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...

Bob Richards

Deming Catalyst Board Member Spotlight: Bob Richards - A Seasoned Entrepreneur

Oct. 28, 2020

Meet Bob Richards, one of the Deming Center’s Catalyst Board Members and a seasoned entrepreneur with an enthusiasm for the Outdoor Industry. Bob didn’t always see himself becoming an entrepreneur but he realized over time that entrepreneurship excited him. He was hooked on the entrepreneurial way of thinking after starting...


Student Spotlight: Ben Bailet - Working Through COVID

Oct. 21, 2020

Meet Ben Bailet, a rising CU Boulder senior studying Management and Entrepreneurship at the Leeds School of Business and a Sales and Business Development Intern at a Saber Astronautics. Ben grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico and was a competitive soccer player and a big snowboarder. The mountains were definitely...

Jenny Moltz

Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Moltz - Entrepreneurship Calls

Oct. 14, 2020

Meet our Program Manager, Jenny Moltz. She joined our team in August and has been a fantastic addition to the Deming family. Jenny received her Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Media Broadcast and her Master’s in Higher Education Administration from Appalachian State University (ASU.) With a passion for music and people,...


Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Kois - Simple Switch

Oct. 7, 2020

Meet Rachel Kois, founder and CEO of Simple Switch , a convenient and ethical online shopping platform. At CU Boulder, Rachel studied Business Management and Entrepreneurship, as well as Theater Performance. After learning that business can be used as a long term and sustainable way to empower people, she became...

Olivia Pederson

Community Spotlight: Olivia Pedersen - A Personal Guide to a Sustainable Lifestyle

Sept. 29, 2020

M eet Olivia Pedersen, CEO & Founder of Sustaio, a mobile app dedicated to helping guide you to a more sustainable lifestyle. The Sustaio mobile app aims to help its users transition their habits to being low-impact by providing daily tips, setting goals, and saving useful resources, all in one...

Entrepreneurial Solutions 2020 Team

Lessons Learned from Entrepreneurial Solutions 2020

Sept. 22, 2020

For MBA students looking for an unconventional internship alternative, Entrepreneurial Solutions (ES) provides students at Leeds School of Business with the opportunity to start their own consulting business. This year’s team including Jenny Swonger, Evan Land and Hayden Siekman, with the support of advisors from the University of Colorado, faced...

Daniela Withaar

Student Spotlight: Daniela Withaar - The Boulder Alt. Protein Project

Sept. 16, 2020

Meet Daniela Withaar, a senior at CU Boulder studying Business Administration and Environmental Studies with a Entrepreneurial Studies Certificate through the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship! While passionate about sustainability, Daniela sought to make a change in the world through her studies. Before college, Daniela worked at Greenpeace, the world’s largest...


In Memory of Alumnus Robert H. Deming

Sept. 15, 2020

We remember and celebrate the life of Robert H. Deming, two-time Leeds alumnus (Acct’56 and MS Mgmt’59) and longtime, generous supporter of the Leeds School of Business and namesake of the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship. Bob Deming passed away peacefully at his home in Maui, Hawaii, on September 4 with...