim Visos-Ely, a 2019 CU Boulder alum and co-founder of StrideTech , a company that produces an embedded walker attachment that provides real-time haptic feedback when incorrect walker use is detected. Tim developed StrideTech by taking advantage of the many entrepreneurial resources at CU Boulder! Tim utilized Design for...

Alex Mulvaney

Alumni Spotlight: Alex Mulvaney - ShineOn

Jan. 27, 2021

Meet Alex Mulvaney, CEO and co-founder of ShineOn , a company providing a unique spin on the typical bike light. Alex graduated from CU Boulder in 2019 with a BS in Aerospace Engineering. Alex and his co-founders, Katherine Vega and Taylor Brooks-Murphy, have a combined history of 10 years of...

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...

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...

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